2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC




The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA and the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC each offer drivers the appeal of a luxury crossover while also having their own unique benefits:

  • The GLA is more budget-friendly and efficient
  • The GLC is more powerful and a long list of luxury features

After comparing the details below, visit Mercedes-Benz of Charleston to explore our extensive inventory of GLA and GLC models.


Both of these models are more accessibly priced than many Beckley car-buyers expect:

  • The GLA has an MSRP starting at just $33,400.
  • The starting MSRP of the GLC is $40,050


Huntington drivers will love the strong and sporty feel of these crossovers, especially when either is equipped with 4MATIC® all-wheel drive:

  • The GLA comes standard with a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine that puts out 208 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque while getting up to 24 mpg city and 34 mpg highway. A refined version of that same engine is also available and boosts power to 375 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque.
  • The base GLC also runs on a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder, but thanks to enhancements it produces 241 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. Three other engines are available including a plug-in hybrid and a high-performance version that offers up 469 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque.



The GLC is slightly larger, but the compact footprint of the GLA makes it easier to park and navigate.

  • The cargo area in the GLA measures 17.2 cubic feet and expands to 43.6 cubic feet with the rear seat folded down.
  • The GLC has extra room for passengers, 17.6 cubic feet of space in the back, and 56.5 cubic feet of cargo space overall.


Both of these models are equipped with the kind of premium features you expect from a luxury crossover:

  • A power liftgate for easy loading
  • Large COMAND® infotainment display screens
  • Bluetooth®;* connectivity
  • HD radio to expand your audio options

Find Your Mercedes-Benz SUV in Charleston, WV

Comparing the GLA to a model like the Audi Q3 or BMW X1 reveals that Mercedes-Benz models lead the pack. Find everything you need to make finding, buying, and owning the right model easy in Charleston, WV. Explore your financing options in advance, and feel free to contact us before your visit.

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Phone: (304) 746-0500



Phone: (304) 746-0500

5 Dudley Farms Lane Charleston, WV


Phone: (304) 746-0500

5 Dudley Farms Lane Charleston, WV


Phone: (304) 746-0500

5 Dudley Farms Lane Charleston, WV
38.326558 -81.713262
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Mercedes-Benz of Charleston
5 Dudley Farms Lane
Charleston, WV, 25309 United States
(304) 746-0500
Mercedes-Benz of Charleston 38.326558, -81.713262.