Mercedes-Benz GLB vs Subaru Forester Comparison

    Mercedes-Benz GLB

    Subaru Forester

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    2024 Mercedes-Benz
    GLB
    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 8.8.
    0.0
    NA
    7.8
    0.0
    Based on the Mercedes-Benz GLB
    Based on the Subaru Forester 2.5i-S (AWD)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    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

    NA
    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Excellent outward visibility
    • Rear doors open to 90 degrees
    • Practical second row and boot
    Misses
    • Uninspiring performance
    • In dire need of an interior overhaul
    • Short-ish service intervals

    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 Mercedes-Benz GLB range is available in the following exterior paint colours:

    • Digital White metallic
    • Iridium Silver metallic
    • Mountain Grey metallic
    • Cosmos Black metallic
    • Spectral Blue metallic
    • Manufaktur Patagonia Red metallic (+$692)

    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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