Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 vs Renault Captur Energy TCe 90HP manual

Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4

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20 reasons for

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

11 reasons for

Renault Captur, model available from 2013.
It has Energy TCe 90HP petrol engine produced from 2013.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Renault Captur Energy TCe 90HP manual

20 reasons for Mercedes GLA 250 211KM automat 4x4 in comparison to Renault Captur Energy TCe 90HP manual

Reasons for

Maximal power

211 > 90 hp
The Mercedes GLA is significantly more responsive than the Mercedes GLA as it has by o 134 percent higher horsepower. The acceleration of this car will give you a way more joy of moving with this vehicle.

Maximal torque

352 > 135 Nm
The difference at the level of 161 percent is really big as a result of which the Mercedes features much more better flexibility of the engine, it accelerates a way faster and has stronger towing capacity.

Acceleration 0-100 km/h

7.1 > 12.9 s
The Mercedes GLA speeds up to 100k\h 45 % better than the Renault Captur Energy TCe 90HP manual. A significant difference in acceleration in favor of the Mercedes GLA will allow him to overtake much quicker and avoid other obstacles.

Top speed

230 > 171 km/h
The Renault has 35 % smaller maximum velocity in relation to the Mercedes GLA, thanks to which covering a long route, for example when it is straight and there is no speed limits, will need more time. The difference might be noticeable during riding on on the road without speed limits to the vehicle of Mercedes brand advantage.

Maximal torque RPM

1,195 > 2,500 revolutions/minute
A big difference in revolutions per minute at which the maximum torque is generated distinctly shows that a car which does not require to be revved high is this of the Mercedes. The engine of the Renault Captur achieves its full efficiency at 2,500 revolutions per minute which is by 1,305 revolutions per minute worst result compared with the Mercedes.


1,804 > 1,778 mm
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room as well as stability of driving. The Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 is 1 percent wider than the Renault Captur. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.

Fuel tank

51 > 46 l
The winner of these two vehicles in the aspect of fuel tank capacity is Mercedes GLA that is able to take by 5 l more fuel compared with the Renault Captur.


2,697 > 2,601 mm
The Mercedes GLA has 4 percent longer wheelbase in relation to Renault Captur Energy TCe 90HP manual. As a result the Mercedes is safer and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase influences on convenient and more comfortable traveling.


4 > 3

Engine capacity

1,991 > 899 cc
Evidently the Mercedes GLA wins the comparison of this category. The difference amounts to 1,092 cc compared to the Renault Captur. It is interesting that in „compact SUV” class, from which the Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 comes from, the average engine displacement equals 2,104 cubic centimeters and the biggest engine capacity in this segment equals 4,201 .


4,417 > 4,122 mm
The Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 is 295 millimeters longer in relation to the Renault. The length of the car is important in respect of driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Mercedes GLA very likely will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Mercedes GLA will be better driven but the Renault will be a little easier to park because of shorter length .

Rear track

1,560 > 1,514 mm

Price range

luxury > popular

Tire width

215 > 205 mm


automatic > manual
For a comfortable ride around town, it is good to have an automatic but the choice of transmisison can have a considerable effect on fuel efficiency. Automatics may use from 5 to 10% more than manuals.


1,986 > 1,662 kg

Front track

1,567 > 1,529 mm


16 > 12

Tire diameter

17 > 16 ″

Curb weight

1,501 > 1,100 kg


11 reasons for Renault Captur Energy TCe 90KM manual in comparison to Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4

Reasons for

Average consumption

5.1 > 6.6 l
The fuel economy is distinctly to Renault's advantage. This car burns 23 % less fuel in the combined cycle in relation to the Mercedes GLA. Bear in mind that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the compact SUV segment, in which the Renault is classified, equals to 7.5 l while the Renault needs by 32 % less fuel than the average.

Urban consumption

6 > 8.3 l
The Renault Captur consumes 28 % less fuel in urban cycle than the Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4. The difference at the level of 2.3 l will be very big in using vehicle. Additionally, during long period of time it will bring huge savings. Also keep in mind that medium results of the average fuel efficiency can be considerably raised if you drive dynamically. The difference in fuel economy of the cars compared by you is so tremendous that you should consider to choose vehicles with similar engines. Only then will the comparision be adequate.

Extra-urban consumption

4.3 > 5.4 l


918 > 758 km

Urban range

750 > 602 km

Extra-urban range

1,047 > 893 km

Maximum load capacity

557 > 485 kg


1,566 > 1,493 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of getting in to it and greater capacity of carrying massive amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars at the level of 5 % in favor of the Renault is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.

Maximal power RPM

5,250 > 5,500 revolutions/minute

Front overhang

867 > 906 mm

Rear overhang

650 > 813 mm

Cars specifications

Mercedes GLA 250 211HP automatic 4x4 Renault Captur Energy TCe 90HP manual
    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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