Comparison - Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class GLC 300 4MATIC 2020 - vs - Mercedes-AMG GLA35 2021

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Average Price: 
$
44,500
Updated: 
05 Oct 2019
$
47,550
Updated: 
18 Oct 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Designo Diamond White Metallic
#E9E9E9
Designo Selenite Grey Magno
#4A4E51
Graphite Grey Metallic
#4A4C53
Designo Cardinal Red Metallic
#951316
Mojave Silver Metallic
#757577
Lunar Blue Metallic
#1E3459
Obsidian Black Metallic
#211810
Iridium Silver Metallic
#A5A5A5
Brilliant Blue Metallic
#0F0F96
Selenite Grey Metallic
#525659
Black
#000000
Polar White
#D1D5CB
Color: 
Polar White
#FBFBFB
Night Black
#060B11
Digital White metallic
#D0D0D0
Cosmos Black metallic
#343A3E
Iridium Silver metallic
#8F9092
Mountain Grey metallic
#4C4C4E
Denim Blue metallic
#1C2C3C
Patagonia Red metallic
#B02729

Electric

Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
5.10s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The GLC-Class is a wholly competent crossover that could only benefit from more excitement.

Pros
Quiet and refined,
gorgeous and spacious interior,
more practical than a C-Class.

Cons
Lacks driving verve,
limited cargo space,
most driver assists aren't standard.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is comfortable and quiet, with few rivals in among small luxury crossovers.

Pros
Great looks
Performance potential in AMG versions
Comfortable ride and interior
Good rear seat room
Good active safety features, standard and optional

Cons
Top spec versions are pricey
Refresh was very light
Compromised outward vision in coupes
Small rear doors in coupes

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class comes with rear wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic.Now offers Mercedes' excellent MBUX infotainment system.More power for the GLC 300 and GLC 43.GLC 350e plug-in gets larger battery and more electric range.

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
Pricier than some rivals
Some common standard driver aids are still optional

By: 
edmunds.com

Everything. The new Mercedes-AMG GLA35 and GLA45 are based on the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-class, which is a ground-up redesign.The Mercedes-AMG GLA-class is offered in both GLA35 and GLA45 guise, and both come standard with a host of performance features that turn up the heat on the Benz-branded GLA250. All-wheel drive is standard, as is a sport-tuned suspension. Pricing and option packages haven't yet been officially released, so we aren't sure which one represents the best value. But, that 382-hp version of the GLA's turbo-four makes the GLA45 model the most compelling from a performance standpoint.

By: 
caranddriver.com

AMG waves its wand over the new baby SUV from Benz.

PROS
Fierce package
Second row fits adults, hurrah
Will become the most popular baby AMG for a reason

CONS
Front seat is uncomfortable
Noisy cabin is far from premium
Some will write you off as a wannabe

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The GLA has been fully redesigned 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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
23.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
29.00mpg
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 800rpm
295ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
Horsepower: 
255hp
at 5 800rpm
302hp
at 5 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
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, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Front Seatback Storage

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
183.30in
174.60in
Width: 
74.80in
72.80in
Height: 
64.70in
62.50in
Ground Clearance: 
5.00in
Front Track: 
63.80in
63.70in
Rear Track: 
62.80in
Wheel Base: 
113.10in
107.40in

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
50.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
19.40cu.ft
19.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
29.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
3977.00lbs
3653.00lbs

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
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leatherette
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest
Folding center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-wheel independent, AMG RIDE CONTROL Sport Suspension with 3-stage damping

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Dual Zone Front Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
10.25-inch touchscreen
Apple CarPlay
wireless charging
Memory Card Slot
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 8.0 In.
19 X 8.0 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: 
R19

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
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
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
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
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
Emergency Braking Preparation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
AMG Line
Driver Assistance Package
Exterior Lighting Package
Premium Package
Multimedia Package
Night Package
Parking Assistance Package
Designo Two-Tone Platinum White Pearl/Black Nappa Leather Package
AMG® Aerodynamics Package
Driver Assistance Package
Premium Package
Exterior Lighting Package
AMG® Performance Seat Package
Multimedia Package
AMG® Performance Seat Package Advanced
AMG® Night Package
Parking Assistance Package
Exterior Options: 
20" AMG Multispoke Wheels W/Black Accents
Black Mirror Housing Covers
19" 10-Spoke Wheels
Carbon Style Mirror Housing Covers
Illuminated Star
Spare Tire
19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Wheels
Brushed Aluminum Running Boards
Trailer Hitch
20" AMG Y 5-Spoke Staggered Wheels
20" Twin 5-Spoke Wheels
Chrome Door Handle Inserts
LED Logo Projectors
19" 5-Spoke Wheels
Body-Color Roof Spoiler
18" 5-Spoke Wheels
20" AMG Multispoke Wheels
Wheel Locks
20" AMG Y 5-Spoke Non-Staggered Wheels
Chrome Front Trim
19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Wheels W/Black Accents
Chrome Rear Trim
19" 5-Spoke Wheels W/Black Accents
Panorama Roof
19" AMG® 10-Spoke Matte Black Wheels
21" AMG® Multispoke Wheels
Carbon Style Mirror Housings
21" AMG® Multispoke Matte Black Wheels
Wheel Locking Bolts
Illuminated Star
Carbon-Style Side Trim
Chrome Load Sill Guard
KEYLESS-GO
Carbon-Style Front Trim
19" AMG® 10-Spoke Wheels
Chrome Door Handle Inserts
Panorama Roof
Interior Options: 
Head-Up Display
Burmester Surround Sound System
Heat And Noise-Insulating Front Side Glass
All-Season Front Floormats
Black Fabric Headliner
3-Position Memory For Passenger Seat
12.3" Digital Instrument Cluster
Ventilated Front Seats
Porcelain Fabric Headliner
Crystal Grey Fabric Headliner
Heated Steering Wheel
Topstitched MB-Tex Upper Dash And Door Trim
3-Zone Climate Control
Inductive Wireless Charging And NFC Pairing
USB-C Adapter Cable
Heated Rear Seats
MBUX Interior Assistant
Burmester Surround Sound System
AMG® Nappa/DINAMICA Performance Steering Wheel
AMG® Nappa Leather Performance Steering Wheel
SiriusXM Radio
Heated And Ventilated Front Seats
AMG® DINAMICA Performance Steering Wheel
Inductive Wireless Charging And NFC Pairing
Dashcam
Adjustable Rear Seats
Garage Door Opener
AMG® Illuminated Front Door Sills
AMG® Head-Up Display
AMG® DRIVE UNIT
Heated Front Seats
Replace Red Seat Belts W/Black

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#000000
Magma Grey/Black, leather
#50535B
Magma Grey/Black MB-Tex, leatherette
#50535B
Silk Beige/Black, leather
#B3A29F
AMG Saddle Brown, leather
#7D554A
AMG Cranberry Red/Black MB-Tex, leatherette
#843A3D
AMG Black MB-Tex, leatherette
#10131B
AMG Saddle Brown MB-Tex, leatherette
#7D554A
Black MB-Tex, leatherette
#000000
Silk Beige/Black MB-Tex, leatherette
#B3A29F
Designo Platinum White Pearl/Black Nappa, premium leather
#C1C4C6
AMG Cranberry Red/Black, leather
#843A3D
AMG Black, leather
#10131B
Color: 
Black, leather
#000000
Neva Grey/Black, leatherette
#A5ACB4
Bahia Brown, leather
#50372A
Titanium Grey/Black, leather
#71706E
Classic Red/Black, leather
#993238
Black w/DINAMICA Red Stitching, leatherette/suede
#000000