Audi Q3 vs Mercedes-Benz GLA

Should you buy Audi Q3 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 Q3 price starts at Rs 43.81 Lakh ex-showroom for Premium (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz GLA price starts Rs 50.50 Lakh ex-showroom for 200 (Petrol). Q3 has 1984 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while GLA has 1950 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Q3 has a mileage of - (Petrol top model)> and the GLA has a mileage of 18.9 kmpl (Petrol top model).

Q3 Vs GLA

Key HighlightsAudi Q3Mercedes-Benz GLA
On Road PriceRs.61,95,332*Rs.58,04,107*
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)19841332
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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Audi Q3 vs Mercedes-Benz GLA Comparison

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    • Brand / Model
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        Audi Q3
        Audi Q3
        Rs53.17 Lakh*
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            Mercedes-Benz GLA
            Mercedes-Benz GLA
            Rs50.50 Lakh*
            *Ex-showroom Price
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.61,95,332*
          Rs.58,04,107*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.1,17,911/month
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          Rs.1,10,483/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.1,91,102
          Q3 Insurance
          Rs.1,98,607
          GLA Insurance
          User Rating
          4.3
          Based on 69 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
          40 TFSI quattro S tronic
          -
          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@1500-4100rpm
          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.
          -
          No
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          7-Speed DCT
          7-Speed DCT
          Mild HybridNo
          -
          Drive Type
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          -
          17.4
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          62
          -
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          222
          210
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          McPherson struts
          -
          Rear Suspension
          4-link rear axle
          -
          Steering Type
          -
          Electric
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          222
          210
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          7.3
          8.9
          Tyre Size
          235/55 R18
          -
          Tyre Type
          -
          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.
          4482
          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
          1849
          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
          1607
          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
          -
          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.
          1700
          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.
          2200
          2070
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          460
          425
          No. of Doors
          5
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Automatic Climate Control
          2 Zone
          -
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk LightYes
          -
          Vanity MirrorYes
          -
          Rear Reading Lamp
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Adjustable Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders FrontYesYes
          Cup Holders Rear
          -
          Yes
          Rear AC VentsYes
          -
          Seat Lumbar SupportYes
          -
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise Control
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Front & Rear
          Rear
          Navigation SystemYes
          -
          Engine Start Stop Button
          -
          Yes
          Glove Box CoolingYes
          -
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
          USB Charger
          -
          Front
          Tailgate AjarYes
          -
          Hands-Free Tailgate
          -
          No
          Gear Shift IndicatorNo
          -
          Rear CurtainNo
          -
          Luggage Hook And NetNo
          -
          Additional Features
          -
          Digital Key Handover
          Drive Modes
          5
          -
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess Entry
          -
          Yes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Automatic Headlamps
          -
          Yes
          Follow Me Home Headlamps
          -
          Yes
          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
          Leather SeatsYes
          -
          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
          -
          Digital OdometerYesYes
          Driving Experience Control EcoYes
          -
          Dual Tone DashboardYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Electrically Adjustable Front Seats, Comfort Centre Armrest in Front, Leather/Leatherette Combination Upholstery, Ambient Lighting Package Plus, Frameless auto-diing interior rearview mirror, Storage and luggage compartment package, Scuff plates with aluminium inserts in the front,Decorative inserts in Silver Aluminium Dimension, Leather-wrapped 3 Spoke multifunction plus steering wheel with paddle shifters
          -
          Digital Cluster
          -
          Yes
          Upholstery
          -
          Leatherette
          Exterior
          Available ColorsNavvara Blue MetallicMythos Black MetallicPulse Orange SolidChronos Grey MetallicGlacier White MetallicNavarra Blue Metallic+1 MoreQ3 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
          -
          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.
          -
          No
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          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.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          Yes
          -
          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
          -
          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
          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.
          YesYes
          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
          -
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          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
          -
          Dual Tone Body Colour
          Cars with dual-tone body colours have two paint colours applied, usually where one colour is used heavily while the other is a contrast applied only to parts like the roof and outside mirrors.
          Optional
          -
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          -
          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
          LED Headlights, LED Rear Combination Lamps, Panoramic Glass Roof, Rear seat plus with fore/aft adjustment, High Gloss Styling package, Panoramic glass sunroof, LED Headlamps with LED rear combination lamps, 5-arm 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
          235/55 R18
          -
          Tyre Type
          -
          Radial Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          No
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking System
          -
          Yes
          Brake Assist
          -
          Yes
          Central Locking
          -
          Yes
          Child Safety Locks
          -
          Yes
          No. of Airbags
          6
          -
          Driver Airbag
          -
          Yes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          -
          Yes
          Seat Belt Warning
          -
          Yes
          Door Ajar Warning
          -
          Yes
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
          Engine Immobilizer
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Stability Control
          -
          Yes
          Advance Safety Features
          ISOFIX Child Seat Anchor and Top Tether for Outer Rear Seats, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, 6 Airbags (Protective full-size airbags), Brake system: hydraulic transmission, tandem master cylinder with vacuum booster, ABS & ESP (electronic stability program) on both axles, sensor on each wheel ,
          Off-Road Package
          Rear Camera
          -
          With Guidedlines
          Speed Alert
          -
          Yes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
          -
          Yes
          Knee Airbags
          -
          Driver
          Isofix Child Seat MountsYes
          -
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          -
          Driver and Passenger
          Sos Emergency Assistance
          -
          Yes
          Blind Spot Monitor
          -
          Yes
          Hill AssistYesYes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
          -
          Yes
          360 View Camera
          -
          Yes
          Curtain Airbag
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
          -
          Yes
          Entertainment & Communication
          Radio
          -
          Yes
          Speakers Front
          -
          Yes
          Speakers Rear
          -
          Yes
          Integrated 2DIN Audio
          -
          Yes
          Bluetooth Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          10.1
          -
          Connectivity
          -
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto
          -
          Yes
          Apple Car Play
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Bluetooth Interface(f hands-free calling and Bluetooth audio streaming), Audi Smartphone Interface (access your phone when connected with a USB port)
          -
          Usb Ports
          -
          Yes
          SubwooferNo
          -
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Audi Q3

            • Comfortable ride quality. Deals with broken roads confidently.
            • Potent 2.0-litre TSI + 7-speed DSG combo: pocket rocket if you want it to be!
            • Practical and spacious cabin for a family of four.

            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 Q3

            • No diesel engine on offer.
            • 360° camera, ventilated front seats, ADAS should’ve been included at the price.

            Mercedes-Benz GLA

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

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          Which car is cheaper between Audi Q3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA?

          Audi Q3 price starts at Rs 43.81 Lakh & Mercedes-Benz GLA price starts at Rs 50.50 Lakh in New Delhi. Audi Q3 is cheaper between these two cars.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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