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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2018 Acura RDX

2018 GLC SUV in silver vs 2018 RDX in white

Discover how the Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV stacks up against another popular luxury SUV in the following 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs 2018 Acura RDX comparison. The comparison chart below highlights the differences between the SUVs in key areas like performance, price, and fuel efficiency. 

The price difference between the GLC and the RDX is small and, for just $4,000 more, the GLC offers more powertrain options and more horsepower potential across its model lineup. The GLC also earns better fuel economy during city driving. Since the RDX is larger than the GLC, it does offer a larger cargo capacity.  

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV


2018 Acura RDX

$40,050* Base Price $36,000

2.0L I-4 or 2.0L I-4 + electric motor

241 - 320 horsepower

Engine Information & Output

3.5L V6

279 horsepower

Up to 22 city / 28 highway

Fuel Efficiency (MPG)

Up to 20 city / 28 highway

19.4 - 56.5 cu. ft. Cargo Capacity 26.1 – 61.3 cu. ft.

2018 GLC SUV Standard Safety Features

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV was engineered to deliver a safe driving experience each and every time. The mid-size SUV is well-equipped with advanced safety systems and smart driver-assistance features to provide confidence and peace of mind behind the wheel. See what safety features come standard on the 2018 GLC SUV with the quick overview included below:

  • Rearview Camera
  • Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • Brake Assist® (BAS®)
  • Advanced Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • …and so many more! 

*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, and registration. Options, model availability, and price may vary. See Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead for details.

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