Dare to Compare the Mercedes-Benz GLA

Dare to Compare Mercedes-Benz GLA

Do You Dare to Compare the GLA to the BMW X1, Audi Q3, & Lexus NX?

The BMW X1, Audi Q3, and Lexus NX are three top competitors in the compact SUV segment, but that doesn’t mean they’re the best. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA offers high fuel efficiency and unique safety features. It delivers a genuine luxury SUV experience to Murrieta and Sun City drivers without breaking the bank. To see just what it’s made of, compare the new GLA vs. BMW X1 vs. Audi Q3 vs. Lexus NX in the chart below!

Features 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 SUV 2019 BMW X1 sDrive28i Sport Activity Vehicle 2018 Audi Q3 2.0T Premium FWD 2019 Lexus NX 300 SUV
Starting MSRP $33,950 $34,950 $32,900 $36,385
Engine 2.0L turbo I4 engine 2.0L turbo I4 engine 2.0L turbo I4 engine 2.0L I4 engine
Fuel System Direct injection Direct injection Direct injection Direct injection
Horsepower 208 228 200 235
Torque 258 258 207 258
Transmission 7-speed automatic transmission 8-speed automatic transmission 6-speed automatic transmission 6-speed automatic transmission
Fuel Economy
EPA-Estimated City MPG 24 TBD (23 on 2018 model) 20 22
EPA-Estimated Highway MPG 33 TBD (32 on 2018 model) 28 28
Maximum Cargo Capacity 43.6 cubic feet 58.7 cubic feet 50.3 cubic feet 54.6 cubic feet
Exterior Dimensions
Length 173.9 inches 175.4 inches 172.8 inches 182.3 inches
Width 71 inches 71.7 inches 72.1 inches 73.6 inches
Height 60 inches 62.9 inches 62.9 inches 64.8 inches
Wheelbase 106.3 inches 105.1 inches 102.5 inches 104.7 inches
Exterior Features
Rain-Sensing Wipers Standard Standard Standard Optional
Memory-Adjustable Exterior Mirrors Standard Standard Feature Not Offered Optional
Safety Features
Second Row Side Airbag Optional Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Front Airbag Deactivation via Child Seat Detection System Standard Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA Stands Apart

Compared to the BMW X1, Audi Q3, and Lexus NX, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV shines as an efficient and well-equipped compact SUV. It generates greater horsepower than the Audi Q3 and earns higher fuel economy ratings than its competitors. Despite its cost-effective starting MSRP, it also comes standard with features that are not standard (or not found at all!) on the base NX and Q3, such as memory-adjustable exterior mirrors and a second-row side airbag.

Find Your New GLA at Mercedes-Benz of Temecula!

As you can see, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA surpasses many in its segment with astounding efficiency and an abundance of luxury features for the price. To see what else the GLA offers, schedule a test drive at Mercedes-Benz of Temecula near Menifee and Hemet. Our friendly staff can help you apply for financing and get the best rates and terms possible. We can also help you further compare Mercedes-Benz models to their BMW and Lexus counterparts!

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