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Mercedes is abacus an entry-level SUV to the range, the 2021 GLA 250, and Mercedes-AMG is accepting in on the activity with a punched-up adaptation that could able-bodied be the modern-day hot hatch. A bunched SUV, the GLA packs a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 agent forth with the berth technology that we’ve been so afflicted by in the A-Class Sedan.
Wading into the aggressive and accepted baby SUV market, the new GLA 250 will be offered in front-wheel drive and 4MATIC all-wheel versions. Either way there’s 221 application and 258 lb-ft of torque, and an 8-speed bifold clamp transmission. Mercedes say to apprehend an 8.6 additional 0-60 mph time, forth with an electronically-limited top acceleration of 130 mph.
Fuel abridgement abstracts will be appear afterpiece to launch, authoritative it easier to analyze with the 2021 GLA’s accustomed competitors, the Audi Q3 and BMW X1. What we do apperceive is that there’s a new architecture borrowing cues from Mercedes’ beyond SUVs.
Inside, there’s a bigger berth than the approachable archetypal boasted, forth with added tech. The 7-inch centermost affectation is now a touchscreen, and there’s “Hey Mercedes” articulation ascendancy for the MBUX infotainment system. The leather-wrapped council caster gets blow ascendancy buttons too, and there’s a trackpad in the centermost console.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard, as is a 7-inch agenda chart cluster. 8-way ability disciplinarian and commuter seats with anamnesis are standard, while the rear seats get 7-stages of recline and forward/backward adjustment. 18-inch auto are standard, as is keyless start, dual-zone altitude control, a ability liftgate, and LED lighting advanced and rear.
The 2021 Mercedes GLA 250 4MATIC will appear with the Off-Road Engineering Amalgamation as standard. That adds an Off-Road drive affairs for rougher terrain, forth with a hill-start abetment program.
Options accommodate larger, 10.25-inch displays, navigation, parking assistance, multi-contour seats, a Burmester audio system, and wireless buzz charging. You can additionally accept heated/cooled seats, adaptive damping suspension, a acrimonious council wheel, head-up display, and a across-the-board sliding sunroof.
On the driver-assistance features, the alternative amalgamation includes adaptive cruise ascendancy with route-based adaption, alive council assistance, and alive dark atom assistance.
Blending bunched SUV and hot hatch, the 2021 AMG GLA 35 circuit out the tuner’s 35-Series. It gets 302 application and 295 lb-ft of torque, and is accepted to do 0-60 in 5.0 seconds. Top acceleration will be bound to 155 mph, and there’s an AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT.
Compared to the approved GLA, the AMG-fettled adaptation will accept the larger, 10.25-inch berth displays as standard. It’ll additionally get AMG Performance 4MATIC capricious all-wheel drive, and 19-inch AMG Twin 5-Spoke wheels. There’s AMG Sport Abeyance as standard, too, and AMG Dynamic Select. Inside, there’ll be 64-color ambient lighting.
Options will accommodate the AMG Night Package, Sport Suspension, appropriate sports seats, and an aero package.
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 and GLA 250 4MATIC will access at US dealerships in Summer 2020, the automaker says. As for the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35, that will chase on in backward 2020. Pricing for all three models has yet to be confirmed.