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2021 Audi e-tron vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 Review

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2021 Audi
e-tron

MSRP*: $65,900 to $69,100
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG GLC 43

MSRP*: $59,500 to $63,000
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Invoice* $61,948 to $64,956 $55,930 to $59,220
MPG - City 76 - 78 MPG 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 77 - 78 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 54.5 - 57.0 ft3 36.1 - 40.6 ft3
Engine 355-hp, (electric) V-6
Transmission Automatic Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 355 hp 385 hp
Towing Capacity 4,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 193.0 in 183.5 - 186.2 in
Exterior Width 76.2 in 74.4 - 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Head Room Front 38.1 in
Rear 37.9 - 39.0 in
Front 38.9 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.6 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Audi e-tron offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi e-tron, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi e-tron, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi e-tron is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi e-tron will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Dimensions
Since the Audi e-tron is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Audi e-tron, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Handling
The Audi e-tron has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Audi e-tron, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43. The Audi e-tron has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Audi e-tron transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi e-tron and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43. With the Audi e-tron, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Warranty
The Audi e-tron comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.