2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs GLC
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB


2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC
221-hp, 2.0L inline-4 turbo


255-hp, 2.0L inline-4 turbo
8G-DCT 8-speed dual-clutch automatic


9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic
6.9 seconds

Acceleration (0 to 60 MPH)

6.1 seconds
10.23 L/100 km city and 7.6 L/100 km highway

Fuel Economy

10.7 L/100 km city and 8.11 L/100 km highway
5 (7 optional)

Passenger Capacity

623 to 1756 litres

Cargo Capacity

549 to 1597 litres

Many Markham drivers know that the Mercedes-Benz SUVs offer a luxury driving experience whether you’re going to work or you’re running errands. However, with a large selection of SUVs to choose from, you may be wondering which Mercedes-Benz SUV is the right choice for your daily drives. Compare the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB and the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC to see which of these compact SUVs is the right choice for your cargo, desired engine performance, and standard features. Then, browse our new vehicle offers to see how much you can save on your next Mercedes-Benz purchase!

GLB vs. GLC: Performance

When you shop for a new SUV you want a vehicle that can easily navigate your Oshawa commute whether you’re in town or on the highway. The Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC performance ratings are competitive for their class, but they have slight differences that may make one more appealing to you than the other. To begin, the Mercedes-Benz GLB offers a higher fuel economy ratings of 23 city and 31 highway mpg*, while the Mercedes-Benz GLC has more available power behind the wheel – offering up to 255 hp. Compare the engine specs for the Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC below:

Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

  • Engine: 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Transmission: 8G-DCT 8-speed dual-clutch automatic
  • Fuel Economy: 23 city/31 highway mpg*
  • Acceleration: 0 to 100 kmh in 6.9 second
  • Horsepower: 221 hp
  • Torque: 258 lb-ft

Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

  • Engine: 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Transmission: 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic
  • Fuel Economy: 22 city/29 highway mpg*
  • Acceleration: 0 to 100 kmh in 6.1 second
  • Horsepower: 255 hp
  • Torque: 273 lb-ft

GLB vs. GLC: Dimensions

Both the Mercedes-Benz GLB and GLC are classified as compact SUVs, meaning they offer an abundance of interior space without taking up a lot of room on the road. When you compare the Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC, you’ll find that their interior dimensions are within a few inches of each other in every category, but the Mercedes-Benz GLB has the option of adding a third-row, giving it a 7-passenger seating capacity. If you have a growing family, the third-row offered in the Mercedes-Benz GLB may be a better match for your lifestyle. Compare the Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC dimensions below:

Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

  • Length: 463 cm
  • Wheelbase: 283 cm
  • Headroom (Front / Rear): 103.4 cm / 100 cm
  • Shoulder Room (Front / Rear): 55.9 cm / 142 cm
  • Legroom (Front / Rear): 105 cm / 100 cm
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 (7 optional)
  • Cargo Capacity: 623 to 1,756 litres

Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

  • Length: 466 cm
  • Wheelbase: 287 cm
  • Headroom (Front / Rear): 96 cm / 98 cm
  • Shoulder Room (Front / Rear): 145.5 cm / 143.5 cm
  • Legroom (Front / Rear): 103.6 cm / 94.7 cm
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 passengers
  • Cargo Capacity: 549 to 1597 litres

GLB vs. GLC: Standard Features

Whichever Mercedes-Benz SUV you choose, you’ll have access to a suite or premium features that will help you stay connected, comfortable, and entertained on your Toronto commute. Enjoy standard features like dual-zone automatic climate control, power front seats with memory, illuminated entry, and 3 years of Mercedes Me Connect services.

However, the Mercedes-Benz GLC has some standard features that are unavailable on the base Mercedes-Benz GLB configurations, making it a preferred model for drivers who want a more sophisticated driving experience. Drivers will enjoy the following standard features on the Mercedes-Benz GLC.

  • Heated front seats
  • 40/20/40-split rear seats with power folding

While these features are also available on the Mercedes-Benz GLB, drivers will need to upgrade to a higher configuration to take advantage of them.

Test Drive the Mercedes-Benz GLB & GLC at Mercedes-Benz Durham

Now that you know more about the differences between the Mercedes-Benz GLB and GLC, visit our Whitby showroom to take a test drive in your favourite model! While you’re here you can discuss your financing and leasing options with our finance team and learn more about the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB interior. Visit us today. We look forward to putting you behind the wheel of a new Mercedes-Benz SUV! While you’re here, take a moment to read the Mercedes-Benz GLC reviews and compare the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. GLC as well!


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