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Lexus RX vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Lexus RX vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $56,430

Lexus RX 350   
Difference: $3,495

Lowest Total Invoice: $52,652

Lexus RX 350   
Difference: $3,147

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2017201720172017
ModelRXRXGLCGLC
Trim350450hGLC300AMG GLC43
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $43,120 $53,035 $39,150 $54,900
Base Invoice $40,316 $49,853 $36,410 $51,057
Luxury Package 4,485 2,975    
Navigation Package 1,690      
Power-folding second row seats 1,480 840    
Steering-linked headlights 415 415    
Around view cameras 1,865 800    
Hands-free trunk or liftgate 200 200    
Panoramic sunroof 1,600 500 1,480 1,480
Head-up display (HUD) 600 600 990 990
Burmester 640W 14 speakers     850 850
Premium 3 Package     7,200 5,950
designo Package     3,950 3,950
Advanced Parking Assist Package     1,550 1,550
Cooled or ventilated front seats     1,030 450
Heated second row seats     620 620
Rear side airbags     420 420
Special order charge     250 250
Sunshades, second row     380 380
Heated steering wheel     250 250
Wood trim, alternative type     160 160
Metallic paint (extra cost)     720 720
Wood trim       0
Luxury Package 4,128 2,740    
Navigation Package 1,563      
Power-folding second row seats 1,363 773    
Steering-linked headlights 383 383    
Around view cameras 1,716 736    
Hands-free trunk or liftgate 184 184    
Panoramic sunroof 1,472 460 1,376 1,376
Head-up display (HUD) 552 552 921 921
Burmester 640W 14 speakers     791 791
Premium 3 Package     6,696 5,534
designo Package     3,674 3,674
Advanced Parking Assist Package     1,442 1,442
Cooled or ventilated front seats     958 419
Heated second row seats     577 577
Rear side airbags     391 391
Special order charge     233 233
Sunshades, second row     353 353
Heated steering wheel     233 233
Wood trim, alternative type     149 149
Metallic paint (extra cost)     670 670
Wood trim       0
Options (change) 12,335 6,330 19,850 18,020
Options (change) 11,361 5,828 18,464 16,763
Destination 975 975 925 925
Total Price $56,430 $60,340 $59,925 $73,845
Total Invoice $52,652 $56,656 $55,799 $68,745

The configured Lexus RX 4dr SUV

The configured Mercedes-Benz GLC 4dr SUV

Even when the Lexus RX and Mercedes-Benz GLC are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Lexus RX 350 trim is $43,120. The features would cost an additional $12,335. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $56,430.

The base sticker price of the Lexus RX 450h trim is $53,035. The features would cost an additional $6,330. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $60,340.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300 trim is $39,150. The features would cost an additional $19,850. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $59,925.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43 trim is $54,900. The features would cost an additional $18,020. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $73,845.

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 Lexus RX trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz GLC trims is 7. 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 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

The configured Mercedes-Benz GLC 4dr SUV

Even when the Lexus RX and Mercedes-Benz GLC are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Lexus RX 350 trim is $40,316. The features would cost an additional $11,361. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $52,652.

The invoice of the Lexus RX 450h trim is $49,853. The features would cost an additional $5,828. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $56,656.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300 trim is $36,410. The features would cost an additional $18,464. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $55,799.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43 trim is $51,057. The features would cost an additional $16,763. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $68,745.

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 Lexus RX trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz GLC trims is 3. 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: Lexus RX vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lexus RX 350
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $755
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $596
Model Year2017201720172017
ModelRXRXGLCGLC
Trim350450hGLC300AMG GLC43
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine295hp V6259hp V6 H241hp I4362hp V6
TransmissionT8CVT-6T9T9
DrivetrainFWDAWDRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 12?, 12640, 14640, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-20235/55-20235/60-18255/45-20
Total Price$56,430$60,340$59,925$73,845
Adjustments for Features0-1,525-2,740-6,090
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$56,430$58,815$57,185$67,755
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,385$0$10,570
Total Invoice$52,652$56,656$55,799$68,745
Adjustments for Features0-1,432-2,551-5,669
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$52,652$55,224$53,248$63,076
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,572$0$9,828

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Features Comparison: Lexus RX vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

Model Year2017201720172017
ModelRXRXGLCGLC
Trim350450hGLC300AMG GLC43
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300   
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100  
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1400$1400
FWD$0   
AWD $1700 $1700
RWD  $0 
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100$100
Remote climate control  $25$25
Remote start via app  $75$75
Semi-automated parking system  $500$500
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0  
Backup collision intervention$150$150  
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
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100  
Temporary spare tire$150$150  
Tires, run-flat  $150$150
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100$100
Trailer sway control  $25$25
Vehicle health reports$0$0  
Cargo Management 
Cargo area rails w/tie downs  $50$50
Cargo net  $40$40
Cargo organizer  $100$100
Console with shifter$150$150  
Console without shifter  $150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input$50$50  
Fragrance atomizer  $200$200
Handwriting recognition  $200$200
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15$15
In-vehicle Internet  $150$150
Ionizing air filtration  $50$50
Media drive  $15$15
Navigation map updates, three years  $0$0
SD Card slot  $25$25
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0  
Surround sound  $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300  
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $325$325
Water-repellent front-door glass$15$15  
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50$50
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50 $50$50
Laminated front side windows$200$200  
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia   $0
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia   $0
Rear bumper protector$40$40  
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25$25  
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75$75  
Boost gauge   $75
Chronometer   $100
Compass  $0$0
Fog light, rear  $100$100
Fog lights$125$125  
Interior ambient lighting$150$150  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150$150
LED headlights  $1000$1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750  
Power-folding mirrors  $50$50
Tachometer$75 $75$75
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150$150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150$150
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75$75  
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75  
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, passenger seat  $100$100
Upholstered instrument panel  $300$300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical   $500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical  $100 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable   $1000
Alloy wheels  $350$350
Chrome-coated alloy wheels$600$600  
Crosswind stabilization  $50$50
Suggestive steering  $0$0
Total Value of Features$4,680$6,205$7,420$10,770
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,525$2,740$6,090
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,432-2,551-5,669

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Specifications Comparison: Lexus RX vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

Model Year20172017
ModelRXGLC
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in113.1 in
Length192.5 in183.3 in
Width74.6 in74.4 in
Height67.7 in64.5 in
Curb Weight4,223 lb.3,892 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.2 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.4 in37.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.8 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.6 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom44.1 in40.8 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.6 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.1 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in37.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
18.4 ft320.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
56.3 ft356.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus RX 350

Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0No
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Wood trim, alternative type300Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
Chrome-coated alloy wheels250No
235/55VR20 tires400No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Roof rails250Yes
Total Requested265079%
Total Not Requested72521%
Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Automatic air recirculation100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Unbranded, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested87571%
Total Not Requested35029%

Option Package Details
Lexus RX 450h

Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Wood trim, alternative type300Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
Chrome-coated alloy wheels250No
235/55VR20 tires400No
Total Requested87557%
Total Not Requested65043%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300

Burmester, 640W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)
FeatureValueRequested?
Burmester, 640W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Surround sound250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested600100%
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 headlights200Yes
LED headlights1000No
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Cargo net40No
Cargo organizer100No
Cargo area rails w/tie downs50No
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
AC power outlet100No
Proximity key250Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Total Requested342563%
Total Not Requested200537%
designo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Special interior trim0No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upholstered instrument panel300No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Total Requested115066%
Total Not Requested60034%
Advanced Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Total Requested90064%
Total Not Requested50036%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43

Burmester, 640W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)
FeatureValueRequested?
Burmester, 640W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Surround sound250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested600100%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights1000No
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Cargo net40No
Cargo organizer100No
Cargo area rails w/tie downs50No
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Total Requested277559%
Total Not Requested190541%
designo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Special interior trim0No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Total Requested115079%
Total Not Requested30021%
Advanced Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Total Requested90064%
Total Not Requested50036%

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