2021 Lexus UX 250h vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 | NewCars.com

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2021 Lexus UX 250h vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 Review

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2021 Lexus
UX 250h

MSRP*: $35,200 to $39,900
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2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

MSRP*: $38,050 to $40,050
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Invoice* $33,405 to $37,865 $35,767 to $37,647
MPG - City 41 MPG 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 38 MPG 30 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 62.0 ft3
Engine 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas) Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower Info not available 221 hp
Exterior Length 177.0 in 182.4 in
Exterior Width 72.4 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 42.1 in
Rear 33.1 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 38.1 in
Head Room Front 35.7 - 37.2 in
Rear 36.3 in
Front 40.7 in
Rear 39.3 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 than in the Lexus UX 250h, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus UX 250h.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus UX 250h, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Lexus UX 250h will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. Both the Lexus UX 250h and the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Lexus UX 250h is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250. The Lexus UX 250h is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Lexus UX 250h has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Utility
The Lexus UX 250h 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.

Warranty
The Lexus UX 250h comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.