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Mercedes-Benz GLA

Price $38,500 – $52,300
Fuel consumption 7.6 – 10.7 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 76%(view ratings)
On the market since 2015, the GLA receives numerous—primarily aesthetic—modifications this year. New colours, remodelled front and rear ends, new wheels and redesigned interior gauges will help this little SUV set itself apart from the BMW X1, Audi Q3 and others. The GLA 250 4MATIC and AMG GLA 45 possess a turbocharged, 2.0L four-cylinder engine combined with a seven-speed automatic gearbox that transmits power to all four wheels.

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BlogSmall Luxury SUVs with All-wheel Drive: Fashionable!
Subcompact luxury sport-utility vehicles, equipped with all-wheel drive, fulfill the important need of safely hauling the family, but also allow consumers to look good in an upscale vehicle. The subcompact SUV segment has grown in popularity over the past few years, and new models keep being added to the market.
Test Drives2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4MATIC: Just The Badge, Please
If you want to hit an automotive home-run, then you need to swing for the fences - not move the fences closer to home plate and hope that no one else notices. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4MATIC lacks the finesse to compete on the same playing field as other luxury …
BlogMercedes-Benz’s 2015 Line of SUVs: A Complete Family
Mercedes-Benz is known for the quality of its luxury vehicles, and the company’s managers have made a point of ensuring the brand covers nearly all categories in the market. A quick browse through our website will give you an idea of how broad their product line has become. Sedans, wagons, …
First Drives2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA: Practical or Sporty?
Last year, Mercedes-Benz launched the CLA, a sedan sold for under $40,000. It was such a success that it sold out in several markets. The CLA’s second-place finish in our comparison of luxury compacts in the 2015 edition of Le Guide de l’auto (Quebec’s leading automobile publication) proves that its …
Spotlight onWe Are Driving The Mercedes-Benz GLA This Week
Since the launch of the Mercedes-Benz CLA (the recently released entry-level car from the manufacturer), we knew that its chassis would soon underpin a new small vehicle set to become the brand’s offering in the luxury compact SUV segment. This new vehicle is the GLA (pronounced G-L-A, not ‘’Glah’’). Two …
Spotlight on2014 Mercedes-Benz GLA: We're Driving It This Week!
Today, all the luxury brands are offering new compact models in an attempt to attract new customers. As of summer 2014, Mercedes-Benz will be pitting its new GLA against the BMW X1, Audi Q3 and others. Built on the same platform as the Mercedes-Benz A Class, B Class and the …

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Newscar2go brings New Mercedes-Benz vehicles to Montreal
car2go, the largest, fastest-growing one-way carsharing service in the world, announced that starting Thursday, August 10, its 50,000-plus Montreal members can start driving new all-wheel drive Mercedes-Benz CLA and GLA four-door five passenger vehicles. The first of over 100 new Mercedes-Benz CLA and GLA vehicles make their debut on the …
Detroit2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA: Subtle Changes
At the Detroit Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz presented revised 2018 GLA subcompact SUV. By the way, did you know we no longer say GLA-Class or GLS-Class? The “Class” designation is now reserved for models bearing only one letter, such as the B-Class, the E-Class and the S-Class. Introduced in 2013, it …
NewsMercedes-AMG's Smallest Vehicles Will Be Even Faster
AMG’s smallest vehicles, the CLA45 and GLA45 are already ridiculously fast; with 355 horsepower coming from a 2-litre four-cylinder, they can reach 100 km/h from a standstill in less than 5 seconds, which is impressive for such a small car. For 2016, it seems that AMG’s mad scientists decided that …
NewsMercedes-Benz in... Mario Kart?
Whether we like it or not, marketing is now part of our video games. If you want to pull away from the competition, you have to place your products where no one else has. This is exactly what Mercedes-Benz has done. While every other manufacturer tries to get their cars …
News2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA Pricing Unveiled
(Please note, the prices in this article are in US dollars) A lot of us were not convinced when Mercedes-Benz announced they would launch a small front-wheel drive car. However, as soon as we had a chance to drive the CLA, we were smitten. Its styling, its size and its …
TorontoMercedes-Benz GLA Makes Canadian Debut in Toronto
The new GLA is a crossover based on the CLA compact sedan, also recently released. It was unveiled for the first time last year at the Frankfurt Motor Show but we now see it for the time on Canadian soil in Toronto. Buyers will have the choice of gasoline and …
Los AngelesMercedes-Benz GLA250 and GLA45 AMG Concept
The Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class made its North American premiere yesterday at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The entry-level compact SUV is set to go head-to-head with other vehicles in the segment such as the BMW X1 and Range Rover Evoque. Under the hood we find a turbocharged, 2.0-litre inline four-cylinder engine …
FrankfurtMercedes GLA Revealed
After someone leaked images of the production version of the all new Mercedes GLA crossover last night which were posted on Jalopnik, Mercedes has gone ahead and released their own official images. The new GLA is a crossover based on the CLA compact sedan, also recently released. Contrary to the …

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Review: 2015 Mercedes GLA-Class
“Entry-level” and Mercedes aren't exactly synonymous with one another. As the brand demonstrated with its CLA-Class sedan—er, “coupe,” as Mercedes calls it—last year, this “affordable luxury” thing may actually be catching on. Brad Diamond was in Vermont for the launch of the Mercedes GLA-Class to see if the all-new crossover …
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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA
Two versions are available: First of all, the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 starts at $37,200. It comes with 4MATIC all-wheel drive and a 208 horsepower turbocharged inline-four. For more performance, it is possible to step up to the GLA 45 AMG, which offers 355 horsepower out of an upgraded version of …
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2014 Mercedes-Benz GLA Teaser
At the 2013 Frankfurt auto show, Mercedes-Benz will unveil its latest new model, the GLA-Class, a compact SUV (or possibly a wagon), which goes head-to-head with the BMW X1 and Audi Q3.