The horsepower is a parameter that most of drivers pay the biggest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Mercedes which has by 4 horsepower more in relation to the Toyota RAV4 IV, which makes this car slightly quicker. Because of more horsepower the Mercedes should also provide somewhat more flexiblility in specific speeds.
The Mercedes GLA burns up 18 % fewer in the combined cycle when compared to the Toyota. The difference at the level of 1.3 l is not perceptible. Nevertheless during a longer period of time it would give a real savings.
The Mercedes GLA has 59 Nm more torque than the Toyota RAV4 IV. The difference at such level is relevant, so that the Mercedes will accelerate significantly better.
The Mercedes uses 15 % fewer fuel in city traffic compared with the Toyota RAV4 IV. The difference at the level of 1.4 l is quite big in using car. Additionally, during many months it will bring huge savings. Also note that medium results of the average fuel efficiency can be considerably raised if you move dynamically. The difference in fuel economy of the vehicles compared by you is so huge that you should consider to choose vehicles with engines of similar power and similar dimensions. Only then will the comparision be adequate.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference at the level of 10 % indicates that the Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4 is slightly beaten here. In the „small off-road 4x4” segment, to which the Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4 is assigned, the average acceleration amounts to 10.9 s and is by 9 % slower than acceleration of Toyota’s vehicle.
The top velocity possible to be reached by the Mercedes GLA is higher in comparison to this of the Toyota RAV4 IV which allows to travel the same distance on the highway faster. The difference that amounts to 30 kilometers per hour is little and is not realy noticable in daily driving.
Maximal torque RPM
A big difference in revolutions per minute at which the maximum torque is delivered clearly shows that a car which does not require to be revved high is this of the Mercedes GLA. The engine of the Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4 reaches its full efficiency at 4,005 revolutions per minute which is by 69 percent worst result than the Mercedes GLA 200 156HP manual.
The Mercedes has 1 percent longer wheelbase in relation to Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4. Thanks to this the Mercedes GLA is more safe and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable riding.