The horsepower of the Mercedes GLA is by 1 percent grater when compared to the Honda CR-V IV. Because the difference is not big this should not affect the vehicles performance considerably.
The fuel economy is distinctly to Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual's advantage. This vehicle burns 1.9 l less petrol in the mixed cycle than the Honda. Bear in mind that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the compact SUV segment, in which the Mercedes is classified, equals to 7.5 l while the Mercedes needs by 21 % less fuel than the average.
The Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual has 31 percent more torque in relation to the Honda CR-V IV. The difference at this level is relevant, so that the Mercedes GLA will accelerate significantly better.
The fuel consumption of the Mercedes is 1.5 l smaller in relation to the Honda CR-V IV. Despite the difference is insensible, in the long term it can cause that the car would be significantly less expensive to run.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A little difference at the level of 13 percent indicates that the Honda is insignificantly beaten in this confrontation. In the „small off-road 4x4” class, to which the Honda CR-V IV 2.0 i-VTEC 155HP manual 4x4 is assigned, the average acceleration amounts to 10.9 s and is by 0.7 s slower than acceleration of Honda’s car.
The maximum velocity of the Mercedes GLA is greater in relation to this of the Honda CR-V IV by 13, which allows the Mercedes to cover faster long stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 25 kilometers/hour is little and will not be a very noticable in everyday driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in rpm at which the maximum torque is produced clearly indicates that the winner is is the one of the Mercedes GLA. The engine of the Honda CR-V IV reaches its full efficiency at 4,300 revolutions per minute which is by 71 % lower than the Mercedes GLA.
Mercedes has 3 percent longer wheelbase when compared to the Honda CR-V IV 2.0 i-VTEC 155HP manual 4x4. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles having a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Honda CR-V IV was launched only 1 year prior to the Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual, the gap between technology used in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Mercedes may feature a bit more advanced solutions used in it.