2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC


2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Passenger Capacity

2.0L Turbo Inline-4

Standard Engine

2.0L Turbo Inline-4


3,500 pounds

Max Towing

7,700 pounds

MPG city/highway


A Mercedes-Benz SUV combines robust performance with the latest in interior amenities. Escondido drivers often arrive at a common matchup when researching their next vehicle: the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE. Mercedes-Benz of Escondido covers the important specs and features that make both of these SUVs true stand-outs, so you can decide which is best for you.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE: Interior

Your family and friends will be comfortable in the cabins of these vehicles, whether it’s for your Escondido commute or long trips outside of San Marcos. The GLC seats 5 passengers and you can upgrade the GLE with an optional third row to seat up to 7 passengers. Let’s look at the pertinent interior specs:

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Interior Dimensions: 

  • Front Headroom: 37.8 inches
  • Front Legroom: 40.8 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 38.5 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 37.3 inches
  • Cargo Space: 56.5 cubic feet

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Interior Dimensions: 

  • Front Headroom: 40.5 inches
  • Front Legroom: 40.3 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.6 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 40.9 inches
  • Cargo Space: almost80 cubic feet

Add interior features like driver memory seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and an HD radio receiver, and you’re looking at one of the most versatile modern SUV cabins on the market!

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE: Engine and Performance

With either of these Mercedes-Benz SUVs, you’ll get a standard 2.0L Turbo Inline-4 engine that generates 255 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque on both the GLC and the GLE.

  • GLC vs. GLE Towing: While the GLC has an impressive 3,500 pounds of max towing, the larger GLE is the choice for those who want even more capability. Max towing on the GLE is 7,700 pounds.
  • GLC vs. GLE Fuel Economy: For a vehicle its size, the EPA-estimated 19 mpg city /26 city/26 mpg on the GLE is substantial. But those who want Mercedes-Benz SUV performance with even better fuel economy should opt for the GLC, which has 22 mpg city /29 mpg highway

Find a Mercedes-Benz SUV at Mercedes-Benz of Escondido

So, which vehicle is best in the GLC vs. GLE matchup? The answer to that question depends upon your priorities as a Escondido driver. Whatever those priorities may be, Mercedes-Benz of Escondido is ready to provide informed service to help you make the best possible decision on your next financed or leased vehicle. Contact us with your questions today!

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