2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA Overview

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA is a Cost-Effective SUV with Power and Comfort in Excess

Compact yet robust in every respect, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV returns for the new model year with a starting MSRP of $32,850. Two turbocharged engines give the GLA family plenty of power under the hood, while a host of creature comforts build a sophisticated, entertainment-rich cabin for up to five passengers. Always an ideal choice for families in Alpharetta, Johns Creek, and surrounding neighborhoods, the Mercedes-Benz GLA is a true standout among costlier SUVs. Check out RBM of Alpharetta’s GLA overview below to get a better idea of what this outstanding SUV can do!

Driver-Responsive Performance

Available in three trim levels, the Mercedes-Benz GLA offers two engine options: a 208-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder and a 375-hp AMG® 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder. For added fuel-efficiency, all three trims benefit from ECO Start®/Stop, a 7-speed automatic transmission, and direct steering The GLA 250 and GLA 250 4MATIC® utilize 4-wheel independent suspension, while the AMG® GLA 45 gets a lower, sportier stance with AMG® Sport Suspension. Altering throttle response, steering, and shift points is a breeze with DYNAMIC SELECT®, which consists of ECO, Sport, and Manual modes for the GLA 250 and GLA 250 4MATIC®, as well as Comfort, Sport, Sport+, and Individual modes for the AMG® GLA 45.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA

Pure Luxury Inside and Out

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA steals the spotlight with its twin-crosswing grille, brawny shape, 18- to 19-inch wheels, and available Gloss Black accents. Taking a peek inside, you’ll notice the same attention to detail present in the GLA SUV’s body structuring – from the privacy glass, to the Anthracite trim, to the circular air vents. Durable, leather-like MB-Tex upholstery is fitted over each seat, including the power-adjustable driver seat, fold-flat front passenger seat, and 60/40-split-folding rear seats. With the rear seats folded, the cargo area offers up to 41.8 cubic feet of storage space. To prevent damage, the SmartKey-operable power liftgate uses a sensor to detect obstructions and, if necessary, stops itself from opening.

A Touch of Tech-Savviness

When it comes to keeping you informed and entertained, there’s almost nothing the 2017 GLA can’t do. The central controller and 7-inch display screen work as a team to provide on-demand Bluetooth®* connectivity, HD Radio™, Media Interface, and the optional harman/kardon® Logic 7®** surround-sound system. The standard audio system includes steering wheel-mounted controls for easy volume adjustment, as well as a CD player with MP3 capability. A must-have for technology buffs, the optional Multimedia Package installs a plethora of features for heightened convenience and entertainment, including:

  • COMAND® hard-drive navigation with an 8-inch display
  • Advanced voice control
  • Navigation map updates for three years
  • Apple CarPlay®
  • Android Auto™
  • SiriusXM® Traffic and Weather service for five years
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA

Segment-Leading Safety Systems

Safety is a constant inside the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA. To give you an edge in precarious conditions, the front foglamps boost visibility for you and other Johns Creek drivers, while the AMG® GLA 45 SUV’s Bi-Xenon headlamps let you see further ahead. In the event of an accident, tried-and-tested front and rear crumple zones displace crash force energy to better protect the passenger cell. Meanwhile, 10-way airbag protection and 3-point seatbelts with Emergency Tensioning Devices (ETDs) offer greater occupant safety from the inside out. Active Brake Assist, a standard driver assist, works to sense frontal collisions before they occur, and strengthens drivers’ emergency braking efforts.

The following standard and optional safety features are also included as part of the GLA SUV’s feature set:

  • Adaptive braking technology
  • Electronic Traction System
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Optional Distance Pilot DISTRONIC®
  • Optional Blind Spot Assist
  • Optional rearview camera
  • And more!

Three Robust and Well-Equipped Trims

Priced at a base rate of $32,850, the GLA 250 SUV features a 208-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine, a 7-speed DCT dual-clutch automatic transmission with shift paddles, and 4-wheel independent suspension. Offering three base modes – ECO, Sport, and Manual – the DYNAMIC SELECT® program gives you complete control over performance and handling.
The GLA 250 4MATIC® SUV – starting at $34,850 – brags standard 4MATIC® all-wheel drive and Off-Road Package with a specialized Electronic Stability Program (ESP®). Like the GLA 250, the GLA 250 4MATIC® also features a 208-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine, a power liftgate, a power-adjustable driver seat, and a 7-inch display screen.
Sporting a 375-hp AMG® 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine, the AMG® GLA 45 SUV produces 350 lb-ft of torque and accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds. For a starting MSRP of $49,900, the AMG® GLA 45 tacks on a 7-speed AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® dual-clutch transmission, AMG® Performance 4MATIC® all-wheel drive, and more.

Search for Your New GLA at RBM of Alpharetta!

Decked out for the many journeys ahead, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA is a stylish SUV that holds its own in tough conditions. If you’d like to take the GLA for a test drive, contact RBM of Alpharetta from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, or from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. Or, visit us at 345 McFarland Parkway in Alpharetta – just 20 minutes north of Johns Creek, GA!

*Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth® SIG, Inc.

**harman/kardon® and Logic 7® are registered trademarks of Harmon International Industries, Incorporated.

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Alpharetta, GA, 30004 US
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