2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLA 35
When the time comes to drive a new luxury subcompact SUV, you want to understand the options that are available in Philadelphia. At Mercedes-Benz of Cherry Hill, we look at the differences between the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 AWD 4MATIC® SUV vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLA 35 SUV AWD 4MATIC®, so you can drive away in the perfect model today.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 AWD 4MATIC® SUV Vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLA 35 SUV AWD 4MATIC®: Pricing
The new GLA 250 with all-wheel-drive starts at $38,230, or you could save a couple of thousand by choosing the model without all-wheel-drive. If you prefer, the 2021 Mercedes AMG® GLA 35 starts at $47,550 and includes all-wheel-drive.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 AWD 4MATIC® SUV Vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLA 35 SUV AWD 4MATIC®: Performance
The new GLA 250 is equipped with a 221-horsepower turbo-four engine, while the AMG® GLA 35 includes a 302-horsepower turbo-four instead. Both models include an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, while all-wheel-drive is only standard on the AMG® model. However, it can be added to the GLA 250.
With all-wheel-drive, the GLA 250 achieves 24/33 mpg, but the AMG® GLA 35 is rated at 23/29 mpg.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 AWD 4MATIC® SUV Vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLA 35 SUV AWD 4MATIC®: Interior
It doesn’t matter which GLA model you choose, there is room to hold five adults comfortably. Behind the rear seats, you will also find 15.4 cubic feet of space. When those seats are folded down, enjoy the 50.5 cubic feet of space, which is quite large for a small luxury crossover model.
Additionally, the interior features are pretty much the same between the GLA 250 and AMG® GLA 35. You will gain a seven-inch touch screen, a six-speaker sound system, dual-zone automatic climate control, remote start, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth®, HD Radio, a touchpad controller and four USB ports.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 AWD 4MATIC® SUV Vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLA 35 SUV AWD 4MATIC®: Exterior
Whichever model you choose, the new GLA measures 174″ L x 72″ W x 64″ H. However, the GLA 250 includes 18-inch wheels, while the GLA 35 SUV contains 19-inch wheels instead. While there are nine exterior colors available for the GLA 250, you only have eight to choose from with the AMG® GLA 35.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 AWD 4MATIC® SUV Vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLA 35 SUV AWD 4MATIC®: Safety Features
Neither of these models has been evaluated with crash test ratings yet, but we expect them to fare well. You also gain access to a long list of standard safety features with both models. Look for a rearview camera, crosswind assist, forward collision warning, blind spot monitoring, automatic emergency braking and driver drowsiness monitoring. Even the vehicle exit warning comes standard, which alerts drivers when anyone is approaching from behind the vehicle when it comes time to open the doors.
Test Drive a New Mercedes-Benz in Philadelphia
Whether you want to save money with the GLA 250 model or you are looking for some high-powered fun behind the wheel of an AMG® GLA 35 SUV, we can help. At our Mercedes-Benz dealership, we have the models you want to drive. You can browse our online inventory to see what’s new, or stop by to compare the trims side-by-side. We can also discuss some of the latest deals available. With a Mercedes-Benz lease, you can put less money down and still drive away in your favorite luxury vehicle. Or, consider financing to own your Mercedes-Benz. Both options are available today.