2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 350e

July 30th, 2019 by

2019 GLC 300 SUV

If you’re looking for a powerful, luxury SUV equipped with all the features needed to stand out from the crowd in Riverside, then the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV is the one for you! Available in three different trim levels, it can be tricky choosing between models but we’re partial to the 2019 GLC 300 and GLC 350e. Discover all of the differences between these two luxury SUVs and which one is right for you with help from Walter’s Mercedes-Benz of Riverside!

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The GLC 300 and GLC 350e Differ in Performance & Efficiency

Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e Powertrain

Well-known for its sporty performance and stylish exterior, the 2019 GLC 300 is a best-selling SUV for Mercedes-Benz and certainly sets the standard for other midsize models in its class. This luxury SUV is powered by a 241 horsepower 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine with Direct Injection and has a 9G-TRONIC 9-speed transmission with shift paddles. The GLC 300 SUV is available in a Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) configuration or 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system and can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in 6.3 seconds on RWD and 6.4 seconds on the AWD drivetrain to add a little excitement to your everyday commute.

In contrast, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e model is the only plug-in hybrid GLC model and, as such, runs on a 315 horsepower 2.0 inline-4 turbo engine with Direct Injection and an 85kW plug-in electric motor. Offering a smooth and quiet ride, the GLC 350e SUV is equipped with a 7G-TRONIC 7-speed transmission with shift paddles, 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive, and can rush to 60 miles per hour in 6.2 seconds or return up to 56 MPGe.

Similarities in Comfort, Convenience and Safety in the GLC

2019 GLC SUV Interior

Still unsure which Mercedes-Benz SUV is right for you? While it can be hard deciding between the two, Riverside auto shoppers can have complete confidence in their purchasing decision as both GLC SUV models offer plenty of standard amenities, innovative technologies, and safety features that drivers will love. These luxury SUVs certainly don’t skimp on comfort or entertainment as both the 2019 GLC 300 and GLC 350e come with heated power front seats with 3-position driver-seat memory, dual-zone automatic climate control, a console-mounted rotary central controller, a seven-inch high-resolution color screen complete with Hands-free Bluetooth® interface and audio streaming, as well as three years of Mercedes me connect services.

When it comes to standard safety and security measures, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and GLC 350e also have you covered with their long list of standard safety systems. These features include Active Brake Assist, ATTENTION ASSIST®, PRESAFE®, Crosswind Assist, Trailer Stability Assist, along with a rearview camera and SmartKey remote locking system with KEYLESS GO®.

Are you interested in sliding behind the wheel of one of these capable luxury SUVs? Don’t hesitate to contact us online at Walter’s Mercedes-Benz of Riverside to explore even more amazing features in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and GLC 350e or to schedule a test drive of one today!

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