2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs. Acura RDX | Northbrook, IL

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs. Acura RDX

Starting at $40,700 MSRP, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is an impressive new luxury SUV equipped with the modern features you need for your daily routine. With striking design, a spacious cabin, and plenty of cutting-edge features, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is an exciting choice for drivers in the Northbrook, IL area. The following page highlights the key features you can expect from the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 to make your research process convenient. If you have initial questions regarding this new SUV, contact Autohaus on Edens by calling (847) 272-7900.

Interior and Exterior

Featuring a bold exterior with a low profile and an intelligently designed interior, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is fit for your lavish lifestyle. The 18-in. wheels, anodized roof rails, and long wheelbase make the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 stand out in a crowd. Inside the cabin, you’ll appreciate the 14-way power adjustable driver’s seat, dual-zone climate control, and heated front seats. Additional interior and exterior design features include:

  • Power liftgate
  • Power-folding side mirrors
  • Driver’s seat memory
  • Wood interior trim

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV and Acura RDX Interior

Performance and Capability

With the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, you won’t have to sacrifice capability for the space of an SUV. Equipped with the 9G-TRONIC® automatic transmission and shift paddles, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 provides smooth acceleration power. The ECO-START®/STOP system helps to save you time and money at the pump, while the DYNAMIC SELECT® system allows you to select from four modes depending on the driving conditions. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 includes a 2.0L I4 engine that produces 273 HP. Additional specs can be found in the table below.

Engine 2.0L I4
Horsepower 241 HP
Torque 273 lb.-ft.
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs.
Fuel Efficiency city/hwy 22/27

Safety and Technology

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 comes with a long list of standard features to accommodate you and your passengers. Control your vehicle’s key functions with the central controller and 7-in. color display, and enjoy quality audio thanks to the FrontBass® system. When it comes to safety, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is standard with ATTENTION ASSIST® and PRESAFE® technology. Additional safety and connectivity features you can expect with the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 include the following:

  • Active Brake Assist
  • Crosswind Assist
  • Seven airbag system
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Rearview camera
  • Trailer Stability Assist
  • Bluetooth® audio streaming*

*Bluetooth® is a registered mark Bluetooth® SIG, Inc.

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV rear view

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 for Sale in Northbrook, IL

Do you want to experience the luxury, performance, and advanced features the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has to offer? Browse the new inventory of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 available at Autohaus on Edens in Northbrook, IL to find a model that suits your needs best. Schedule a viewing by calling (847) 272-7900 and the vehicle of your choice will be awaiting your arrival at our dealership.



2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs. Acura RDX

Has your family outgrown your current SUV? Do you want the latest tech and creature comforts in your next vehicle? Finding a luxury SUV with the right features to satisfy the needs of your active lifestyle can be tricky. To help narrow your search, the experts at Autohaus on Edens have put together this comparison of two popular luxury SUVs: the new 2018 Acura RDX and new 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV. Continue reading to discover which one comes out on top.

In this comparison, we’re examining the 2018 Acura RDX FWD Standard starting at $36,000 MSRP and the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC® SUV starting at $42,050 MSRP.

Do you already have your eye on the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV? Discover your perfect model in the new inventory at our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Northbrook, IL. We also recommend checking out our incentives page to see if you qualify for our latest finance and lease offers.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs. Acura RDX: Performance & Capability

While the 2018 Acura RDX has a V6 engine, its performance pales in comparison to that of the turbocharged I4 engine found in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC. Driving in the 2018 GLC is a dream thanks to the legendary 4MATIC® all-wheel drive system. When you choose the new 2018 GLC SUV, you’ll also enjoy the ECO-START® system, which shuts off the engine at idle situations automatically to save fuel and reduce emissions, and standard DYNAMIC SELECT® multimode drive program, which lets you select from four drive modes to create your own unique driving experience. Key engine and performance specs for both SUVs are as follows:

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV 2018 Acura RDX
2.0L inline-4 turbo Engine 3.5L V6
273 lb.-ft. Torque 252 lb.-ft.
9G-TRONIC automatic with shift paddles Transmission Six-speed automatic
4MATIC® all-wheel drive Drivetrain Front-wheel drive
21/28 MPG Fuel Economy (city/hwy) 20/28 MPG
3,500 lbs. Towing Capacity* 1,500 lbs.

*When properly equipped

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC and 2018 Acura RDX Interior

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs. Acura RDX: Interior & Exterior

Both of these luxury SUVs can seat five passengers comfortably, but when it comes to styling and amenities, the new 2018 GLC easily bests the new Acura RDX. The 2018 GLC features stunning genuine wood trim on the doors and instrument panel, while the 2018 RDX doesn’t. You can also opt for available cooled front seats in the new 2018 GLC, but not in the new 2018 RDX. Take a look at additional interior and exterior features of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC below.

Interior Features:

  • 56.5 cu. ft. of cargo capacity
  • 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel
  • Natural Grain Brown Ash wood trim
  • 14-way power driver seat with memory
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • 40/20/40-split rear seats with power folding
  • Illuminated entry system
  • Retractable luggage cover

Exterior Features

  • 18-in. 5-spoke alloy wheels
  • Anodized roof rails
  • LED daytime running lights and taillamps
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Power folding side mirrors
  • Power liftgate

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC safety & technology images

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs. Acura RDX: Safety & Technology

While the new Acura RDX has plenty of standard safety systems and tech features in place to keep you and your loved ones protected and connected when on the road, our experts agree the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC has far more to offer. The ATTENTION ASSIST® system of the 2018 GLC alerts you using visual and audible warnings if it detects signs of drowsiness on long trips. The 2018 RDX doesn’t offer such a feature. View additional safety and technology features of the new 2018 GLC SUV below.

Safety Features:

  • Crosswind Assist
  • Rearview camera
  • PRESAFE® system
  • Brake Assist (BAS®)
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP®)
  • Trailer Stability Assist
  • Aluminum and high-strength steel body structure
  • SmartKey with KEYLESS-START®

Technology Features

  • FrontBass® system
  • Bluetooth® audio streaming
  • 5 years of Mercedes-Benzmbrace® Connect
  • Remote Start via Mercedes me Mobile App
  • Dual USB audio ports
  • HD Radio® receiver

Now that it’s clear the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC is the perfect SUV to take your daily drive to new heights, schedule a test drive at our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Northbrook, IL to experience it for yourself. Should you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact the Autohaus on Edens team using our contact form, or give us a call at (847) 272-7900 to speak with a specialist directly.

* Bluetooth® is a registered mark Bluetooth® SIG, Inc.