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

New 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

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New 2021 Audi Q3

2021 Audi
Q3

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MSRP*
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$38,050 to $40,050
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$34,000 to $36,000
Invoice* $35,767 to $37,647 $31,960 to $33,840
MPG - City 23 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 28 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 than in the Audi Q3. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its 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 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 as you will with the Audi Q3, 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). The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is somewhat more expensive than the Audi Q3. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Audi Q3.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is about the same width as the Audi Q3. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, which is slightly longer than the Audi Q3.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Audi Q3.

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

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

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 offers greater seating capacity than the Audi Q3, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi Q3.

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