Compare 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC
2022 Mercedes-Benz GLB 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC


2.0L Turbocharged I-4 2.0L Turbocharged I-4


221 hp 255 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

24/32 * 22/27 *

  0-60 mph

6.9 seconds ** 6.3 seconds **

  Seating Capacity

5 Passengers (7 optional) 5 Passengers

  Cargo Space

62.0 cu. ft. 56.5 cu. ft.

  Rear Leg Room

38.1 in. 37.3 in.

  Infotainment Display

7-inch touchscreen multimedia display 10.25-inch touchscreen multimedia display

  Heated Front Seats

Optional Standard

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC

Serving Des Moines, IA

With impressive options like the 2022 GLB and the GLC available in the Mercedes-Benz lineup for you to consider, it can be a challenge to narrow down your options to one small luxury crossover model. While these are both mid-generation versions, the GLB is a subcompact crossover. The GLC is a compact crossover. This is only one of many differences you should be aware of before settling on a specific luxury crossover. Our Mercedes-Benz of Des Moines team is ready to help you uncover their standout traits in full detail.


The differences between the 2022 GLB and the 2022 GLC start under the hood. The GLB is offered with two powertrain options. One of the possibilities is a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine combined with an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. It produces 221 horsepower and is available with your choice of front-wheel drive or 4MATIC® all-wheel drive. This model is known as the GLB 250. The other available model is the AMG® GLB 35. This system pairs the same transmission with a 302-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine and standard 4MATIC® all-wheel drive.

Several powertrains are offered for the GLC. The base option is a 255-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Front-wheel drive is standard, and it is available with 4MATIC® all-wheel drive. The powertrain includes a nine-speed automatic transmission. This model is known as the GLC 300. Another option is a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine that generates 385 horsepower and comes standard with 4MATIC® all-wheel drive. This model is known as the AMG® GLC 43.


While these are small luxury crossovers, the GLB is a smaller model. It has an upright body stance. The flat nose holds a tall, black grille with vertical bars. The LED headlights are rectangular, and aluminum rails line the flat roof. Heated side mirrors and a power liftgate are included on all of the GLB trim levels. The GLC has a more curvaceous profile with premium definition through the sides. Vertical bars run up its grille, and the grille reaches out to touch the LED-outlined headlamps. The GLC has a power liftgate and power-folding side mirrors on all trims.


The GLB and the GLC for 2022 are marvelously appointed with all the equipment you expect your luxury crossover to have. In fact, these two-row models share many traits. These include advanced driver’s aids, an auto climate control system, a push-start ignition, keyless entry, simulated leather upholstery, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and an MBUX infotainment system.

Are you excited to learn more about the specific trim levels available for the GLB and the GLC crossovers? Connect with our Mercedes-Benz of Des Moines sales office today to look at the options.

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* EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.

** Stated rates of acceleration are based upon manufacturer’s track results and may vary depending on model, environmental and road surface conditions, driving style, elevation and vehicle load.