2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2018 Audi Q3
It's well-known that the compact crossover market is one of the most popular market segments. With their efficient and easy-to-drive configurations, but added versatility and interior space, it's no wonder that more and more drivers are making their way into these vehicles. Whether you're a seasoned expert in this field, or new to it, we want you to shop informed. That's why the team here at Mercedes-Benz of South Mississippi put together this comparison of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs the 2018 Audi Q3. Both luxury crossovers have a lot to offer, but how do they stack up?
For comparison purposes, today we'll be considering the entry-level configurations of both models. The 2018 GLA 250 and the Audi Q3 feature similar-sized engines, but when it comes to both power specs and EPA-estimated fuel economy, the 2018 GLA comes out ahead. Although the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA has a slightly higher starting price of $34,400*, drivers are able to access more premium features as standard. The GLA-Class also has room for upgrades in drivetrain and engine size. Check out the chart below to see more details on how these luxury crossovers compare.
|2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250||vs||2018 Audi Q3|
|208 hp; 258 lb-ft of torque||Engine Output||200 hp; 207 lb-ft of torque|
|24 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy||20 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy|
|Standard Feature||Keyless Ignition||Available as Upgrade|
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Standard Features
When a driver is considering a new Mercedes-Benz model, they are not just getting any vehicle. The name "Mercedes-Benz" is itself a seal of quality, comfort, and long-lasting dependability. Thanks to years of innovation, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA comes standard with loads of premium features that many competitors lack, or might charge more for.
Standard entry-level features for the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class include:
- Keyless Entry & Keyless Ignition
- Leatherette Seating
- Turbocharged 2.0L 16-valve, 4-cylinder DOHC engine
- Leather Steering
- Automatic Climate Control
- ... and so much more!