Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 vs Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual

Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4

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18 reasons for

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

12 reasons for

Nissan Qashqai II, model available from 2014.
It has 1.2 DIG-T 115HP petrol engine produced from 2014.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 6 speed gearbox.

Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual

18 reasons for Mercedes GLA 250 211KM automat 4x4 in comparison to Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual

Reasons for

Maximal power

211 > 115 hp
The Mercedes GLA comes with petrol which makes by 96 more horsepower over the Nissan Qashqai II, giving the vehicle a much more sporty character. It should be googd car for drivers who want to experience thrill of drive a sports car.

Maximal torque

352 > 190 Nm
The Mercedes GLA has 162 newton meters more torque in comparison to the Nissan Qashqai II. The difference at such level is relevant, so that the Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 will accelerate significantly better.
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Rubbish. You are comparing "Ft Lb" with "NM". Hence the big difference!

Acceleration 0-100 km/h

7.1 > 11.3 s
If a dynamic driving is what you enjoy, the Mercedes GLA fits you better because it’s acceleration to 100 km/h is 37 % better in relation to the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual.

Top speed

230 > 183 km/h
The Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual has by 26 % smaller top speed compared to the Mercedes GLA, because of which covering a long route, assuming that it is straight and there is no speed limits, will need more time. The difference may be noticeable during travelling on fast and long routes to the vehicle of Mercedes brand advantage.

Maximal torque RPM

1,195 > 2,005 revolutions/minute
The rotational speed where the highest torque is delivered shows us how fast an engine achieves its best output with increase in revolutions. The lower rmp or the wider range at which the torque is the highest, the more the engine is flexible and a sensation of acceleration is felt faster.


1,804 > 1,800 mm
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Mercedes GLA is 4 millimeters wider in comparison to the Nissan Qashqai II. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more room for their elbows.


2,697 > 2,644 mm
The Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 has 2 percent longer wheelbase in relation to Nissan Qashqai II. As a result the Mercedes GLA is more safe and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable traveling.

Engine capacity

1,991 > 1,198 cc
The engine cubic capacity of the Mercedes is by 66 % bigger in comparison to the Nissan Qashqai II. For this reason the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual will be more fuel efficient, but, the engine of the Mercedes will be of better quality, working more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.

Gross trailer weight

1,804 > 1,199 kg


4,417 > 4,380 mm
The Mercedes GLA is 1 percent longer in comparison to the Nissan Qashqai II. Long cars are more spacious and usually provide plenty of trunk space. While the Mercedes GLA seems to be better option for families or those who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Nissan Qashqai II may appeal to women because it will not make problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.

Price range

luxury > popular
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Buy the overpriced Benz over the 370z.. I dare you.


automatic > manual
Automatic gearbox installed in the Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 despite having a few disadvantages 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 because of the factory settings of changing gears in specific revs range.


1,986 > 1,860 kg

Gross trailer weight without breaks

755 > 679 kg

Front track

1,567 > 1,564 mm

Tire diameter

17 > 16 ″

Tire profile

60 > 65 %

Curb weight

1,501 > 1,314 kg


12 reasons for Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115KM manual in comparison to Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4

Reasons for

Average consumption

5.6 > 6.6 l
The Nissan burns up 15 percent fewer fuel in the combined cycle when compared to the Mercedes GLA. The Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual, being classified in „small off-road 4x4” segment uses by 1.9 l less fuel than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle amounts to 7.5 l.

Urban consumption

6.9 > 8.3 l
The Nissan Qashqai II burns up 1.4 l fewer in city traffic than the Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4. The difference in the amount of 17 % is not significant in everyday usage of the automobile at the same time in a several months it can generate a considerable reduction of costs.

Extra-urban consumption

4.7 > 5.4 l


982 > 758 km

Fuel tank

54 > 51 l
In the category of fuel tank capacity it is the Nissan Qashqai II which can contain 3 liters more fuel in comparison to the Mercedes GLA. The medium fuel tank size in the compact SUV class, which is represented by the Nissan Qashqai II, is 61 liters, whereas in mini 4x4 segment (represented by the Mercedes) it is 61 liters.

Urban range

797 > 602 km

Extra-urban range

1,122 > 893 km

Maximum load capacity

542 > 485 kg

Rear track

1,563 > 1,560 mm

Model release date

2014 > 2013
Because of the fact that the Mercedes GLA was launched only 1 year before the Nissan Qashqai II, the distance in technology used in both cars shouldn’t be really huge, however, the Nissan might feature a bit more new solutions applied in it.


1,590 > 1,493 mm
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater capacity of putting big amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 97 mm in favor of the Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual is insignificant and does not matter much.

Maximal power RPM

4,500 > 5,500 revolutions/minute

Cars specifications

Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 Nissan Qashqai II 1.2 DIG-T 115HP manual
    Gross trailer weight 1,804 kg 1,199 kg
    Price range luxury popular
    Model release date 2013 2014
    Facelifting no no
    Class compact SUV compact SUV
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