Drivers looking for a luxury compact crossover with a bold style may be interested in one of the models in this 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2018 Jaguar E-PACE comparison. The Mercedes-Benz GLC has been offering discerning shoppers premium driving for years, while the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE is all-new. But which model is better for drivers?
In many ways, these vehicles are neck and neck. Both feature turbocharged four-cylinder engines with 2.0-liter displacement. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC engine is rated for 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, while the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE offers less torque with just 269 pound-feet, and more power, coming in at 246 horsepower. In spite of this very similar engine displacement, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 SUV has an advantage when it comes to acceleration and can go from 0-60 mph in just 6.3 seconds while the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE base model acceleration time is 6.6 seconds.
|2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 SUV||vs||2018 Jaguar E-PACE (Base)|
|6.3 seconds||Acceleration Time||6.6 seconds|
|MB-Tex Leatherette||Seating Material||Cloth|
|56.5 cubic feet||Cargo Space||52.7 cubic feet|
When it comes to these two models, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC also offers plenty of interior advantages that can make a difference on the daily commute or on longer weekend adventures. This model offers 56.5 cubic feet of maximum interior cargo space with the rear seats folded down, compared to just 52.7 cubic feet available on the Jaguar model, and it also comes standard with elite MB-Tex leatherette upholstery, while the base 2018 Jaguar E-PACE comes with just cloth seating. Overall, in this 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2018 Jaguar E-PACE comparison, we like the premium base features, comforts, and quality that the Mercedes-Benz brings to the road.
Both model in this comparison offer things like crash avoidance automatic braking and systems that will let drivers know if they are getting too drowsy or distracted to be driving, but the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC also comes standard with exclusive features like PRESAFE®**, which helps secure passengers and minimize injury in case of a crash. The 2018 Jaguar E-PACE is not available with any similar feature.
If you are interested in learning more about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC in the Kansas City area, contact a member of the Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City team today.
*MSRP does/does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, and dealer prep. Options, model availability, and price may vary.
**PRESAFE® closes the side windows when the system's sensors detect side movements that suggest a possible rollover. A small gap is left near the fully closed position. Seat and head restraints adjust only when equipped with memory system.