2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs. 2018 GLC Coupe | Northbrook, IL

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2018 mercedes-benz glc suv vs. coupe

No other automaker delivers supreme quality, unparalleled performance, and premium design like Mercedes-Benz does. If you’re looking to upgrade your daily drive, Mercedes-Benz has two models worth exploring: the 2018 GLC SUV and 2018 GLC Coupe. But how are they different, and which one is right for you? To assist in your research, the experts at Autohaus on Edens have put together this detailed 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs. 2018 GLC Coupe comparison.

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2018 GLC SUV vs. 2018 GLC Coupe: Performance & Capability

No matter which of these Mercedes-Benz luxury models you choose, you’ll enjoy a truly dynamic driving experience. The 2018 GLC SUV and 2018 GLC Coupe share a 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine that produces 241 horsepower and a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 lbs. The 2018 GLC Coupe comes standard with 4MATIC® all-wheel drive, so you can take on treacherous road conditions with ease. Both of these luxury models feature DYNAMIC SELECT®, a multimode drive program that allows you to customize your driving experience with four modes: ECO, Comfort, Sport, and Sport+; and the ECO-START® system, which helps you conserve fuel when at stoplights and other idle situations.

2018 GLC SUV Model 2018 GLC Coupe
2.0L inline-4 turbo Engine 2.0L inline-4 turbo
241 HP Horsepower 241 HP
273 lb.-ft. Torque 273 lb.-ft.
9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic with shift paddles Transmission 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic with shift paddles
Rear-wheel drive (standard); 4MATIC® all-wheel drive (optional) Drivetrain 4MATIC® all-wheel drive
22/28 MPG Fuel Economy (city/hwy) 22/27 MPG
3,500 lbs. Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs.
6.3 sec. Acceleration (0-60 MPH) 6.4 sec.

2018 GLC SUV vs. 2018 GLC Coupe: Interior & Exterior

2018 glc suv vs. coupe interior

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV and 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe both offer comfortable seating for up to five passengers and a multitude of comfort and convenience features to make every drive an adventure. They do have some differences, though. The 2018 GLC SUV offers more cargo space than the 2018 GLC Coupe, but the 2018 GLC Coupe provides a bit more headroom. You’ll also find sportier, sleeker body styling with the 2018 GLC Coupe. Explore interior and exterior features of the new 2018 GLC SUV and new 2018 GLC Coupe below.

Interior Features:

  • 56.5 cu. ft. of cargo space (2018 GLC SUV); 49.4 cu. ft. if cargo space (2018 GLC Coupe)
  • 37.8 in. of headroom (2018 GLC SUV); 41.1 in. of headroom (2018 GLC Coupe)
  • 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel
  • Natural Grain Brown Ash wood trim
  • Optional silver seat belts (2018 GLC Coupe only)
  • Rearview camera
  • 14-way power driver seat with memory
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Central controller and 7-in. color display
  • FrontBass® system
  • Hands-free Bluetooth® interface
  • HD Radio® receiver

Exterior Features:

  • 18-in. 5-spoke wheels (2018 GLC SUV); 19-in. 5-spoke wheels with black accents (2018 GLC Coupe)
  • Anodized roof rails (2018 GLC SUV only)
  • Optional panorama roof (2018 GLC SUV only)
  • Power tilt/sliding sunroof (2018 GLC Coupe only)
  • Optional chrome diamond-block grille
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps and taillamps
  • LED headlamps (2018 GLC Coupe only)
  • Heated windshield washers (2018 GLC Coupe only)

2018 GLC SUV vs. 2018 GLC Coupe: Price & Model Options

There are four 2018 GLC SUV trim levels and two 2018 GLC Coupe trim levels to choose. For sleek body styling and standard 4MATIC® all-wheel drive, the 2018 GLC 300 4MATIC® coupe is the way to go. If you’re looking to go green with your next vehicle, the 2018 GLC 350e 4MATIC® SUV is the ideal choice. For drivers looking for exceptional performance, the 2018 AMG® GLC 43 SUV and 2018 AMG® GLC 43 Coupe have what you’re looking for. Check out every trim level available for the new 2018 GLC SUV and new 2018 GLC Coupe and their standout features in the table below.

Model Options Features

mercedes-benz glc 300 suv

2018 GLC 300 SUV

  • $40,050 starting MSRP
  • 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine; 241 HP, 273 lb.-ft. of torque
  • DYNAMIC SELECT®
  • ECO-START® system

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2018 GLC 300 4MATIC® SUV

  • $42,050 starting MSRP
  • 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine; 241 HP, 273 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 4MATIC® all-wheel drive
  • DYNAMIC SELECT®
  • ECO-START® system

mercedes-benz 350e 4matic suv

2018 GLC 350e 4MATIC® SUV

  • $49,990 starting MSRP
  • Gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid powertrain
  • 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine + 85kW electric motor; 320 HP, 413 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 73 city MPGe / 75 highway MPGe
  • 7G-TRONIC 7-speed automatic transmission
  • 4MATIC® permanent all-wheel drive
  • Radar-based Regenerative Braking System

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2018 AMG® GLC 43 SUV

  • $56,250 starting MSRP
  • AMG®-enhanced 3.0L V6 biturbo engine; 362 HP, 384 lb.-ft.
  • 4.8 sec. acceleration time (0-60 MPH)
  • AMG® Performance 4MATIC® all-wheel drive
  • AMG®-enhanced 9G-TRONIC transmission
  • AMG® Sport Exhaust System
  • 20-in. silver AMG® multispoke wheels
  • AMG® menu with RACETIMER®
  • Red seat belts
  • Heated rear seats

mercedes-benz glc 300 4matic coupe

2018 GLC 300 4MATIC® Coupe

  • $46,600 starting MSRP
  • 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine; 241 HP, 273 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Sleek Coupe body styling
  • 4MATIC® all-wheel drive
  • DYNAMIC SELECT®
  • ECO-START® system

mercedes-benz amg glc 43 coupe

2018 AMG® GLC 43 Coupe

  • $60,400 starting MSRP
  • AMG®-enhanced 3.0L V6 biturbo engine; 362 HP, 384 lb.-ft.
  • 4.8 sec. acceleration time (0-60 MPH)
  • 4MATIC® permanent all-wheel drive
  • AMG® Sport Suspension based on AIR BODY CONTROL (ABC®)
  • AMG®-enhanced 9G-TRONIC transmission
  • AMG® Sport Exhaust System
  • 20-in. AMG® multispoke wheels with black accents
  • AMG® menu with RACETIMER®
  • Red seat belts
  • Brushed aluminum pedals
  • Heated front seats

Schedule a Test Drive in Northbrook, IL

test drive mercedes-benz glc suv and coupe

Ready to get behind the wheel of the new 2018 GLC SUV or new 2018 GLC Coupe? Schedule a test drive at our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Northbrook, IL to experience you favorite model firsthand. If you have any questions, reach out to the Autohaus on Edens team through our contact form or by calling (847) 272-7900.

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