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2020 BMW X1 vs.Mercedes-Benz GLA


In search of a stellar SUV that provides you with a sleek design, convenience features, and smooth performance? You’ll want to match the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. BMW X1 with Fletcher Jones Motorcars. While both of these SUVs have a lot to offer Costa Mesa drivers, you’ll find the Mercedes-Benz GLA includes some features and capabilities missing off the BMW X1. Fletcher Jones Motorcars provides a deep dive into both of these luxury SUVs below!

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA VS 2020 BMW X1
Standard One-touch “Carwash mode” Feature Not Offered
Standard Android Auto™ Feature Not Offered
Standard Driver Attention Monitor Feature Not Offered
Standard Crosswind Assist Feature Not Offered
50.5 cubic feet Cargo Space 58.7 cubic feet

Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. BMW X1: Amenities & Tech

The premium cabins of the Mercedes-Benz GLA and BMW X1 are stocked with features like power front seats with memory, power tailgates, and their versions of smart keys. While all of these may make your road trips from Huntington Beach more convenient and comfortable, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA includes additional amenities the X1 lacks to enhance your drive even further, such as: 

  • MB Tex upholstery
  • Heated power side mirrors
  • Illuminated entry system
  • One-touch “Carwash mode”
  • Android Auto™
GLA interior tech
Mercedes-Benz GLA

Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. BMW X1: Safety Features

Feeling at peace in the driver’s seat is nothing to take for granted, especially when you have loved ones along for the ride. Both the Mercedes-Benz GLA and BMW X1 offer features like emergency call services, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and a rearview camera to provide that secure feeling. However, the X1 is missing some advanced driver assists and safety features found on the Mercedes-Benz GLA, including: 

Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. BMW X1: Seating & Cargo Space

With both the Mercedes-Benz GLA and BMW X1 Orange County, drivers will find seating for five and roomy passenger space. Yet, if you need to carry gear in addition to passengers, the GLA offers the cargo space you need. The GLA offers a massive 505 cubic feet of maximum cargo space instead of the paltry 58.7 cubic feet offered by the X1. Whether you’re camping, taking a road trip, or just need to load some bulky packages, the 2021 GLA is the only one that provides you the required space. 

GLA Interior

Test Drive a New Mercedes-Benz GLA at Fletcher Jones Motorcars

After a closer look at the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA and the 2020 BMW X1, we think you’ll agree the new GLA is the luxury SUV that offers the space and features you want. You can start financing the new GLA today with Fletcher Jones Motorcars or take one out on the road at our Newport Beach dealership.


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