Technology.

From shopping spree to long journey: the GLA is ready for any adventure.

Standard equipment


Your GLA experience.

The GLA is always ready for what’s around the corner. Peak performance is assured by a choice of engine variants and handling that can be adjusted at the touch of a button.

Standard equipment


Your GLA experience.

The GLA is always ready for what’s around the corner. Peak performance is assured by a choice of engine variants and handling that can be adjusted at the touch of a button.

Comfort suspension

For even more comfort.

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DYNAMIC SELECT

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Speed-sensitive power steering

Off-road comfort suspension

30 millimetres higher, and consequently stronger on rugged terrain.

Three transmission variants – the right one for every requirement.

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Three transmission variants – the right one for every requirement.

The GLA features a 6-speed manual transmission as standard. Short shift throws and crisp handling guarantee plenty of driving fun and a direct, intense driving experience. Benefit from tangibly more comfort on demand with the automatic 7G-DCT dual-clutch transmission. It shifts gears without interruptions in tractive force and thanks to the sporty paddle shifters you can manually change gears at any time.

The availability of equipment depends on the engine and the configuration selected. You will find details in the equipment information for each model.

  • 6-speed manual transmission

    With its short, direct shift throws the 6-speed manual gearbox makes swift gear changes possible while providing a high level of shift comfort. The aluminium die-cast transmission housing variant additionally cuts the vehicle weight.

    • Integrated ECO start/stop function

    • Compact and very short design

    • Short, direct shift throws and reduced shifting effort

  • 7-speed automatic transmission (optional)

    The dual clutch transmission combines the comfort of a 7-speed automatic transmission with the dynamic handling of a manual gearbox. It makes fast, smooth gear changes possible without interruptions in tractive power. The shift characteristics can be preselected from fuel-saving to sporty.

    • Three driving modes, "Economy“, "Sport“ and "Manual“

    • DIRECT SELECT selector lever

    • ECO start/stop function

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4MATIC all-wheel drive – fascinating grip.

4MATIC all-wheel drive – fascinating grip.

The 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system of the Mercedes-Benz GLA drives not only all four wheels as needed, but GLA drivers as well: high up to lofty new destinations, remote places, lonely coves. The all-wheel drive is available for many engine variants to make driving noticeably safer and more dynamic, and not just on rough terrain.

Fascination traction at a glance:

  • 4MATIC all-wheel drive

  • Acceleration skid control (ASR)®

  • ESP® Electronic Stability Program

The availability of equipment depends on the engine and the configuration selected. You will find details in the equipment information for each model.

Mercedes me connect


Connecting you with your car.

Mercedes me connect


Connecting you with your car.

Become part of an intelligently connected world.

With Mercedes me connect, you can stay connected to your car at anytime, any place. From checking your fuel level to locking your car with your smartphone, we are confident that Mercedes me connect will make your life that little bit easier by providing you with a range of comprehensive services to support you while on the move.

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