2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC® vs 2018 Audi A4 allroad

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC vs 2018 Audi A4 allroad

Offroading? Don’t choose just any SUV. Go with a luxury brand that has defied the limitations set forth by gravity and Mother Nature. Mercedes-Benz and Audi might not be the first names that come to mind when you’re searching for a rugged terrain-climber, but nevertheless they stand ready for whatever you can throw their way. Need proof? Find out firsthand. Check out the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC® vs 2018 Audi A4 allroad.

Luxury can be yours without you needing to pay an arm and a leg to get it. Would you believe the 2018 GLA 250 4MATIC® comes in at a starting MSRP of just over $35,000? That’s over $9,000 less than its counterpart. Impressive, but not nearly as impressive as everything it carries within. Take a look at how these two stack up in our head to head comparison below.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC®


2018 Audi A4 allroad

$35,400 MSRP $44,500
23 city/31 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 22 city/30 hwy mpg
7 Speed Automatic Transmission 7 Speed Automatic
208 Horsepower 252
258 lb-ft Torque 273 lb-ft
7.1 seconds 0-60 time 5.9 seconds
4WD Drivetrain 4WD
8 Number of Airbags 7
Standard PRESAFE® Not Available
DISTRONIC PLUS (Optional) Intelligent Cruise Control Not Available
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 12.3 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

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While the A4 allroad prides itself as being an exceptional off-roading vehicle, there’s more to an SUV than that. Sure, we won’t deny that it has a lot to offer, but if you overlook the GLA 250 4MATIC®, you’ll be missing out on quite a few features not found in its rival. Despite the pricing difference, the GLA 250 4MATIC® has features not included in the A4 allroad such as:

In addition, the GLA 250 4MATIC® also comes standard with up to 43.6 cubic ft of maximum cargo volume. The A4 allroad only has 13 cubic ft. Believe it or not, there are plenty of other ways the GLA 250 4MATIC® comes out ahead. To learn more about them, get in touch with the team here at World Wide Motors or set up a test drive here on our website!

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