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2021 Audi Q3 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 Review

New 2021 Audi Q3

2021 Audi
Q3

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New 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

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MSRP*
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$34,000 to $36,000
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$38,050 to $40,050
Invoice* $31,960 to $33,840 $35,767 to $37,647
MPG - City 20 - 22 23
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 30 - 31
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 than in the Audi Q3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q3.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q3 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi Q3 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi Q3 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Dimensions
The Audi Q3 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250. The Audi Q3 is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Audi Q3 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Handling
The Audi Q3 has the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi Q3 has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Utility
The Audi Q3 has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, making the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi Q3 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.

Warranty
The Audi Q3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250.