|2014 Mercedes GLK350||VS||2014 Lexus RX350|
|302HP / 273LB-FT||Horsepower / Torque||270HP / 248LB-FT|
|3,500 LBS||Max Trailer Weight||1,500 LBS|
|19 City / 26 Hwy||Fuel Economy||18 City / 25 Hwy|
Lexus and Mercedes-Benz produce some of the world’s finest luxury vehicles.
Always at the top of today’s automobile advances in luxury, performance, and styling, both makers have been able to produce world-class vehicles in the past. However, creating a luxury SUV crossover for today’s driver represents a different challenge. Non-traditional and innovative body styling must be used, engine output needs to be capable for both city and rural use, and of course luxury amenities must be above average. In the battle of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 vs Lexus RX350, only one can emerge on top. Answering the demands for both luxury aesthetics and capability, Mercedes-Benz has been able to create an SUV that is strikingly elegant, and ruggedly appealing. Sharp, muscular, and distinct, the body lines of the GLK350 promptly display dominance and class, while rich and deep interior accents cater to both driver and passenger needs. Opposed to the more traditional rounded design used for the RX350.
Both luxury crossover SUVs are available in 4WD models, and both use 3.5-liter V6 engines in the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 vs Lexus RX350 comparison.
Creating a more capable SUV however is Mercedes. The 2014 GLK engine is able to produce over 30 more horsepower and 25 more lb-ft of torque, all while remaining more fuel efficient than the RX350. The power increase not only allows for a more spirited city driving performance, it is also able to boost the towing capability of the GLK350 by 2,000 lbs. more than its competitor. Providing one of the most solid driving feels for any SUV on the market, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 Kansas City, MO is built around an extremely strong internal frame, which works in perfect harmony with an exclusive AGILTIY CONTROL suspension. Adjusting internal shock absorbers accordingly, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 is able to adapt to any driving situation and deliver optimal performance, an advancement you won’t find on the Lexus RX350.