Battle for entry-level luxury sedans – BMW 2 GC versus Mercedes A-Class sedan



Both the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan are fantastic opportunities to enter the luxury automotive sector. Mercedes-Benz launched the A-Class sedan in India just last week, giving the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe a much-needed rival. And suddenly we have an amazing rivalry here in the entry-level luxury sedan. Now the BMW 2GC and Mercedes A-Class have a lot in common – also in terms of size, powertrain and luxury quotient. But what are the differences? Well here we compare the specs and price of the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe vs. Mercedes-Benz sedan of the A-Class .

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé versus Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan – dimensions

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe

Mercedes-Benz sedan of the A-Class

Length (mm) 4526 4549
width (mm) 1800 1796
Height (mm) 1420 1446
Wheelbase (mm) 2670 2729

In terms of dimensions, both sedans are very similar to one another. However, it is the Mercedes that is longer and bigger. Meanwhile it is BMW 2 GC is slightly wider than the A-Class sedan. The Mercedes In this comparison, the A-Class also has the slightly longer wheelbase. And in that context, it’s the Merc that feels bigger and more spacious inside. The higher roof line of the A-Class also offers more head space in the cabin than the coupé-like roof line of the BMW 2 GC.

Mercedes Benz A Class Limousine Fromt Quarter 71ddThe Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan offers comfort and luxury better than the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé.

Also read: The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé is cheaper with the new 220i sports equipment

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe vs Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan – Petrol Specifications

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe

Mercedes-Benz sedan of the A-Class

engine 2.0 l in-line 4-cylinder engine with two turbochargers

1.3L inline 4-cylinder engine with turbocharger

power 190 hp 163 hp
Torque 280 Nm 250 Nm
Transfers 7-speed torque converter automatic

7-speed double clutch automatic

Powertrain FWD FWD

However, both sedans differ greatly in terms of the gasoline engine they use under their hood. While the Mercedes uses a smaller engine with a single turbocharger, the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe uses a larger engine with two turbochargers. Of course, the BMW produces a lot more power and torque than the A-Class sedan. While both sedans received a 7-speed transmission, the 2 GC received a normal torque converter automatic, while the A-Class sedan received a dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Bmw 2 Series Gran Coupé Petrol 4The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé is now much sportier.

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé versus Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan – Diesel Specs

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe

Mercedes-Benz sedan of the A-Class

engine 2.0 l turbocharged in-line 4-cylinder engine

2.0 l turbocharged in-line 4-cylinder engine

power 190 hp 150 hp
Torque 400 Nm 320 Nm
Transfers 7-speed torque converter automatic

8-speed double clutch automatic

Powertrain FWD FWD

The same applies to the diesel versions of the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé versus the Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan. This time around, the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe is much more powerful and has more torque than the A-Class sedan, while both sedans use engines of similar capacity and specification. While the 2 GC continues with a 7-speed torque converter automatic transmission for the diesel variants, the A-Class sedan receives an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Bmw 2 Gc against Mercedes A classHowever, we would be hard pressed to pick one of these sedans for its style.

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé versus Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan – Price

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe

Mercedes-Benz sedan of the A-Class

petrol INR 37.90 lakh – INR 40.90 lakh INR 39.90 lakh
diesel INR 40.40 lakh – INR 42.30 lakh INR 40.90 lakh

Both sedans are equally competitively priced. The Mercedes A-Class sedan is available in a single, fully loaded fairing for both the petrol and diesel versions. Both petrol and diesel versions of the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupé are now available in two versions – Sportline and M Sport. While the Bimmer has a lower entry price for both gasoline and diesel versions, it is also more expensive in the upper price segment. The Mercedes A-Class now sits comfortably in between. With such price differences, it ultimately comes down to personal preferences. If you are looking for a sporty entry-level sedan, the BMW 2 GC is just the thing for you. However, if comfort and luxury are your priority, the Mercedes A-Class Sedan does better.

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