In comparing the 2022 BMW X3's and the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class's specifications and ratings, the 2022 BMW X3 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency and resale value. Based on this comparison of the 2022 BMW X3's and the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a better car than the 2022 BMW X3.
2022 BMW X3 vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Pricing
A used 2022 BMW X3 ranges from $34,058 to $55,998 while a used 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is priced between $31,847 to $40,589. For a new model, the 2022 BMW X3's price is between $45,192 and $56,417, with the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class priced between $38,316 and $48,296.
2022 BMW X3 vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 BMW X3 loses 50.5 percent of its value and the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class loses 44.4 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class retains 6.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 BMW X3.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 BMW X3’s base engine makes 248 horsepower, and the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class base engine makes 188 horsepower. The X3 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 499 miles. The A-Class is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 473 miles.This gives the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2022 BMW X3 the advantage in maximum range. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The 2022 BMW X3 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.