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    BMW X1 vs Mercedes-Benz GLA

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA. The BMW X1 price is ₹ 41.43 Lakh and Mercedes-Benz GLA price is ₹ 44.90 Lakh. The BMW X1 is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Mercedes-Benz GLA is available in 1332 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. X1 provides the mileage of 14.82 kmpl.

    X1 vs GLA Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsX1 GLA
    Price₹ 41.43 Lakh₹ 44.90 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1998 cc1332 cc
    Power189 bhp161 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (DCT)Automatic (DCT)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    BMW X1
    BMW X1
    sDrive20i SportX
    ₹ 41.43 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    Mercedes-Benz GLA
    ₹ 44.90 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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            • Engine & Transmission

              Top Speed (Kmph)226
              Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)7.7
              Engine1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1332 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
              Engine TypeB48 Turbocharged I41.3L M282 Turbocharged I4
              Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
              Max Power (bhp@rpm)189 bhp @ 5000 rpm161 bhp @ 5500 rpm
              Max Torque (Nm@rpm)280 Nm @ 1350 rpm250 Nm @ 1620 rpm
              Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)14.82View Mileage Details
              Driving Range (Km)757.86
              TransmissionAutomatic (Dual Clutch) - 7 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Dual Clutch) - 7 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
              Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
              OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
            • Dimensions & Weight

              Length (mm)44474410
              Width (mm)18212020
              Height (mm)15981611
              Wheelbase (mm)26702729
              Ground Clearance (mm)183
              Kerb Weight (kg)1560
            • Capacity

              Doors (Doors)55
              Seating Capacity (Person)55
              No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
              Bootspace (litres)505435
              Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)51
            • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

              Braking Performance (metres)35
              Front SuspensionSingle-joint Spring-strut AxleMacPherson Strut with Transverse Control Arm, Coil Springs, Twin-tube Gas-filled Shock Absorbers, Stabiliser Bar
              Rear SuspensionMulti-arm Axle with Separate Spring and DamperMultilink, Coil Springs, Gas-filled Shock Absorbers, Stabiliser Bar
              Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
              Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
              Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.76
              Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
              WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
              Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
              Front Tyres225 / 55 R17235 / 50 R18
              Rear Tyres225 / 55 R17235 / 50 R18


            • Safety

              Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
              Emergency Brake Light Flashing
              Puncture Repair Kit
              Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
              Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
              NCAP Rating5 Star (Euro NCAP)Not Tested
              Blind Spot Detection
              Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)7 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
              Middle rear three-point seatbelt
              Middle Rear Head Rest
              Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
              Child Seat Anchor Points
              Seat Belt Warning
            • Braking & Traction

              Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
              Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
              Brake Assist (BA)
              Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
              Hill Hold Control
              Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
            • Locks & Security

              Engine immobilizer
              Central LockingKeylessRemote
              Speed Sensing Door Lock
              Child Safety Lock
            • Comfort & Convenience

              Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Dual Zone)Yes (Automatic Dual Zone)
              Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
              Rear ACBlower, Vents Behind Front ArmrestBlower, Vents Behind Front Armrest
              Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
              Cabin-Boot Access
              Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - Internal & Driver
              Parking AssistReverse CameraReverse Camera with Guidance
              Parking SensorsRearFront & Rear
              Cruise Control
              Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
              Keyless Start/ Button Start
              Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
              12V Power Outlets2
            • Telematics

              Find My Car
              Check Vehicle Status Via App
              Emergency Call
              Over The Air (OTA) Updates
              Remote AC On/Off Via app
              Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
              Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking Via app
              Alexa Compatibility
            • Seats & Upholstery

              Driver Seat Adjustment8 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)10 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back) + 4 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)
              Front Passenger Seat Adjustment8 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)10 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back) + 4 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)
              Rear Row Seat Adjustment4 way manually adjustable (backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
              Seat UpholsteryLeatherArtificial Leather
              Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
              Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
              Driver Armrest
              Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
              InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
              Interior ColoursOyster / Black, Mocha / Black, BlackBlack, Macchiato Beige / Black with optional Walnut Brown Wood Trim
              Rear ArmrestWith Cup Holder
              Folding Rear SeatFullFull
              Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split40:20:40 split
              Front Seatback Pockets
              Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
            • Storage

              Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & Rear
              Driver Armrest Storage
            • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

              Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
              Scuff PlatesMetallic
              Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
              One Touch -DownAllAll
              One Touch - UpAllAll
              Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
              Turn Indicators on ORVM
              Rear Defogger
              Rear Wiper
              Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
              Rain-sensing Wipers
              Interior Door HandlesChromeSilver
              Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
              Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Opening and Closing
            • Exterior

              Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofPanoramic Sunroof
              Roof Mounted Antenna
              Body-Coloured Bumpers
              Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
              Body KitCladding - Black/Grey
              Rub - StripsSilver
            • Lighting

              Cornering HeadlightsIntelligent
              Puddle Lamps
              Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colour
              Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
              Fog LightsHalogen on frontLED
              Automatic Head Lamps
              Follow me home headlamps
              Tail LightsLEDLED
              Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
              Headlight Height Adjuster
              Glove Box Lamp
              Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverCo-Driver Only
              Rear Reading Lamp
            • Instrumentation

              Instantaneous Consumption
              Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
              Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
              Average Fuel Consumption
              Average Speed
              Distance to Empty
              Low Fuel Level Warning
              Door Ajar Warning
              Adjustable Cluster Brightness
              Gear Indicator
              Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
            • Entertainment, Information & Communication

              Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
              DisplayLCD DisplayTouch-screen Display
              Integrated (in-dash) Music System
              Steering mounted controls
              GPS Navigation System
              Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
              USB Compatibility
              Aux Compatibility
              AM/FM Radio
              Wireless Charger
              iPod Compatibility
              Voice Command
            • Manufacturer Warranty

              Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
              Warranty (Years)33
              Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited
            • Rear row

              Seat Adjustment4 Way2 Way


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            CarWale's Opinion

            Good Things
            • Peppy motor
            • Unique exterior appearance
            • Exquisitely improved interiors
            • Increased SUV stance than earlier
            • Powertrain choices available
            Could be Better
            • Stiff low-speed ride
            • Uninspiring cabin
            • The rear seat is best for two occupants
            • Restricted boot space
            • Slightly expensive than its rivals


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            Phytonic Blue Metallic
            Denim Blue Metallic
            Sparkling Brown (Metallic)
            Mountain Grey Metallic
            Sunset Orange (Metallic)
            Iridium Silver Metallic
            Alpine White
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            Polar White
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            4.5Fuel Economy

            3.0Fuel Economy

            4.7Value for Money

            4.0Value for Money

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            Best SUV AT 50L Budget or Used For 25L 2017

            Best class buying experience Best in class driving Awesome looks Good servicing Pros best car at a price Cons High maintenance Best car for family friends for towering and off-roading

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            Must read before buy your first Mercedes Benz-GLA

            My personal experience with Mercedes-Benz GLA that it has low noise engine, good performance, solid build quality with decent mileage. The music system of the car is extremely good. The sound is well balanced and pleasant. The car has a good interior as well as exterior design. The alloy wheel are classy, headlight is superb. The blow and impact of AC is also good as it lasts long and comfortable for a long drive.

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            X1 vs GLA Comparison FAQs

            Q: Which car is cheaper between BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA?

            BMW X1 price is ₹ 41.43 Lakh and Mercedes-Benz GLA price is ₹ 44.90 Lakh. Hence BMW X1 is the cheapest amongst these cars. For detailed comparison of X1 vs GLA, click here.

            Q: How is the performance of X1 compared to GLA?

            For the sDrive20i SportX version, 1998 cc Petrol engine of X1 produces 189 bhp @ 5000 rpm of power and 280 Nm @ 1350 rpm of torque. For the 200 version, 1332 cc Petrol engine of GLA produces 161 bhp @ 5500 rpm of power and 250 Nm @ 1620 rpm of torque.
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