Compare 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class vs 2021 MINI Cooper Countryman

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class
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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
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Cooper ALL4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Countryman Cooper ALL4 23 32 $28,810 $31,100
Countryman Cooper FWD 26 33 $26,970 $29,100
Countryman Cooper S ALL4 23 31 $29,550 $33,900
Countryman Cooper S FWD 24 33 $29,550 $31,900
Countryman Cooper SE ALL4 N/A N/A $38,380 $41,500
Countryman John Cooper Works ALL4 23 30 $38,380 $41,500
Countryman Oxford Edition ALL4 23 32 $27,250 $31,100
Countryman Oxford Edition FWD 26 33 $25,250 $29,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,697
$28,810
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,550
$31,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$793 / month
$518 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is the smallest and least expensive SUV in its lineup, and a welcome entry to the brand. The 2021 Mini Countryman trades some of its small car driving charm for a roomier interior.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Station Wagons Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 54
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 40.4
Front Hip Room (in)
57.3 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 40.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
57.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 54.8
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 97
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
107.4 105.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.7 61.5
Liftover Height (in)
27.2 -
Length, Overall (in)
174.6 169.8
Height, Overall (in)
62.5 61.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
29.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50.5 47.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
31.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.4 17.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
56 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
15.4 17.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
50.1 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 16.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 37.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/50WR19 P225/55WR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
R01 927
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50WR19 P225/55WR17
Rear Tire Order Code
R01 927
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3653 3600
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 17 X 7.5
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000 162 @ 1480
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 5800 134 @ 4500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 32
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA 205
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Trans Type
8 8
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.24
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 4.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.18
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.49
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GLA MINI Countryman
Body Style
4MATIC ALL4 Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 6.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class
  • 2021 GLA-Class is available
  • Lease: From $399/mo.
  • Rebates: No cash incentives
  • Financing: 1.99% for 36 mo.
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