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2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 2014 Audi Q5 2014 Acura RDX
     
GLK350
  • GLK350
  • GLK250 BlueTEC 4MATIC
  • GLK350 4MATIC
quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.0T Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.0T Prestige
  • quattro 4dr 3.0L TDI Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.0L TDI Prestige
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Prestige
  • quattro 4dr 3.0T Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.0T Prestige
FWD
  • FWD
  • AWD
  • FWD with Technology Package
  • AWD with Technology Package

Prices

MSRP $37,480 $37,300 $34,520
Invoice $34,856 $34,690 $32,430
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 8.6 8.7
Critics' Rating 8.0 9.3 8.8
Performance 7.6 8.2 8.0
Interior 7.4 8.5 8.1
Safety 10.0 9.3 9.7
Reliability 4.0 3.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Great fuel economy with diesel engine
  • Upscale interior
  • Luxurious, high-quality interior
  • Enjoyable driving dynamics
  • Powerful, efficient diesel model
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Numerous standard features
  • Powerful and efficient V6
  • Spacious, comfortable interior
Cons
  • Meager rear-seat legroom
  • Limited overall cargo space
  • Infotainment system can be confusing
  • Numb steering

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Premium Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/213 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/121 Premium Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212
MPG 19 City / 26 Hwy 20 City / 28 Hwy 20 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 108.5 110.5 105.7
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 182.6 183.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.2 74.7 73.7
Height, Overall (in) 66.9 65.2 66.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Dual Moonroof Optional Optional
Sun/Moon Roof Optional Optional Standard
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional Optional Standard
Running Boards Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4068 4079 3717

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 3500 4400 1500

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard
Luggage Rack Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Power Liftgate Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Optional Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 102.9 101.5 103.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.4 38.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41 42
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 57.7 58.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 39 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 37.4 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 56.4 57.2
Second Hip Room (in) 52.5 53.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 54.7 57.3 61.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 16.5 29.1 26.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 16.5 29.1 26.1

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Standard
Entertainment System Optional Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Optional Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Displacement 3.5 L/213 2.0 L/121 3.5 L/212
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 302 @ 6500 220 @ 4450 273 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 273 @ 3500 258 @ 1500 251 @ 5000
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.7 38.1 38.9

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 28 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 19.8 16

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.