Comparison - Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class GLC 300 2019 - vs - Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class GLA250 2020

General

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Average Price: 
$
42,700
Updated: 
02 May 2019
$
36,250
Updated: 
11 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.40gals
14.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black
#000000
Brilliant Blue Metallic
#0F0F96
Iridium Silver Metallic
#A5A5A5
Lunar Blue Metallic
#1E3459
Obsidian Black Metallic
#211810
Polar White
#E1E0DE
Selenite Grey Metallic
#525659
designo Cardinal Red Metallic
#951316
Mojava Silver Metallic
#757577
designo Diamond White Metallic
#E9E9E9
Color: 
Iridium Silver Metallic
#B7B7B9
Cosmos Black Metallic
#23221E
Jupiter Red
#970802
Denim Blue Metallic
#272A57
Mountain Grey Metallic
#585657
Night Black
#000000
Polar White
#D1D5CB
designo Mountain Grey Magno
#59545A

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class uses a plush ride and a lush cabin to captivate crossover crowds—and trumps it all with the AMG card.

Pros
Cabinet-grade interior (agency or furniture)
Choose your body
Choose your engine
Burmester audio thrills
Doesn’t cut short on technology

Cons
Expensive safety options
It’s not a Coupe, it’s just less useful
Numb steering (GLC 300)
Rivals have diesel, plug-ins

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class comes with rear wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic.Heated front seats and a household power outlet are now standard.Off-Road Engineering package and tri-zone climate control now available.

PROS
Balance of comfort and performance makes it an appealing daily driver
Elegant design inside and out gives it a true luxury appearance
Plenty of room for adult-size passengers in back
Solid fuel economy from the standard four-cylinder engine

CONS
Technology interface isn't always easy to use

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class ranked #4 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class has a score of 8.8 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 28 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Roomy, sophisticated cabin
Plenty of features
Smooth ride

Cons
Small cargo capacity in coupe models
Infotainment system has a learning curve

By: 
usnews.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

We think that the 2020 model year will be the last for the current-generation GLA before a new model arrives for 2021. As such, Mercedes-Benz did not make any changes for the 2020 model year.

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 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 7-speed automated manual.The AMG GLA 45 has been discontinued.

Pros
One of the most entertaining crossovers in the class
Respectable fuel economy considering its performance
High clearance and optional all-wheel drive lend some all-weather capability
Long list of available tech and safety features

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: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
23.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
273ft-lbs
at 1 300rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 250rpm
Horsepower: 
241hp
at 5 500rpm
208hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
38.80Feet

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: 
no
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: 
Transmission controls and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Concierge Service
Destination Download
Roadside Assistance
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Concierge Service
Destination Download
Roadside Assistance
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
183.30in
173.90in
Width: 
74.40in
71.00in
Height: 
64.50in
60.00in
Ground Clearance: 
5.00in
5.30in
Front Track: 
60.90in
Rear Track: 
60.80in
Wheel Base: 
113.10in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.80
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
Front Leg Room: 
40.80in
Rear leg room: 
37.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
56.50cu.ft
43.60cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
19.40cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4001.00lbs
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
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
10 -way power driver seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leatherette
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
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest

Suspension

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

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Climate Control
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: 
Speed sensitive volume control
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
2 subwoofer(s)
USB connection
Memory card slot
USB connection
Memory card slot
USB With External Media Control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 8.0 In.
18 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Run flat tires
Run Flat Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
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
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Solid Rear 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: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear center 3-point belt
Turn signal mirrors
Pre-collision safety system
Post-collision safety system
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Brake Drying
Brake drying
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Pre-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Leather Seating Package
AMG Line
Exterior Lighting Package
Premium Package
Driver Assistance Package
Night Package
Multimedia Package
Off-Road Engineering Package
Parking Assistance Package
Parking Assist Package
Premium Package
Multimedia Package
Driver Assistance Package
Night Package
Convenience Package
AMG Line Exterior
Exterior Options: 
20" AMG Multispoke Wheels W/Black Accents
19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Wheels
20" AMG Multispoke Wheels
19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Wheels W/Black Accents
LED Headlamps and Taillamps
Brushed Aluminum Running Boards W/Rubber Studs
19" 5-Spoke Wheels
Panorama Roof
Full LED Headlamps
19" Twin 5-Spoke Matte Black Wheels
KEYLESS-GO
LED Logo Projector
18" Twin 5-Spoke Wheels
Wheel Locks
19" AMG Multi-Spoke Black Wheels
Illuminated Door Sills
Illuminated Star
19" AMG Multi-Spoke Wheels
Panorama Roof
Interior Options: 
Burmester Surround Sound System
Head-Up Display
Ski And Snowboard Bag
Rear Seat Entertainment And Comfort Adapter
Trailer Hitch (Class II)
Topstitched MB-Tex Upper Dash Trim
Ventilated Front Seats
Rear Side Window Sunshades
Heated Steering Wheel
3-Zone Climate Control
Smartphone Integration Package
Heated Rear Seats
Ambient Lighting And Illuminated Door Sills
Garmin MAP PILOT
12-Color Ambient Lighting
Harman/Kardon Premium Sound System
Heated Front Seats
Smartphone Integration Package
MB-Tex Dashboard And Sport Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#131313
Black, leatherette
#1A1A1A
designo Black Nappa, premium leather
#000000
Saddle Brown/Black, leather
#8D6658
Silk Beige/Black, leatherette
#BDB0A7
designo Platinum White/Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#A4A6A8
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