Luxury automakers are getting into the small crossover game with mixed results.
The Mercedes-Benz GLA offers a much sportier AMG edition, but the standard GLA 250 rides too harshly; it’s due for a complete makeover soon.
The BMW X1 features a front-drive platform like the Q3, but it doesn’t feel as premium as Audi’s entry even though it may have more room.
The Lexus UX offers hybrid power and a snazzy interior, though it can seem built to a price compared to cars such as the Volvo XC40, which has a sporty, entertaining look to match its performance.
The latest Acura RDX is maybe that brand’s best overall effort, with crisp lines that go well with its eager handling.
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|2019 Audi Q3Browse Used Listings||2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA ClassBrowse Used Listings||2019 BMW X1Browse Used Listings||2019 Lexus UXBrowse Used Listings||2019 Volvo XC40Browse Used Listings||2018 Land Rover Range Rover EvoqueBrowse Used Listings|
|19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy||29 MPG City / 41 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4|
|Compact Cars||Small SUV 2WD||Large Cars||Midsize Cars||Small SUV 2WD||Small SUV 4WD|
|2.0 TFSI Premium Plus quattro||GLA 250 SUV||sDrive28i Sports Activity Vehicle||UX 200 FWD||T4 FWD Momentum||5 Door SE|
|All Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive|
|quattro Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sports Activity Vehicle||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||5-Door|
|Automatic w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic/CVT w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2019 Audi Q3 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class||2019 Audi Q3 vs. 2019 BMW X1||2019 Audi Q3 vs. 2019 Lexus UX||2019 Audi Q3 vs. 2019 Volvo XC40||2019 Audi Q3 vs. 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque|