2020 Lincoln Nautilus vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 | NewCars.com

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2020 Lincoln Nautilus vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Review

New 2020 Lincoln Nautilus

2020 Lincoln
Nautilus

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

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MSRP*
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$41,040 to $63,800
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$42,500 to $50,000
Invoice* $39,194 to $59,972 $39,950 to $47,000
MPG - City 19 - 21 21 - 22
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 28 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln Nautilus than in the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. The Lincoln Nautilus will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lincoln Nautilus 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). The Lincoln Nautilus is somewhat more expensive 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 Lincoln Nautilus and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln Nautilus is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, 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 Lincoln Nautilus, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Lincoln Nautilus and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Nautilus for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Lincoln Nautilus and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Lincoln Nautilus and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. The Lincoln Nautilus has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Warranty
The Lincoln Nautilus comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.