The horsepower of the Mercedes is 31 horsepowers grater than the Ford Ecosport II. As the difference is not big this should not affect the vehicles performance to a large extent.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual speeds up to 100k\h
faster in relation to the Ford Ecosport II. A noticable difference in
acceleration in favor of the Mercedes will allow him to overtake much
quicker and avoid other obstacles.
The top speed possible to be reached by the Mercedes GLA is greater in comparison to this of the Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 19 percent is little and is not realy noticable in daily use.
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving because of more appropriate car's weight distribution. Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual has 176 millimeters longer wheelbase distance when compared to Ford. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Mercedes GLA should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
The Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual is 173 millimeters longer than the Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual. Long vehicles are more spacious and usually provide plenty of trunk space. While the Mercedes seems to be better for families or those who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Ford Ecosport II may appeal to singles as it will not cause troubles with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Number of gears
The Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual has a one additional
speed than the
Ford. Generally the
additional gear is a very
tall one thanks to which the previous
speeds can be shorter in order to
allow increased performance in the
lower gears. One more gear also will contribute to smaller
fuel consumption and CO2 output.
The engine displacement of the Mercedes is by 595 cc greater in relation to the Ford. For this reason the Ford Ecosport II 1.0 Ecoboost 125HP manual will consume less fuel, but, the engine of the Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual will be of better performance, working more smoothly and more durable.