2023 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 vs. 2023 Toyota Venza Review

Picture of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

2023 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

MSRP*: $39,800 to $41,800
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2023 Toyota

MSRP*: $34,620 to $42,765
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MPG - City 22 - 24 MPG 40 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 32 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 62.0 ft3 55.1 ft3
  • 221-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 219-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 221 hp 219 hp
Exterior Length 182.4 in 186.6 in
Exterior Width 72.2 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 40.7 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 38.6 in
Rear 39.0 in

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Comparison Review

The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Toyota Venza, with comparable head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Venza.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 as you will with the Toyota Venza, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 GLB 250 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Venza.

The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is a little narrower than the Toyota Venza, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is slightly shorter than the Toyota Venza, which may make it easier to park.

The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Venza, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 and the Toyota Venza.

Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota Venza.

The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota Venza, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Toyota Venza.