Comparison - Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 2021 - vs - SsangYong Rexton ELX 2019

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Новый SsangYong 2017 года Rexton G4
Average Price: 
$
36,230
Updated: 
11 Dec 2019
£
35,495
Updated: 
06 Jan 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2019
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
8-speed dual-clutch
7-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
12.70gals
21.13gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Night Black
#090909
Iridium Silver metallic
#B7B7B9
Polar White
#D1D5CB
Denim blue metallic
#272A57
Mountain Grey Metallic
#646262
Cosmos Black metallic
#1A1A18
Patagonia Red metallic
#B61C35
Digital White metallic
#FFFFFF
Color: 
Grand White
#D0D4D7
Silent Silver
#9AA3AA
Jazz Brown
#70665D
Dandy Blue
#3F537F
Space Black
#424B52
Techno Grey
#656A6E

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

For 2021, the GLA-class is a clean-sheet redesign. While it still resembles the previous-generation GLA-class, the new model looks more premium inside and out, which will help it blend with the throng of Mercedes-Benz SUVs that launched for the 2019 and 2020 model years. It shares a platform with the brand's other small offerings, including the slightly larger GLB-class SUV and the entry-level A-class sedan.

Pros
Responsive handling,
lots of available features,
interesting design.

Cons
Cramped interior,
uncomfortable ride,
not as luxurious as a Benz should be.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The GLA has been fully redesigned for 2021.Part of the second GLA generation introduced for 2021.

Pros
Smooth ride and comfortable seats
Features one of today's best, most advanced infotainment systems
Mercedes badge at an affordable price

Cons
Most of the GLA's advanced safety features are optional
Too much road noise for a luxury SUV
Cargo capacity is small compared to Mercedes' GLB

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is the smallest and least expensive SUV in its lineup, and a welcome entry to the brand.

Pros
Stylish interior
Reasonably well-equipped
Roomier rear seats
Extensive options

Cons
Expensive options
Some options should be standard
Small cargo area
Can’t wait for the GLA45

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Genuinely capable 4x4 can seat seven and tow big loads.

PROS
Tough, rugged and reliable workhorse
Far better than previous model
Huge boot in five-seat mode
Seven-seat version available
CONS
Ride can be choppy
Not much engine/gearbox choice
Relatively unknown brand
Low fuel economy and high tax

By: 
parkers.co.uk

The Rexton is a well-priced SUV that has a lot of boot space for the money and can carry seven people.
Reviews are fairly poor though since it’s not good to drive, noisy and has a dull image. It is one of the cheapest ways to move large loads and more people than usual however, so if you’re in that market then it’s worth a look.

Pros
Good off-road
Practical
Long warranty

Cons
Poor ride
Noisy
Outdated

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The Rexton’s four-wheel drive system spends most of its life driving the rear wheels only, diverting power to the front when conditions get more slippery. In most of the cars sold in the UK it will be controlled through a Mercedes-sourced seven-speed automatic transmission - but a six-speed manual is likely to be offered on entry-level editions.
The dashboard has a clean look - again, with some cues from the Tivoli - but cross-stitched material panels and Nappa leather add a touch of luxury. The equipment on offer will include dual-zone climate control, a powered rear tailgate that opens automatically when the keyholder has been standing behind it for three seconds, and a new level of safety kit for SsangYong, including nine airbags and rear cross-traffic alert.

By: 
autoexpress.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Urban/Extra Urban/Combined(mpg)uk - 27.6/40.9/34.8
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
34.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Diesel

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.20L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 800rpm
309ft-lbs
at 2 600rpm
Horsepower: 
221hp
at 5 500rpm
179hp
at 4 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
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
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Height adjustable steering wheel
Heated lower front windscreen
60/40 split middle row seats
Electrically operated & heated door mirrors
Headlight levelling system
Privacy glass: rear door, quarter & tailgate
Solar controlled glass
Electric windows (front & rear)
Automatic dipping rear view mirror
Steering wheel adjustable for rake & reach
Hydraulic and speed-sensitive power steering
Heated steering wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
173.60in
190.90in
Width: 
72.20in
77.10in
Height: 
63.50in
71.80in
Ground Clearance: 
9.80in
Front Track: 
64.50in
Rear Track: 
64.50in
Wheel Base: 
107.40in
111.61in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
34.90
Rear Head Room: 
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
Rear leg room: 
38.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
50.50cu.ft
63.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.40cu.ft
22.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
20.50degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4922.00lbs

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: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
power steering
12V DC power outlets (x3)

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leatherette
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
6-way power-adjustable front passanger seat
Driver’s seat position memory
Two tone leather seats
Front and rear seat warmers
Adjustable front seat headrests
Premium nappa leather seat upholstery
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
60:40 split and double folding 2nd-row seats with folding entre armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Double wishbone with coil spring
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Independent multi link coil spring
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Automatic air conditioning
Heated lower front windscreen
Lower windscreen wiper de-icer
Headlamp leveling
Intermittent rear wiper
Solar, noise-control windscreen
Automatic de-misting system
Air vents for rear seat passengers
Cabin air quality control system

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
CD & RDS radio with iPod & Bluetooth connectivity
Remote audio controls
Six speakers
Kenwood Touch-screen Sat Nav, DAB MP3 CD/DVD with iPod & Bluetooth connectivity
Apple Car Play & Google Android Auto
HD 9.2" screen, TomTom navigation and rear-view camera

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rails
Side steps
Projection headlights
Chrome trim on radiator grille
High-gloss skid plate under front & rear bumpers
LED rear combination lamp with side light
Aero-blade wipers
Body coloured exterior door handles with hidden key button
Discretely hidden exhaust pipe
Shark fin antenna
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.5 In.
18"
Wheels more: 
Run Flat Tires
Diamond cut 18" alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
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
Vented disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
solid disc
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Brake Drying
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Front & rear fog lights
Speed sensing door locks
Hill Descent Control (HDC)
ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
ISOFIX fitting to outer rear seats
Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) with Active Rollover Protection (ARP
High-strength-steel construction
Ultra-rigid Quad Frame for greater strength
Door impact beams for added protection from side collisions
Forward collision warning
Lane departure warning
Traffic sign recognition
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners
Anti-theft alarm with immobiliser
Visual VIN plate

Options

Packages: 
AMG Line
Driver Assistance Package
Exterior Lighting Package
Premium Package
Multimedia Package
Parking Assistance Package
AMG Line W/Night Package
Kenwood Touch-screen Sat Nav, DAB CD/DVD with iPod & Bluetooth connectivity
Metallic paint
Rear parking sensors
Exterior Options: 
19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke W/Black Accented Wheels
Carbon Style Mirror Housings
LED Logo Projector
20" AMG Multispoke Wheels
19" 10-Spoke W/Matte Black Accented Wheels
Wheel Locking Bolts
Illuminated Star
Body-Color Rear Spoiler
20" AMG Black Multispoke Wheels
19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Wheels
KEYLESS-GO
Chrome Door Handle Inserts
Panorama Roof
Interior Options: 
Head-Up Display
MBUX Interior Assistant
Burmester Surround Sound System
SiriusXM Radio
Heated And Ventilated Front Seats
Inductive Wireless Charging And NFC Pairing
Heated Steering Wheel
Garage Door Opener
USB-C Adapter Cable
Multicontour Front Seats
64-Color LED Ambient Lighting W/Illuminated Vents
Heated Front Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#000000
Neva Grey/Black, leatherette
#A5ACB4
Macchiato Beige, leatherette
#E2DDDD
Bahia Brown, leather
#50372A
Titanium Grey/Black, leather
#71706E
Classic Red/Black, leather
#993238
Black w/Dinamica Red Stitching, leatherette/suede
#000000
Black, leatherette
#000000
Color: 
#585C5F