Get to know the Top-Leading Modern SUV - Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class

by Masashi S. JDM Enthusiast

The Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is a 5-door subcompact luxury crossover SUV produced from December 2013 up to the present. The Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class comes with a front-engine, front-wheel-drive / all-wheel-drive 4Matic system and is now in its second generation which was released in 2019. 


The first-generation Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class X156 was produced in 2013 and comes in a design related to the A-Class (W176), the CLA-Class (C117), B-Class ( W246), and Infiniti QX30. The first generation is powered by a 6-speed manual and 7-speed DCT automatic transmission, with petrol engine options including the GLA 180 and GLA 200 with a 1.6L, the GLA 220 4MATIC, GLA 250, GLA250 4MATIC, GLA 45 4MATIC AMG, and Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC comes in a 2.0L. The diesel engines include the GLA 180d with a 1.5L and the GLA 200d, GLA 200d 4Matic, GLA 220d, and the GLA 220d 4Matic with a 2.1L.


The second-generation H247 started in December 2019 with some changes including a change in the chassis name to H-prefix. The design is similar to the A-Class (W177, V177, Z177), CLA-Class (C118, X118), B-Class (W247), and GLB-Class (X247) with petrol and diesel engines along with a 7-speed DCT automatic and 8-speed DCT automatic transmission. The H247 comes with a coupe-esque style with a wheelbase extension of 30 mm but offers more space. The petrol engines come in GLA 200 with 1.3L, the GLA 250 with 2.0L, the GLA 250 4MATIC, Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC, Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC+ and Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 S 4MATIC+ all comes with a 2.0L engine. The diesel engine includes the GLA 180d, GLA 200d, GLA 200d 4MATIC, and GLA 220d 4MATIC with a 2.0L. The additional Plug-In Hybrid Engines start with the GLA 250e with 1.3L. 

Safety and Comfort

Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is equipped with essential protective features such as 8 airbags, Automatic light-sensing headlamps and front fog lamps with chrome rings, Daytime Running Lamps, a rearview camera, adaptive braking technology with Predictive Brake Priming, Automatic Brake Drying, Hill Start Assist, brake HOLD feature, and an Active Brake Assist. It also includes push-button KEYLESS START, SmartKey remote locking, power liftgate, and an anti-theft alarm system.

For comfort and convenience, Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class comes with power front seats with 3 positions memory and power lumbar support, 60/40-split-folding rear seats, and an adjustable cushion length. Also features a multi-functioning steering wheel with leather trim, a folding rear center armrest, front and rear cupholders, heated power side mirrors, and rain-sensing windshield wipers. 

Entertainment and Navigation

Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class offers a high-resolution color multifunction display with an 8-inch high-resolution central screen, Bluetooth, an in-dash CD player with MP3 capability, an HD radio receiver, and pre-wiring for accessory Garmin MAP PILOT navigation system. 

The Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is one of the ultimate choices for luxurious and sophisticated cars that certainly always stay ahead in trends. You can now visit the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class stocklist to order your own GLA-Class model.

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About Masashi S. Junior   JDM Enthusiast

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