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Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $57,145

Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300   
Difference: $1,980

Lowest Total Invoice: $53,212

Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300   
Difference: $1,841

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelQ5GLCGLC
Trim3.0TGLC300AMG GLC43
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $46,400 $39,150 $54,900
Base Invoice $43,152 $36,410 $51,057
Prestige Package 6,800    
Sport Interior Package 750    
Luxury Package 2,300    
Adaptive dampers - electrical 1,000    
Rear side airbags 350 420 420
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 720 720
Burmester 640W 14 speakers   850 850
Premium 3 Package   7,200 5,950
designo Package   3,950 3,950
Cooled or ventilated front seats   1,030 450
Panoramic sunroof   1,480 1,480
Rear air vents with automatic controls   790 790
Special order charge   250 250
Sunshades, second row   380 380
Wood trim     0
Prestige Package 6,324    
Sport Interior Package 697    
Luxury Package 2,139    
Adaptive dampers - electrical 930    
Rear side airbags 325 391 391
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 670 670
Burmester 640W 14 speakers   791 791
Premium 3 Package   6,696 5,534
designo Package   3,674 3,674
Cooled or ventilated front seats   958 419
Panoramic sunroof   1,376 1,376
Rear air vents with automatic controls   735 735
Special order charge   233 233
Sunshades, second row   353 353
Wood trim     0
Options (change) 11,775 17,070 15,240
Options (change) 10,951 15,877 14,176
Destination 950 925 925
Total Price $59,125 $57,145 $71,065
Total Invoice $55,053 $53,212 $66,158

The configured Audi Q5 4dr SUV

The configured Mercedes-Benz GLC 4dr SUV

Even when the Audi Q5 and Mercedes-Benz GLC are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Audi Q5 3.0T trim is $46,400. The features would cost an additional $11,775. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $59,125.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300 trim is $39,150. The features would cost an additional $17,070. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $57,145.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43 trim is $54,900. The features would cost an additional $15,240. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $71,065.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Audi Q5 trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz GLC trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Audi Q5 4dr SUV

The configured Mercedes-Benz GLC 4dr SUV

Even when the Audi Q5 and Mercedes-Benz GLC are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Audi Q5 3.0T trim is $43,152. The features would cost an additional $10,951. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $55,053.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300 trim is $36,410. The features would cost an additional $15,877. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $53,212.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43 trim is $51,057. The features would cost an additional $14,176. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $66,158.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Audi Q5 trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz GLC trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,685
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,497
Model Year201720172017
ModelQ5GLCGLC
Trim3.0TGLC300AMG GLC43
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine272hp V6241hp I4362hp V6
TransmissionT8T9T9
DrivetrainAWDRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)505, 14640, 14640, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-19235/60-18255/45-20
Total Price$59,125$57,145$71,065
Adjustments for Features0-705-4,055
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$59,125$56,440$67,010
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$10,570
Total Invoice$55,053$53,212$66,158
Adjustments for Features0-656-3,775
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$55,053$52,556$62,383
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$9,827

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Features Comparison: Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

Model Year201720172017
ModelQ5GLCGLC
Trim3.0TGLC300AMG GLC43
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300  
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400$1400
AWD$1700 $1700
RWD $0 
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100$100
Adaptive cruise control$750  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000$1000
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row$75  
Remote app $25$25
Remote climate control $25$25
Remote start via app $75$75
Remote window/roof operation $15$15
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200$200
Blind spot intervention $200$200
Collision preparation system, rear $100$100
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system $0$0
Driver drowsiness monitor $150$150
Hill descent control$250  
Knee airbag, driver $100$100
Lane departure warning system $200$200
Lane keeping assist system $400$400
Obstacle detection, front$200  
Obstacle detection, rear$300  
Pedestrian detection $50$50
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100
Temporary spare tire$150  
Tires, run-flat $150$150
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Trailer sway control $25$25
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50  
Aluminum roof rack$300  
Cargo area rails w/tie downs $50$50
Cargo net $40$40
Cargo organizer $100$100
Console with shifter$150  
Console without shifter $150$150
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25
Rear seat pass-through$100  
Roof rails $250$250
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100$100
Aux input$50  
Fragrance atomizer $200$200
Handwriting recognition $200$200
Ionizing air filtration $50$50
iPod integration$100  
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0
Residual heat$50  
SMS text-to-speech reader $50$50
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300  
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325
USB port $100$100
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350  
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia  $0
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia  $0
Sport rocker panels (optional)$0  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75  
Boost gauge  $75
Chronometer  $100
Cornering lights$75  
Fog lights$125  
Headlight washers$50  
Interior ambient lighting$150  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150$150
LED headlights $1000$1000
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25$25
Xenon HID headlights$500  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100  
Folding second row seats$300  
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75  
Manual recliner, second row seats$75  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50  
Memory system, passenger seat $150$150
Metal pedals  $75
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power-folding second row seats $700$700
Upholstered instrument cluster hood, leather$200  
Upholstered instrument panel $300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 $500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical $100 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable  $1000
Crosswind stabilization $50$50
Suggestive steering $0$0
Total Value of Features$8,875$9,580$12,930
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$705$4,055
Value of Feature Adjustments0-656-3,775

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Specifications Comparison: Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

Model Year20172017
ModelQ5GLC
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase110.5 in113.1 in
Length182.6 in183.3 in
Width74.0 in74.4 in
Height65.2 in64.5 in
Curb Weight4,091 lb.3,892 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.8 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.4 in37.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.7 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.0 in40.8 in
Row 2 Headroom39.0 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.4 in56.5 in
Row 2 Legroom37.4 in37.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
29.1 ft320.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
57.3 ft356.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi Q5 3.0T

Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row75No
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Electronic systems calibration selector200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300No
Rearview camera200Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Bang & Olufsen, 505W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Bluetooth audio streaming25Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Total Requested354079%
Total Not Requested92521%
Sport Interior Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Electronic systems calibration selector200Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upholstered instrument cluster hood, leather200No
Total Requested70078%
Total Not Requested20022%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300

Burmester, 640W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)
FeatureValueRequested?
Burmester, 640W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Surround sound250Yes
Total Requested25042%
Total Not Requested35058%
Cooled or ventilated front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
LED headlights1000No
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Cargo net40No
Cargo organizer100No
Cargo area rails w/tie downs50No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Satellite radio200Yes
AC power outlet100No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane keeping assist system400No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Lane departure warning system200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested154028%
Total Not Requested389072%
designo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Special interior trim0No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upholstered instrument panel300No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested115066%
Total Not Requested60034%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43

Burmester, 640W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)
FeatureValueRequested?
Burmester, 640W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Surround sound250Yes
Total Requested25042%
Total Not Requested35058%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
LED headlights1000No
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Cargo net40No
Cargo organizer100No
Cargo area rails w/tie downs50No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane keeping assist system400No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Lane departure warning system200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested89019%
Total Not Requested379081%
designo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Special interior trim0No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested115079%
Total Not Requested30021%

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