2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2018 Audi Q3

Bronze 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA and red 2018 Audi Q3 side by side

Crossover SUVs are some of the most popular vehicles available today and yet they're still growing in popularity. While the segment offers fantastic versatility for all kinds of drivers, models such as the GLA add great luxury and strong performance to match it. For those shopping for their next vehicle, we wanted to take a look at some of the differences between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs the 2018 Audi Q3.

At the end of the day, what makes a vehicle stand out the most is its performance. When it comes to these two models, the new GLA shines in terms of both power and efficiency. In fact, the GLA's 2.0-liter turbo inline-4 engine is able to power the SUV to 208 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The new SUV is also extremely efficient, with an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 24 city/33 highway/27 combined mpg*.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA


2018 Audi Q3

208 Horsepower 200
258 Torque 207
27* Combined MPG 23
5 Seats 5

Technology Features in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA is one of the most technology-savvy vehicles on the road for 2018. This is thanks in part to its 8-inch touchscreen display. This infotainment system is able to offer convenient features such as Bluetooth®**audio streaming, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The 2018 GLA also offers plenty of ways to drive with DYNAMIC SELECT. This allows drivers to change up the driving mode with settings such as Sport, ECO and Comfort with just the press of a button.

If you would like to learn more about the differences between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs the 2018 Audi Q3, be sure to contact us at Luxury Imports of Bowling Green. You can also test drive the new SUV by visiting our dealership in Bowling Green, KY, today.


*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.

**Bluetooth® is a registered mark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

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