2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs. 2020 Audi Q3

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs 2020 Audi Q3
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 2020 Audi Q3
MPG (City/Highway) *
  25/34 19/27
Run Flat Tires
  Standard Not available
Front & Rear Legroom
  41.0 in. & 38.0 in. 40.0 in. and 36.1 in.
Cargo Space
  50.5 cu. ft. 48.0 cu. ft.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs 2020 Audi Q3

Serving Milwaukee, WI

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 launches this popular model’s second generation. In the process, it introduces gorgeous design updates and impressive new features to the mix. Because the GLA 250 and the Audi Q3 are both subcompact luxury crossover SUVs, they are often compared directly against each other. Are you ready to learn more about their differences?


The 2021 GLA 250 reflects the results of a full redesign. The eye-catching style can be admired from front to rear with a fresh look across the fascia, profile, lights, and more. Updates to the profile have created a more spacious interior. The exterior of the Q3 for 2020, on the other hand, is mostly unchanged. It has smooth curves with linear accent lines from end to end. The front end has a geometric feel with a hexagonal grille, triangular air vents, and angled headlights.


Inside the 2021 GLA 250, you can appreciate a slew of exciting features. These include leather seating, dual 10.25-inch display screens, voice recognition, smart device integration, an MBUX system, and other technologies. On the other hand, the 2020 Q3 from Audi has an angled dashboard with a single display screen and climate management controls placed in the center stack. Leather material and push-button ignition are a few of the Q3’s interior features.


The GLA 250 and the Q3 are powered by a turbo 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine with roughly the same horsepower ratings. The GLA 250 connects its engine to a dual-clutch eight-speed automatic transmission. The Mercedes-Benz model also has a front MacPherson strut suspension with a wishbone design, a rear multi-link suspension, power steering, and other gear. The Q3 connects its engine to an auto transmission, and it is also outfitted with power steering and anti-lock brakes.

The Mercedes-Benz of Milwaukee North reps are ready to assist with your continued review of the next-generation GLA 250. To inquire about availability for a test drive experience, contact our sales agents today.

* EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.

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