Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class vs. Porsche Macan

Kryptonite Green Metallic
VS
Carmine Red Metallic

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$32,001 - $36,226
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.71 / 5
28 Reviews
4.67 / 5
6 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
208 hp
252 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L I
2.0L Turbo I

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
Not Available

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 - 40 in.
Not Available

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
27.3 - 33.9 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.2 - 38.4 in.
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Not Available
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional
Not Available

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Not Available

Running Boards

Running Boards
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
110.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.8 ft.
38.7 ft.

Width

Width
71 in.
76.1 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3296 - 3428 .lbs
3902 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
208 hp
252 hp

Torque

Torque
258 ft. lbs.
273 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
Not Available
1653 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
Not Available
165 .lbs

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.8 gal.
19.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
12 - 16 mpg
10 - 13 mpg

City

City
23 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
31 mpg
25 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GLA
Porsche Macan

Body Style

Body Style
4MATIC - Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3296 - 3428 lbs.
3902 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 - 27 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 - 24 mpg.
20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 - 33 mpg.
25 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
7
7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.86
3.69

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.43
2.15

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54
1.41

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.05
1.03

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78
0.79

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61
0.63

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.37
2.94

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.60
4.13

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 - 6.8
8.0

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
115
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/40WR18 - P235/45WR19
P235/55VR19, P235/60VR18, P265/40VR21, P265/45VR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/40WR18 - P235/45WR19
P255/50VR19, P255/55VR18, P295/35VR21, P295/40VR20

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 - 19 X 8 in.
18 X 8 - 21 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 - 19 X 8 in.
18 X 9 - 21 X 10 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.8 ft.
38.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in.
13.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.6 in.
13 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.8 gal.
19.8 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 - 40 in.
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
Not Available

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.2 - 38.4 in.
Not Available

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
27.3 - 33.9 in.
Not Available

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.1 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
110.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71 in.
76.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
60 in.
63.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.9 - 61.8 in.
65.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.8 - 61.4 in.
65 in.

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
54.9 in.
Not Available

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
31.8 in.
Not Available

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
41.3 in.
Not Available

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
27.9 in.
Not Available

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
23.9 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
41.8 - 43.6 ft³.
53 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
17.2 ft³.
17.7 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
17.2 ft³.
17.7 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.48
0.52

Model Group

Model Group
GLA
Macan

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Luxury Sport Utility
Compact Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4