The GLA-Class is a product of the leading auto manufacturer in Germany, Mercedes-Benz. This is an extravagance vehicle, which was demonstrated as a crossover at the 2013 Motor Show held in Frankfurt after it was shown at the public Motor Show in Shanghai as a concept sedan during April 2013. The GLA name is the classification of the company for its sport utility vehicles and it is was officially publicized during 2014 to start rollout during 2015. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA is the redesigned model of the current GLA, it is top selling car in the market. Furthermore, it will be an ideal vehicle for those looking for a luxurious sedan. This is for the reason that the automaker has paid much effort to make the new model GLA to be the greatest vehicle in the worldwide market. Trims are GLA, GLC, GLC Coupe, GLE, GLE Coupe, GLS and G
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA Exterior
The 2018 Mercedes GLA is expected to get some minor changes only in its external styling. This means that all the standard features of the new vehicle will be similar to those of the earlier model, except the front grill. It has been designed to offer the modern front look and some aesthetic improvements and aerodynamic styling in the headlights(LED High-Performance headlamps available), taillights, fog lights, as well as daytime running lights, and in both front and back bumpers. Headlights now use LED projector-beam and LED reflector technology. The new GLA will run on a set of attractively designed 18-inch alloy wheels, bounded by all season tires. There will be optionally off-road suspension, but not for all trims. For AMG variant, there will be AMG Performance Studio Package.
Mercedes GLA 2018 Interior
Similar to the exterior, all the interior features of the new Mercedes-Benz GLA 2018 will be similar to those of the current model. However, there may be some attractive touches in the interior element to offer its cabin a luxurious look. Buyers can expect the cabin of their new 2018 Mercedes GLA with the high level of aluminum, wood, chrome and calfskin trim options. For example, controls and buttons get new fresh silver chrome looks. All seats will be upholstered in calfskin or MB-Tex seat (dashboard also) upholstery to offer the passengers a comfortable and luxury ride. Standard display is an 8-inch touch screen with the infotainment system, with chrome frame around the system. Some of the notable standard interior features available with the new GLA include a leather-covered steering wheel mounted with vital control switches, overhead stocking, and velocity controller support, cooling and aerating dual-zone temperature control, FM/AM stereo, USB port, 360-degree camera system(available), and input jack.
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– Active Brake Assist – if the driver does not brake “on time”, the system will do it the job instead.
– Attention Assist – warning the driver about “unusual” steering behavior
Similar to the exterior and the interior, the powertrain section of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA will be maintained with the same size engines. This means that the current powertrain specifications of the engine will be retained in the redesigned GLA. As a result, the new model GLA250 comes equipped with the same turbocharged Inline-4 engine with the displacement of 2.0 liters, similar to that of the standard model. With this power unit, the vehicle would get the required power output 208 hp @ 5,500 rpm and torque of 258 lb-ft @ 1,250 rpm to 4,000 rpm. From 0-60 mph / 0-100 km/h it goes for 7.2 sec.
Although the Mercedes-AMG GLA45, the higher model of the new GLA, will be offered with the identical 2.0-liter inline-4 power unit, the engine will be finely tuned to offer it a more power output of 75 hp @ 6,000 rpm and torque of 350 lb-ft @ 2,250 rpm to 5,000 rpm.
The entire power of both engines will be transmitted to the front wheels of the vehicle through the similar tuned Speedshift DCT seven-speed dual clutch transmission. Similar to the outgoing model, the 2018 model GLA will be offered with the front-wheel drive system as standard and the four-wheel drive system as an option. From 0-60 mph this beast runs for just 4.3 sec with the top speed of 155 mph. With available AMG Dynamic Plus Package you can pull more power and speed, to be precise you got to speed of 167 mph.
Base price and the date of release
The new Mercedes GLA 2018 is expected to be released for sale during the concluding part of 2017. It is expected that the automaker will announce its base cost at the time of the release of the vehicle.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA photos(official)