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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLBvs. 2021 GLC

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In order to maintain the right Mercedes-Benz C 300 tire psi, you first need to know what your tire pressure should be. The recommended tire pressure can change depending on your Mercedes-Benz model and what tire types you’re choosing to use. Fletcher Jones Motorcars’s tire and wheel center put together some figures below, along with sharing how you can find more specific information for your vehicle. 

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB VS 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC
221-hp, 2.0L inline-4 turbo Engine 255-hp, 2.0L inline-4 turbo
8G-DCT 8-speed dual-clutch automatic Transmission 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic
6.9 seconds Acceleration (0 to 60 MPH) 6.1 seconds
23 city/31 highway mpg* Fuel Economy 22 city/29 highway mpg*
5 to 7 Passenger Capacity 5
22.0 to 62.0 cubic feet Cargo Capacity 19.4 to 56.5 cubic feet

Guide to Mercedes-Benz Tire PSI 

The guide to Mercedes-Benz tire psi below includes numbers for entry-level configurations within each lineup. If you want to confirm the figures for your vehicle, you’ll find a guide when you open your fuel filler cap. What’s more, a number of newer Mercedes-Benz models also come equipped with tire pressure monitors that can help to alert you when your Mercedes-Benz C 300 tire psi dips below recommended levels. Meanwhile, you can use the following as a guideline:

Mercedes-Benz Coupes

AMG® GT Coupe

  • Front Tires- 36 psi
  • Rear Tires- 39 psi

CLA Coupe

  • Front Tires- 39 psi
  • Rear Tires- 39 psi

If you want a spacious and sophisticated ride for the long road ahead, Mercedes-Benz SUVs are the clear choice for the savvy driver. But between the popular 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC, which model should you choose for your Newport Beach travels? The answer depends on your wants and needs. The Mercedes-Benz GLB is the more fuel-efficient with an optional third row, while the Mercedes-Benz GLC has the faster acceleration and stronger specs overall. Let’s take a closer look at the GLB vs. GLC, and stop by Fletcher Jones Motorcars to get behind the wheel.

GLB vs. GLC: Performance

Are you looking for a lively SUV that maximizes every drop of fuel in your tank for those Irvine road trips? Or are you looking for a smooth and powerful luxury ride for the Costa Mesa roads? No matter your preferences, you can find a fantastic performance out of any Mercedes-Benz SUV. Both models offer the signature 4MATIC® AWD option, as well as high-performance AMG® models. But the GLB is the more efficient of the two with its 23 city/31 highway mpg fuel economy, but the GLC offers robust power with a 6.1-second acceleration from 0 to 60 mpg. Take a look at the differences below:

Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

  • Engine: 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Transmission: 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Fuel Economy: 23 city/31 highway mpg*
  • Acceleration: 6.9 second 0 to 60 mph
  • Horsepower: 221 hp
  • Torque: 258 lb-ft

Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

  • Engine: 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Transmission: 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Fuel Economy: 22 city/29 highway mpg*
  • Acceleration: 6.1 second 0 to 60 mph
  • Horsepower: 255 hp
  • Torque: 273 lb-ft

GLB vs. GLC: Space

Whether you choose the Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC, you’ll be treated to spacious dimensions that give you plenty of space for both passengers and cargo. And while the Mercedes-Benz GLC lineup has slightly larger exterior dimensions with a longer wheelbase for greater driving comfort, it’s the Mercedes-Benz GLB lineup alone with an optional third-row. This third-row capability boosts both passenger and cargo carry overall, so think about your needs for the Laguna Beach roads.

Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

  • Length: 182.4 inches
  • Wheelbase: 111.4 inches
  • Headroom: 40.7 inches (front), 39.3 inches (back)
  • Shoulder Room: 55.9 inches (front), 54.9 inches (back)
  • Legroom: 41.4 inches (front), 39.3 inches (back)
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 to 7 passengers 
  • Cargo Capacity: 22.0 to 62.0 cubic feet

Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

  • Length: 183.3 inches
  • Wheelbase: 113.1 inches
  • Headroom: 37.8 (front), 38.56 inches (back)
  • Shoulder Room: 57.3 inches (front), 56.5 inches (back)
  • Legroom: 40.8 inches (front), 37.3 inches (back)
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 passengers 
  • Cargo Capacity: 19.4 to 56.5 cubic feet

Find Out More with Fletcher Jones Motorcars

After reading the differences between the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC, which SUV will you take on the Newport Beach roads? Contact us at Fletcher Jones Motorcars with any questions, and we’d be happy to offer our recommendations based on your needs. Ready to find your next vehicle? Stop by our dealership to get behind the wheel or shop online with us to find your next SUV from the comfort of your home.

EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.

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