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Audi Q5 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLA

In comparing the Audi Q5 to the Mercedes-Benz GLA, the Audi Q5 has the advantage in the area of overall quality score. The Mercedes-Benz GLA has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Audi Q5 versus the Mercedes-Benz GLA, the Mercedes-Benz GLA is a better car than the Audi Q5.

Audi Q5 versus Mercedes-Benz GLA Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Audi Q5 ranges from $35,330 to $49,732 while a used Mercedes-Benz GLA from the same model year range is priced between $29,980 to $40,988. For a new model, the Audi Q5's price is between $47,484 and $58,812, with the Mercedes-Benz GLA priced between $39,707 and $58,767.

Audi Q5 versus Mercedes-Benz GLA Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi Q5 is 8.4 out of 10 while the Mercedes-Benz GLA's quality rating is 7.5 out of 10. This results in the Audi Q5 being ranked 9 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs and the Mercedes-Benz GLA being ranked 26 out of 67.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Audi Q5’s base engine makes 201 horsepower, and the Mercedes-Benz GLA base engine makes 221 horsepower. The Q5 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 537 miles. The GLA is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 459 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Audi Q5 and Mercedes-Benz GLA are comparable in regards to rear leg room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Audi Q5 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the Mercedes-Benz GLA has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$47,484 - $58,812

Used Asking Price:

$35,330 - $49,732

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

50.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$39,707 - $58,767

Used Asking Price:

$29,980 - $40,988

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

38.8%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

7.8 / 10

Retained Value:

7.5 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.5 / 10

Reliability:

6.3 / 10

Retained Value:

8.8 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 29
4 / 29
9 / 67
12 / 67

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 12
5 / 12
26 / 67
26 / 67

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

2.0T quattro Premium Plus, 2.0T quattro Prestige, 2.0T quattro Premium Plus S line, 2.0T quattro Prestige S line, 2.0T quattro Premium, 2.0T quattro Premium S line

Trim Levels

AMG GLA 45, AMG GLA 35, GLA 250 4MATIC, GLA 250

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

201 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

236 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.049 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

221 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.064 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

23 / 29 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

426 / 537 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 34 / 28

Range (city/hwy):

324 / 459 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.3 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.5 inches

Cargo Space:

25.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

54 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39 inches

Front Leg Room:

41 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.8 inches

Cargo Space:

15.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

50.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

114.4 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4079 lbs

Width:

84.2 inches

Height:

65.5 inches

Length:

184.3 inches

Wheelbase:

111 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.2 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3450 lbs

Width:

79.5 inches

Height:

63.5 inches

Length:

173.6 inches

Wheelbase:

107.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/55R18