2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA: small in size, big in luxury in Ottawa, Ontario
October 18 2016,
If you are looking for an SUV that is compact and versatile but is also able to provide copious amounts of luxury and prestige, the GLA is for you. This model is truly capable of everything from parking in a tight spot in a city to hitting the trails and taking your family camping in the country. The 2017 GLA is available in two variants: the GLA 250 and the GLA 45 AMG. Prices start at only $38,000.
The GLA offers a bold design with athletic lines and a muscular stance. Premium elements complement this unique style, such as chrome roof-rails, an integrated spoiler and the generously sized and precisely engineered 18" wheels standard on the GLA 250 4MATIC, with 19" options that include AMG wheels in the Sport Package.
The Sport Package also includes the AMG Styling Package and aluminum trim. On the GLA 45 AMG 4MATIC, 19" AMG wheels are standard, but buyers can choose from one of two 20" options. The GLA 45 AMG can also be delivered with the AMG Aerodynamics Package, which includes back roof rails, the AMG Night Package and the AMG trunk lid spoiler.
Top of the line performance in the 2017 GLA in Ottawa, Ontario
Under the hood, performance abounds. The advanced GLA 250 4MATIC engine produces more power with less fuel thanks to a twin-scroll turbo that quickly spins up to 230,000 rpm. The engine develops 208 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque at just 1,250 rpm.
The GLA 45 AMG, however, comes with the most powerful engine. This powerplant boasts 375 hp with its compact 2.0 litres and 350 lb-ft of torque starting at just 2,250 rpm. The GLA 45 AMG is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in a mere 4.4 seconds thanks to its twin-scroll turbocharger that pushes out 26 psi of boost through the intercooler and the intake manifold.
Ultimate comfort in the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA in Ottawa, Ontario
Inside, the GLA is all about class and comfort. Intuitive seat-shaped controls offering 12-way power adjustment, including power lumbar support, and a 3-position memory system ensure maximum comfort for the driver. Heated front seats are standard, but there many available packages make the cabin even more luxurious and convenient.
The PREMIUM package, for example, includes THERMOTRONIC Automatic Climate Control, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Passive Blind Spot Assist, a rear view camera, and an 8" central media display.
The 2017 Mercedes Benz GLA offers maximum luxury and style at an affordable price. Drop by Mercedes-Benz Ottawa today to see what this compact, yet undoubtedly well-appointed vehicle is all about.