Mercedes Benz GLA Class 250
- Sold in the USA: 2017-2020
- 1st Generation facelifted
Mercedes Benz GLA price in 2020 in the USA:
|GLA 250||35,245 $|
|GLA 250 4 MATIC||37,245 $|
Mercedes Benz launched its GLB SUV blossoming the high ride portfolio of the company to introduce a plethora of all shapes and sized models of cars. In 2017 Mercedes Benz drop another vehicle in its world premiere at an auto show which is a GLA class facelifted model that was being spotted on roads of Germany. 1st Generation facelifted GLA is a crossover variant that is slightly redesigned with more ground clearance with chunky wheel arches while the interior will not be as luxurious and spacious as the other SUVs of A-class.
Mercedes Benz GLA Class Variants:
Same as before GLA will be available in two trims GLA 250 and GLA 250 4MATIC. GLA 250 is the base model that comes with front-wheel drive only while on the other hand, GLA 4MATIC offers an all-wheel-drive letting you drive in all types of weather conditions. You can avail many latest and upgraded features by purchasing different packages at different prices. Some of the packages include premium package, smartphone integration package, and leather upholstery package.
Engine, transmission, & Power:
Mercedes Benz GLA 250 is powered by two liters 4-cylinder turbocharged engine generating a horsepower of 208 hp and front-wheel drive is made standard in all variants of GLA 250. It offers 7 speed automatic continuously varying transmission that performs a superb job of pulling it around so long while it will make you feel sluggish during light-footed around city driving. It has the capability to accelerate to sixty miles per hour in just 5.8 seconds.
The increased ground clearance makes the cornering and rolling of the car easily, especially around twists and turns and the chassis is competent in spirited driving. The steering of GLA is light and precise to control and the firm suspension let you drive easily even on chopping highways and uneven roads. On the other hand, the GLA 250 4MATIC will provide you will an all-wheel driving system making your journeys even more comfortable in all types of weather and road conditions.
Exterior Design & Features:
Detailed looks of GLA showed us that the latest facelifted model is ten centimeters more in height than its predecessor and the wheels are also larger in size than the previous model. It has a length of 174 inches, 71 inches in width, and a height of 60 inches. Some of the features include halogen headlights, windshield wipers, fog lamps, daytime running lights, heated side mirrors with a memory incorporated system, power side mirrors and windows, and a power lift gate and trunk.
Interior Cabin & Features:
The interior design of GLA is kept stylish and sophisticated and has a refined finishing of the cabin. The latest model of Mercedes Benz GLA has“““““ a better quality of materials used in the cabin. The front row of seats is very spacious providing ultimate comfort to the driver and front passenger while the back seats are cramped discomforting passengers in the back. There is an eight inches infotainment screen on the central console which is provided with Android Auto and Apple Car play interface and a board Wi-Fi system. The audio system provided in the cabin is also very good and the controls are given on the steering wheel too beside the touch screen.
Some of the features provided in the cabin include climate control, adaptive steering, driver memory seat, passenger memory seat, ambient lighting, Bluetooth, USB, eight speakers, and a navigation system. It fulfills all safety features necessary for a safe drive providing you with a standard forward-collision warning system, automatic emergency braking system, lane-keeping assistance, adaptive cruise control, traction control, stability control, and airbags.
The major of GLA 250 are BMW X1, Volvo XC40, Lexus UX 200, Audi Q3, Lexus NX, Lincoln MKC, and Land Range Rover Evoque.