2020 Ford Expedition Max vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 | NewCars.com

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2020 Ford Expedition Max vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 Review

New 2020 Ford Expedition Max

2020 Ford
Expedition Max

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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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$55,835 to $80,110
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$59,500 to $63,000
Invoice* $53,602 to $76,699 $55,930 to $59,220
MPG - City 16 - 17 18
MPG - Hwy 21 - 23 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition Max than in the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43. The Ford Expedition Max 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
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Ford Expedition Max, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

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 Ford Expedition Max 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 Destination Charge for the Ford Expedition Max is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Expedition Max 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. If you go with the Ford Expedition Max, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Ford Expedition Max transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Handling
The Ford Expedition Max has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Ford Expedition Max is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford Expedition Max and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Ford Expedition Max more than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Ford Expedition Max, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Expedition Max is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.