Mercedes-AMG GLB35 vs Subaru Forester Comparison

    Mercedes-AMG GLB35

    Subaru Forester

    2024 Mercedes-AMG
    GLB35
    vs
    2024 Subaru
    Forester

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.9.
    0.0
    8.6
    8.0
    0.0
    Based on the Mercedes-AMG GLB35 35 4MATIC
    Based on the Subaru Forester 2.5i-S (AWD)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    60L
    546 km
    48L - 63L
    322 to 466 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $102,900
    $37,890 - $50,140
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    CarExpert's Take

    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Feels properly quick and handles superbly for a boxy SUV with a comfortable ride
    • Benz has the edge on technology at the moment and it's easy to use
    • Eminently practical and reasonably priced against rivals
    Misses
    • Engine note could be more interesting
    • Third-row seating is tight
    • Cargo space behind third row is limited to a few grocery bags
    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Excellent practicality
    • Super easy to live with
    • AWD is standard
    Misses
    • Better value lower in the range
    • A bit thirsty
    • Not a thrilling car to drive

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • 21 Inch Alloy Wheels (+$1,290)
    • Alloy Wheels Special 20 Inch (+$790)
    • Alloy Wheels Special 21 Inch (+$1,990)
    • Driver Assist Pack (+$1,990)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,490)
    NA

    Colours Available

    The 2024 Subaru Forester is available in the following exterior paint colours, depending on the variant:

    • Crystal White Pearl
    • Ice Silver Metallic
    • Brilliant Bronze Metallic
    • Crimson Red Pearl
    • Autumn Green Metallic
    • Horizon Blue Pearl
    • Cascade Green Silica
    • Magnetite Grey Metallic
    • Crystal Black Silica
    • Sapphire Blue Pearl

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJDIRECT FUEL INJ
    Size (cc)
    19911995 - 2498
    Size (L)
    2.0L2.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4FLAT 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    225kW110kW - 136kW
    Power RPM
    58005800 - 6000
    Torque
    400Nm196Nm - 239Nm
    Torque RPM
    30004000 - 4400
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    -12.1 - 12.5

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