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Here's how the 2021 BMW 230 and the 2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class measure up.
$35,900
Starting MSRP
$33,650
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 4-door -
Seats
4 5 -
Engine

248.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

188.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
25 29 -
Size
174.7" length, 55.4" height 179.1" length, 56.9" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black w / Red Highlight

Black

Cognac / Dark Brown

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

Oyster / Black

Black

Ash / Black

Red / Black

Almond / Mocha

Cashmere

Neva Grey / Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 17 X 6.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -
Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 17 X 6.5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 115 -

Engine

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1450 221 @ 1600 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 5200 188 @ 5800 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG 29 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
342.50 mi 337.50 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 MPG 25 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
438.40 mi 486.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
32 MPG 36 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in 12.6 in -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.4 in 11.6 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.7 gal 13.5 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.8 ft 36.1 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P205/55HR17 -
Rear Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P205/55HR17 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3386 lbs 3285 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Hip Room
N/A 57.4 in -
Passenger Capacity
4 5 -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
61.3 in 60.9 in -
Second Leg Room
33 in 33.9 in -
Second Head Room
36.5 in 37.2 in -
Length, Overall
174.7 in 179.1 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.8 in 70.7 in -
Track Width, Front
59.9 in 61.7 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A 56.9 in -
Wheelbase
105.9 in 107.4 in -
Front Leg Room
41.5 in 41.8 in -
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³ 8.6 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
53.4 in 54 in -
Liftover Height
N/A 26.5 in -
Front Head Room
40.1 in 40.3 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.4 in 55.1 in -
Height, Overall
55.8 in 56.9 in -
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -

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