In mid-August 2013 at the network appeared official photos and details about the production version of the compact crossover Mercedes-Benz GLA (X156), which was first shown as a concept at the autumn motor show in Shanghai. World premiere of the new Mercedes GLA took place at the motor show in Frankfurt in September.
As previously reported, the new Mercedes-Benz GLA (2015-2016) crossover is based on A Class (W176), but the coupe has turned by 125 mm long (4417), 24 mm wider (1894) and 60 mm higher (1494) of its donor, the wheelbase with which it is identical and equal to 2 699 millimeters.
Configurations and prices Mercedes-Benz GLA 2016.
|200||$33,400||1.6 petrol (150 hp)||Machine (7)||front|
|200 d||$37,700||2.1 diesel (136 hp)||Machine (7)||front|
|250 4MATIC||$39,400||2.0 petrol (211 hp)||Machine (7)||full|
Mercedes GLA Cargo capacity is 421 liters, but folded back sofa backside compartment size can be increased to 836 liters. As an option for a crossover is available with adjustable backrest rear seats and the boot lid elektropriod.
In contrast to the concept of serial Mercedes GLA-Class X156 lost laser head optics, round protivotumanok, aggressive tires and excessive decoration. Relief sidewall crossover made in the style of a Mercedes CLA, and the profile and food barely distinguishable from the original A-Class.
Give out Mercedes GLA (2015-2016) larger radiator grille, side skirts, increased ground clearance, the lining of the unpainted plastic around the wheel arches and a diffuser in the rear bumper. The latter, together with special shutters in the grille, cover plates on the bottom and the special shape of the front pillars, ensures excellent aerodynamics of the car.
As long as the absolute leader in the lowest level of aerodynamic resistance among production cars is the Mercedes CLA with an indicator of 0.23, but on the GLA ratio of 0.29 was the best in the class coupe.
As for the interior design Mercedes-Benz GLA X156, it is almost entirely repeats itself in the last generation A- and B-Class from Mercedes. The same wheel, same apparatus, three round air vents on the center console and place them on the screen infotainment system.
As for the powertrain crossover produced two petrol and two diesel motor, is mounted in a pair of six-speed manual or a robotised gearbox and all-wheel drive system 4MATIC a new generation with variable torque distribution.
Under the hood, the version Mercedes GLA 200 is a 1.6-liter “four” power of 150 hp and a more powerful 2.0-liter petrol engine produces 211 hp, providing acceleration from zero to hundred in 6.5 seconds and a top speed of 235 km/h.
Diesel Mercedes GLA-Class is equipped with engine displacement of 2.2 liters, which is on the GLA 200 CDI develops 136 power and 300 Nm of torque, while the GLA 220 CDI his return equal to 170 “horses” and 350 Nm, matching.
Sales of the new Mercedes GLA X156 in the European market started in early 2014 at a price of 29 303 to 37 496 euros. The main competitors in the model called BMW X1 and the Audi Q3. SUV costs from $33,400 for the base front-wheel drive 156-strong modification and more powerful crossover engine 211 hp and all-wheel drive will cost $39,400. The diesel version of the GLA 200 d was estimated at $37,700.