Mercedes-Benz GLA vs Volvo XC40 Recharge

Should you buy Mercedes-Benz GLA or Volvo XC40 Recharge? 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. Mercedes-Benz GLA price starts at Rs 50.50 Lakh ex-showroom for 200 (Petrol) and Volvo XC40 Recharge price starts Rs 57.90 Lakh ex-showroom for P8 AWD (Electric).

GLA Vs XC40 Recharge

Key HighlightsMercedes-Benz GLAVolvo XC40 Recharge
On Road PriceRs.67,06,793*Rs.60,89,750*
Range (km)-418
Fuel TypeDieselElectric
Battery Capacity (kWh)-78 kw
Charging Time-28 Min - DC -150kW (10-80%)
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Mercedes-Benz GLA vs Volvo XC40 Recharge Comparison

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        Mercedes-Benz GLA
        Mercedes-Benz GLA
        Rs56.90 Lakh*
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            Volvo XC40 Recharge
            Volvo XC40 Recharge
            Rs57.90 Lakh*
            *Ex-showroom Price
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.67,06,793*
          Rs.60,89,750*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.1,27,650/month
          Get EMI offers
          Rs.1,15,911/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.2,48,643
          GLA Insurance
          User Rating
          3.9
          Based on 9 Reviews
          4.1
          Based on 44 Reviews
          Brochure
          Brochure not available
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          Running Cost
          Running cost per km measures the expense of driving your EV per kilometer. Running Cost/Km = (Battery Capacity of EV * Per Unit Electricity Cost ) / Range on full charge.
          -
          ₹ 1.87/km
          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
          OM 651 DE 22 LA
          Not applicable
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1950
          Not applicable
          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.
          Not applicable
          Fast Charging
          Fast charging typically refers to direct current (DC) charging from an EV charge station, and is generally quicker than AC charging. Not all fast chargers are equal, though, and this depends on their rated output.
          Not applicable
          Yes
          Charging Time
          Not applicable
          28 Min - DC -150kW (10-80%)
          Battery Capacity (kWh)
          Not applicable
          78
          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@3800rpm
          408bhp
          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@1600-2600rpm
          660Nm
          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
          Not applicable
          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.
          Yes
          Not applicable
          Range (km)
          Not applicable
          418 km
          Battery Warranty
          A battery warranty is a guarantee offered by the battery manufacturer or seller that the battery will perform as expected for a certain period of time or number of cycles. Battery warranties typically cover defects in materials and workmanship
          Not applicable
          8 Years or 160000 km
          Charging Time (D.C)
          The time taken for a DC Fast Charger to charge your car. DC or Direct Current chargers recharge electric vehicles faster than AC chargers
          Not applicable
          28 Min 150 kW
          Regenerative Braking Levels
          Not applicable
          Yes
          Charging Port
          Not applicable
          CCS-II
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          8-Speed DCT
          1-Speed
          Mild Hybrid
          -
          No
          Drive Type
          AWD
          Charging Options
          Not applicable
          15 A Wall Box | 150 kW DC
          Charger Type
          Not applicable
          15 A Wall Box
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Diesel
          Electric
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          18.9
          -
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          ZEV
          Top Speed (kmph)
          219
          180
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          air suspension
          sophisticated Suspension
          Rear Suspension
          air suspension
          sophisticated Suspension
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Electric
          Steering Column
          -
          Tilt & Telescopic
          Steering Gear Type
          -
          Rack & Pinion
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Disc
          Disc
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          219
          180
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          7.5
          4.9
          Tyre Size
          -
          F 235/50,R 255/45
          Tyre Type
          Radial Tubeless
          Tubeless,Radial
          Wheel Size (Inch)No
          -
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          18 inch
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          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          18 inch
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          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.
          4412
          4425
          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
          2020
          1873
          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
          1616
          1651
          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.
          -
          2923
          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.
          -
          1570
          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.
          1570
          2205
          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
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          427
          414
          No. of Doors
          5
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Power Boot
          -
          Yes
          Automatic Climate Control
          -
          2 Zone
          Air Quality Control
          -
          Yes
          Low Fuel Warning Light
          -
          Yes
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk Light
          -
          Yes
          Vanity Mirror
          -
          Yes
          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 Vents
          -
          Yes
          Heated Seats Front
          -
          Yes
          Heated Seats Rear
          -
          Yes
          Seat Lumbar Support
          -
          Yes
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise ControlYesYes
          Parking Sensors
          Rear
          Front & Rear
          Navigation System
          -
          Yes
          Foldable Rear Seat
          -
          60:40 Split
          Smart Key Band
          -
          Yes
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYes
          -
          Glove Box Cooling
          -
          Yes
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front Door
          Voice Command
          -
          Yes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYes
          -
          USB Charger
          Front
          Front
          Central Console Armrest
          -
          Yes
          Tailgate Ajar
          -
          Yes
          Hands-Free TailgateNoYes
          Luggage Hook And Net
          -
          Yes
          Lane Change Indicator
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Digital Key Handover
          Power folding rear head restraints, Clean Zone, air purifier, humidity sensor, Driving range up to 418km. When needed, at home or at work can fast-charge from zero to 80% in around 40 minutes. Fast charging DC up to 150 kW under optimal charging conditions., Key remort control High level, Power adjustable Passenger seat,mechanical chudhion extension front seat,mechanical release fold 2nd row rear seat, power foldable rear headrest from centre stack display,Waste bin in front of armrest,Tunnel console high glos black,Ash tray lid
          Memory Function Seats
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          Driver's Seat Only
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Automatic HeadlampsYes
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          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYes
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          Interior
          Photo Comparison
          Front Air Vents
          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 Tripmeter
          -
          Yes
          Leather Seats
          -
          Yes
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
          -
          Yes
          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 Display
          -
          Yes
          Digital OdometerYesYes
          Driving Experience Control Eco
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          Yes
          Dual Tone Dashboard
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
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          Ashtray and cigarette lighter, Road Sign Information, Ticket holder, Illuminated vanity mirrors, Auto-died rear view mirrors, 31.24 Cms (12.3 inch) Driver display, charcol connect suede textile/microtech upholstery, Mechenical cushion extension front seat,carpet kit textile,Front tread plates metal recharge,Interior illumination high level,Charcoale roof colur interior
          Digital ClusterYes
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          Upholstery
          Leatherette
          -
          Exterior
          Available ColorsWhiteGLA ColorsSilver DownOnyx BlackFjord BlueCrystal WhiteVapour GreySage GreenThunder GrayBright DuskCloud Blue+4 MoreXC40 Recharge Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable Headlights
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          Yes
          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.
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          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 Roof
          -
          Yes
          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
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          Yes
          -
          Lighting
          -
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          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
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          Fog lamps with cornering function, Body-coloured covered grille, Door mirror covers, Black Stone, High-gloss black side window trim, Panoramic roof, Protective cap kit, Matt Tech Grey, Recharge embossed logo on C/D-pillar, Roof rails, glossy black,, BEV grill, colour coordinated / covered mesh, BEV grill, colour coordinated / covered mesh,High gloss black decor side window, Handle side door body color keyless and illumination, Black rear view mirror covers,EBL, Flashing brake light and hazard warning, C-Pillar recharge moulding
          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
          -
          F 235/50,R 255/45
          Tyre Type
          Radial Tubeless
          Tubeless,Radial
          Wheel Size (Inch)No
          -
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake AssistYesYes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYesYes
          Anti Theft Alarm
          -
          Yes
          No. of Airbags
          -
          7
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYesYes
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
          Engine ImmobilizerYes
          -
          Electronic Stability ControlYes
          -
          Advance Safety Features
          Off-Road Package
          Passenger airbag cut-off switch, Park assist, front, rear and sides,
          Lane Keeping Aid (speeds above 65 km/h.),
          Oncoming Lane Mitigation (Active between 60 and 140 km/h), Road Sign Information,
          ISOFIX mounting points, rear seat, Cross-traffic alert, Volvo Cars app, Google built-in, Interior motion sensor for alarm, Inclinaion sensor for alarm, Diode in front door,Tempered glass, side & rear windows, Collision Mitigation support rear, Blind spot information system with cross traffic alert, curtains airbag







          Rear Camera
          With Guidedlines
          -
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Knee Airbags
          Driver
          -
          Isofix Child Seat Mounts
          -
          Yes
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          Driver and Passenger
          -
          Sos Emergency AssistanceYes
          -
          Blind Spot MonitorYesYes
          Hill Descent Control
          -
          Yes
          Hill AssistYesYes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
          360 View CameraYesYes
          Curtain AirbagYes
          -
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYes
          -
          Entertainment & Communication
          Cd Player
          -
          No
          Cd Changer
          -
          No
          Dvd Player
          -
          No
          RadioYesYes
          Audio System Remote Control
          -
          Yes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone Charging
          -
          Yes
          USB And Auxiliary Input
          -
          Yes
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          -
          9
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          Internal Storage
          -
          Yes
          No. of Speakers
          -
          13
          Additional Features
          -
          12V power outlet and one or two USB ports, speech function, digital service pack, App Store or Google Play, harman kardam sound system, android based google assisted information system, Apple carplay (iphone with wire)
          Usb PortsYes
          -
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            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

            Volvo XC40 Recharge

            • Classy and understated styling
            • Top-notch interior quality
            • Loaded with comfort, convenience and safety features
            • Hair-raising performance makes it a delight to drive

            Mercedes-Benz GLA

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

            Volvo XC40 Recharge

            • ADAS features can be tricky to operate in Indian traffic conditions
            • Spare tyre eats into usable boot space
            • Segment-above petrol-powered options available at a similar price

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          Which car is cheaper between Mercedes-Benz GLA and Volvo XC40 Recharge?

          Mercedes-Benz GLA price starts at Rs 50.50 Lakh & Volvo XC40 Recharge price starts at Rs 57.90 Lakh in New Delhi. Mercedes-Benz GLA is cheaper between these two cars.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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