BMW 6 Series vs Mercedes-Benz GLA

Should you buy BMW 6 Series 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. BMW 6 Series price starts at Rs 73.50 Lakh ex-showroom for GT 630i M Sport (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz GLA price starts Rs 50.50 Lakh ex-showroom for 200 (Petrol). 6 Series has 1998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while GLA has 1950 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the 6 Series has a mileage of 18.65 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the GLA has a mileage of 18.9 kmpl (Diesel top model).

6 Series Vs GLA

Key HighlightsBMW 6 SeriesMercedes-Benz GLA
On Road PriceRs.88,89,619*Rs.67,06,793*
Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
Engine(cc)19981950
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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BMW 6 Series vs Mercedes-Benz GLA Comparison

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        BMW 6 Series
        BMW 6 Series
        Rs75.50 Lakh*
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            Mercedes-Benz GLA
            Mercedes-Benz GLA
            Rs56.90 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.88,89,619*
          Rs.67,06,793*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.1,69,203/month
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          Rs.1,27,650/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.2,48,643
          GLA Insurance
          User Rating
          4.3
          Based on 62 Reviews
          3.9
          Based on 9 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
          TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder engine
          OM 651 DE 22 LA
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1998
          1950
          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@4000rpm
          187.74bhp@3800rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          400Nm@1750-2500rpm
          400Nm@1600-2600rpm
          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
          Valve Configuration
          Valve configuration refers to the number and arrangement of intake and exhaust valves in each engine cylinder.
          DOHC
          -
          Fuel Supply System
          Responsible for delivering fuel from the fuel tank into your internal combustion engine (ICE). More sophisticated systems give you better mileage.
          CRDI
          -
          Bore X Stroke (mm)
          Bore is the diameter of the cylinder, and stroke is the distance that the piston travels from the top of the cylinder to the bottom. Multiplying these two figures gives you the cubic capacity (cc) of an engine.
          90.0X84.0
          -
          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.
          Twin
          Yes
          Super Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Superchargers utilise engine power to make more power.
          No
          -
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          8-Speed
          8-Speed DCT
          Drive Type
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Diesel
          Diesel
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          18.65
          18.9
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          66
          -
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          220
          219
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          Air Suspension
          air suspension
          Rear Suspension
          Air Suspension
          air suspension
          Steering Type
          Power
          Electric
          Steering Column
          Tilt
          -
          Steering Gear Type
          Rack & Pinion
          -
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Disc
          Disc
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          220
          219
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          7.9
          7.5
          Tyre Size
          245/50 R18
          -
          Tyre Type
          Runflat Tyres
          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
          -
          1422 Litres
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          5091
          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
          2158
          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
          1538
          1616
          Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
          The laden ground clearance is the vertical distance between the ground and the lowest point of the car when the car is empty. More ground clearnace means when fully loaded your car won't scrape on tall speedbreakers, or broken roads.
          124
          -
          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.
          2450
          -
          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.
          1885
          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.
          -
          2225
          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
          978
          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
          1053
          verified
          -
          Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
          The rear shoulder room of a car is the distance between the left and right side of the cabin where your shoulder will touch. Wider cars are more comfortable and can seat three passengers (If applicable) better.
          1516
          verified
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          650
          427
          No. of Doors
          4
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Power BootYes
          -
          Automatic Climate Control
          4 Zone
          -
          Air Quality ControlYes
          -
          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 OpenerYes
          -
          Low Fuel Warning LightYes
          -
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk LightYes
          -
          Vanity MirrorYes
          -
          Rear Reading LampYesYes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
          Cup Holders FrontYesYes
          Cup Holders RearYesYes
          Rear AC VentsYes
          -
          Heated Seats FrontNo
          -
          Heated Seats RearNo
          -
          Seat Lumbar SupportYes
          -
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise ControlYesYes
          Parking Sensors
          Front & Rear
          Rear
          Navigation SystemYes
          -
          Foldable Rear Seat
          40:20:40 Split
          -
          Smart Access Card EntryNo
          -
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
          Glove Box CoolingYes
          -
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Voice CommandYes
          -
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
          USB Charger
          Front
          Front
          Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
          -
          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
          Driver's Seat Only
          -
          Drive Modes
          6
          -
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess EntryNoYes
          Ventilated SeatsNo
          -
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          Front & Rear
          -
          Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
          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
          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 DisplayYes
          -
          Cigarette LighterYes
          -
          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
          Leather ‘Dakota’ Ivory White exclusive stitching/piping in contrast
          -
          Digital Cluster
          -
          Yes
          Upholstery
          -
          Leatherette
          Exterior
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          Headlight
          Available ColorsBernina Grey Amber EffectTanzanite BlueMineral WhiteM Carbon Black Metallic6 Series 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
          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.
          YesYes
          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.
          No
          -
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          No
          -
          Smoke HeadlampsNo
          -
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          -
          Yes
          Halogen HeadlampsNo
          -
          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.
          No
          -
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights,Laser Lights,Cornering Headlights,LED Tail lamps
          -
          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 electrically foldable with automatic, anti-dazzle function on driver side, mirror heating, memory, integrated turn indicators and automatic parking function for passenger-side exterior mirror, Active rear spoiler, Active Air Stream Kidney Grill, Heat protection glazing, Frameless doors, integrated turn indicators and automatic parking function for passenger-side exterior mirror Adaptive LED headlights design with LED low-beam headlights, LED high-beam headlights, LED daytime running light, LED turn indicators, cornering light including no dazzle high-beam assistance,BMW Kidney Grille with vertical slats in Chrome High-Gloss, Air Inlets with chrome detailing, Car key with Chrome High-Gloss detailing, Door handles illuminated, Door sill finisher illuminated with inserts in aluminium , Front bumper with specific design elements in Chrome High-Gloss, Mirror base, B-pillar finisher and window guide rail in Black High-Gloss, Rear bumper with embellisher in chrome, Trapezoidal tailpipe finishers in chrome, Window recess cover and finisher for window frame in chrome ,
          -
          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
          245/50 R18
          -
          Tyre Type
          Runflat Tyres
          Radial Tubeless
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          No
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake AssistYesYes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYesYes
          Anti Theft AlarmYes
          -
          No. of Airbags
          6
          -
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          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
          Three-point seat belts at all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners at front and belt force limiters at front and outer rear seats, Rear doors with mechanical childproof lock. Electric Parking brake with auto hold function, Cornering Brake Control, Attentiveness Assistant, Airbag, passenger side, deactivatable via key, Active front seat headrests, Parking Assistant ,Remote Control Parking ,Brake Energy Regeneration ,Active Park Distance Control Rear, Head Airbags Front and Rear ,Airbag, passenger side, Deactivatable Via key , Dynamic Braking Lights ,Attentiveness Assistant ,BMW Condition Based Service ,Cornering Brake Control ,Dynamic Stability Control ,Electric Parking Brake with Auto Hold Function ,Emergency Spare Wheel ,Runflat Tyres with Reinforced side walls ,Warning Triangle with First Aid kit ,Panorama View and 3D View, Active Front Seat Headrests
          Off-Road Package
          Rear Camera
          -
          With Guidedlines
          Anti Theft DeviceYes
          -
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Knee AirbagsNo
          Driver
          Isofix Child Seat MountsYes
          -
          Heads Up DisplayNo
          -
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          -
          Driver and Passenger
          Sos Emergency Assistance
          -
          Yes
          Blind Spot MonitorYesYes
          Hill Descent ControlNo
          -
          Hill AssistNoYes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
          360 View CameraNoYes
          Curtain Airbag
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
          -
          Yes
          Entertainment & Communication
          Cd PlayerYes
          -
          Cd ChangerNo
          -
          Dvd PlayerYes
          -
          RadioYesYes
          Audio System Remote ControlYes
          -
          Mirror LinkYes
          -
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYes
          -
          USB And Auxiliary InputYes
          -
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          CompassYes
          -
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          12.3
          -
          Connectivity
          Apple CarPlay, HDMI Input
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          Internal StorageYes
          -
          No. of Speakers
          16
          -
          Rear Entertainment SystemYes
          -
          Additional Features
          2 x USB connections in centre console, Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional [Two tiltable 10.2” screens in HD resolution with a BluRay drive, Operated by touch on display, Connectivity for MP3 players, game consoles, USB devices and headphones possible, Two USB sockets type C with data capabilities, Compatibility with BluRay and HDMI, Access to the vehicle’s entertainment functions (e.g. radio and DVD player), navigation system], BMW Live Cockpit Professional (High-resolution 12.3” Control Display, BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets, Navigation function with 3D maps, Voice Control, BMW Virtual Assistant), iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition, Harman Kardon Surround Sound system (464 W, ), Bluetooth with audio streaming, hands-free and USB connectivity, Wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto,
          -
          Usb Ports
          -
          Yes
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            BMW 6 Series

            • Creamy ride quality
            • Effortless performance
            • Spacious cabin
            • Comfy rear seat experience

            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

            BMW 6 Series

            • Not the most fun to drive BMW
            • Spare tyre takes up boot space

            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 BMW 6 Series and Mercedes-Benz GLA?

          BMW 6 Series price starts at Rs 73.50 Lakh & Mercedes-Benz GLA price starts at Rs 50.50 Lakh in New Delhi. Mercedes-Benz GLA is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage BMW 6 Series and Mercedes-Benz GLA?

          The mileage of 6 Series is 18.65 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of GLA is 18.9 kmpl in New Delhi. Mercedes-Benz GLA gives better mileage than BMW 6 Series.
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