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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA


2019 Fiat 500X

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. 2019 Fiat 500X

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA is a desirable small luxury SUV. Its compact size is filled with plenty of features that make it an entertaining crossover vehicle. The current version comes with a few updates; just like the past model years. This proves how exceptional the GLA was designed. It barely needs improvement, save for the new technology features that are released every year.

One stylish crossover that looks promising is the 2019 Fiat 500X. Let us put it up against the GLA to see if it can outshine one of the best vehicles in its class.

Design & Style

Most SUVs look tough and mean, but not the new GLA. Its styling is more on the chic side, and the sculpted body looks stylishly businesslike. Big circular vents and soft-touch plastics are added on the aero-inspired cabin design. Other finer materials, such as leather and carbon fiber, will cost extra but they are so worth it.

The new headlights and revised grille of the new Fiat 500X are the design details that made it look sophisticated. It has round headlights, big taillights, and a chrome strip above the license plate. As for its interior, the dashboard panel can be customized to match the exterior. There are also several choices for its internal hues, like a contrasting seat piping.

Technology & Safety

Advanced infotainment features of the GLA are already available for the base model. This means that a premium feel can already be enjoyed even without purchasing additional tech bundles. There are also standard driver aids and they all work well. Newer safety features, however, only comes in optional packages.

Every year, the Fiat 500X gets installed with new tech. the latest version already has smartphone integration. Standard safety features are offered for a minimal additional fee.


For the base trim, the GLA is given a 2.0-liter engine for a 208 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque.  The engine is competent in maintaining a smooth ride, no matter how rugged the road condition is. The best feature of the GLA is that it can divide its torque performance. This is a huge help if you want to more torque either on the front or the rear wheels.

The Fiat 500X downgraded the previous1.4-liter engine to a 1.3-liter engine this year. It can have as much as 177 hp and 210 lb-ft of torque. Unfortunately, the downgrade hurt its performance. The big drop in horsepower significantly affected its drivability.

The Bottom Line

It is apparent how different these two vehicles are, just by looking at their respective engines. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA is strong right off the bat. The Fiat 500X, however, struggles to have a great performance since its engine was downgraded. In terms of style and technology, the GLA still wins with its state-of-the-art design and features.

Ready to Schedule a 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA Test Drive Today?

If you are interested in buying the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA, let Mercedes-Benz of Huntington deliver the best deal in town for you. We serve customers throughout the state and its surrounding regions. Drop by our showroom located in Huntington or call us to pre-book for a 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA test drive appointment today!

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1103 East Jericho Turnpike
Huntington, NY, 11743 US
(631) 486-0158
Mercedes-Benz of Huntington 40.8351074, -73.366725.