2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA 2015 Audi Q3
209 HP Horespower 200 HP
258 lb-ft Torque Torque 207 lb-ft
24 city/32 hwy mpg Efficiency 20 city/28 hwy mpg
7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission 6-Speed Dual Clutch

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. 2015 Audi Q3

The 2015 model year included a myriad of new releases in the luxury crossover segment, including the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA near Merriam KS. As the category continues to offer more options, competition ramps up and and drivers are faced with tough choices. Joining the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class among those options is the 2015 Audi Q3. To help prospective buyers better narrow their options, we’ll compare the two in a 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. 2015 Audi Q3 comparison.

For the sake of fair and accurate comparisons, we’ll take a look at the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4MATIC and the 2015 Audi Q3 quattro, which both feature all-wheel drive.

As luxury compact crossovers, performance and drivability are key attributes to consider. Both vehicles get their power from a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, but the GLA’s output is more impressive from a power and efficiency standpoint. Although horsepower output is similar, the 258-pound feet of torque from the GLA is about 50 more than that of the Audi Q3. For those planning to drive either of these vehicles on a daily basis, the GLA-Class returns substantially better efficiency ratings, offering four additional mpg in both city and highway driving conditions.

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4MATIC vs. Audi Q3 Premium Plus

Inside, the Mercedes-Benz GLA250 and Audi Q3 are both incredibly well-equipped with great technology and convenience features, but let’s take a closer look at some of the equipment that sets the GLA apart from its competition. Namely, amenities like driver memory settings, 10-way power adjustable front seats, and the intuitive Mercedes-Benz COMAND interface on a 5.8-inch central display. The GLA also offers a few features that allow you to travel off the beaten path, including hill descent control and and off-road transmission mode.

Kansas City drivers interested in experiencing the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 can do so by scheduling a test drive at Aristocrat Mercedes-Benz. As one of the most impressive vehicles in its segment, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA continues to grab the attention of Aristocrat Mercedes-Benz shoppers with its stunning performance, budget-friendly efficiency, and upscale interior.

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