Fits in anywhere. Stands out everywhere.
The bold GLA fuses authentic SUV versatility with the pure passion that defines every Mercedes-Benz. Its nimble size delivers an ideal mix of flexibility, fuel-efficiency and fun, whether you’re negotiating city traffic or navigating cross-country. And its advanced engineering delivers genuine capability, true luxury and class-leading innovation. The GLA is a compact SUV that’s pre-filled with big ideas—and eager to take on yours.
With a confident stance and athletic stride, the GLA’s muscular shape reflects both its rich SUV heritage and its own rugged engineering. Advanced aerodynamics enhance its efficiency and roadholding. Side sills and flared wheel arches are outlined in resilient matte black cladding, wrapping the body around the big wheels. And chrome roof rails and an integrated rear spoiler highlight the tautly arched roofline.
The advanced GLA 250 4MATIC engine makes more power from less fuel, with less waste. Its twin-scroll turbo quickly spins up to 230,000 rpm, and all of the engine’s 258 lb-ft of torque is on tap at just 1,250 rpm. The rapid-multispark ignition and high-pressure Direct Injection can fine-tune their response in a millisecond.
Intuitive seat-shaped controls help you find your ideal driving position with 12-way power adjustment, including power lumbar support, and a 3-position memory system— all standard for the driver, and optional for the front passenger. The front seats are also heated and include adjustable cushion length for added thigh support, standard.
Parking Assist’sultrasonic sensors help detect obstacles while you’re negotiating tight spaces, alerting you with audio-visual indicators in the cabin. The clever Parking Pilot can help you find a parking space, then expertly steer you in hands-free. An available rearview camera shows a live color view of the area behind your GLA on the in-dash screen. And active on-screen steering guidelines help you back up more smoothly.
The most powerful 4-cylinder in production, the handcrafted GLA45 AMG 4MATIC engine produces 375 hp from its compact 2.0 litres. It also boasts the highest hp/litre in the industry, due in part to an intercooled twin-scroll turbocharger pumping out a class-leading 26 psi of boost. Outputting 350 lb-ft of torque starting at just 2,250 rpm, and rushes from 0 to 100 km/h in a mere 4.4 seconds.
**** These estimates are based on Government of Canada testing methods. The actual fuel consumption of this vehicle may vary. Refer to the Government of Canada Fuel Consumption Guide.