2021 MB GLB vs GLC

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

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 4MATIC


2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC
$46,500 MSRP*

Starting Price

$49,900 MSRP*
6.9 seconds

0 - 100 kmh

6.2 seconds
221 hp


255 hp
257 lb-ft


273 lb-ft
7.84 L/100 km

Highway Fuel Consumption

8.11L/100 km
10.23 L/100 km

City Fuel Consumption

10.69L/100 km

Oakville drivers considering a Mercedes-Benz SUV will have plenty of options, two of which are the Mercedes-Benz GLB and the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Read our GLB vs. GLC comparison for help deciding which model is going to suit your needs the best. Then fill out a pre-approval to take the next step with Mercedes-Benz Burlington.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Performance

Milton drivers comparing a Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC should note the starting trims for each model line, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 4MATIC and Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC, off comparable performance. The GLC takes the edge, but the GLB is within the ballpark and offers slightly better fuel economy numbers. Here’s a quick breakdown of their starting engine specs:

  • 2.0L inline 4-Turbo (GLC): The base engine on the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC offers you 255 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy numbers come in at 8.11L/100 km and 10.69L/100 km.
  • 2.0L inline 4-Turbo (GLB): The base engine on the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 4MATIC offers you 221 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque with 7.84 L/100 km and 10.23 L/100 km.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC Features

There aren’t many differences in the feature set between the Mercedes-Benz GLB and GLC, which means that when you pay extra for the Mercedes-Benz GLC, you’re primarily paying for the boost in performance specs. Here’s a quick list of features that are standard or available on both models:

  • Panoramic roof
  • Sun/moonroof
  • Heads-up Display
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Remote engine Start
  • Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • And much more.

Differences in the feature set primarily come down to the fact that the GLC comes with a vehicle anti-theft system, features Keyless start as standard as opposed to available, automatic parking system standard, power-folding mirrors standard, and a universal garage door opener as standard.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC: Which is Right for You?

The GLC has a heftier price-tag, but makes several nifty available features on the GLB standard and ups horsepower and torque. The GLB is more affordable, more fuel-efficient, and offers a package that is a slim notch below what the GLC can offer. Choosing between the two depends upon whether or not you think the slight jump in price for the GLC is worth the extra power and the added standard features.

Compare the GLB vs. GLC with a Test Drive in Burlington

The best way for Mississauga drivers to experience a 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC comparison is to schedule for a test drive at Mercedes-Benz Burlington. You can call us at 877-353-5557 to book an appointment. If you’re still in research mode, be sure to explore our other Mercedes-Benz comparisons for more informative breakdowns of the differences between the Mercedes-Benz GLC and GLE, the Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLE, and others!

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