Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 vs Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic

Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4

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14 reasons for

Mercedes GLA, model available from 2013.
It has 250 211HP ic petrol engine produced from 2013.
Drive has automatic gearbox.

7 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

14 reasons for Mercedes GLA 250 211KM automat 4x4 in comparison to Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic

Reasons for
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Maximal power

211 > 180 hp
The horsepower of the Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 is by 17 percent grater in comparison to the Ford Escape III. Because the difference is small this should not affect the car performance in a noticeable way.
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Average consumption

6.6 > 10.8 l
The fuel economy is considerably to Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4's advantage. This car uses 39 percent fewer petrol in the mixed cycle in relation to the Ford Escape III. It is also worth to know that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the mini 4x4 class, in which the Mercedes GLA is classified, equals to 7.5 l whereas the Mercedes GLA needs by 12 % less amount of fuel than the average.
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Maximal torque

352 > 249 Nm
Due to 41 percent higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes GLA does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Ford. This, in turn, have positive implications for acceleration.
56

Urban consumption

8.3 > 12.4 l
The Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 consumes 33 percent less gasoline in the city when compared to the Ford. The difference in the amount of 4.1 l is quite significant in daily use of the car. But, in a long run it will even give you significant savings. Keep in mind that fuel consumption may change depending on how you drive
30

Maximal torque RPM

1,195 > 2,500 revolutions/minute
A big difference in rotations per minute at which the maximum torque is delivered distinctly shows that a car which does not require to be revved high is the one of the Mercedes GLA. The engine of the Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic reaches its full efficiency at 2,500 revolutions per minute which is by 1,305 revolutions per minute worst result than the Mercedes GLA.
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Extra-urban consumption

5.4 > 8.8 l
19

Range

758 > 528 km
15

Wheelbase

2,697 > 2,690 mm
The wheelbase of a vehicle is the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving because of more desirable car's weight distribution. Mercedes GLA has 7 mm longer wheelbase distance in relation to Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
12

Urban range

602 > 467 km
11

Extra-urban range

893 > 648 km
8

Engine capacity

1,991 > 1,597 cc
The Mercedes has 394 cc greater engine capacity compared to the Ford Escape III. Because the difference is not big, the Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 should accelerate a bit better, of course if other paramerters are does not play a role.
3

Price range

luxury > popular
0

Maximal power RPM

5,500 > 5,700 revolutions/minute
0

Front track

1,567 > 1,563 mm

Ford

7 reasons for Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180KM automat in comparison to Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4

Reasons for
22

Width

1,841 > 1,804 mm
The width of the car influences directly on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Ford Escape III is 37 millimeters wider in relation to the Mercedes GLA. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
19

Fuel tank

56 > 51 l
The winner of selected cars in the aspect of fuel tank capacity is Ford Escape III that is able to take by 5 l more petrol in relation to the Mercedes.
6

Length

5,422 > 4,417 mm
The Ford Escape III is 23 percent longer when compared to the Mercedes. The length of the car is important in respect of driving comfort and room in the boot. The Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic probably will be offering to it's users more space for legs. Aditionally the Ford Escape III will be better driven ,however, the Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 will be a little easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
4

Rear track

1,565 > 1,560 mm
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Height

1,684 > 1,493 mm
If you are a tall man or you tend to carry in the trunk thinks of large dimensions, the Ford Escape III, which is by 191 millimeters higher than the Mercedes GLA, would be better pick for you. However, presented cars do not differ much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much observable.
0

Width with outside mirrors

2,082 > 2,017 mm
0

Curb weight

1,584 > 1,501 kg

Cars specifications

Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 Ford Escape III 1.6 EcoBoost 180HP automatic
    Gross trailer weight 1,804 kg -
    Price range luxury popular
    Model release date 2013 2013
    Facelifting no no
    Class compact SUV compact SUV
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