Audi A4 vs Mercedes-Benz GLA

Should you buy Audi A4 or Mercedes-Benz GLA? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Audi A4 price starts at Rs 45.34 Lakh ex-showroom for Premium (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz GLA price starts Rs 50.50 Lakh ex-showroom for 200 (Petrol). A4 has 1984 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while GLA has 1950 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the A4 has a mileage of - (Petrol top model)> and the GLA has a mileage of 18.9 kmpl (Petrol top model).

A4 Vs GLA

Key HighlightsAudi A4Mercedes-Benz GLA
On Road PriceRs.62,40,562*Rs.58,04,107*
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)19841332
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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Audi A4 vs Mercedes-Benz GLA Comparison

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    • Brand / Model
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        Audi A4
        Audi A4
        Rs53.50 Lakh*
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            Mercedes-Benz GLA
            Mercedes-Benz GLA
            Rs50.50 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.62,40,562*
          Rs.58,04,107*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.1,18,783/month
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          Rs.1,10,483/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.1,99,702
          A4 Insurance
          Rs.1,98,607
          GLA Insurance
          User Rating
          4.3
          Based on 96 Reviews
          3.9
          Based on 10 Reviews
          Brochure
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          Brochure not available
          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          2.0 L TFSI petrol engine
          -
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1984
          1332
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          187.74bhp@4200-6000rpm
          160.92bhp
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          320Nm@1450–4200rpm
          270Nm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          YesNo
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          7-Speed Stronic
          7-Speed DCT
          Mild HybridYes
          -
          Drive Type
          FWD
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          -
          17.4
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          54
          -
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          241
          210
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          5-link front suspension; tubular anti-roll bar
          -
          Rear Suspension
          5-link rear suspension; tubular anti-roll bar
          -
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Electric
          Steering Column
          Tilt & Collapsible
          -
          Steering Gear Type
          Rack & Pinion
          -
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          241
          210
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          7.3
          8.9
          Tyre Size
          225/50 R17
          -
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless,Radial
          Radial Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          No
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          -
          18 inch
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          -
          18 inch
          Boot Space Rear Seat Folding
          -
          1420 Litres
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4762
          4412
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1847
          2020
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1433
          1616
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2500
          2651
          Front Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
          -
          1511
          Rear Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a fourwheeler's rear wheels. Also known as Rear Track. The relation between the front and rear Tread/Track numbers dictates a cars stability
          1555
          1606
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1555
          1570
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          2145
          2070
          Rear Headroom (mm)
          Rear headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the center of the rear seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point
          953
          verified
          -
          Front Headroom (mm)
          Front headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the centre of the front seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point. Important for taller occupants. More is again better
          1039
          verified
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          460
          425
          No. of Doors
          4
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Power BootYes
          -
          Power folding 3rd Row SeatNo
          -
          Automatic Climate Control
          3 Zone
          -
          Air Quality ControlYes
          -
          Remote Climate Control (A/C)No
          -
          Remote Trunk Opener
          Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
          Yes
          -
          Remote Fuel Lid OpenerNo
          -
          Remote Engine Start/StopNo
          -
          Low Fuel Warning LightYes
          -
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk LightYes
          -
          Vanity MirrorYes
          -
          Rear Reading LampYesYes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
          Cup Holders FrontYesYes
          Cup Holders RearYesYes
          Rear AC VentsYes
          -
          Heated Seats FrontYes
          -
          Heated Seats RearNo
          -
          Seat Lumbar SupportYes
          -
          Active Noise CancellationYes
          -
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise ControlYesYes
          Parking Sensors
          Front & Rear
          Rear
          Navigation SystemYes
          -
          Find My Car LocationYes
          -
          Real-Time Vehicle TrackingYes
          -
          Foldable Rear Seat
          Bench Folding
          -
          Smart Access Card EntryYes
          -
          Smart Key BandNo
          -
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
          Glove Box CoolingYes
          -
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Voice CommandYes
          -
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNoYes
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          Front
          Steering Mounted TripmeterYes
          -
          Central Console Armrest
          With Storage
          -
          Tailgate AjarYes
          -
          Hands-Free TailgateYesNo
          Gear Shift IndicatorNo
          -
          Rear CurtainNo
          -
          Luggage Hook And NetNo
          -
          Battery SaverNo
          -
          Lane Change IndicatorYes
          -
          Additional Features
          -
          Digital Key Handover
          Massage Seats
          Front
          -
          Memory Function Seats
          Front
          -
          Drive Modes
          5
          -
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Ventilated SeatsYes
          -
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          Front
          -
          Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          YesYes
          Electronic Multi TripmeterYes
          -
          Leather SeatsYes
          -
          Fabric UpholsteryNo
          -
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYes
          -
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          Yes
          -
          Outside Temperature DisplayNo
          -
          Cigarette LighterNo
          -
          Digital OdometerYesYes
          Driving Experience Control EcoYes
          -
          Folding Table In The Rear
          Refers to a fold-out table tray attached either to the back of the front seats or in the central section of the rear seats.
          No
          -
          Dual Tone DashboardYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Contour Ambient Lighting with 30 colors, Frameless auto diing interior rear view mirror, Manual sunshade for the rear passenger windows, Decorative Inlays in Audi Exclusive Piano Black
          -
          Digital Cluster
          -
          Yes
          Upholstery
          -
          Leatherette
          Exterior
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          Headlight
          Available ColorsTango Red MetallicManhattan Grey MetallicMythos Black MetallicIbis WhiteNavarra Blue MetallicA4 ColorsWhiteGLA Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYes
          -
          Fog Lights Front
          Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          Yes
          -
          Fog Lights Rear
          Rear fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's rear bumper. Unlike front fog lights, rear fog lights are designed to ensure cars driving behind you can see you better in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          Yes
          -
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
          Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
          NoNo
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          Headlamp Washers
          Refers to water jets that clean the headlights. This is beneficial when driving in the rain, or in muddy conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          No
          -
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          No
          -
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Wheel CoversNo
          -
          Alloy Wheels
          Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Power AntennaNo
          -
          Tinted Glass
          Tinted glass refers to a coating or film applied to a car's glass area that either reflects heat from entering the cabin or improves privacy for those inside the car by reducing visibility from outside, or both.
          No
          -
          Rear Spoiler
          A rear spoiler is used to increase downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars however, they're used simply for looks.
          NoYes
          Removable Or Convertible Top
          A roof usually made of lightweight material or canvas/fabric that can be removed to make the vehicle an open top.
          No
          -
          Roof CarrierNo
          -
          Sun Roof
          A sunroof is a glass panel on the roof of the vehicle. It can either be just over the front seats or extend further backward towards the rear.
          YesYes
          Moon RoofYes
          -
          Side Stepper
          Side steppers are a convenience feature, usually offered in vehicles with high floors, to make it easier to step into or out of the car. They are either pemanently fixed near the side of the vehicle or deploy electrically. The latter is usually only with luxury cars.
          No
          -
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          It refers to an additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle. It warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          Yes
          -
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Grille
          It refers to a shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          Yes
          -
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          Yes
          -
          Smoke HeadlampsNo
          -
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          NoYes
          Halogen HeadlampsNo
          -
          Cornering Headlamps
          Cornering headlamps either refer to headlights that turn slightly with your steering input or a secondary light within the headlight cluster that switches on when your steering is turned. Like cornering fog lamps, this feature improves visibility while turning.
          Yes
          -
          Cornering Foglamps
          Cars with this feature will automatically switch on their fog lamps when the steering is turned, to improve visibility at the front corners of the car.
          Yes
          -
          Roof Rail
          Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
          Yes
          -
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          -
          Trunk Opener
          Smart
          -
          Heated Wing Mirror
          Heated wing mirrors can also be called mirror defoggers. As the name says, using heat, the outside rear view mirrors can be cleared from fogging up during cold/rainy weather, improving rearward visibility and safety.
          Yes
          -
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          YesYes
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          YesYes
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          Exterior mirrors, power-adjustable, heated and folding, auto-diing on both sides, with memory feature, Chrome Door Handles, 5- spoke Dynamic style Alloy Wheels
          -
          Automatic Driving Lights
          Car headlamps automatically turn on in low light conditions, and switch off in bright conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Sunroof
          -
          Panoramic
          Boot Opening
          -
          Automatic
          Tyre Size
          225/50 R17
          -
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless,Radial
          Radial Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          No
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake AssistYesYes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYesYes
          Anti Theft AlarmYes
          -
          No. of Airbags
          8
          -
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearYesNo
          Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
          Xenon HeadlampsNo
          -
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYesYes
          Traction ControlYes
          -
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
          Advance Safety Features
          Auto Hold assist, Audi Parking Aid Plus with rear view camera
          Off-Road Package
          Rear Camera
          -
          With Guidedlines
          Anti Theft DeviceYes
          -
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Knee Airbags
          -
          Driver
          Isofix Child Seat MountsYes
          -
          Heads Up DisplayYes
          -
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          -
          Driver and Passenger
          Sos Emergency AssistanceYesYes
          Blind Spot MonitorYesYes
          Lane Watch CameraYes
          -
          Geo Fence AlertNo
          -
          Hill Descent ControlYes
          -
          Hill AssistYesYes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
          360 View CameraYesYes
          Curtain Airbag
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
          -
          Yes
          Entertainment & Communication
          Cd PlayerNo
          -
          Cd ChangerYes
          -
          Dvd PlayerNo
          -
          RadioYesYes
          Audio System Remote ControlNo
          -
          Mirror LinkNo
          -
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYes
          -
          USB And Auxiliary InputYes
          -
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Wifi ConnectivityYes
          -
          CompassYes
          -
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          10.09
          -
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          Internal StorageNo
          -
          No. of Speakers
          10
          -
          Rear Entertainment SystemYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus, Audi Phone Box with wireless charging, 25.65 cm Central I Touch Screen, I Navigation plus with I touch response, Audi Sound System, Audi Smartphone Interface,
          -
          Usb Ports
          -
          Yes
          SubwooferNo
          -
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Audi A4

            • Looks classy with elegant body lines and an excellent quality control
            • Powerful LED headlamps
            • Premium quality interiors
            • Excellent cabin practicality
            • Engine refinement is among the best in class
            • Ride comfort is brilliantly tuned for Indian road conditions

            Mercedes-Benz GLA

            • Sporty looking SUV with AMG-Line accents
            • Premium interior quality and layout
            • Frugal and fun to drive diesel engine
            • Come with premium features like panoramic sunroof, 360 degree camera, dual zone
            • Climate control and front powered seats with memory

            Audi A4

            • Has become expensive over time
            • Some features should have now been included like ventilated seats and ADAS.
            • Rear seat comfort feels is lacking due to the upright backrest

            Mercedes-Benz GLA

            • Road presence is not dominating
            • Bigger bumps are felt in the cabin with 19-inch wheels

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          Audi A4 price starts at Rs 45.34 Lakh & Mercedes-Benz GLA price starts at Rs 50.50 Lakh in New Delhi. Audi A4 is cheaper between these two cars.
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