2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale vs. 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale from the front

With the 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale making its way into dealerships across Canada, many drivers have wondered how it stacks up against the competition. Wondering how the 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale compares to the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class? Below, we’ve put together a side-by-side analysis of the two vehicles to determine which SUV is the better choice for the average driver. 

Specifications & Features 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class
Standard Horsepower 256 hp 255 hp
Standard Torque 295 lb.-ft. 273 lb.-ft.
Front Leg Room 1,059 mm. 1,036 mm.
Rear Leg Room 965 mm 945 mm
Storage Space  1,430 L 1,399 L

Engine Specifications and Performance

Comparing the base engines of the 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale and the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class shows that the 2023 Tonale outperforms its competitor. The 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale comes standard with a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.0-litre engine with an output of 256 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class’ base engine is limited to an output of 255 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, providing drivers with a less-responsive driving experience. Both models come equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission system.  

2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale from the side

Passenger Space and Comfort

The 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale is more spacious than the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, and it’s easily felt in both rows of seating. The 2023 Tonale offers 1,059 mm of front leg room and 965 mm of rear leg room, comfortably accommodating passengers in both rows. The 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class may feel cramped by comparison, offering only 1,036 mm in the front and 945 mm in the back. 

Storage Space 

The differences in size between these two SUVs also means that the 2023 Tonale will be able to haul more cargo than its Mercedes-Benz competitor. The 2023 Tonale has a maximum cargo capacity of 1,430 litres, while the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class maxes out at 1,399 litres. 

Shop for the 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale at Alfa Romeo of London 

Overall, drivers looking for a SUV that offers both power and interior space will prefer the 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale to the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class. The 2023 Tonale’s base engine is more powerful, and it has more interior space for both passengers and cargo.  


Wondering where to shop for the 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale in the London, Ontario area? Drivers can shop for this and other popular models right here at Alfa Romeo of London. Interested vehicle shoppers can get pre-approved for financing right here on the Alfa Romeo of London website. If you have any questions for our team, don’t hesitate to call us at 866 – 549 – 2724 or by sending us a message directly.