2023 Buick Envision vs. 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 Review

Picture of the 2023 Buick Envision

2023 Buick
Envision

MSRP*: $33,400 to $47,460
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Picture of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

2023 Mercedes-Benz
GLA 250

MSRP*: $37,500 to $39,500
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MPG - City 22 - 23 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 31 MPG 32 - 34 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 52.7 ft3 50.5 ft3
Engine
  • 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 221-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 228 hp 221 hp
Exterior Length 182.5 in 173.6 in
Exterior Width 74.1 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 39.0 in
Rear 38.1 in

*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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Envision than in the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Buick Envision and the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Buick Envision as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GLA 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). The Buick Envision is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Envision is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Buick Envision, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Handling
The Buick Envision 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 Buick Envision has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Buick Envision does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels 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 Buick Envision and the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250. The Buick Envision has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.