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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class

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2017 Base GLA 250 4dr Front-Wheel Drive
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Price:   -  From $32,850
2017 Base GLA250 4dr Front-wheel Drive (DISC) Price:   -  From $32,850
2017 Base GLA 250 4dr All-Wheel Drive 4MATIC Price:   -  From $34,850
2017 Base GLA250 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC (DISC) Price:   -  From $34,850
2017 Base AMG GLA 45 4dr All-Wheel Drive 4MATIC Price:   -  From $49,900
2017 Base AMG GLA45 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC (DISC) Price:   -  From $49,900


A high-riding cousin to the CLA-Class coupe-sedan, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is the German brand’s entry into the hotly contested sub-compact premium crossover ranks. That means small, turbocharged power, an approachable price, and just enough style and equipment to keep luxury consumers interested.

What's New for 2017

Small changes are the order of the day for the 2017 GLA-Class. Look for an updated infotainment screen and instrument cluster, standard AMG Dinamica trim on the GLA45 AMG, remote start, and a new Convenience Package. Mercedes is also including Android Auto integration.

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Choosing Your Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class

The GLA-Class mirrors the CLA-Class, meaning buyers have the choice of two 2.0-liter, turbocharged engines, standard front-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive, and a standard seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Even the GLA’s option packages mimic the CLA’s. Its Driver Assistance, Premium, and Multimedia packages contain the same content (adaptive cruise control/lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring/push-button start/heated front seats/satellite radio, and a COMAND infotainment and navigation system, respectively) for the same prices.

Unique to the GLA is a $1,400 Parking Assistance Package. This worthwhile group of toys includes a surround-view camera system and parallel park assist, as well as power-folding side mirrors.

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Like the CLA, the base GLA250 uses a 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder to generate 208 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. But that power is forced to deal with more weight – 3,296 pounds in total – and so it suffers in terms of performance, with the GLA taking 7.2 seconds to hit 60 miles per hour.

The base GLA is also less efficient, too, returning 24 miles per gallon in the city, 33 on the highway, and 27 combined. Going with the optional 4Matic all-wheel-drive system drops those figures to 23 city, 31 highway, and 26 combined.

Prices for the base GLA start at $34,395. Like the CLA-Class – starting to see the trend here? – the 4Matic all-wheel-drive system adds $2,000 to the base price.

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A compact firebreather, the GLA45 AMG has one of the most powerful production four-cylinder engines on the planet, capable of producing 375 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque and scooting this little crossover to 60 mph in just 4.3 seconds. Depending on the optional goodies, the top speed is either an electronically limited 155 mph or 167 mph with the optional the AMG Dynamic Plus Package. All-wheel drive and an AMG-tweaked, seven-speed dual-clutch transmission are standard.

Unsurprisingly, fuel economy takes a hit. Look for an EPA-estimated 22 mpg in the city and 28 on the highway, for a combined rating of 25 mpg.

Prices for the GLA start at $51,595.

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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.0L I-4 / 208 HP / 258 ft.lbs.
7-spd sequential shift control auto-shift man w/OD
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
24 / 33 / 28 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.0L I-4 / 208 HP / 258 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
24 / 33 / 28 Mpg
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Fuel Tank
14.8 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Premium Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
43.6 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
Exterior Length
173.9 "
Exterior Width
71.0 "
Exterior Height
60.0 "
Front Headroom
38.3 "
Rear Headroom
38.4 "
Front Legroom
41.9 "
Rear Legroom
33.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.1 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,296 Lbs.
Wheel Base
106 "
Turning Radius
19.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
18.0 " Silver Aluminum / 19.0 " Silver Aluminum / 19.0 " Machined W/painted Accents Amg Aluminum / 19.0 " Black Aluminum
Clearcoat Monotone / Metallic Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Heated, Power Remote Driver, Power Remote W/tilt Down Passenger
Grille Moldings
With Chrome Bar / Black W/chrome Accents
Rear Spoiler
Stainless Steel With Polished Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Mb-tex Leatherette / Leather / Leatherette
Front Seat Type
Sport Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(10-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(10-way Power)
Front Armrests
(10-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Center With Pass-thru
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Comand Am/fm/hd, Seek-scan / Comand Siriusxm Am/fm/hd/satellite, Seek-scan
8 / 12 Harman/kardon
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
One Touch Open Window
Front And Rear
Tinted Windows
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Driver And Passenger
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Rear Side-impact Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Collision Prevention Assist Plus Forward Collision Mitigation
Blind Spot Sensor
Blind Spot Assist Blind Spot
Lane Departure Warning
Lane Keeping Assist Lane Departure
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Attention Assist Driver Attention
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Parktronic W/active Parking Assist Automated
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Major Components Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Accessories Months

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