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2021 BMW 228 Gran Coupe vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review

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2021 BMW
228 Gran Coupe

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2021 Mercedes-Benz
A-Class

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MSRP*
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$35,700 to $37,700
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$33,650 to $35,650
Invoice* $33,700 to $35,560 $31,631 to $33,511
MPG - City 23 - 24 25
MPG - Hwy 33 34 - 36
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 228 Gran Coupe than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, drivers may find the Mercedes-Benz A-Class a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz A-Class requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, 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). The BMW 228 Gran Coupe is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the BMW 228 Gran Coupe will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

Dimensions
The BMW 228 Gran Coupe is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. When looking at overall length, the BMW 228 Gran Coupe takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW 228 Gran Coupe transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

Handling
The BMW 228 Gran Coupe has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 228 Gran Coupe is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

Warranty
The BMW 228 Gran Coupe comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.