2024 Mazda CX-50 vs. 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 Review

Picture of the 2024 Mazda CX-50

2024 Mazda
CX-50

MSRP*: $30,300 to $43,300
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Picture of the 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

2024 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

MSRP*: $44,650 to $46,650
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MPG - City 23 - 24 MPG 24 - 25 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 MPG 32 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 56.3 ft3 62.0 ft3
Engine
  • 187-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 227-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 221-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 187 - 227 hp 221 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 - 3,500 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 185.8 in 182.4 in
Exterior Width 75.6 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 39.8 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 38.1 in
Head Room Front 38.6 - 39.1 in
Rear 37.5 - 38.6 in
Front 40.7 in
Rear 39.3 in

*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 Mazda CX-50 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, with comparable 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 Mazda CX-50.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mazda CX-50, 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 Mazda CX-50 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda CX-50 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Mazda CX-50 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Handling
The Mazda CX-50 has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mazda CX-50 has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Powertrain
The Mazda CX-50 has much lower torque than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Mazda CX-50 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 Mazda CX-50 has less cargo space than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.