When you hear luxury vehicle, you don't always think family-friendly. Well, this is definitely not the case with these two luxury models. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X1 sDrive28i offer the versatility you need with the luxury you deserve, all coupled with the performance you've always wanted. This match-up is definitely a head-to-head battle for the winner of best luxury SUV.
A couple things notable in the table below are the engines and power outputs of the GLC and X1. While both have the same size engine, each provide different performance. For the driver looking for sporty performance in addition to family-friendly flexibility, this is where the GLC 300 takes the win. The SUV also features one more drive mode than the BMW X1 and faster acceleration.
|2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300||VS||2017 BMW X1 sDrive28i|
|2.0L inline-4 Turbo||Engine||2.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo|
|241 hp @ 5550 RPM||Horsepower||228 hp @ 5000 – 6000 RPM|
|56.5 cu.ft.||Cargo Capacity||58.7 cu.ft.|
|6.3 seconds||0-60 MPH Acceleration||6.6 seconds|
When choosing the perfect luxury vehicle for your family, taking into consideration the perks of each vehicle is essential. You want both you and your family to be comfortable and entertained every time they're in the vehicle. Behind the wheel of the GLC and X1 SUV, drivers have the advantage of Bluetooth® Audio, a touch screen display, HD Radio® and USB audio connections. However, with GLC 300 occupants also have at their fingertips available Apple CarPlay, Burmester Surround Sound, Voice-Control and in-car WiFi hotspot.
Another feature not found on the X1 sDrive28i is a power-folding rear seat system. While both models feature 40/20/40 split rear seats, and the X1 sDrive28i even has more cargo space, the convenience of the GLC 300's power-folding rear seats is pretty hard to beat when you have a busy family on the go.
For more details about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, contact our team at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert. Our GLC inventory is available online as well as our entire Mercedes-Benz lineup inventory.