2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs. 2021 Toyota Venza | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs. 2021 Toyota Venza Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLA 250

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New 2021 Toyota Venza

2021 Toyota
Venza

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MSRP*
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$34,250 to $36,250
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$32,470 to $39,800
Invoice* $32,195 to $34,075 $30,521 to $37,412
MPG - City 22 - 24 40
MPG - Hwy 30 - 34 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
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

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 Toyota Venza, 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 Toyota Venza. 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 Toyota Venza.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 is much slimmer than the Toyota Venza, 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 Toyota Venza.

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 Toyota Venza.

Performance
The Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Venza.

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 Toyota Venza. The Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota Venza.

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