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2020 Audi Q3 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 Review

New 2020 Audi Q3

2020 Audi
Q3

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLA 250

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MSRP*
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$34,700 to $36,000
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$34,250 to $36,250
Invoice* $32,620 to $33,840 $32,195 to $34,075
MPG - City 19 22 - 24
MPG - Hwy 27 30 - 34
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi Q3, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Audi Q3 or the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Audi Q3 and the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q3 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Audi Q3 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Audi Q3 and the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Audi Q3 has the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi Q3 has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q3 and the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250. The Audi Q3 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Warranty
The Audi Q3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.