2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV

Buyers looking for a luxury SUV have few options but Mercedes-Benz has plenty of available options including the GLA SUV and GLC SUV. With multiple offerings, it can be difficult to choose the SUV that is the best fit for you but with this 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV comparison customers can check out the differences and similarities to help them choose the best model for them.

The Mercedes-Benz GLA is the smallest SUV offered in the lineup and the Mercedes-Benz GLC is the next step up. Therefore, customers will notice differences in the available cargo room as well as the interior volume. The backseat of the 2017 GLA is significantly smaller which means taller passengers may not find as much comfort in the backseat of the GLA as in the GLC. Also, the 2017 GLC offers nearly 15 more cubic feet of cargo volume than the GLA which is an important difference for some buyers.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV VS 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV
2.0-Liter Turbo I4 with 208 hp Engine 2.0-Liter Turbo I4 with 241 hp
Not Available ECO Start/Stop System Standard
41.8 Cubic Feet Cargo Capacity 56.5 Cubic Feet
40.2/27.1 Inches Leg Room (front/rear) 40.8/37.3 Inches

Differences Between the Mercedes-Benz GLA and GLC

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA and 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC are equipped with the same powertrain but offer different horsepower output. The 2017 GLA is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with 208 horsepower and the 2017 GLC is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine as well but with 241 horsepower. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC features ECO Start/Stop feature with its engine which was developed to increase fuel efficiency.

In terms of features, the GLA and GLC will see similar equipment which includes COMAND infotainment system with a central controller, a 7-inch color display, a power liftgate, dual-zone automatic climate control, power adjustable seats, KEYLESS-START, ATTENTION ASSIST and much more. Of course, the best way to choose the vehicle that is the best fit for you is to test drive them. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA and 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC are both available now at Luxury Imports of Bowling Green. Contact us today for more information on Mercedes-Benz's available SUVs or schedule a test drive today in Bowling Green, KY.

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