2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 | NewCars.com

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 Review

New 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLA 250

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MSRP*
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$38,050 to $40,050
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$34,250 to $36,250
Invoice* $35,767 to $37,647 $32,195 to $34,075
MPG - City 23 22 - 24
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 30 - 34
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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

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 Mercedes-Benz GLA 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). The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 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 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. 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 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 and the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250.

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