Compare 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2022 BMW X3

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2022 BMW X3
2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 2022 BMW X3
  255 hp 248 hp
  9-speed shiftable automatic 8-speed shiftable automatic
Heated Seats
  Standard Optional
Rear Leg Room
  37.3 in. 36.4 in.

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2022 BMW X3

Serving Louisville, KY

As you prepare to purchase your next small crossover, your attention may naturally settle on luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz and BMW. The Mercedes-Benz GLC and the BMW X3 have comparable dimensions and offer five adults seating. However, they have individual traits that differentiate them in critical areas. A thorough comparison of their features and capabilities will reveal which model is well-suited for you.


Both the GLC and the X3 are offered with several powertrains. The GLC’s starting engine is a turbocharged four-cylinder, 255-horsepower system. This is compared to the X3’s base engine, a turbo four-cylinder, 248-horsepower system. The GLC is also available with a 385-horsepower, turbo V6, and a 469-horsepower turbo V8. The X3’s most powerful engine is a V6 mild-hybrid system that gives you 382 horsepower.


Differences between the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC and the BMW X3 continue throughout the exterior. Thanks to its extended angles across the hood and sides, the GLC has a sporty yet sophisticated edge. On the GLC’s nose, you will find a stunning grille that links directly to LED-outlined headlights. The X3 has broad, linear accents across the hood and nose. The segmented grille has vertical bars, and this grille is separated from the dual-scalloped headlights.


At different trim levels, the GLC and the X3 have comparable features. These include a sunroof, smart device integration, a quality audio system, heated seats, and a power liftgate. The GLC is also offered with a surround-view camera, a heads-up display screen, and the MBUX system.

Does the GLC have what it takes to impress you with its overall exceptional design and features? You are invited to continue your search for a compact luxury crossover with a visit to Mercedes-Benz of Louisville today.