2019 BMW X1 Vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA

comparison between bmw x1 and mb gla for 2019

With more drivers having recognized the unique charm of a luxury SUV than ever before, the segment has grown into multiple classes. Among them, the subcompact crossover class offers a strong balance between the agility, ease of parking and efficiency of a small car and the power, performance and safety of an SUV. This segment invites drivers to forego the compromise typically associated with the small SUV classes and enjoy the best of all possible world.

For BMW, the X1 has established itself as a leader in this class. Delivering BMW’s signature performance, style and comfort to the subcompact crossover class, the 2019 BMW X1 is a compelling model that invites drivers to want it all. Up against the 2019 BMW X1 today is the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 – the subcompact crossover from Mercedes-Benz. Which will come out on top? Let’s find out!

2019 BMW X1


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

228 horsepower Horsepower 208 horsepower
8-speed Standard transmission 7-speed
6.3 seconds (xDrive 28i) 0-60 acceleration 7.1 seconds (GLA 250 4MATIC)
58.7 cubic feet Cargo space 43.6 cubic feet
$34,950 MSRP $33,950

Luxury, Performance and a Size that is "Just Right."

Look at the chart above and note just how much more you get with the 2019 BMW X1 over its Silver-Star-badged competitor. By choosing the BMW X1, you’ll enjoy more standard horsepower, a smoother transmission and a 0-60 acceleration time that is almost a whole second faster than that of the 2019 GLA 250, even in its 4MATIC all-wheel-drive variant.

The superiority for BMW doesn’t quite end there, however. With the 2019 BMW X1, you’ll also enjoy over 15 additional cubic feet, making the 2019 BMW X1 the perfect crossover for weekend warrior expeditions and outdoorsy excursions...or just hauling a car full of gear across town to a gig.

At BMW of Topeka, we’ve got the 2019 BMW X1 in stock. With a significant inventory, you’re more likely to find the BMW X1 model that perfectly matches your needs and wants in a compact SUV.

For more information on the 2019 BMW X1, or to schedule a test drive, contact us today!