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2022 Audi Q3 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 Review

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2022 Audi
Q3

MSRP*: $35,900 to $38,200
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2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

MSRP*: $38,050 to $40,050
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MPG - City 21 - 23 MPG 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 MPG 30 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 48.0 ft3 62.0 ft3
Engine 184-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 221-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 184 - 228 hp 221 hp
Exterior Length 176.6 in 182.4 in
Exterior Width 72.8 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 36.1 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 38.1 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 37.6 in
Front 40.7 in
Rear 39.3 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 than in the Audi Q3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q3.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q3 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi Q3 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi Q3 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Dimensions
The Audi Q3 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250. The Audi Q3 is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, which may make it easier to park.

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

Performance
The Audi Q3 has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Audi Q3 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Utility
The Audi Q3 has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, making the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi Q3 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

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