Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. Audi Q5
Mercedes-Benz GLC
Audi Q5
At a Glance: GLC vs. Q5

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC and 2022 Audi Q5 provide drivers with a mixture of performance and style. Which blend is right for you?

Do you live near Albany, Leesburg, and Tifton? Then keep reading below. The team at Albany Motorcars prepared a 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. Audi Q5 comparison to help you decide which midsize SUV fits your lifestyle.



5 | 5
GLC vs Q5


273lb-ft | 273lb-ft
GLC vs Q5


10.25" | 10.1"
GLC vs Q5
Which is the Right SUV for You?
Select a category below to learn more about how the Mercedes-Benz GLC compares to the Audi Q5.
Mercedes-Benz GLC

The base configurations of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC and the Audi Q5 match up evenly. They both come with a 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine that generates a matching 273 lb-ft of torque for potent acceleration.

An Advantage from Start to Finish

If you really feel the need for speed, place the sport-tuned configurations of both models on a set of starters blocks. It’s a safe bet that the 2022 AMG GLC 43 would cross the finish line first. It comes with an AMG®-enhanced 3.0L V6 that kicks out 385 horsepower. The 349-horsepower 3.0L 6-cylinder of the SQ5 just doesn’t compare.

Efficient Handling

The standard trim of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC also provides a more dynamic driving experience than the 2022 Audi Q5 thanks in part to the standard 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission. It has a wider range of gear ratios than the 7-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission of the Q5, which helps optimize fuel economy and driving comfort.

Mercedes-Benz GLC

Performance also includes how an SUV’s interior manages your daily driving routine. How do the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC and Audi Q5 fit with your lifestyle?

A Look Inside

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC helps drivers navigate their daily activities with:

  • "Hey, Mercedes" voice assistant
  • 10.25-inch high-resolution touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay™
  • Android Auto™
Voice Assistant Features

In the 2022 GLC, simply say “Hey, Mercedes” and tell the voice assistant what you need. It can access many features, like climate control and the available navigation system.

The Q5 also provides voice assistance and a similar set of connected features, but its MMI® touchscreen is only 10.1 inches. It’ll be easier to view your apps, playlists, and navigation directions on the expanded 10.25-inch touchscreen in the 2022 GLC.

Mercedes-Benz GLC

Safety is at the forefront of both SUVs. They offer a confidence-inspiring suite of driver-assistance technologies, which likely includes:

  • Active Brake Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Active Lane Change Assist
  • PARKTRONIC with Active Parking Assist
  • Blind Spot Assist
High-Tech Safety Features

When an imminent collision is detected, both the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC and the Audi Q5 come with standard systems that prepare the vehicle for impact. They can automatically tighten the seatbelts, adjust the front passenger seat, and close the windows to help keep you safe.

Your Digital Co-Pilot

You need an SUV that’s going to have your back like an attentive co-pilot. You’ll only get ATTENTION ASSIST® with the 2022 GLC. It monitors driving habits and alerts you when it detects drowsy or distracted driving, so you can refocus or pull over for a short break.

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. Audi Q5: Which Should You Drive?
Mercedes-Benz GLC
Our 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. Audi Q5 comparison shows how the 2022 GLC provides drivers with advantages in performance and convenience. How can you get a better feel for this midsize SUV?
If you live near Albany, Leesburg, and Tifton, contact the team at Albany Motorcars. We’ll help you schedule a test drive and learn more about the 2022 GLC.
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