The Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. The Competition

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Here at Calstar Motors, we know that you want to enjoy your journey. To do that, you have to be prepared for whatever life throws at you. The all-new Mercedes-Benz GLB is a sports utility vehicle that is ready to take drivers on new adventures around Glendale, CA, without sacrificing the luxury.

When looking at SUV's, La Crescenta-Montrose drivers want to know what makes this vehicle different from the rest. To make your decision easier, let's take a look at how The Mercedes-Benz GLB compares to the other luxury SUVs like the BMW X3 and Audi Q5. You'll see how the Mercedes-Benz GLB fits your lifestyle needs.

Comparing The Mercedes-Benz GLB to the BMW X3 & the Audi Q5


The Interior of The Mercedes-Benz GLB maximizes comfort, usefulness, and customizability. Drivers can pick from 64 different ambient light hues. This allows you to set the mood in your cabin any way you choose. This amount of customization is unique to the GLB.

On top of the lights, The Mercedez Benz GLB and The BMW X3 both offer the user hands-free, voice-activated assistants in their vehicles. These assistants can help change many of the settings and the features in the car with just a few words. The GLB's assistant also comes within steering wheel controls, which can help make controlling the settings in the vehicle easier, and safer.

The Mercedes-Benz GLB offers drivers multiposition seating that can accommodate up to 7 total people. Both the BMW X3 and The Audi Q5 can only seat five people. With an optional 3rd row of seating, the GLB can add two more passengers. This also gives the GLB the most available configurations to help maximize passengers and cargo. These added seating options give the driver more flexibility when traveling lives roads with companions.

Exterior Design

When picking an SUV, style, and function have to work together seamlessly to give Burbank drivers their best driving experience. The Mercedes-Benz GLB delivers a whole lot of SUV in a surprisingly compact package. Every space in the GLB is designed to maximize the cabin room and decrease air resistance. Both the Audi Q5 and the BMW X3 are slightly bigger but offer less useable space in the vehicle. This difference makes the GLB more stylish, more practical, and more versatile.


When all is said and done, how the SUV performs on and off-road is crucial to how much you will enjoy the vehicle. Drivers in Los Angeles know that their adventures can range from driving to the store, to finding the perfect camping site. You want an SUV that can do both.

All three SUVs offer eight-speed automatics, with All-Wheel Drive (AWD). The Mercedes-Benz GLB offers the driver a better fuel economy on the highway with 30 MPG compared to the Audi Q5's 27 MPG and the BMX X3's 29 MPG.

Have room for whatever you may need to bring on your adventures with the Mercedes-Benz 63.7 cubic feet of storage space. The Audi Q5 offers 53.1 cubic feet, and the BMW X3 gives drives 62.7 cubic feet. With the added room drivers can pack more adventure into every trip they take.

Safety is essential for a driver's peace of mind. When it comes to safety, the Mercedes-Benz GLB offers drivers an extra set of airbags that the Audi Q5 and the BMW X3 do not have. The Knee Airbags are standard for the GLB, which helps protect the drivers and the passengers' joints in a crash.

See the Mercedes-Benz GLB at Calstar Motors

Now that you see all the ways that The Mercedes-Benz GLB sports utility vehicle compares to the competition, you'll want to experience it yourself. Contact our friendly staff in Glendale, CA and schedule your test drive in the Mercedes-Benz GLB today.

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