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    Mercedes-Benz GLA vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz GLA and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Mercedes-Benz GLA price is ₹ 43.60 Lakh and Mercedes-Benz C-Class price is ₹ 49.99 Lakh. The Mercedes-Benz GLA is available in 1332 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Mercedes-Benz C-Class is available in 1991 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol.

    GLA vs C-Class Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsGLA C-Class
    Price₹ 43.60 Lakh₹ 49.99 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1332 cc1991 cc
    Power161 bhp201 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Dual Clutch)Automatic
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Mercedes-Benz GLA
    ₹ 43.60 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    C 200 Progressive
    ₹ 49.99 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    • FEATURES
    • Expert's Take
    • COLOURS
    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1332 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1991 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine Type1.3L M282 Turbocharged I4M264 Turbo with EQ Boost
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)161 bhp @ 5500 rpm201 bhp @ 5800 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)250 Nm @ 1620 rpm300 Nm @ 1200 rpm
      DrivetrainFWDRWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Dual Clutch) - 7 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      Battery48 Volt
      OthersIdle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)44104686
      Width (mm)20201810
      Height (mm)16111442
      Wheelbase (mm)27292840
      Ground Clearance (mm)157
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)54
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)435480
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)66
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionMacPherson Strut with Transverse Control Arm, Coil Springs, Twin-tube Gas-filled Shock Absorbers, Stabiliser BarIndependent, 4-link with Coil Springs
      Rear SuspensionMultilink, Coil Springs, Gas-filled Shock Absorbers, Stabiliser BarIndependent, Multi-link with Coil Springs
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeDiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)65.61
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Hydraulic)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres235 / 50 R18225 / 50 R17
      Rear Tyres235 / 50 R18225 / 50 R17

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP RatingNot Tested5 Star (Euro NCAP)
      Airbags7 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)7 Airbags (Driver, 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 LockingRemoteKeyless
      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 ArmrestVents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed Control
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - Internal Only
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with GuidanceReverse Camera with Guidance
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicManual Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets22
    • Telematics

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

      Driver Seat Adjustment10 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)14 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (extended thigh support forward / back)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment10 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)6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryArtificial LeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursBlack, Macchiato Beige / Black with optional Walnut Brown Wood TrimBlack, Silk Beige / Black
      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
      Sunglass Holder
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      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 HandlesSilverChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - Manual
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingElectric Tailgate Release
      Rear Windshield BlindElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

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

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLEDLED,LED
      HeadlightsLEDLED
      Automatic Head Lamps
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsLEDLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsCo-Driver OnlyDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading LampBoth Sides
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

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

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayLCD Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)32
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited

    Expert's Take

    Good Things
    • Increased SUV stance than earlier 
    • Exquisitely improved interiors
    • Choice of both petrol and diesel mills
    • Premium interiors 
    • Powerful diesel engine (C300d) 
    • Loaded with features
    Could be Better
    • Interiors could've been more tasteful
    • The infotainment system is not intuitive  
    • Expensive as compared to competition
    • Stiff low-speed ride quality 
    • Noisy diesel engine

    Colours

    Cosmos Black Metallic
    Cavansite Blue Metallic
    Denim Blue Metallic
    Obsidian Black
    Mountain Grey Metallic
    Selenite Grey Metallic
    Iridium Silver Metallic
    Mojave Silver
    Polar White
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    Designo Hyancith Red Metallic
    Polar White
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    GLA Vs C-Class Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Mercedes-Benz GLA and Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

    Mercedes-Benz GLA is priced at ₹ 43.60 Lakh, whereas Mercedes-Benz C-Class is priced at ₹ 49.99 Lakh. Hence Mercedes-Benz GLA is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of GLA vs C-Class, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Mercedes-Benz GLA and Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

    Pros of GLA are:

    • Increased SUV stance than earlier 
    • Exquisitely improved interiors
    • Choice of both petrol and diesel mills

    Pros of C-Class are:

    • Premium interiors 
    • Powerful diesel engine (C300d) 
    • Loaded with features

    Cons of GLA are:

    • Interiors could've been more tasteful
    • The infotainment system is not intuitive  

    Cons of C-Class are:

    • Expensive as compared to competition
    • Stiff low-speed ride quality 
    • Noisy diesel engine

    Q: How is the performance of GLA compared to C-Class?

    For the 200 version, 1332 cc Petrol engine of GLA produces 161 bhp @ 5500 rpm of power and 250 Nm @ 1620 rpm of torque. Whereas for the C 200 Progressive version, 1991 cc Petrol engine of C-Class produces 201 bhp @ 5800 rpm of power and 300 Nm @ 1200 rpm of torque.
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