The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB and the 2021 BMW X3 are luxury crossovers with many similarities and a few key differences. The Mercedes-Benz GLB may have better off-road abilities, but the BMW X3 is more efficient. This Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert research page compares the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. the 2021 BMW X3. The considerations from price to value and technical specs to comfort will decide which crossover is right for you.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB
2021 BMW X3
|2-liter Inline-4||Engine||2-liter Inline-4|
|212 hp and 258 lb.-ft. of torque ||Powertrain|
248 hp and 258 lb.-ft. of torque
|23/31/26 MPG||Fuel Efficiency (city/highway/combined)||23/29/25 MPG|
|Front-Wheel Drive||Drivetrain||Rear-Wheel Drive |
|Up to 7 passengers ||Seating Capacity||5 passengers |
|62 cu. ft. ||Cargo Space (Rear seats up)||59.4 cu. ft. |
When comparing the safety features of a 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB and a 2021 BMW X3, it's easy to see why Mercedes-Benz is such a popular car brand. Its innovative safety features include Active Brake Assist, Adaptive Braking Technology, Hill-Start Assist, Crosswind Assist, ATTENTION ASSIST®, Mercedes-Benz Emergency Call Service, Distance Assist DISTRONIC®, Steering Assist, Brake Assist with Cross-Traffic Function, Speed Limit Assist, Blind Spot Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, and PRE-SAFE® PLUS with PRE-SAFE® Sound.
What sets the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB apart from the 2021 BMW X3 is the interior. The Mercedes-Benz GLB interior is quite roomy in its 5-seater configuration and exceptionally roomy when you opt for the 3rd-row upgrade. It features 62 cu. ft. cargo space that allows you to accommodate plenty of gear or groceries. Whereas the BMW X3 has 5 seats and features 59.4 cu. ft. cargo space which is enough to carry a stroller and a set of golf bags.
Ready to experience the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB key features? Head over to the Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert showroom! You can also schedule a test drive by calling our sales team at 480-447-3906. Don’t forget to check out our “Specials” page to save extra on your next Mercedes-Benz vehicle.