2020 Mercedes GLA
After refreshing the A-Class, B-Class along with the CLA sedan and wagon duo while tossing the A-Class Sedan/ Sedan L and GLB into the mix, Mercedes is now concentrating on the GLA. The company’s tiniest SUV has actually just been spotted patiently waiting at a red light in a German crossway with a new-gen A-Class hatchback right behind it.
Our spies have found a prototype Mercedes GLA during testing. Here’s everything we understand up until now …
With the A-Class, A-Class saloon, CLA, CLA SB and GLB all on (or nearly on) sale, you ‘d think Mercedes had squeezed whatever it could out of its A-Class foundations, but these spy photos of the 2020 Mercedes GLA say various.
It was spotted testing in Stuttgart, Germany, and proves Mercedes believes there’s room in its line-up for a jacked up household car to run alongside the taller, boxier GLB SUV.
2020 Mercedes GLA Design
The car in these images gets the usual floor-to-roof wrap, but you can inform it has a chunkier appearance than the basic A-Class. There’s raised suspension, a bluffer front end, taller roofing and more pronounced inklings above the back wheels– assisting it look more significant.
We’re not totally sure, however the new GLA appears to be a little bit larger than the present model. It will not be much of an issue since the seven-seat GLB is significantly bigger (practically as large as the GLC) despite being identified as a compact crossover, so the base SUV from Mercedes has room to grow without the risk of stepping on the new member’s toes.
To the bulkier body, you can anticipate Mercedes to add a Tonka-toy design body package. That’ll be directed by bigger bumpers, with a mock skidplate in advance, but you’ll likewise get plastic mouldings around the wheel arches, restyled side skirts and– as these photos show– roof bars that’ll make it easy to install a roof box or bike rack.
2020 Mercedes GLA Engine
Regardless of its more rugged appearance though, the GLA is more conventional car than SUV. As an outcome, many models will be front-wheel drive utilizing a range of petrol and diesel motor from 1.3 to 2.0-litres in size mated to either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed automatic transmission. That said, 4×4 will be a choice on high-end versions, offering you more grip on slippery roadways.
What’s most likely to be of more interest to you, however, is that the GLA will have a bit more interior space than the A-Class, with its greater roofing system equating into additional headroom and a cabin that feels airier as a result. You can likewise anticipate to get a boot that’ll swallow an additional small suitcase when compared to the A-Class.
2020 Mercedes GLA Interior
That stated, the A-Class’ infotainment system, complete with massive screens, will rollover the same– no bad thing because it’s one of the finest. And you can also expect the GLA to be stuffed full of the exact same classy touches– the turbine design air-vents, costly metal trims and cool state of mind lighting– that make the A-Class seem like one of the poshest cars you can purchase for the cash.
2020 Mercedes GLA Release Date and Price
So if you like the sound of a car that’s more ‘SUV’ than an A-Class but not quite as much ‘SUV’ as a GLB, you can expect the new GLA to be revealed in complete later on in the summertime with a cost of around ₤ 27,000.
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