2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 vs. 2021 Toyota Venza | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 vs. 2021 Toyota Venza Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

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New 2021 Toyota Venza

2021 Toyota
Venza

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MSRP*
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$36,600 to $38,600
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$32,470 to $39,800
Invoice* $34,404 to $36,284 $30,521 to $37,412
MPG - City 23 40
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
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
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.

Convenience
The Toyota Venza requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, 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). Whether you pick the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 or the Toyota Venza, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 GLB 250 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Toyota Venza.

Dimensions
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.

Drivetrain
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.

Performance
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Venza.

Utility
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.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 than that of the Toyota Venza.