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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2018 Audi Q3

Looking for a new luxury crossover can be a challenging process due to the amount of available options. Every brand has its over version of this popular vehicle type. It can be difficult to decide which one is the right fit for your needs because of this. Today we’re going to help by comparing two of your options, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA and the 2018 Audi Q3. These models might look similar, but they have many differences to discover.

The first major difference between these two vehicles is their performance capabilities. The GLA 250 is able to get an estimated average of 33 highway mpg*. The Audi Q3, on the other hand, only gets an estimated average of 28 highway mpg. This could make a huge difference in the time and money you spend on fueling up if you do a majority of highway driving.

How does the 2018 GLA compare to the 2018 Audi Q3?

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250


2018 Audi Q3

208 Horsepower 200

33 highway*


28 highway

258 pound-feet Torque 207 pound-feet
17.2 cubic feet Interior Cargo Volume 16.7 cubic feet

Test Drive the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA in Scottsdale, AZ

The Mercedes-Benz GLA is also more powerful when it comes to performance. It offers 208 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The Audi Q3 isn’t as impressive and is only able to offer 200 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque. This could be a deciding factor if power and performance are important to you.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2018 GLA call or visit us here at Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive here in the Scottsdale, AZ area. Come see what this new luxury crossover has to offer!

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

2018 GLA interior
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA color options
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA front grille design
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA trunk space