Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual vs Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic

Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual

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12 reasons for

Mercedes GLA, model available from 2013.
It has 200 156HP petrol engine produced from 2013.
Drive has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

10 reasons for

Ford Escape III, model available from 2013.
It has 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP ic petrol engine produced from 2013.
Drive on the front axle has automatic, 6 speed gearbox.

Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic
Mercedes

12 reasons for Mercedes GLA 200 156KM manual in comparison to Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic

Reasons for
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Average consumption

5.9 > 10.8 l
The Mercedes GLA uses 4.9 l fewer amount of fuel in the combined cycle in comparison to the Ford Escape III. The difference at the level of 4.9 l will be perceptible in day-to-day usage of the car. In the long run it can generate a substantial cost reduction.
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Maximal torque

252 > 249 Nm
The Mercedes has 1 percent more torque when compared to the Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic. Although a large number of people do not take into account the maximum torque when buying a automobile, it shows the best how a vehicle acclerates. In this case the difference is quite small so you probably will not feel the difference.
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Urban consumption

7.9 > 12.4 l
The Mercedes uses of 36 % gasoline less in the city in relation to the Ford. The Mercedes GLA, as a representative of mini 4x4 segment, consumes of 1.7 l of fuel for every 100 km less than the medium level in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “mini 4x4” segment is 9.6 l of fuel for every 100 km.
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Maximal torque RPM

1,245 > 2,500 revolutions/minute
A big difference in revolutions per minute at which the maximum torque is produced clearly indicates that the winner is is this of the Mercedes GLA. The engine of the Ford achieves its full efficiency at 2,500 revolutions/minute which is by 1,255 revolutions per minute lower than the Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual.
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Extra-urban consumption

4.6 > 8.8 l
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Range

847 > 528 km
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Wheelbase

2,697 > 2,690 mm
Mercedes GLA has 7 millimeters longer wheelbase in relation to the Ford Escape III. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also provides more storage space. But, vehicles having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
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Urban range

633 > 467 km
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Extra-urban range

1,042 > 648 km
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Price range

luxury > popular
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Maximal power RPM

5,300 > 5,700 revolutions/minute
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Front track

1,567 > 1,563 mm

Ford

10 reasons for Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180KM automat in comparison to Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual

Reasons for
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Maximal power

180 > 156 hp
The horsepower is a feature that majority of us pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Ford Escape III which has by 15 percent horsepower more in comparison to the Mercedes GLA, which makes this car somewhat faster. Due to more horsepower the Ford should as well provide somewhat better flexiblility in specific speeds.
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Width

1,841 > 1,804 mm
distance between left and right side of a car influences on interior space for travelers as well as stability while driving. The Ford Escape III is widther only by 37 millimeters compared with the Mercedes GLA and is not really important. The average for the „compact SUV” segment is around 1,797 mm and is by 44 mm smaller than the same feature of the Ford Escape III.
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Fuel tank

56 > 51 l
The winner of selected cars in the category of fuel tank capacity is Ford which can take by 10 % more gasoline in relation to the Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual.
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Engine capacity

1,597 > 1,595 cc
The Ford Escape III has by 2 cubic centimeters bigger engine size when compared to the Mercedes. This may have a little impact when it comes to accleration, as both figures does not vary much.
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Length

5,422 > 4,417 mm
The Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic is 1,005 mm longer than the Mercedes. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and in most cases have bigger trunk. While the Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic occurs to be better pick for families or drivers who value convenient rides, the Mercedes may be more appropriate to the young because it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
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Rear track

1,565 > 1,560 mm
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Height

1,684 > 1,493 mm
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of loading massive amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 13 % to the advantage of the Ford Escape III is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.
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Transmission

automatic > manual
Automatic transmission in the Ford Escape III despite having a few drawback offers much more better comfort of driving. After a long time spent at the steering wheel the driver is less tired. Also automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.
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Width with outside mirrors

2,082 > 2,017 mm
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Curb weight

1,584 > 1,391 kg

Cars specifications

Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic
    Gross trailer weight 1,404 kg -
    Price range luxury popular
    Model release date 2013 2013
    Facelifting no no
    Class compact SUV compact SUV
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