2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs 2019 Buick Encore

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs 2019 Buick Encore

The 2019 model year already here for some models, and that includes the Mercedes-Benz GLA lineup. The low-riding subcompact SUV is a great choice for drivers who want more space than a sedan but better fuel efficiency and less bulk than a full-size SUV. How does it compare against another popular model? Find out as we compare the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs 2019 Buick Encore!

Your SUV should be a true performance machine. Luckily for you, the GLA really is. Under the hood sits a standard turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that gets 208 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. With a 7-speed automatic transmission and an adaptive variable suspension, you’ll experience more comfort on the road than you would in the Encore. Check out some additional specs and features in the table below!

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250


2019 Buick Encore Essence

$33,950* MSRP $29,300
24 city/33 hwy mpg** Fuel Efficiency 27 city/33 hwy mpg
7-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
208 Horsepower 153
258 lb-ft Torque 177 lb-ft
7.1 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Specified
FWD Drivetrain FWD
8 Number of Airbags 7
Standard PRESAFE® Not Available
Standard Front Power Lumbar Not Available
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 7 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2019 GLA 250

You have full control over the GLA 250, and with premium features inserted all throughout the interior, comfort and convenience will come easy. need space to store your luggage? Not a problem. The hatchback gives you access to 43.6 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded down. Other specs and features include:

  • Genuine wood trim
  • Automatic climate control
  • Rain-sensor wipers
  • Entertainment screen powered by COMAND
  • Front power lumbar
  • and much more!

Interested in learning more about the 2019 GLA 250? Get in touch with the team here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis! We’re more than happy to help you out and find your perfect match, so schedule a test drive on our website today!

*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, and dealer prep. Options, model availability, and price may vary. See dealer for details.

**EPA estimated 33 MPG highway and 24 MPG city with 14.8-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

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