Compare 2021 BMW X2 vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class

2021 BMW X2
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class
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M35i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X2 M35i Sports Activity Vehicle 23 30 $43,700 $46,450
X2 sDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle 24 32 $34,540 $36,600
X2 xDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle 24 31 $36,400 $38,600
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AMG GLA 35 4MATIC SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLA AMG GLA 35 4MATIC SUV 23 29 $44,697 $47,550
GLA AMG GLA 45 4MATIC SUV 20 27 $51,230 $54,500
GLA GLA 250 4MATIC SUV 24 33 $35,936 $38,230
GLA GLA 250 SUV 25 34 $34,056 $36,230
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,700
$44,697
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,450
$47,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$774 / month
$793 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 BMW X2 swaps style for utility while retaining many of the virtues that make the related X1 appealing. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is the smallest and least expensive SUV in its lineup, and a welcome entry to the brand.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Small Station Wagons
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 54.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 40.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 38.4
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 38.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- 57.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62 63.7
Length, Overall (in)
172.2 174.6
Height, Overall (in)
60.1 62.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 107.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.8 72.2
Liftover Height (in)
- 27.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50.1 50.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
21.6 15.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
21.6 15.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 29.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 31.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 41.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 56
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 50.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 13.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.2 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/45WR19 P235/50WR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
927 R01
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45WR19 P235/50WR19
Rear Tire Order Code
927 R01
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3721 3653
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
331 @ 1750 295 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
301 @ 5000 302 @ 5800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.52 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.20 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 -
Trans Type
8 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.18 -
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X2 Mercedes-Benz GLA
Body Style
Sports Activity Coupe 4MATIC
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.9 7.1
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2021 BMW X2
  • 2021 BMW X2 available; 2022s arriving
  • Lease: From $399 for 36 months
  • Rebate: $1,000 college grad discount
  • Finance: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class
  • 2022 GLA-Class is arriving now
  • Lease: No lease offers
  • Rebates: No cash rebates
  • Financing: No financing deals

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