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2022 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Review

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2022 Honda
Pilot

MSRP*: $39,060 to $50,620
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Picture of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

MSRP*: $43,200 to $51,650
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MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG 21 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 27 MPG 28 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 82.1 - 83.8 ft3 56.5 ft3
Engine 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 hp 255 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 5,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 196.5 in 183.3 - 186.3 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 74.4 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.9 in
Front 38.9 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.6 in

*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 Honda Pilot 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 Honda Pilot and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Pilot as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, 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 Honda Pilot will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Pilot is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Honda Pilot, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Handling
The Honda Pilot has the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Honda Pilot will do just as well as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Honda Pilot has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

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

Utility
The Honda Pilot 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 Honda Pilot, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.