Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 vs Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual

Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4

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17 reasons for

Subaru Forester IV, model available from 2013.
It has 2.0 XT 240HP ic petrol engine produced from 2013.
Drive 4x4 has automatic gearbox.

14 reasons for

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

Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual
Subaru

17 reasons for Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240KM automat 4x4 in comparison to Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual

Reasons for
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Maximal power

240 > 156 hp
The Subaru Forester IV has by 54 percent more horsepower in comparison to Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual. The Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 will be distinctly more dynamically accelerate owing to bigger horsepower. Also leaving behind other vehicles while driving should be a piece of cake for the Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 equipped with more powerful engine.
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Maximal torque

350 > 252 Nm
The Subaru has 39 % more torque in relation to the Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual. The difference at this level is relevant, so that the Subaru will accelerate perceptibly faster.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

7.5 > 8.9 s
A little difference amounts to 1.4 s indicates that the Mercedes GLA is slightly beaten here. In the „compact SUV” segment, to which the Mercedes is assigned, the average acceleration amounts to 10.9 s and is by 18 percent slower than acceleration of Mercedes’s car.
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Top speed

221 > 215 km/h
The top speed of the Subaru Forester IV is greater as compared to this of the Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual which allows to cover the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference that amounts to 6 kilometers per hour is small and is not realy noticable in daily use.
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Fuel tank

61 > 51 l
The winner of these two vehicles in the category of fuel tank capacity is Subaru Forester IV which is able to take by 10 l more fuel in comparison to the Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual.
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Engine capacity

1,999 > 1,595 cc
The Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 has 25 percent bigger engine capacity in relation to the Mercedes GLA. The difference is relatively considerable. Consequently the Subaru Forester IV should accelerate faster and be able to reach higher top speed. On the other hand larger cubic capacity means worst fuel economy.
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Gross trailer weight

1,996 > 1,404 kg
6

Length

4,596 > 4,417 mm
The Subaru is 179 millimeters longer in relation to the Mercedes GLA. Long vehicles have more interior space and usually have more storage space. While the Subaru Forester IV seems to be better for families or those who appreciate comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Mercedes GLA may be more appropriate to singles as it will not cause problems with parking and will have smaller turning radius.
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Cylinder layout

boxer > inline
A Boxer installed in the Subaru occurs to be significantly better because it has smaller dimensions and creates less vibrations in relation to straight engine. What is more you should keep in mind its horizontally opposed design results in that a vehicle has a lower center of gravity what affects the better grip. The advantage of engine which cylinders are arranged in a line, like the one put in the Mercedes GLA, is that because of its simple construction it can be fuel efficient compared to other types of engines.
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Tire width

225 > 215 mm
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Transmission

automatic > manual
Automatic gearbox which is in the Subaru Forester IV despite having a few minuses gives much more better comfort of driving. After a long ride especially in the city you probably would be less exhausted. Also automatic puts less strain on the engine thanks to the factory settings of shifts in specific revs range.
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Maximal roof load

80 > 75 kg
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Payload

2,110 > 1,916 kg
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Gross trailer weight without breaks

752 > 700 kg
0

Tire diameter

18 > 17 ″
0

Tire profile

55 > 60 %
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Curb weight

1,615 > 1,391 kg

Mercedes

14 reasons for Mercedes GLA 200 156KM manual in comparison to Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4

Reasons for
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Average consumption

5.9 > 8.3 l
The Mercedes GLA consumes 2.4 l fewer amount of fuel in the combined cycle when compared to the Subaru. The difference at the level of 2.4 l will be perceptible in everyday usage of the vehicle. In the long term it will result in a real savings.
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Urban consumption

7.9 > 11.2 l
The Mercedes GLA burns up of 3.3 l petrol fewer while driving inside city in comparison to the Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4. The Mercedes, as a representative of small off-road 4x4 segment, uses of 1.7 l of fuel for every 100 km less than the medium level in its segment. The average fuel consumption in the “compact SUV” class is 9.6 l/100Km.
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Maximal torque RPM

1,245 > 2,400 revolutions/minute
The rotational speed where the highest torque is reached determines how fast an engine reaches its best performance with growth in revolutions. The lower rmp or the wider range in which the torque is the greatest, the more the engine is flexible and the kick of acceleration is felt earlier.
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Extra-urban consumption

4.6 > 7 l
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Width

1,804 > 1,795 mm
Distance between two sides of a car directly affects the amount of space for passengers and also stability during driving. The width of the Mercedes is larger only by 1 percent compared with the Subaru and is not really important. The medium for the „compact SUV” segment equals to 1,797 millimeters and is by 7 millimeters smaller than the same feature of the Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual.
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Range

847 > 706 km
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Wheelbase

2,697 > 2,634 mm
The wheelbase of a car is the distance between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better vehicle's weight distribution. Mercedes GLA has 2 percent longer wheelbase distance in comparison to Subaru. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Mercedes should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
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Urban range

633 > 536 km
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Extra-urban range

1,042 > 857 km
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Maximum load capacity

525 > 497 kg
4

Rear track

1,560 > 1,547 mm
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Price range

luxury > popular
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Maximal power RPM

5,300 > 5,600 revolutions/minute
0

Front track

1,567 > 1,545 mm

Cars specifications

Subaru Forester IV 2.0 XT 240HP automatic 4x4 Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual
    Gross trailer weight 1,996 kg 1,404 kg
    Price range popular luxury
    Model release date 2013 2013
    Facelifting no no
    Class compact SUV compact SUV
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