Compare 2019 Audi Q3 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class

2019 Audi Q3
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class
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2.0 TFSI Premium Plus quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q3 2.0 TFSI Premium Plus quattro 19 27 $32,620 $34,700
Q3 2.0 TFSI Premium quattro 19 27 $32,620 $34,700
Q3 2.0 TFSI S line Premium Plus quattro 19 27 $33,840 $36,000
Q3 2.0 TFSI S line Premium quattro 19 27 $33,840 $36,000
Q3 2.0 TFSI S line Prestige quattro 19 27 $33,840 $36,000
GLA 250 4MATIC SUV
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,620
$34,075
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,700
$36,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$578 / month
$604 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Audi Q3 whispers “GTI” in the ears of brand-conscious drivers—but it’s, like, discreet about it. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 is a solid crossover entry point into the luxury German brand.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 -
Front Leg Room (in)
40 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
64.1 60
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.5 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 71
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 60.9
Length, Overall (in)
176.6 173.9
Liftover Height (in)
- 23.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
23.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
23.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
48 43.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 31.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 27.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 54.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 11.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 14.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 38.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R66
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR18 P235/50WR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R66
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR18 P235/50WR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3905 3428
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1700 258 @ 1250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
228 @ 5000 208 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 30
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.43
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 1.05
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.59 3.86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.53 4.60
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.54
Trans Type
8 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.48
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 3.37
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi Q3 Mercedes-Benz GLA
Body Style
quattro Sport Utility 4MATIC
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 7.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 115
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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