2017 Mercedes GLA Changes and Release

It was not long, since Mercedes-Benz promoted its smallest crossover GLA. Namely, 2013 in Frankfurt was the premiere of this model. Shortly after the premiere has started selling this model. After a short period in the market, the German company announced the new 2017 Mercedes GLA. In fact, Mercedes will offer a restyled version of the first generation model. Promotion restyled 2017 GLA is expected by the end of 2016.

Spy photos of the amended model have already appeared on the Internet. Specifically, during the tests in Europe have captured images of masked test copies of new GLA crossover. 2017 Mercedes GLA facelift gets changed bumper design and new, sleek front and rear lights. The interior of the vehicle will undergo some changes, too. It will be modernized area around the shift lever, the new design steering wheel, seats with new designs and new color combinations for the interior.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA


Restyled 2017 Mercedes GLA will offer the same tire powertrains, as well as the current model. That means more of four cylinder petrol and diesel engines. However, is expected improvement of these engines with the aim of reducing CO2 emissions and improving fuel economy. 2017 model will offer a 1.6-liter gasoline engine with 156 hp and the 2.0-liter engine with 211 hp. From diesel generators, in the offer will be 2.2-liter engine with 136 hp and 300 Nm and 2.2-liter engine with 170 hp and 350 Nm of torque. All engines feature turbocharging and direct injection system, as well as the 4MATIC system. This system provides a fully variable distribution of torque.

2019 Mercedes GLA

Restilization and facelift models for 2017 is just an introduction to the changes expected in the second generation model. The company announced that the second generation of the model appear before 2019. 2019 Mercedes GLA will bring great changes which will make it significantly different from the first-generation model. The first generation model picked up praise. This model is considered innovative. Mercedes GLA is the epitome of modern design, which the company placed through its new models. This crossover belongs to the premium segment of compact crossovers. Nevertheless, it is obvious flaw headroom and leg room. Exactly this lack, the company strives to eliminate. The second generation will be much larger and will offer more space inside the cabin. 2019 GLA will be placed on the MFA 2 platform. In addition to the base model. On offer will be a coupe version, modeled on the new GLE Coupe and GLC Coupe models .


The current model first appeared on the European market, and then at the prestigious US market. The second generation will be represented in these markets, but also in other world markets. Accordingly, Mercedes will expand the supply of aggregates, compared to the current model. Precise information about the new engines no. However, the announced the 2019 Mercedes GLA Hybrid version, as well as the 2019 Mercedes GLA AMG version of the model. In addition, the company is presenting the fact, that the new generation of models will be equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission with double clutch.

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