The "power domes" on the hood are a Mercedes-Benz tradition. So is the progressive power beneath. A 211 hp inline 4-cylinder turbo 3rd-generation Direct Injection with advanced rapid multispark ignition. ECO Start/Stop can automatically shut off the engine at red lights to save fuel, then restarts the instant you're ready to move out.
The fuel-efficiency and fun of a manual. The relaxing comfort
of an automatic. The 7-speed DCT transmission gives you both.
The racing-derived dual-clutch design shifts more quickly and
precisely than is humanly possible. Five transmission modes
are selectable: Comfort, Sport, Eco, Manual and additionally
The GLA is available with a comfortable or sporty suspension design. The suspension components feature a high proportion of aluminium, not matched by any competing vehicle in this segment. The lower weight of the suspension reduces the unsprung masses and enables particularly sensitive response to road-surface characteristics. This results in a high level of driving safety and high ride comfort.