2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs 2018 BMW X1

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs 2018 BMW X1

Break away from ordinary in a luxury SUV. Mercedes-Benz has long been the primary go-to for drivers who want more than just the typical, and now they can get the best of the best here in Memphis TN. If you had to pick between a compact SUV by the world’s oldest automaker or an in-country rival, which would you choose? Take a look at our comparison between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 vs 2018 BMW X1.

There are plenty of areas where the GLA 250 has more desirable features. Sure, they both embody the essence of German engineering, but they’re so much more than that. Front power lumbar is just one of the features made standard in the GLA 250 that is not available for its rival. It also gets better fuel efficiency than the X1. Looking for more reasons to switch to the GLA? Take a look at the table below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250


2018 BMW X1 sDrive 28i

$33,400 MSRP $33,900
24 city/33 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 23 city/33 hwy mpg
Standard Front Power Lumbar Not Available
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 7 inches

Specs and Features in the 2018 GLA 250

These two may appear to be neck and neck, but don’t be fooled. Mercedes-Benz always has a few tricks up their sleeves, complete with industry-firsts and features you might not have even known you needed. Leading the way are industry-firsts ATTENTION ASSIST® and PRE-SAFE®, which give you peace of mind with an extra set of eyes on the road. you wont find these in any other automaker. Other specs and features in the 2018 GLA 250 include:

  • Power lumbar support
  • Power driver seat with memory
  • Five years of Mercedes-Benz mbrace Connect
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Heated front seats
  • Bluetooth® audio streaming
  • In-car WiFi hotspot
  • and much more!

Interested in learning more about the GLA 250 or any of the other Mercedes-Benz vehicles? Get in touch with our team here at Mercedes-Benz of Memphis or schedule a test drive here on our website!

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