The Mercedes GLA is the German car maker’s smallest SUV and has been built on the MFA platform that includes the A-Class and the CLA sedan. Mercedes Benz GLA Facelift to the Indian market with a launch scheduled for July 5, 2017. SUV has already been unveiled globally at the Detroit motor show in January.
Mercedes GLA 2017 basically comes with similar interior or Exterior changes as in the A-Class facelift with new Multibeam LED headlamps replacing optional bi-xenon lights. Design revised grille design enhancing its SUV stance, include bumper with high fog lamps and a refreshed three-pointed Star logo up front.
Mercedes Benz GLA Facelift 2017 Specifications and Reviews
Mercedes recently added the new 2.0-litre diesel engine on the E-class sedan. Car launched with 2.1-litre, four-cylinder diesel and a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol – both of which will be mated to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission.
Petrol engine : 2.0 lr| 1991cc | Power: 183 Bhp | Transmission: 7-Speed AT | RS 31 – 33 Lakhs
Diesel engine : 2.1 lr| 2143cc | Power: 136 Bhp | Transmission: 7-Speed AT | RS 31 – 33 Lakhs
Design and Body
It comes with black exterior paint, yellow highlights and sits on alloy wheels wearing the same color scheme. There is also a 360-degree parking camera added with rear side with auto sensor. The sensor Motion detection that requires only a foot gesture to open and close the boot. The headlamps are now LED like the A-Class update and the tail lamps will also be tweaked. Door sills, floor mats and air outlets are also finished with yellow highlights.
There are also new alloy wheels thrown in the mix. The 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system is all-new and stands boldly on the dashboard.
The performance gives the diesel GLA a commendable fuel efficiency figure of 17.9 kmpl.It comes with f2.0-litre with four cylinder turbocharged petrol engine , 183PS petrol and 136PS diesel engine optionsdeveloping 183 PS of maximum power at 5,500 rpm and peak torque of 300 Nm between 1,200 rpm and 1,400 rpm. Company included seven-speed dual clutch gearbox, a regular fixture on the MFA platform
Mercedes Benz GLA Facelift Price
Expected Price: 31 Lakh – 33 Lakh in India