Comparison - Ford Puma ST 2021 - vs - Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class GLA250 2019

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Average Price: 
£
30,415
Updated: 
16 Feb 2021
$
35,950
Updated: 
29 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Manual
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.00gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Blazer Blue
#091933
Race Red
#C81D14
Frozen White
#F9FEFF
Agate Black
#000000
Solar Silver
#898B8D
Magnetic
#31352F
Desert Island Blue
#0660B8
Metropolis White
#C7C5B8
Fantastic Red
#C81D1A
Grey Matter
#A9ABAD
Color: 
Cirrus White
#E7E8E2
Cocoa Brown Metallic
#523F31
Cosmos Black Metallic
#23221E
Jupiter Red
#970802
Kryptonite Green Metallic
#5F9839
Lunar Blue Metallic
#18294B
Mountain Grey Metallic
#585657
Night Black
#000000
Polar Silver Metallic
#C1C2BD
Canyon Beige Metallic
#9C7857
designo Mountain Grey Magno
#59545A

Electric

Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
6.70s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

PROS
Seriously sorted chassis
Determined three-cylinder engine
Excellent interior technology

CONS
Cramped rear seats
Getting expensive for a small SUV
We don't get the ST

By: 
carexpert.com.au

PROS
Fast, terrific dynamics, extremely well-engineered.

CONS
Ride can be a little uncompromising, sub-optimal fuel consumption if you use the performance.

By: 
topgear.com

Not only is the Ford Puma ST one of the most exciting SUVs we’ve ever driven, it’s also immensely practical, comes packed with equipment and undercuts all of its main rivals on price. In other words, the Puma ST is a classic performance car from Ford: fast, fun and fantastic value, making it our favourite Sports SUV.

PROS
Immensely enjoyable to drive
Surprisingly big boot
Great driving position

CONS
Occasionally bouncy low-speed ride
Infotainment could be slicker
A VW T-Roc is bigger in the back

By: 
whatcar.com

The Mercedes-Benz GLA merges hatchback size with crossover functionality and luxury appointments, with better-than-average results.

Pros
Zippy to drive
Nimble handling
Practical hatchback shape
AMG GLA45 is downright sporty

Cons
Cramped rear seats
Interior doesn't impress
So-so visibility
AMG gets expensive with a quickness

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class ranked #5 in Luxury Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class has a score of 7.8 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 28 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Engaging handling
User-friendly features

Cons
So-so acceleration with base engine
Unforgiving ride
Some low-rent interior trim
Small back seat and trunk

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 7-speed automated manual.

Pros
One of the most entertaining crossovers in the class
Returns respectable mileage considering its performance
High clearance and optional all-wheel drive lend some all-weather capability
Long list of available tech and safety features on the AMG GLA 45

Cons
Firm ride quality can grow tiresome on rough roads
Automatic transmission operates sluggishly in stop-and-go situations
Not much legroom, headroom or cargo room
Road and wind noise could be better tamped down

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
23.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
12
16
Cylinders: 
3
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
236ft-lbs
258ft-lbs
at 1 250rpm
Horsepower: 
197hp
at 6 000rpm
208hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.10Feet
36.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Wireless charging pad
Power assist steering
Selectable drive modes(Normal, sport, Eco, trail, slippery)
Concierge Service
Destination Download
Roadside Assistance
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
164.80in
173.90in
Width: 
75.90in
71.00in
Height: 
61.00in
60.00in
Ground Clearance: 
5.30in
Front Track: 
60.90in
Rear Track: 
60.80in
Wheel Base: 
101.80in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
38.40
Rear Head Room: 
37.90
35.40
Front Leg Room: 
44.30in
40.20in
Rear leg room: 
34.50in
27.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
53.00in
56.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
51.90in
53.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
42.00cu.ft
43.60cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.00cu.ft
17.20cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3428.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Lumbar massage for driver and passenger
Heated front seats
Centre console with armrest and stowage
Front seat – Driver's manual height and fore/aft adjustment 4-way
10 -way power driver seat
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat thigh extension
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leatherette
Fold Flat Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Bucket Front Seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Manual air conditioning
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
8" TFT touchscreen display
7 speakers
Apple CarPlay, Android Auto
MP3-compatible, remote audio controls
USB connection
Memory card slot
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Quickclear heated windscreen
Privacy glass to side rear windows and tailgate glass
Power foldable heated door mirrors with puddle lamps
High chrome waistline
Rear wiper
Body coloured door mirrors
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17"
18 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Tyre Repair KIT
Null spare wheel
Inside mounted spare tire
Fullsize matching spare tire
Performance tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Pre-collision assist with autonomous emergency braking, pedestrian/cyclist detection & post-collision braking
Automatic headlights with rain sensing wipers and auto high beam
Lane-Keeping System with Lane Departure Warning
Brake drying
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Pre-collision safety system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear integrated headrests
Rearview Camera
Rear Side Airbags
Turn Signal Mirrors
Emergency Service
Blind Spot Assist
Parking Pilot
Vehicle Alarm notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Parking Assist Package
Premium Package
Multimedia Package
Driver Assistance Package
Night Package
Convenience Package
AMG Line Exterior
Exterior Options: 
Carbon Fiber Look Mirror Housings
18" Twin 5-Spoke Wheels
Wheel Locks
19" Matte Black 5-Twin-Spoke Alloy Wheel
Illuminated Star
19" Black AMG Multi-Spoke Alloy Wheel
Full LED Headlamps And Taillamps
Panorama Sunroof
Carbon Style Exterior Mirror Housings
18" 5-Twin-Spoke Alloy Wheel
18" 5-Spoke Alloy Wheel
LED Logo Projectors
Gloss Black Exterior Mirror Housings
19" 5-Spoke Wheels
19" AMG Multi-Spoke Alloy Wheel
Interior Options: 
Harman/kardon LOGIC7 sound system
Smartphone Integration
Heated Front Seats
Garmin Map Pilot
Illuminated Door Sills
12-Color Ambient Cabin Lighting

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Crystal Grey MB-Tex, leather
#CFCAC7
Black MB-Tex, leatherette
#000000
Black, leather
#1C1C1C
Nut Brown, leather
#5E524D
Sahara Beige/Black, leather
#B7A99D
Sahara Beige MB-Tex, leather
#BCB0A5