2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs. 2021 Kia Telluride | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs. 2021 Kia Telluride Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLA 250

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New 2021 Kia Telluride

2021 Kia
Telluride

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MSRP*
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$34,250 to $36,250
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$31,990 to $44,090
Invoice* $32,195 to $34,075 $30,871 to $42,105
MPG - City 22 - 24 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 30 - 34 24 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 as you will with the Kia Telluride, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Kia Telluride. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Kia Telluride.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 is much slimmer than the Kia Telluride, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Kia Telluride.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 has a lot less horsepower than the Kia Telluride.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 seats a lot fewer people than the Kia Telluride. The Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Kia Telluride.

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