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Mercedes-Benz GLA Vs Volvo V40 Cross Country Vs Mercedes-Benz A-Class comparison

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Mercedes-Benz GLA Vs Volvo V40 Cross Country Vs Mercedes-Benz A-Class Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the GLA Vs V40 Cross Country Vs A-Class on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

GLA Vs V40 Cross Country Vs A-Class – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Mercedes-Benz A-Class in New Delhi starts at ₹ 27.87 Lakh. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class costs ₹ 29.26 Lakh. On the other hand, Mercedes-Benz GLA price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 34.38 Lakh. The base Diesel model of the Mercedes-Benz GLA costs ₹ 32.33 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Mercedes-Benz GLA comes with a price tag of ₹ 38.64 Lakh Lastly, the Diesel Volvo V40 Cross Country starts at ₹ 32.83 Lakh.

SummaryMercedes-Benz GLAVolvo V40 Cross CountryMercedes-Benz A-Class
Price₹ 32.33 Lakh₹ 32.83 Lakh₹ 27.87 Lakh
Body TypeSUVCrossoverHatchback
Mileage17.90 Km/l16.80 Km/l15.50 Km/l
Power134 bhp150 bhp122 bhp
Engine2143 CC1984 CC1595 CC
Fuel TypeDieselDieselPetrol

GLA Vs V40 Cross Country Vs A-Class – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class base Petrol engine returns 16 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 20 Km/l. The Mercedes-Benz GLA base Petrol returns 14 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 18 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Volvo V40 Cross Country Diesel basic model, on the other hand, gives 17 Km/l.

GLA Vs V40 Cross Country Vs A-Class – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class gets 122 bhp Petrol engine and 136 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Mercedes-Benz GLA comes in 181 bhp Petrol engine and 2 Diesel 134, 168 bhp engines. Lastly, the Volvo V40 Cross Country is offered in 150 bhp Diesel engine.


Engine Type 4-cylinder Diesel EngineFive-cylinder Turbodiesel With Start/stop Technology4-cylinder In-line Engine. With Direct Petrol Injection, Variable Valve Timing And A Turbocharger
Displacement (CC) 2143 CC1984 CC1595 CC
No Of Cylinder 454
Power 134 bhp@3600-4400 rpm150 bhp@3500 rpm122 bhp@5000 rpm
Torque 300 Nm@1600-3000 rpm350 Nm@1500-2750 rpm200 Nm@1250-4000 rpm


Length 4417 mm4370 mm4299 mm
Width 1804 mm1783 mm1780 mm
Height 1494 mm1458 mm1433 mm
Wheelbase 2699 mm2646 mm2699 mm
Ground Clearance 183 mm145 mm160 mm
Boot Space 421 L324 L341 L
Kerb Weight 1585 Kg1582 Kg1395 Kg
Gross Weight 2020 Kg2010 Kg1920 Kg
Front Track 1569 mm1552 mm1553 mm
Rear Track 1560 mm1540 mm1522 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.92 m5.40 m5.50 m
No. Of Doors 555
Seating Capacity 555


No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type Dual Clutch N/ADual Clutch

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsMercedes-Benz Light-Alloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless, RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 235/50 R18215/50 R17205/55 R16
Rear Tyre Size 235/50 R18215/50 R17205/55 R16

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc


Front Suspension AIRMATIC Air SuspensionMacPherson StrutMcPherson Strut
Rear Suspension AIRMATIC Air SuspensionMulti-LinkFour-link

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City 13.70 Km/lN/A12.03 Km/l
Mileage Highway 17.00 Km/lN/A15.00 Km/l
Mileage 17.90 Km/l16.81 Km/l15.50 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity


Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectro Power SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 9.9 seconds8.5 seconds8.6 seconds
Max Speed 205200202

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assisttickcrosstick
Electronic Stability Programtickticktick
Tractional Controltickticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickticktick
Cornering Lightscrosstickcross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipertickticktick
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washersticktickcross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerAutomatic Climate ControlAutomatic Climate ControlAutomatic Climate Control
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shiftticktickcross
Cruise Controltickticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttontickticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supporttickticktick
Front Armresttickticktick
Rear Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryARTICO LeatherLeatherARTICO/Messancy Fabric
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick


Front Fog Lampscrossticktick
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationcrossticktick


Music Systemtickticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Internal Memorytickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick


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