Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class vs Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
GLA 250 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$38,230
Invoice
$35,936
Average Price Paid
$35,653
1,410 listings nationwide

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$57,250
Invoice
$53,815
Average Price Paid
$55,374
1,336 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
GLA 250 4MATIC AWD
Fair Price
$36,587
Good Price
$34,782
Great Price
$33,750
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
Fair Price
$56,184
Good Price
$53,953
Great Price
$52,678

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
GLA 250 4MATIC AWD
Cherise Threewitt Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA delivers on all thing things a subcompact SUV is supposed to do. It’s cute, compact (but not cramped), and easily maneuverable. The new, eighth-generation GL...

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
Megan Hennessey Test Drive Review:

Redesigned for 2020, the GLE-Class is the second-most-popular Mercedes-Benz in the U.S. It's a midsize luxury SUV in every traditional sense, but because Mercedes has way too much time...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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  • Look and Feel 6
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 10
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
GLA 250 4MATIC AWD
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Dual Clutch 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.7 gal 22.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
221 hp @ 5,500 RPM
255 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41 in 40.3 in
Back Legroom 38 in 40.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.4 cu ft 33.3 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 7,700 lbs
Exterior
Length 173.6 in 194.3 in
Width 79.5 in 84.9 in
Height 63.5 in 70.7 in
Wheelbase 107.4 in 117.9 in

Available Options

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
GLA 250 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Night Black
  • Patagonia Red Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Rose Gold Metallic

Option Packages

  • Burmester Surround Sound System
  • Keyless Go
  • AMG Line Exterior
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Exterior Lighting Package
  • Heads Up Display
  • Multimedia Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Suspension W/Adaptive Damping System
  • Rear Side Airbags
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Heated & Ventilated Front Seats
  • Multicontour Seats
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Panorama Roof
  • Wheels: 19" 10-Spoke W/Matte Black Accents
  • Wheels: 20" AMG Multi-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" AMG Multi-Spoke Black
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD

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