Adventures feel more premium behind the wheel of a luxury SUV! As you shop around Burlington, Essex Junction, and South Burlington for the best, the 2019 Audi Q7 and Mercedes-Benz GLC might catch your eye. They're two striking entries in a segment packed with competition.

Which is best suited for your daily drive? In this car comparison, you'll see how they measure up in terms of performance, cabin comforts, and more. Reach out to us at Audi South Burlington with any questions!

Q7 vs GLC: Interior Features

The 2019 Q7 and GLC are both luxury vehicles, and you can tell the moment you slide inside! These SUVs offer premium amenities, from real wood accents to rich leather seats. While leather is only standard in the Audi SUV, both offer available Nappa leather for a natural look and incredibly soft touch.

One major difference between the two? Size. The GLC is a spacious 2-row SUV with seats for up to five people. That's perfect for the average family, but you may need extra space for friends, grandparents, or cousins. The Q7 serves up three rows of seats and space for seven for just that occasion.

When you need to load up your adventure gear, you'll find the Audi more accommodating. With second- and third-row seats folded, its cargo capacity is just shy of 70 cubic feet! The Mercedes-Benz falls behind, with just 56.5 cubic feet in the same setup.

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An All-Star SUV Performance

Check out the powertrains, and you'll find two remarkably similar SUVs. The Audi Q7 and Mercedes-Benz GLC both run standardly on 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engines. The 45 TFSI® in the Audi cranks out 248 horsepower, while the base engine in the GLC has 241 horsepower on tap.  

Want sure-footing on the road? You'll like the standard quattro® all-wheel drive in the Audi. This system senses and sends power to the wheels with the most traction. You can keep contact with icy and snowy roads much more easily!

The GLC offers all-wheel drive, too, but it doesn't come standard. If you want the extra traction, you must upgrade from the standard rear-wheel setup in the Mercedes-Benz.

Audi vs Mercedes: Technology

As luxury vehicles, the 2019 Q7 and GLC serve up a slate of the most advanced technology features. You can stay connected on your travels with navigation, smartphone connectivity, and convenient amenities like Bluetooth®. However, once again, the Q7 makes more of it standard.

In the base Q7, you can connect to your apps via Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Just link your phone to the MMI® system and enter your commands via rotary dial or handwriting recognition. While the GLC offers these smartphone features, you won't find them on the base trim level.

Want to jam out to your tunes? Bang & Olufsen® 3D Advanced Sound System offers concert-level sounds with 23 speakers and 1,920 watts of power. 3D sound adds another dimension to your audio experience.

Audi Q7 vs Mercedes-Benz GLC: Choose Your Luxury SUV

With two ritzy luxury SUVs like these, which is worthy of your driveway: the 2019 Audi Q7 or Mercedes-Benz GLC? South Burlington, Essex Junction, and Burlington shoppers will find a lot to like in both.

However, the Q7 really stands out with its spacious cabin, standard all-wheel drive, and advanced tech features. See if you agree. Set up a test drive at Audi South Burlington and get behind the wheel!

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