2020 Audi SQ5 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 | NewCars.com

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2020 Audi SQ5 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 Review

New 2020 Audi SQ5

2020 Audi
SQ5

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG GLC 43

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MSRP*
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$52,900
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$59,500 to $63,000
Invoice* $49,728 $55,930 to $59,220
MPG - City 18 18
MPG - Hwy 23 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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 SQ5 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43. The Audi SQ5 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi SQ5 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi SQ5 will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. Both the Audi SQ5 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi SQ5 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43. When looking at overall length, the Audi SQ5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Audi SQ5 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Handling
The Audi SQ5 has the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Audi SQ5 is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 for pulling heavy loads. The Audi SQ5 has a little less horsepower 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 SQ5 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43. With the Audi SQ5, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Warranty
The Audi SQ5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.