2019 Lexus RX 350 vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300


Which luxury SUV is right for you?  These charts compare the 2019 Lexus RX 350 with the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.  We’ll let you be the final judge.


The 2019 Lexus RX 350 has more headroom and more legroom on both rows. Here’s how it measures up to the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Size 2019 Lexus RX 350 FWD 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300
Width (inches) 74.6 74.4
Height (inches) 67.7 64.7
Front headroom(inches) 39.4 37.8
Front legroom (inches) 44.1 40.8
Rear headroom (inches) 39.1 38.5
Rear legroom (inches) 38 37.3
Cargo capacity (max/cu.ft.) 56.3 56.5


Drivability, Safety and Dependability

The 2019 Lexus RX 350 has some real advantages over the 2019  Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 when it comes the everyday driving experience and long-term ownership satisfaction.

Performance 2019 Lexus RX 350 FWD 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300
Horsepower 295 241
Torque (lb-ft) 268 273
Lane Keeping Assist Standard Option
Automatic Braking/Frontal Collision Standard Option
Automatic Braking/Pedestrian Detection Standard Option
Adaptive Cruise Control Standard Option
Powertrain Warranty(months/miles) 72/Unlimited 48/50,000
Overall Dependability (brand) Ranking: 1 Score: 106 Ranking: 13 Score: 134


Lexus Rankings

The Lexus RX 350 ranked first in the JD Power 2019 Initial Quality Awards. This is a tribute to the effectiveness of its technologies, the vitality of its performance, and the quality of its interior.

In the JD Power Dependability Study, the Lexus brand earned the top spot.  It had only 106 problems per 100 vehicles.  The median was 136. Ranked number 13, Mercedes-Benz had a score of 134 problems per 100 vehicles.

Final Analysis

Buying an SUV is a subjective process, and we know that there’s more to explore. The choice is up to you.  Take the 2019 Lexus RX 350 for a test drive and share your opinion with our staff.