2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLA 250

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New 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

2020 Subaru
Crosstrek Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$34,250 to $36,250
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$35,145
Invoice* $32,195 to $34,075 $33,016
MPG - City 22 - 24 N/A
MPG - Hwy 30 - 34 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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

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 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 and the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 is about the same width as the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 greatly out-muscles the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 and the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 as you will in the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 than that of the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid.