2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2018 BMW X3

2018 BMW X3

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. the 2018 BMW X3

Safety & Comfort

While the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC and the 2018 BMW X3 both received a 5-star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA*, the GLC interior has more luxury SUV interior features to make Alpharetta drives luxe and secure. See how these two models compare in terms of safety features and comfortability. Browse through our GLC photo gallery to see what it’s like inside.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC


2018 BMW X3

Front Dual Power Headrests

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Front Dual Power Lumbar Support


Vehicle Theft Tracking Notification

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Rear Side Airbags

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Front Airbag Deactivation via Child Seat Detection System

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Unlimited Years with Unlimited Miles

Roadside Assistance Program

4 Years with Unlimited Miles


The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC performance and the 2018 BMW X3 performance specs both measure up pretty well compared to each other. The new GLC performances features include a more dynamic transmission as well as more torque when you need it on winding roads. See the table below to settle on your preferred SUV model for Suwanee drives. You can also check out what we know about the upcoming GLC 350e plug-in hybrid model to see what Mercedes-Benz has in store.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

Performance Specs

2018 BMW X3
9-speed automatic


8-speed automatic
273 lb-ft


258 lb-ft
2.0L 241 hp 4-cylinder turbo


2.0L 248 hp 4-cylinder turbo
21/28 city/hwy mpg**

EPA-estimated mpg

22/29 city/hwy mpg**

Learn More About the GLC at RBM of Alpharetta

If you want to compare luxury SUVs even further, you can learn more by comparing the GLC vs the Lexus RX, or by comparing Mercedes-Benz SUV models against one another, like the GLE vs GLC. See our new GLC inventory or browse our entire inventory of new vehicles, and contact us to learn about our special offers or to schedule a test drive in a luxury SUV at RBM of Alpharetta. We’re located just a few miles down the road from Milton.

*NHTSA Rating/Awards – Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov. Model tested with standard side airbags.
**Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.
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