2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 vs. 2020 Nissan Armada | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 vs. 2020 Nissan Armada Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG GLC 43

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New 2020 Nissan Armada

2020 Nissan
Armada

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MSRP*
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$59,500 to $63,000
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$47,500 to $63,930
Invoice* $55,930 to $59,220 $44,040 to $59,256
MPG - City 18 13 - 14
MPG - Hwy 24 18 - 19
Engine(s) V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 5 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Armada than in the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Nissan Armada will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Convenience
The Nissan Armada 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Armada. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Nissan Armada.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 is much slimmer than the Nissan Armada, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Armada.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 and the Nissan Armada are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Armada 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 and the Nissan Armada.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 seats a lot fewer people than the Nissan Armada. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Armada.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 than that of the Nissan Armada.