Compare 2020 INFINITI QX50 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

2020 INFINITI QX50 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class
2020 INFINITI QX50 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class
Starting MSRP
  $37,250 * $42,500 *
  268 255
Cargo Space
  31.4 – 65.1 cu.ft. 19.4 – 56.5 cu.ft.

2020 INFINITI QX50 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

Serving Troy, MI

If the 2020 INFINITI QX50 has captured your attention, you are in good company. The QX50 has an inspired design, exceptional luxuries, and remarkable performance capabilities. Before you pick out your new vehicle, however, you need to know how the QX50 holds up to other popular luxury crossover models. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class appears to be a solid match for the QX50 at first glance. Because of this, a thorough review of these two vehicles in all essential areas is vital to your decision-making process.


As luxury crossover SUVs, the QX50 and the GLC-Class share expected features, such as leather trim with powered and heated front seats. The GLC-Class is priced approximately $5,000 over the QX50 at the base trim level, which may lead you to believe that the GLC-Class has extra features. Is this assumption correct? The QX50 is equipped with features like USB ports, direct adaptive steering, a push-button starter, remote entry, Android Auto, a powered sunroof, memory functions, voice controls, parking assistance with dynamic guidelines, a color Connect Touch display screen, intelligent cruise control, a heads-up display, high beam assistance, and other items. In the GLC-Class for 2020, you may appreciate features like smartphone integration, a floating color display screen, ambient lighting, a climate control system, a sound system, cruise control, mounted steering wheel controls, and a few additional features.


Despite being in the same vehicle class, the QX50 and the GLC-Class have stark differences in their exterior designs. The 2020 INFINITI QX50 masterfully blends high-end design elements with a modern flair. The flowing, powerful profile is elevated by subtle contouring on the sides and hood. This contouring is enhanced with sharp personality lines for definition. The black mesh grille is accented with a chrome surround, and the front end also features fog lamps, stunning air vents, slender and pointed headlights, chrome accents, and more. Additional exterior equipment found throughout the rest of the QX50 includes dual chrome exhaust tips, heated and powered side mirrors, black body modeling, integrated roof rails, and a spoiler on the rear liftgate.

In comparison, the 2020 GLC-Class comes with a small grille accompanied by LED headlights and foglamps. These elements sit over a bow-like air vent. LED taillights, dual exhaust tips, and other exterior features are found throughout the GLC-Class.


The many differences between the 2020 QX50 and the 2020 GLC-Class continue with the behind-the-wheel experience they give you. The INFINITI QX50 is powered by an I4, 2.0-liter VC Turbo engine with a continuously variable transmission and select driving modes. It provides you with 168 horsepower. The new GLC-Class from Mercedes-Benz features a gas engine and a 9-speed auto transmission. It generates up to 255 horsepower.

The next step in your comparison process is to visit Suburban INFINITI of Troy soon. Our sales associates can support your QX50 test drive process so that you can finalize your vehicle selection based on real experiences with our inventory.

* Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excluding tax, title, license and options. Dealer sets actual price.