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Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLCvs 2019 Audi Q5

The 2019 Audi Q5 offers turbocharged engine power and a cabin full of exciting luxuries and technologies. However, the same can be said for the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC — and for a much lower price. If you’re considering the new GLC or Q5, we think the choice is clear once you dive into the details. Compare the Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC below to see why more and more Kingsman drivers are flocking to Mercedes-Benz of Henderson for the 2019 GLC.

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC VS 2019 Audi Q5
$40,700 Starting MSRP $42,950
9-speed automatic Transmission 7-speed automatic
22 mpg city/27 mpg highway Fuel Econom 22 mpg city/27 mpg highway
Standard Heated Front Seats Standard
56.5 cubic feet Maximum Cargo Volume 53.1 cubic feet

Q5 vs. GLC: Pricing

The 2019 Audi Q5 has a starting MSRP of $42,950. Meanwhile, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC is more cost-effective with a starting MSRP of $40,700. Of course, this doesn’t automatically make the Q5 a better value — as you’ll soon see.

GLC Seats
GLC Street

Q5 vs. GLC: Performance

When it comes to performance, the Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC are nearly evenly matched. Learn more about their similarities and differences below:

  • Engine: The Audi Q5 with 45 TFSI® (2.0T) quattro S tronic is powered by a 248-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine rated at 273 lb-ft of torque. Under the hood of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, you’ll find a 241-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder also rated at 273 lb-ft of torque.
  • Transmission: You’ll enjoy a smooth-shifting 9G-TRONIC® automatic transmission as part of the GLC SUV’s drivetrain. The Q5 gets a 7-speed automatic.
  • Fuel Economy: Fuel-efficiency is comparable between these two SUVs. Both earn an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/27 mpg highway rating.

Q5 vs. GLC: Interior Features & Cargo Space

The Audi Q5 and Mercedes-Benz GLC share many of the same interior features, including the following:

  • Heated front seats
  • Bluetooth®* handsfree calling and audio streaming
  • Split-folding rear seats
  • Pre-collision system
  • Forward collision warning with automatic braking
  • Rearview camera
  • Power liftgate
  • HomeLink™ garage door opener
  • Walnut wood trim

Again, one of the major differences between the Audi Q5 and Mercedes-Benz GLC is price. You can get all of the above and pay less for the GLC. Additionally, you’ll enjoy more cargo space. With the rear seats folded, the GLC offers up to 56.5 cubic feet of cargo volume, while the Q5 offers 53.1.

GLC Interior

Test Drive the New GLC at Mercedes-Benz of Henderson Near Boulder City!

When you compare the Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC, the GLC clearly offers many of the same features and comparable performance for a lower price-tag. If you’re ready to take the 2019 GLC for a test drive, contact us to schedule an appointment near Laughlin and Bullhead City. Curious as to how the Mercedes-Benz GLC performs against other popular luxury SUVs? Compare the GLC vs. Lexus RX or even the GLC vs. GLA!

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