Comparison - Porsche Panamera 4S 2018 - vs - Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class GLC 300 4MATIC 2020

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Average Price: 
103,000
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
$
44,500
Updated: 
05 Oct 2019
Car Type: 
Car
SUV
Year: 
2018
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed dual-clutch
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
23.70gals
17.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Designo Diamond White Metallic
#E9E9E9
Designo Selenite Grey Magno
#4A4E51
Graphite Grey Metallic
#4A4C53
Designo Cardinal Red Metallic
#951316
Mojave Silver Metallic
#757577
Lunar Blue Metallic
#1E3459
Obsidian Black Metallic
#211810
Iridium Silver Metallic
#A5A5A5
Brilliant Blue Metallic
#0F0F96
Selenite Grey Metallic
#525659
Black
#000000
Polar White
#D1D5CB

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Porsche Panamera is a worthy four-seater for the vaunted Porsche badge.

Pros
Enviable composure
Wide range of engines
Beautiful inside
Surprisingly utilitarian
New Sport Turismo stands out

Cons
Phenomenally expensive
Not a total knockout outside
Perhaps too many choices?
Not comfortable for five

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Porsche Panamera ranked #2 in Super Luxury Cars. Currently the Porsche Panamera has a score of 8.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 11 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engines and good fuel economy
Agile handling and smooth ride
Stylish interior
Spacious seats

Cons
Minimal gain in cargo space with Sport Turismo body style

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
Excellent handling and performance
Now available as a wagon

Cons
Hybrid models have less cargo space
Sport Turismo variant has a cramped rear middle seat

By: 
motortrend.com

The GLC-Class is a wholly competent crossover that could only benefit from more excitement.

Pros
Quiet and refined,
gorgeous and spacious interior,
more practical than a C-Class.

Cons
Lacks driving verve,
limited cargo space,
most driver assists aren't standard.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is comfortable and quiet, with few rivals in among small luxury crossovers.

Pros
Great looks
Performance potential in AMG versions
Comfortable ride and interior
Good rear seat room
Good active safety features, standard and optional

Cons
Top spec versions are pricey
Refresh was very light
Compromised outward vision in coupes
Small rear doors in coupes

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class comes with rear wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic.Now offers Mercedes' excellent MBUX infotainment system.More power for the GLC 300 and GLC 43.GLC 350e plug-in gets larger battery and more electric range.

Pros
Balance of comfort and performance makes it an appealing daily driver
Elegant design inside and out gives it a true luxury appearance
Plenty of room for adult-size passengers in back
Solid fuel economy from the standard four-cylinder engine

Cons
Pricier than some rivals
Some common standard driver aids are still optional

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.90L
2.00L
Torque: 
405ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
273ft-lbs
at 1 800rpm
Horsepower: 
440hp
at 5 650rpm
255hp
at 5 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet
38.70Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
198.80in
183.30in
Width: 
76.30in
74.80in
Height: 
56.00in
64.70in
Ground Clearance: 
5.00in
Front Track: 
63.80in
Wheel Base: 
116.10in
113.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.80
Front Leg Room: 
40.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.30in
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
Rear leg room: 
37.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
56.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.60cu.ft
19.40cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
29.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
4123.00lbs
3977.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
10 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
150 Watts Stereo Output
10.25-inch touchscreen
Apple CarPlay
wireless charging
Memory Card Slot
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 10.5
18 X 8.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Performance Tires
Run Flat Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Integrated Headrests
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
LED Headlamp
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Assistance Package
Premium Package
Sport Package
Sport Chrono Package
Premium Package Plus
AMG Line
Driver Assistance Package
Exterior Lighting Package
Premium Package
Multimedia Package
Night Package
Parking Assistance Package
Designo Two-Tone Platinum White Pearl/Black Nappa Leather Package
Exterior Options: 
21" SportDesign Wheels Painted In Jet Black Metallic
19" Panamera Wheels
Exterior Mirrors Painted In High Gloss Black
ParkAssist (Front And Rear) W/Surround View
21" Exclusive Design Wheels In Satin Platinum
Thermal And Noise Insulating Privacy Glass
Tinted LED Taillights
Air Outlet Grilles Painted
20" Panamera Turbo Wheels
Door-Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
Door Handles In High Gloss Black
21" SportDesign Wheels Painted In Exterior Color
Model Designation Painted
Sport Tailpipes In Black
21" 911 Turbo Design Wheels
All-Season Tires For 20" Wheels
Window Trim In High Gloss Black
Illuminated Door-Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
21" Exclusive Design Wheels In High Gloss Black
21" Exclusive Design Wheels In Exterior Color
21" SportDesign Wheels Painted In High Gloss Black
All-Season Tires For 21" Wheels
Deletion Of Model Designation
Deletion Of Model Designation And "Executive" Designation On D-Pillar
21" Sport Design Wheels
Sport Tailpipes In Silver
20" Panamera Design Wheels
SportDesign Package Painted In High Gloss Black
21" Exclusive Design Wheels In Silver Platinum
Sport Exhaust System W/Tailpipes In Black
LED-Headlights W/Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)
Soft Close Doors
Sport Exhaust System W/Tailpipes In Silver
LED-Matrix Headlights W/Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS+)
21" SportDesign Wheels
Wheel Center Caps W/Colored Porsche Crest
SportDesign Side Skirts
Rear Wiper
Exterior Mirrors Painted
SportDesign Package
20" AMG Multispoke Wheels W/Black Accents
Black Mirror Housing Covers
19" 10-Spoke Wheels
Carbon Style Mirror Housing Covers
Illuminated Star
Spare Tire
19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Wheels
Brushed Aluminum Running Boards
Trailer Hitch
20" AMG Y 5-Spoke Staggered Wheels
20" Twin 5-Spoke Wheels
Chrome Door Handle Inserts
LED Logo Projectors
19" 5-Spoke Wheels
Body-Color Roof Spoiler
18" 5-Spoke Wheels
20" AMG Multispoke Wheels
Wheel Locks
20" AMG Y 5-Spoke Non-Staggered Wheels
Chrome Front Trim
19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Wheels W/Black Accents
Chrome Rear Trim
19" 5-Spoke Wheels W/Black Accents
Panorama Roof
Interior Options: 
Dark Walnut Interior Package
Burmester 3D High-End Surround Sound System
Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel In Carbon Fiber
Anthracite Birch Interior Package
Sweetgum Interior Package
Seat Heating (Front And Rear)
Illuminated Personalized Door-Sill Guards In Carbon Fiber
Interior Package Painted
Ambient Lighting
Preparation For Rear Seat Entertainment (PRSE) W/Connect/Connect Plus
Power Seats (14-Way) W/Memory Package
6-Disc CD/DVD Changer
Interior Package Painted In Deviated Exterior Color
Smoking Package
Paldao Interior Package
USB Interface (Rear)
Carbon Interior Package
Night Vision Assist
Interior Package W/Deviated Stitching And Seat Center In Deviated Leather
Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel In Anthracite Birch
Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel In Sweetgum
Porsche Crest On Headrests (Front And Rear)
Ski Bag
Power Seats (8-Way, Rear) W/Memory Package And Adaptive Sport Seats (18-Way)
Bose Surround Sound System
Center Console Armrest W/Porsche Crest
Fire Extinguisher
Power Sunblind For Rear Compartment
Steering Column Casing And Instrument Cluster Surround In Leather
Comfort Access
Illuminated Door-Sill Guards In Brushed Aluminum
Leather Interior Package
Porsche InnoDrive W/Adaptive Cruise Control
Vehicle Key Painted W/Key Pouch In Leather
Steering Wheel Heating
Sport Chrono Clock Dial In White
Center Console Armrest W/Model Logo
Power Seats (8-Way, Rear) W/Memory Package
Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel In Paldao
Central Tachometer In Luxor Beige
Roof Lining In Alcantara
Seat Belts In Bordeaux Red
Sport Chrono Clock Dial In Luxor Beige
Central Tachometer In Bordeaux Red
Brushed Aluminum Interior Package
Power Sunblind For Rear Side Windows
Fixed Luggage Compartment Cover In Leather
Power Sunblind For Rear Compartment W/Power Sunblind For Rear Side Windows
Heated Multifunction Sport Steering Wheel In Dark Walnut
Ionizer
Central Tachometer In White
Personalized Carbon Fiber Floor Mats W/Leather Edging
Massage Seat Function (Front And Rear) W/Seat Ventilation (Front And Rear)
Seat Consoles In Leather (Front And Rear)
Four-Zone Climate Control
Adaptive Power Seats (18-Way) W/Memory Package
Seat Belts In Chalk
Rear Seat Entertainment (PRSE) W/Connect/Connect Plus
Storage Package
Interior Package In Deviated Leather
Massage Seat Function (Front) W/Seat Ventilation (Front And Rear)
Massage Seat Function (Front)
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) W/Speed Limit Indicator
Illuminated Personalized Door-Sill Guards In Brushed Aluminum
Seat Centers In Deviated Leather
Ambient Lighting W/Interior Lighting Package For Rear Compartment
Seat Consoles In Leather (Front)
Retractable Luggage Compartment Cover
Massage Seat Function (Front) W/Seat Ventilation (Front)
Seat Ventilation (Front And Rear)
Interior Package W/Deviated Stitching
Seat Ventilation (Front)
Sport Chrono Clock Dial In Bordeaux Red
Head-Up Display
Burmester Surround Sound System
Heat And Noise-Insulating Front Side Glass
All-Season Front Floormats
Black Fabric Headliner
3-Position Memory For Passenger Seat
12.3" Digital Instrument Cluster
Ventilated Front Seats
Porcelain Fabric Headliner
Crystal Grey Fabric Headliner
Heated Steering Wheel
Topstitched MB-Tex Upper Dash And Door Trim
3-Zone Climate Control
Inductive Wireless Charging And NFC Pairing
USB-C Adapter Cable
Heated Rear Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#000000
Magma Grey/Black, leather
#50535B
Magma Grey/Black MB-Tex, leatherette
#50535B
Silk Beige/Black, leather
#B3A29F
AMG Saddle Brown, leather
#7D554A
AMG Cranberry Red/Black MB-Tex, leatherette
#843A3D
AMG Black MB-Tex, leatherette
#10131B
AMG Saddle Brown MB-Tex, leatherette
#7D554A
Black MB-Tex, leatherette
#000000
Silk Beige/Black MB-Tex, leatherette
#B3A29F
Designo Platinum White Pearl/Black Nappa, premium leather
#C1C4C6
AMG Cranberry Red/Black, leather
#843A3D
AMG Black, leather
#10131B