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BMW X1 vs Mercedes-Benz GLC Comparison

BMW X1 vs Mercedes-Benz GLC

Should you buy BMW X1 or Mercedes-Benz GLC? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. BMW X1 price starts at Rs 38.50 Lakh ex-showroom for sDrive20i SportX (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz GLC price starts Rs 57.36 Lakh ex-showroom for 200 (Petrol). X1 has 1998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while GLC has 1991 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the X1 has a mileage of 19.62 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the GLC has a mileage of 12.74 kmpl (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.50,98,383#
Rs.72,92,793#
Offers & Discount
1 Offer
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User Rating
4.5
Based on 29 Reviews
4.7
Based on 34 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.98,163
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Rs.1,39,767
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Insurance
Rs.1,27,903
X1 Insurance
Rs.1,16,938
GLC Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo 4-Cylinder engine
OM 654 Diesel engine
Displacement (cc)
1995
1950
Fast ChargingNoNo
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
190bhp@4000rpm
194bhp@3800rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
400nm@1750-2500rpm
400nm@2800rpm
No Of Cylinder
4
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Supply System
-
CRDI
Turbo ChargerYesYes
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8-Speed
9 speed Tronic
Mild HybridNoNo
Drive TypeNo
Clutch Type
Dual Clutch
No
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
19.62 kmpl
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Fuel Tank Capacity
51.0 (Litres)
66.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
222
215
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
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DYNAMIC BODY CONTROL suspension
Rear Suspension
-
DYNAMIC BODY CONTROL suspension
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Electrically Adjustable
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
222
215
0-100kmph (Seconds)
7.9
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Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
225/50 R18
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Tyre Type
Runflat Tyres
Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
18
19
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4447
4658
Width (mm)
2060
1890
Height (mm)
1598
1644
Wheel Base (mm)
2670
2873
Front Tread (mm)
1561
-
Rear Tread (mm)
1562
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Grossweight (kg)
-
2500
Rear Headroom (mm)
1002
verified
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Rear Legroom (mm)
-
374
Front Headroom (mm)
1065
verified
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Front Legroom (mm)
-
347
verified
Front Shoulder Room (mm)
1440
verified
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Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
1453
verified
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Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
-
550
No. of Doors
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power BootYes
-
Automatic Climate ControlYes
2 Zone
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Climate Control (A/C)
-
Yes
Remote Trunk OpenerNoYes
Remote Engine Start/StopNoYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Remote Horn & Light ControlNo
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Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Heated Seats FrontYesNo
Heated Seats Rear
-
No
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Active Noise CancellationNo
-
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Find My Car LocationYes
-
Real-Time Vehicle TrackingYes
-
Foldable Rear Seat
-
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Smart Key BandNo
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Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front Door
Front Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesNo
USB Charger
Front
-
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
-
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
Yes
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Hands-Free TailgateYes
-
Gear Shift IndicatorYesNo
Rear CurtainNoNo
Luggage Hook And NetNoYes
Battery Saver
-
No
Lane Change IndicatorNoYes
Additional Features
Launch Control,Vehicle Key with exclusive designation,Park Distance Control (PDC)
Mercedes me connect app
Massage SeatsNo
Front
Memory Function Seats
Front
No
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Drive Modes
4
4
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYesNo
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Cigarette LighterYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
No
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsYesNo
Dual Tone DashboardYesNo
Additional Features
Floor Mats in ‘M’ design,Micro-activated Carbon Particulate Filter for fresh and recirculated air,Ambient Lighting: Mood lighting in front and rear with 6 selectable light designs for instrument panel and door trims,Floor Mats in velour,Interior mirror with Automatic Anti-dazzle Function,Sport Leather Steering Wheel in leather ‘Walknappa’ in Black with Black stitching and ‘M’ badging,‘Shortshifter’ gearshift-lever with gear knob in ‘Walknappa’ leather and ‘M’ badge,Panorama Glass Roof with automatic sliding/tilting function,Rear seat backrest adjustable in 2 tilt positions,Stainless Steel insert - in the loading edge cover of the luggage compartment,Sport Seats for driver and front passenger,Storage Compartment Package,Instrument Cluster in Black Panel Technology with 5.7” (14.4 cm) TFT display including display of navigation arrows,Fine-wood trim ‘Fineline’ Stream with highlight trim finishers Pearl Chrome,Leather 'Dakota' with perforations Oyster/Grey highlight | Black,Leather 'Dakota' with perforations Mocha | Black/Mocha,Leather 'Dakota' with perforations Black | Blue highlight
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Exterior
Available ColorsStorm Bay MetallicAlpine WhiteSunset OrangeMediterranean BlueSparking Brown MetallicBlack Sapphire+1 MoreX1 ColorsGraphite GreyPolar WhiteMojave SilverObsidian BlackCavansite BlueHyacinth Red metallic+1 MoreGLC Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearYesNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Headlamp WashersYes
-
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperYes
-
Rear Window WasherYesYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassNoNo
Rear SpoilerYes
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Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNoNo
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNoYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome Garnish
-
Yes
Smoke Headlamps
-
Yes
Projector HeadlampsYes
-
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Cornering FoglampsNo
-
Roof RailYesNo
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps
Trunk Opener
Smart
Remote
Heated Wing MirrorYes
-
LED DRLsYes
-
LED HeadlightsYes
-
LED TaillightsYes
-
LED Fog LampsYes
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Additional Features
M Aerodynamics package with front apron, side skirts, wheel arch trim and cladding in body colour,rear apron with diffuser insert in Dark Shadow Metallic,BMW Kidney Grille with exclusively designed vertical slats with front sides in Black High-Gloss, grille frame in Chrome High-Gloss,M logo on side,Door Sill Finishers with ‘M’ lettering,Aerodynamically optimised vehicle underbody - Front air guide and engine compartment shielding,Comfort Suspension,Sun Protection Glazing,Rain Sensor and automatic driving lights,LED Tail Lights with aerodynamicaly optimized 3D two-part L-Shaped design,Roof Rails in Aluminium Satinated finish,Window Exterior frame in Aluminium Satinated finish,Twin exhaust tailpipe in Chrome finish,Wind deflectors on wheel arch, air curtain -specifically located air inlets in front bumper and air line through wheel arch for enhanced aerodynamics
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Tyre Size
225/50 R18
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Tyre Type
Runflat Tyres
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
18
19
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
No Of Airbags
6
7
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearNoYes
Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon Headlamps
-
No
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Advance Safety Features
Expert function for race track operation,Sporty, rapid gearshift timing in specific combinations of Driving Experience Control and gear selector switch,Engine control and brake interventions during cornering, agility enhancement and curve neutrality,Servotronic Steering Assist,Brake Energy Regeneration,Head airbags for the whole side window area,Electric Parking Brake,Analyses the driving behaviour of the driver,Suggests when to take a break in the control display,BMW Condition Based Service,Cornering Brake Control,Integrated Emergency Spare wheel,Runflat tyres with reinforced side walls,Warning triangle with first-aid kit,BMW ure Advance includes Tyres, Alloys, Engine ure, Key Lost Assistance and Golf Hole-in-One,Road Side Assistance 24x7
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Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Speed AlertYes
-
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsYesYes
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up Display
-
Yes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
Sos Emergency AssistanceNo
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Blind Spot MonitorYesNo
Geo Fence AlertNo
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Hill Descent ControlYesYes
Hill AssistYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
360 View Camera
-
Yes
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerNoNo
Cd ChangerNo
-
Dvd PlayerNoNo
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlNo
-
Mirror Link
-
No
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
CompassYes
-
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
8.8 Inch
12.3 inch
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android AutoNoYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Internal StorageNo
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Number Of Speaker
7
9
Rear Entertainment SystemNoYes
Additional Features
BMW Apps,Configurable user interface,iDrive Touch Controller
connect with Alexa, Google Home integration and Parking location on navigation system
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    BMW X1

    • Engaging drive experience
    • Diesel engine is super-refined
    • Ride quality is excellent over not so good roads.

    Mercedes-Benz GLC

    • Smart and convenient infotainment system
    • Refined and easy to drive diesel engine
    • Comfortable ride quality ideal for the Indian roads

    BMW X1

    • Lack of features for its price
    • Steering wheel buttons feel tacky
    • Cost cutting is apparent in places

    Mercedes-Benz GLC

    • Missing features like 360 degree camera and digital instrument cluster
    • Suspension takes a while to settle after a bump
    • Drive is not exciting

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