A3 vs GLA Class

Compare for Audi A3 vs Mercedes-Benz GLA Class

Below is the detailed car comparison, based on price, specifications & other features, of Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA Class. Audi A3 is priced between ₹ 29.21 - ₹ 32.21 Lakh while Mercedes-Benz GLA Class is priced between ₹ 30.65 - ₹ 41.51 Lakh. Talking about the technical specifications, Audi A3 35 TFSI Premium Plus houses 1395 cc engine whereas Mercedes-Benz GLA Class 200 d Style engine displacement is 2143 cc.

Overview Audi A3 Mercedes-Benz GLA Class
Ex-Showroom Price*
(New Delhi)
₹ 29.21 Lakh ₹ 30.65 Lakh
Available Color(s)
A3 Colors
Fuel Type
All Petrol Cars
All Diesel Cars
Vehicle Type
All Sedans Cars
Sport Utilities

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Audi A3

 Superb quality

 Stylish and superb build

 Has a wide line-up of engines

 Superb grip and direct steering

Mercedes-Benz GLA Class

 Airy cabin, lengthy equipment list, comfortable seats

 Looks great

 Efficient diesel engine

 The petrol GLA-Class has a comfortable ride

 Good performance from the petrol engine

 Predictable road manners. Strong brakes

Audi A3

 Lacks rear seat space

 Looks small

 Not as fun as BMW 1 Series

Mercedes-Benz GLA Class

 Limited boot space as well as leg room and head room for tall passengers

 Nothing really

 The diesel GLA-Class could have a more insulated ride

 Diesel engine slow to respond to sudden throttle inputs in Eco mode

 Nothing really

Technical Specifications
Seating Capacity 5 5
Top Speed 222 Kmph 205 Kmph
Fuel Type Petrol Diesel
Engine Displacement 1395 2143
Power 150 136
Torque 250Nm 300Nm
Acceleration 8.2 Seconds 9.9 Seconds
ARAI Mileage 19.2 17.9
Engine Description 1.4-litre 150bhp 16V TFSI Petrol Engine 2.2-litre 136bhp 16V Diesel Engine
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Turbo Charger Yes Yes
Super Charger No No
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Supply System Direct Injection CRDi
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
Engine Type TFSI Petrol Engine 2.2-litre Diesel Engine
Drive Type FWD 2WD
Gear Box 7 Speed 7 Speed
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Dimensions & Capacity
No Of Doors 4 5
Length 4458mm 4424 mm
Width 1796mm 1804 mm
Height 1416mm 1494mm
Ground Clearance (Unladen) 165mm 183 mm
Wheel Base 2637mm 2699 mm
Front Tread 1555mm 1569 mm
Rear Tread 1526mm 1560 mm
Kerb Weight 1415kg 1585 kg
Gross Weight 1800kg 2020 kg
Front Headroom 1006mm 1015 mm
Rear Headroom 924mm 971 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 50 50
Cargo Volume 425 421-litres
Suspension & Brakes
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Multi Link Four Link
Front Brake Type Ventilated Disc Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc Disc
Wheel & Tyre
Tyre Size 205/55 R16 235/50 R18
Tyre Type Tubeless,Radial Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size 16 Inch 18 Inch
Turning Radius 5.35 metres 5.92 metres
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes
Steering Column Tilt & Telescopic Height & reach
Steering Type Power Power
Safety & Security
Anti-Lock Braking System
Parking Sensors Front & Rear Rear
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Brake Assist
Door Ajar Warning
Crash Sensor
Child Safety Locks
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Rear Camera
Traction Control
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Engine Check Warning
Vehicle Stability Control System
Central Locking
Smart Access Card Entry
Power Door Locks
Engine Immobilizer
Anti Theft Device
Comfort & Convenience
Air Conditioner
Power Steering
Rear A/C Vents
Engine Start/Stop Button
Remote Trunk Opener
Foldable Rear Seat 60:40 Split 60:40 Split
Adjustable Seats
Low Fuel Warning Light
Automatic Climate Control 3
Air Quality Control
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Bottle Holder Front & Rear Door Front & Rear Door
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Multi-function Steering Wheel
Automatic Headlamps
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Keyless Entry
Power Windows Front
Power Windows Rear
Accessory Power Outlet
CD Player
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
Bluetooth Connectivity
USB & Auxiliary Input
Voice Control
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Adjustable Headlights
Alloy Wheels
Chrome Garnish
Integrated Antenna
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Spoiler
Rear Window Defogger
Tinted Glass
Leather Seats
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Advance Safety Feature Anti Theft Wheel Bolts, Space Saving Spare Wheel, Airbag Deactivation, Adaptive Brake Light, Hazard Warning Lights Automatically Activated, Head Level Airbag System For Front and Rear, Anti Slip Regulation, Electronic Stabilisation Control (ESC)/nFirst Ai Attention Assist, Blue Efficiency, Adaptive Brake System, Acceleration Skid Control, Lamp Failure Indicator, Adaptive Brake Lights Flashing, Lamp Failure Indicator ,Electronic Stability Program ,QR code stickers for post-accident rescue
Digital Clock
Digital Odometer
Driving Experience Control Eco
Electric Adjustable Seats Front Front
Electronic Multi Tripmeter
Leather Steering Wheel
Outside Temperature Display
Tacho Meter

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