2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 | NewCars.com

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2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Review

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2021 Land Rover
Discovery Sport

MSRP*: $41,900 to $46,950
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2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

MSRP*: $43,200 to $51,650
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Invoice* $39,386 to $44,133 $40,608 to $48,551
MPG - City 19 MPG 21 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 MPG 28 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 55.6 ft3 56.5 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 246 hp 255 hp
Towing Capacity 4,409 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 181.0 in 183.3 - 186.3 in
Exterior Width 75.0 in 74.4 in
Leg Room Front 39.1 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 38.7 in
Front 38.9 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.6 in
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 Discovery Sport offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, with comparable head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Land Rover Discovery Sport, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Land Rover Discovery Sport will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. Both the Land Rover Discovery Sport and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Land Rover Discovery Sport is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. When looking at overall length, the Land Rover Discovery Sport takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Land Rover Discovery Sport is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 for pulling heavy loads. The Land Rover Discovery Sport has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Land Rover Discovery Sport and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The Land Rover Discovery Sport offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Land Rover Discovery Sport as you will in the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Warranty
The Land Rover Discovery Sport comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.