When we compare the BMW X2's and the Mercedes-Benz GLA's specifications and ratings, the BMW X2 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Mercedes-Benz GLA has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the BMW X2's and the Mercedes-Benz GLA's specifications and ratings, the Mercedes-Benz GLA is a better car than the BMW X2.
BMW X2 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLA Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the BMW X2 loses 47.4 percent of its value and the Mercedes-Benz GLA loses 38.8 percent of its value. This means the Mercedes-Benz GLA retains 8.6 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the BMW X2.
BMW X2 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLA Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X2 is 6.9 out of 10 while the Mercedes-Benz GLA's quality rating is 7.5 out of 10. This results in the BMW X2 being ranked 6 out of 13 Best Luxury Subcompact SUVs and the Mercedes-Benz GLA being ranked 4 out of 13. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the BMW X2 is ranked 29 and the Mercedes-Benz GLA is ranked 21. The BMW X2 is also ranked 35 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the Mercedes-Benz GLA is ranked 26 out of 67.
BMW X2 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLA Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the BMW X2 is 5.8 out of 10. For the Mercedes-Benz GLA the reliability rating is 6.3 out of 10. This gives the Mercedes-Benz GLA a slight advantage in reliability compared to the BMW X2.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the BMW X2’s base engine makes 241 horsepower, and the Mercedes-Benz GLA base engine makes 221 horsepower.