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Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

In comparing the Mercedes-Benz GLB to the Mercedes-Benz GLC, the Mercedes-Benz GLB has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz GLC has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Mercedes-Benz GLB versus the Mercedes-Benz GLC, the Mercedes-Benz GLB is a better car than the Mercedes-Benz GLC.

Mercedes-Benz GLB versus Mercedes-Benz GLC Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Mercedes-Benz GLB ranges from $37,894 to $49,000 while a used Mercedes-Benz GLC from the same model year range is priced between $37,998 to $69,990. For a new model, the Mercedes-Benz GLB's price is between $42,773 and $53,381, with the Mercedes-Benz GLC priced between $45,646 and $67,627.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Mercedes-Benz GLB’s base engine makes 221 horsepower, and the Mercedes-Benz GLC base engine makes 255 horsepower. The GLB is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 509 miles. The GLC is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 470 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Mercedes-Benz GLB has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the Mercedes-Benz GLC has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz GLB

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$42,773 - $53,381

Used Asking Price:

$37,894 - $49,000

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

40.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$45,646 - $67,627

Used Asking Price:

$37,998 - $69,990

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

39.9%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

8.7 / 10

Safety:

9.3 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.8 / 10

Reliability:

5.8 / 10

Retained Value:

8.7 / 10

Safety:

9.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

Not yet available

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 29
12 / 29
20 / 67
32 / 67

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

AMG GLB 35, GLB 250 4MATIC, GLB 250

Trim Levels

GLC 300 4MATIC, GLC 300, AMG GLC 43

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.67 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

221 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.061 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

255 hp @ 5800 rpm

Torque:

273 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.067 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 32 / 27

Range (city/hwy):

382 / 509 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

22 / 27 / 24

Range (city/hwy):

383 / 470 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.7 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.9 inches

Cargo Space:

22 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

62 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

125.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.5 inches

Cargo Space:

19.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

56.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3638 lbs

Width:

79.5 inches

Height:

65.3 inches

Length:

182.4 inches

Wheelbase:

111.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.9 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3781 lbs

Width:

82.5 inches

Height:

64.7 inches

Length:

183.3 inches

Wheelbase:

113.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.9 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/55R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/60R18