Lexus NX vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$36,485 - $37,885
$40,700 - $47,300

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
235 hp
241 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L 16V DOHC 4
2.0L Inline

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.8 in.
40.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.4 - 38.2 in.
38.9 - 41.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.1 in.
37.2 - 37.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38 - 38.1 in.
38.3 - 38.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Optional

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/60HR18 - P235/50HR19
P235/55HR19 - P255/45VR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.7 in.
113.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.8 ft.
38.7 ft.

Length

Length
182.3 in.
183.3 - 186.3 in.

Width

Width
73.6 in.
74.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3940 - 4050 lbs.
3891 - 4045 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
235 hp
241 hp

Torque

Torque
258 ft. lbs.
273 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
2000 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
200 lbs.
350 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.9 gal.
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
24 - 22 mpg

City

City
22 mpg
21 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
27 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lexus NX
Mercedes-Benz GLC

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
4MATIC - Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3940 - 4050 lbs.
3891 - 4045 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 - 25 mpg.
23 - 24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 mpg.
21 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 mpg.
27 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
350 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
350 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 lbs.
3500 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
9

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30
5.50

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90
3.33

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42
2.31

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.66

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71
1.21

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.15
4.93

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.89
3.27

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 - 7.3
7.3 - 7.6

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
NONTR2
R01 - R02

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
NONTR2
R01 - R02

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/60HR18, P225/65HR17, P235/50HR19
P235/55HR19, P235/60HR18, P255/45HR20, P255/45VR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/60HR18, P225/65HR17, P235/50HR19
P235/55HR19, P235/60HR18, P255/45HR20, P255/45VR20, P285/40VR20

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 19 X 8 in.
18 X 8 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 19 X 8 in.
18 X 8 - 20 X 9.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.8 ft.
38.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 in.
13.5 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.2 in.
12.6 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal.
17.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.4 - 38.2 in.
38.9 - 41.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.8 in.
40.8 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.3 in.
57.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38 - 38.1 in.
38.3 - 38.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.1 in.
37.2 - 37.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.3 in.
55.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.7 in.
113.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
182.3 in.
183.3 - 186.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.6 in.
74.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
64.8 in.
63 - 64.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
63.9 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.2 in.
63.7 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
6.9 in.
5.7 - 5.9 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
54.6 ft³.
49.4 - 56.5 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
17.7 ft³.
17.6 - 19.4 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
17.7 ft³.
17.6 - 19.4 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
NX 300
GLC

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Luxury Sport Utility
Compact Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4