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2021 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 Review

New 2021 Jeep Cherokee

2021 Jeep
Cherokee

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLA 250

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MSRP*
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$26,310 to $35,550
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$34,250 to $36,250
Invoice* $26,192 to $34,709 $32,195 to $34,075
MPG - City 18 - 22 22 - 24
MPG - Hwy 24 - 31 30 - 34
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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 Jeep Cherokee, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Jeep Cherokee will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 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 Destination Charge for the Jeep Cherokee is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Cherokee 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 Jeep Cherokee, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Jeep Cherokee doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Handling
The Jeep Cherokee has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Jeep Cherokee 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 Jeep Cherokee and the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250. With the Jeep Cherokee, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Cherokee is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.