The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class will be released in the fall this year. This CUV is definitely a vehicle worth waiting for. The manufacturer has one again managed to leave us completely speechless. The new GLA-Class will amaze you, no doubt about that. The new exterior look is absolutely fascinating, making this model look sharp, sporty and aggressive. It is certainly a vehicle that can’t pass by unnoticed. It will share a lot of details with M-Class and GLK-Class, but it also brings brand new, innovative ideas to the Mercedes-Benz design language. As for the interior, opposite to what you see outside, it has a retro, traditional look, just to remind you that you are driving in the product of one of the world’s best known automotive company. Also, the powertrain has been improved, but not in the way you might have expected. Of course, the new GLA-Class will have strong powertrain and powerful engines, but what really amazed us is the fuel economy that is said to be absolutely unbelievable.
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Body Design
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class simply looks stunning. The shape of the car makes it look robust and compact, while the details sooth this impression revealing an elegant and dominant vehicle. The dimensions of this CUV are 173.9 inches length, 58.8 inches height and 71 inches width. As you can see from this, the new GLA-Class is spacious enough, even though it may not seem to be so when you look at it. The new model really is a piece of work. The company certainly out did itself, even though this kind of extreme, fascinating and inspiring redesign is exactly what we expect from it. The new look will also be completed with high wheel arches and 18” wheels, while the 19” wheels will be optional. Another matter of checking the box will be the panoramic sunroof.
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Interior And Comfort
As we mentioned earlier, the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class will keep the interior previous version had. Of course, some improvements have been done, but the manufacturer really tried to keep the traditional look while combining it with luxurious details, enough comfort and elegant look. The interior is actually a nice contrast to what you see from the outside. The cabin is made of only the finest materials, such as high quality leather or MB-Tex, depending on the buyer’s preference. There are some opposing rumors about the comfort of this CUV. Some say that there is not enough room for the passengers on the rear seats to fully enjoy the trip, while others claim otherwise. We, personally, believe that the latter is more possible. We doubt that the manufacturer could have overseen such a flaw. As for the safety, there are no flaws here. The new 2015 GLA-Class will be equipped with all the safety gadgets you might ever need. Some of the are stability control system, Blind Spot Warning, Lane Keep Assist system and Parktronic and Park Assist for automatic parking maneuver. These systems are also followed by new electromechanical steering wheel for easier handling of the vehicle, Collision Prevention Assist Plus, Distronic Plus Cruise Control, Adaptive Brake Assist system etc.
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Engine And Fuel Economy — GLA250 & GLA250 4Matic
As for the powertrain, the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class will have a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 208 horsepower at 5500rpm and 258lb-ft of torque at 1200rpm. You shouldn’t be disappointed by the fact there is only one engine offered. There are two versions of this class, the GLA250 and GLA250 4Matic. The 2015 GLA250 will have an amazing fuel economy. The rumors say it will use less than 30mpg. As for the transmission, it will have a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox and its maximum speed will be 145mph. In addition, this model will hit 60mph from a standstill in 6.4 seconds and will have start/stop system. The other version, the 2015 GLA250 4Matic will have the same engine, only upgraded. It will produce 355 horsepower and 332lb-ft of torque. This vehicle will hit 60mpg from a dead stop in 4.8s. It will also have a 19” wheel and of course, the all-wheel-drive.
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Release Date And Price
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class will be released in this fall. The first one to hit the market will be the 2015 GLA 250 4Matic, while the front-wheel drive version, the GLA250, will come out couple of months later. As for the price, there are no official information yet, but estimated, it should start off at $30,000 or $35,000.