2023 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. 2022 GLC

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. GLC
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLA


2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC

Starting MSRP


Maximum Passengers

50.5 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Volume

56.5 cubic feet
24 city / 34 highway**

EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

22 city / 27 highway**
221 hp

Standard Horsepower

255 hp
258 lb-ft

Standard Torque

273 lb-ft
6.8 seconds***

Standard 0-60 MPH Acceleration

6.3 seconds***


Are you having trouble deciding whether the Mercedes-Benz GLA or GLC would be better for your Greenwich commute? What’s the difference between the GLA and GLC? The main differences have to do with size and performance. To help you choose between the two, we’ve put together a detailed, side-by-side Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. GLC comparison below, using the latest model years for each.



Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. GLC – Interior Space

One difference between the GLA and GLC has to do with cargo space. Both have plenty of room for cargo, but Stamford households who like to load up on bulk groceries or stuff their vehicles with camping gear on the weekend may gravitate towards the larger GLC with its bigger cargo space. Here are the dimensions:

Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. GLC – Seating Capacity / Cargo Volume

  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLA – 5 passengers / 50.5 cubic feet
  • 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC – 5 passengers / 56.5 cubic feet

Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. GLC – Under the Hood

Another main difference between the GLA and GLC is performance. Both SUVs harbor powerful engines under their hoods. But the GLC can crank out more horsepower and torque than the GLA. Here are the engine and performance specs:

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLA Performance Specs

  • Horsepower – 221 @ 5,500 rpm
  • Torque – 258 @ 1,800 rpm
  • Acceleration (0 to 60 MPH) – 6.8 seconds***
  • EPA-Estimated gas mileage – 24 city/34 highway mpg**

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC Performance Specs

  • Horsepower – 255 @ 5,500 rpm
  • Torque – 273 @ 1,800 rpm
  • Acceleration (0 to 60 MPH) – 6.3 seconds***
  • EPA-Estimated gas mileage – 22 city/27 highway mpg**

Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. GLC – Price Tag

Rye drivers will get more than their money’s worth from either SUV. However, the GLA is priced a little lower than its larger cousin. Just be sure to check our new vehicle specials before you make your final decision.

Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. GLC – Starting Price

  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLA – $37,500 MSRP*
  • 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC – $43,850 MSRP*

Compare the Mercedes-Benz GLA and GLC at Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich

The best way to tell the difference between the GLA and GLC is to take them both for a test drive. You can do that today at our dealership. So, come down and let us help you conduct your own comparison of these SUVs. In the meantime, feel free to check out our other Mercedes-Benz model research. We’re just down the road from New Canaan. So, drop by or contact us today!


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