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2021 Dodge Durango vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Review

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2021 Dodge
Durango

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2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

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MSRP*
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$32,570 to $80,995
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$43,200 to $51,650
Invoice* $32,203 to $78,416 $40,608 to $48,551
MPG - City 12 - 19 21 - 22
MPG - Hwy 17 - 26 28 - 29
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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 Dodge Durango offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Dodge Durango and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Dodge Durango, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

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 Dodge Durango is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Durango is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Dimensions
The Dodge Durango is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Dodge Durango, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Dodge Durango doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Handling
The Dodge Durango has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Dodge Durango is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Durango greatly out-muscles the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Utility
The Dodge Durango offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Dodge Durango, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Dodge Durango is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.