2021 Land Rover Defender vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 | NewCars.com

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2021 Land Rover Defender vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 Review

New 2021 Land Rover Defender

2021 Land Rover
Defender

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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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$46,100 to $83,000
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$59,500 to $63,000
Invoice* $43,334 to $78,020 $55,930 to $59,220
MPG - City 17 - 18 18
MPG - Hwy 20 - 22 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 6 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 Land Rover Defender offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, with comparable head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Defender, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Land Rover Defender requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Land Rover Defender 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 Land Rover Defender is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Dimensions
Since the Land Rover Defender 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. When looking at overall length, the Land Rover Defender takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

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

Handling
The Land Rover Defender has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Land Rover Defender 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 Land Rover Defender and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Utility
The Land Rover Defender offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Land Rover Defender, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Warranty
The Land Rover Defender comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.