2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs. 2024 Subaru Solterra Review

Picture of the 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

2024 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

MSRP*: $47,450 to $57,000
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Picture of the 2024 Subaru Solterra

2024 Subaru

MSRP*: $44,995 to $51,995
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MPG - City 24 - 26 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 30 - 33 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 52.6 - 56.3 ft3 Info not available
  • 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 215-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 255 hp 215 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 5,291 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 185.7 - 187.5 in 184.6 in
Exterior Width 75.6 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 35.3 in
Head Room Front 38.9 - 41.3 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.6 in
Front 38.6 - 38.8 in
Rear 37.1 - 38.0 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

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Solterra than in the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru Solterra will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

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 GLC 300 or the Subaru Solterra, it's going to cost you about the same.

Since the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is much wider than the Subaru Solterra, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Solterra.

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Solterra, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has a little more horsepower than the Subaru Solterra.

Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Subaru Solterra.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and the Subaru Solterra.