Mercedes-Benz GLA Class Launched In India – Low Cost SUV

Afer introducing a variety of product in India since previous years, Mercedes Benz is about to unveil GLA model with its respective prices, specifications, design and available features that will make it stand on the market. That’s why you need to know about the new GLA class model launched in India.

Mercedes Benz GLA Launching

The launching event for Mercedes Benz GLA held at Mumbai, but assembling will be at the Chakan near Pune, Maharashtra in India.

Mercedes Benz GLA Class design and features

New 2017 GLA model will have revised bumpers, redesigned front grille, and bigger air intake up front. Both the LED lamp and headlamps would have designed entirely and ground clearance increased by 30 mm. It will have 8-inch infotainment system that is controlled by the gesture as well offer 360 degrees eye view of the car, but the interior would remain mostly unchanged. It will have stiffer suspension setup that will ensure easier handling characteristic than previous models. Other control features added would include chrome accents on the center console, switches, and AC.It would have a range of safety measures ranging from anti lock braking system, electronic brakeforce distribution, six airbags with dual front, curtain airbags and electronic stability program. It will have driver aids kits like active brake assist, attention assist, and a 360-degree eye view camera. Features are expected to be at standard fitment in the car.The new Mercedes Benz GLA will be of two variants, style, and sport, the latest being the higher trim. The sports version would have ambient lighting system with 12 color as well as a 4MATIC all wheel drive with downhill speed regulation. Style variant will be available in both the petrol and diesel engine while sport will be in the diesel engine only.

Mercedes Benz GLA Class specification

The 2.0 liters petrol option and 2.1-litre diesel engine option will be required to power the new 2017 GLA model. A gasoline engine would provide 180 hp of power while its counter part diesel engine would produce 136 hp. Both engines paired to a seven-speed automatic transmission. The diesel, however, will have the higher torque figure which is lower than the petrol motor. The GLA 200 d would sprint to 100kph in 9.9 seconds and has a top speed of 250 kph. GLA d 4Matic produces 168 bhp and 350NM of torque. With GLA 220 d sprinting is at 100 kph in 7.7 seconds with the acceleration of 218 kph. The GLA 200 accelerates from 0 to100kph in only 7.6 seconds with its high-speed being 225kph.

Mercedes Benz GLA class Pricing

Nw 2017 Mercedes Benz GLA will be expected to value from Rs 32 lakh, with reduced overall good and services tax on the luxury car, GLA will competitively price on the market. Due to GST implementation taxes amounted to about 52 percent has now come down to about 43 percent. The new tax structure has favored both Mercedes Benz and other luxury cars. Therefore, the model would have a competitive price tag. The style petrol version priced between Rs 30.65 to Rs 36.75.

Therefore, much more is expected from Mercedes Benz GLA as new variants expected on the market.

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