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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2020 BMW X1

It seems like Mercedes-Benz always has a jump ahead of the competition. Just as other automakers are showing off their newest models, Mercedes-Benz goes above and beyond by being one of the first to release something for the following model year. That’s the case with the 2021 GLA, which was first introduced quite awhile ago. Industry rivals Mercedes-Benz and BMW are constantly going head to head to try bringing their competitors to a halt, and things look no different this year. Below, we’ve outlined a helpful comparison between the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2020 BMW X1 so you can see which is a better choice for you. Should you opt for the innovative and established GLA, or try out the X1 for size? We’ll let you decide!

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2020 BMW X1

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250


2020 BMW X1

221 hp Horsepower 228 hp
258 lb-ft Torque 258 lb-ft
Available Ventilated Seats Not Available
Available Sunroof Not Available

Specs and features in the 2021 GLA

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any better for the GLA, Mercedes-Benz went ahead and added a new range of features to it. The exterior profile gets a sportier new look, and that athleticism is enhanced by an upgraded powertrain with 221 horsepower under the hood. The Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) system is another nice touch, allowing drivers to stay connected through the advanced voice recognition system and inquire about everything from news to music and navigation selection and much more. Other highlights include:

  • Genuine wood trim
  • 64-color ambient lighting
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Dual 10.25-inch display screens
  • And much more!

We’re thrilled to share with you the new features available with the 2021 GLA, and we know you’ll be just as excited to explore them. Interested in learning more? Get in touch with our team here at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert and see what our award-winning team can do for you. Schedule a test drive on our website today!