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BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $65,595

BMW X3 xDrive35i   
Difference: $5,290

Lowest Total Invoice: $61,605

BMW X3 xDrive35i   
Difference: $4,385

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelX3GLC
TrimxDrive35iAMG GLC43
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $48,950 $54,900
Base Invoice $46,205 $51,057
M Sport Package 2,700  
Leather seating surfaces 1,450  
Driver Assistance Package 950  
Dynamic Handling Package 1,300  
Text dictation 0  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,900  
Technology Package 2,750  
LED headlights 1,900  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 700 720
Heated front seats 500  
Sunshades, second row 250 380
Semi-automated parking system 500  
Around view cameras 750  
Burmester 640W 14 speakers   850
Leather Seating Package   1,900
Premium 3 Package   5,950
Advanced Parking Assist Package   1,550
Rear air vents with automatic controls   790
Special order charge   250
Black exterior trim (optional)   200
Wood trim   0
Panoramic sunroof   1,480
Head-up display (HUD)   990
M Sport Package 2,485  
Leather seating surfaces 1,335  
Driver Assistance Package 875  
Dynamic Handling Package 1,195  
Text dictation 0  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,750  
Technology Package 2,530  
LED headlights 1,750  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 645 670
Heated front seats 460  
Sunshades, second row 230 353
Semi-automated parking system 460  
Around view cameras 690  
Burmester 640W 14 speakers   791
Leather Seating Package   1,767
Premium 3 Package   5,534
Advanced Parking Assist Package   1,442
Rear air vents with automatic controls   735
Special order charge   233
Black exterior trim (optional)   186
Wood trim   0
Panoramic sunroof   1,376
Head-up display (HUD)   921
Options (change) 15,650 15,060
Options (change) 14,405 14,008
Destination 995 925
Total Price $65,595 $70,885
Total Invoice $61,605 $65,990

The configured BMW X3 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mercedes-Benz GLC 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 362hp 3.0L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLC are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the BMW X3 xDrive35i trim is $48,950. The features would cost an additional $15,650. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $65,595.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43 trim is $54,900. The features would cost an additional $15,060. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $70,885.

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 BMW X3 trims is 6. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz GLC trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43 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 BMW X3 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mercedes-Benz GLC 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 362hp 3.0L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLC are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the BMW X3 xDrive35i trim is $46,205. The features would cost an additional $14,405. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $61,605.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43 trim is $51,057. The features would cost an additional $14,008. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $65,990.

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 BMW X3 trims is 6. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz GLC trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43 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: BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: BMW X3 xDrive35i
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,690
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,034
Model Year20172017
ModelX3GLC
TrimxDrive35iAMG GLC43
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine300hp I6362hp V6
TransmissionT8T9
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/26 MPG18/24 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)600, 16640, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-19255/45-20
Total Price$65,595$70,885
Adjustments for Features0-3,600
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$65,595$67,285
Total Invoice$61,605$65,990
Adjustments for Features0-3,351
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$61,605$62,639

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Features Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

Model Year20172017
ModelX3GLC
TrimxDrive35iAMG GLC43
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Remote climate control $25
Remote start via app $75
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Blind spot intervention $200
Blind spot warning system $200
Collision preparation system, rear $100
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system $0
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Hill descent control$250 
Knee airbag, driver $100
Lane keeping assist system $400
Pedestrian detection $50
Rear cross-traffic detection $100
Rollover sensor $50
Trailer sway control $25
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40 
Cargo net $40
Cargo organizer $100
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Aux input$50 
Fragrance atomizer $200
Ionizing air filtration $50
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
S Voice support$0 
Satellite radio $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250 
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Text dictation$50 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Voice recorder$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50 
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia $0
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia $0
Sport rocker panels (optional)$0 
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Boost gauge $75
Chronometer $100
Compass $0
Fog light, rear $100
Fog lights$125 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Powertrain 
Regenerative braking$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Folding second row seats$300 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Memory system, passenger seat $150
Metal pedals $75
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power-folding second row seats $700
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable $1000
Crosswind stabilization $50
Suggestive steering $0
Total Value of Features$6,340$9,940
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,600
Value of Feature Adjustments0-3,351

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Specifications Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

Model Year20172017
ModelX3GLC
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase110.6 in113.1 in
Length183.8 in183.3 in
Width74.1 in74.4 in
Height66.1 in64.5 in
Curb Weight4,230 lb.4,145 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.7 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in37.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.3 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom39.9 in40.8 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.0 in56.5 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in37.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
27.6 ft320.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
63.3 ft356.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW X3 xDrive35i

M Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Torque vectoring, brake-based100Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100No
Bodyside cladding100No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Door sill trim plates100Yes
Sport rocker panels (optional)0No
Black exterior trim (optional)0Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
245/45WR19 tires400No
Total Requested50042%
Total Not Requested70058%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Dynamic Handling Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Torque vectoring, brake-based100Yes
Variable steering ratio (optional)0No
Total Requested600100%
Total Not Requested00%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested156597%
Total Not Requested503%

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%
Leather Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights1000Yes
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Cargo net40No
Cargo organizer100No
Cargo area rails w/tie downs50Yes
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 support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
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 system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested319068%
Total Not Requested149032%
Advanced Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested130093%
Total Not Requested1007%

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