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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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Recharge P8 eAWD Pure Electric R-Design
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC40 Recharge P8 eAWD Pure Electric R-Design N/A N/A $50,751 $53,990
XC40 T4 FWD Inscription 23 32 $37,083 $39,450
XC40 T4 FWD Momentum 23 32 $31,678 $33,700
XC40 T4 FWD R-Design 23 32 $36,613 $38,950
XC40 T5 AWD Inscription 22 30 $38,963 $41,450
XC40 T5 AWD Momentum 22 30 $33,558 $35,700
XC40 T5 AWD R-Design 22 30 $38,493 $40,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,697
$50,751
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,550
$53,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$793 / month
$900 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.0
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 Volvo XC40 is a high-personality compact crossover with plenty of features for the money.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Station Wagons Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
57.3 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 40.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
57.3 54.7
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
27.2 -
Length, Overall (in)
173.6 174.2
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 65
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.2 63.4
Wheelbase (in)
107.4 106.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.2 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
56 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
15.4 14.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
50.1 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
29.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50.5 47.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
31.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.4 14.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.3 -
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)
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/50WR19 P255/45HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
R01 NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50WR19 P235/50HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
R01 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 7.5
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/121 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 5800 402
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Electric
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000 486
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 72
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 85
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 79
Transmission
Trans Type
8 1
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GLA Volvo XC40
Body Style
4MATIC Sport Utility
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
7.1 -
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 3307
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 331
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 331
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3307
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3307
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4740
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 760
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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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class
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  • Financing: 1.99% for 36 mo.
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  • Lease: From $335 for 36 months
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  • Finance: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
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