2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 | NewCars.com

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2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 Review

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2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

MSRP*: $39,770 to $74,795
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2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

MSRP*: $38,050 to $40,050
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Invoice* $37,539 to $69,390 $35,767 to $37,647
MPG - City 13 - 22 MPG 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 17 - 29 MPG 30 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 67.4 - 72.4 ft3 62.0 ft3
Engine 260-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel), 470-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 221-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 270 - 470 hp 221 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 188.4 in 182.4 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 - 41.2 in
Rear 38.2 - 38.3 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 38.1 in
Head Room Front 40.7 - 40.8 in
Rear 40.2 - 40.3 in
Front 40.7 in
Rear 39.3 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250. 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Handling
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, making the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.