Mercedes-Benz GLC

Putting the BMW X4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC in a Head-to-Head Comparison

BMW started its line of Sport Activity Coupe models in 2008, carving out a new section of the automotive market for drivers who were looking for a sporty and capable option for their family. One of these SUVs is the BMW X4 - being in the middle of the BMW X models in terms of size - offering a lot of potential for you.

Mercedes-Benz has entered a competitor in the category - the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS Coupe - and while it is impressive, we wanted to see how it could stand up to a titan like the BMW X4. Take a look at our comparison and decide for yourself which one comes out on top.

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2019 BMW X4 vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe

  • A wider array of features gives the BMW X4 a slightly higher starting price than the Mercedes-Benz GLC.
  • Sophisticated all-wheel drive systems come standard on both models.
  • The cargo space of each model is similar, putting 19 cubic feet behind the rear rows and maxing out at nearly 60 cubic feet.
  • A variety of advanced driver assistance and safety features come standard and available for both models.
  • The standard engine for the 2019 BMW X4 gives you more power than the engine for the Mercedes-Benz GLC.

  • The only way that the GLC Coupe can get more horsepower than the BMW X4 is to upgrade to an AMG trim.
  • The iDrive Infotainment system is more advanced and intuitive, offering a touchscreen while the Mercedes COMAND option does not.
  • Passengers will be comfortable in either option, having just about the same head, leg, and shoulder space in the front and rear seats.
  • The screen of the 2019 BMW X4's infotainment system is larger than the screen of the Mercedes-Benz system.
  • Apple CarPlay™ is only an option on the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe, but it comes standard on the BMW X4.