Mercedes GLA Crossover 2014 Review
Mercedes Benz India launched the much awaited SUV crossover Mercedes GLA 200 in India. This is the first compact SUV crossover by Mercedes Benz. Mercedes GLA Crossover 2014 is made based on Mercedes MFA platform. The sporty crossover traits, low slung roof and high riding drive makes this one a unique Crossover for the year.
Price and Rivals
The prices starts from Rs 32.75 lakh for GLA 200 CDI base model. The middle one GLA 200 Sport Petrol is priced at Rs 36 lakh. The top end one GLA 200 CDI Sport available at Rs 36.9 lakh (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) for purchase. Main rivals of this includes BMW X1, Audi Q3 and Volvo V40.
External – Looks and Style
On external appearance, You can see the prominent dual-slat grill with three-pointed star logo. Additional wrap-around Bi-Xenon headlamps and LED day-time running lights makes it aggressive looking. There is a matte aluminum finish over the bumpers of GLA to offer distinctive design for Mercedes GLA.
Interior – Safety and Comfort
Safety and comfort features in Interior includes electrically adjusted seats with lumbar support, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, illuminated door sills, Harman Kardon Logic 7 surround system, panoramic sunroof, 12 speaker 450 Watt etc. Safety features embedded in Mercedes GLA are 5 star NCAP rating with seven airbags.
Engine, Gears, mileage and Performance
Powering the Mercedes GLA is powered by a turbocharged petrol and diesel engine options. Engine mated to 7-speed dual clutch gearbox in both models. 17. km/l certified fuel economy is offered for Mercedes GLA diesel models. Petrol powered Mercedes GLA can return 13.8 km/l mileage.
GLA 200 – Petrol
The 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine can churns out 178.5bhp power and 300Nm of peak torque on ride. It can clear 0-60 km/h comes up in 7.6 seconds and the top speed is rated at 225 km/h. GLA 200 Sport model uses engine.
GLA CDI Style and GLA CDI Sport – Diesel
The 2143cc turbo diesel engine can makes 132.2bhp power and 300Nm torque on ride. This powerful SUV can clear 0-60 km/h comes up in 9.9 seconds and top speed is rated at 205 km/h. GLA CDI Style and GLA CDI Sport models uses this engine.
Mercedes GLA Crossover 2014 (Ex-Showroom Delhi)
- GLA CDI Style: Rs 32.75 Lakh
- GLA 200 Sport: Rs 36 Lakh
- GLA CDI Sport: Rs 36.9 Lakh