Mercedes Benz has revealed their updated compact luxury SUV, the GLA Class. New Mercedes GLA Class SUV made global debut earlier today at the Detroit Motor Show (NAIAS – North American International Auto Show).
Mercedes Benz GLA facelift is seen with refreshed exterior as well as interiors. On the outside, it gets new front with round foglights. The rear is also slightly revised. On the side, there isn’t much change on offer, except for the addition of new alloys.
What is New?
On the inside, the new GLA comes with a free standing 8 inch screen, that integrates with the dashboard in a much better way than the older model’s screen. The new GLA is also equipped with a 360 degree camera (first in segment) which allows you to keep a track of the car’s surrounding via the screen on dashboard.
The model range of facelift will comprise of Style, Urban and AMG Line packages with exteriors sporting a new radiator grille with silver louvers and chrome inserts while 17” 5 twin spoke alloy wheels are also being offered. Interiors are done up in ARTICO leather and Dourados fabric while steering wheel and shift levers are encased in leather with chrome accents.
Urban range sits on 18” 5 spoke alloy wheels and gets twin pipe exhaust system with chrome plated tail pipe, sill protector and dark chrome front and rear bumpers. Safety equipment abounds on the new GLA and includes Attention Assist, Collision Assist, Brake Assist which protects even when vehicle is travelling at 7 kmph while Lane Tracking package, Blind Spot and Lane Keeping Assist and Adaptive Headlight Assist are also available at extra charges.
Price in Germany
GLA 180 – 28,940.80 euros (INR 20.82 lakh)
GLA 200 – 30,821.00 euros (INR 22.17 lakh)
GLA 220 4MATIC – 37,145.85 euros (INR 26.72 lakh)
GLA 250 – 34,664.70 euros (INR 25 lakh)
GLA 250 4MATIC – 38,960.60 euros (INR 28 lkh)
Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC – 56,852.25 euros (INR 41 lakh)
GLA 180 d – 31,951.50 euros (INR 23 lakh)
GLA 200 d – 33,647.25 euros (INR 24.2 lakh)
GLA 200 d 4MATIC – 37,943.15 euros (INR 27.3 lakh)
GLA 220 d – 38,472.70 euros (INR 27.68 lakh)
GLA 220 d 4MATIC – 40,686.10 euros (INR 35,74 lakh)
In addition to the regular AMG, the new GLA also comes with a Yellow Night Edition. This new edition is seen with Night Black or Cosmos Black colour paint with matte Graphite Grey and Yellow accents.
Expected to be launched in India later this year, it will be offered with both petrol and diesel engine options. The entry level GLA 200 and 250 4MATIC receives a petrol engine with 211 hp output, while diesel engines are seen on board the GLA 200 CDI, 200 CDI 4MATIC and GLA 220 CDI.
2017 Mercedes GLA Facelift
2017 Mercedes GLA 45 AMG Facelift
2017 Mercedes GLA 45 AMG Facelift Yellow Night Edition