Merc’s SUV looking GLA is back with a new facelift and apparently more urban than ever. They’ve even jacked the car up by 30mm via new off-road suspension, enabling the GLA to prowl just about any urban terrain. Introduced in conjunction with the GLA 200 Urban Line and GLA 250 4-Matic AMG Line is their beastly GLA 45, the latest candidate to receive AMG’s latest 381hp 4-cyl turbo 4.

“The new generation GLA with its unique character and progressive appearance is destined to become a style icon. With a sporting soul and a dynamic character combined with its stylish highlights, it is perfectly suited for an active lifestyle,” says Mark Raine, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Passenger Cars, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia.

Outside

The new GLA receives a host of updates and options that further strengthens its position as a SUV replacement for the young and urban.

  • New Bumpers
  • New Wheels
  • New Colour – Canyon Beige
  • New Off-Road Suspension system

GLA 200 Urban Line:

  • 19″ 5-spoke wheels in matt black with polished edges
  • Night Package will feature blacked-out accents:
    • Black radiator grille louvres
    • Black wing mirrors
    • Black wheels
    • Black faux underbody guard

GLA 250 4-Matic:

  • AMG bodykit
  • radiator grille louvres in silver with chrome inserts
  • twin exit exhaust with chrome tailpipe trims
  • 19″ AMG 5-spoke wheels
  • Cross-drilled front brake discs
  • Mercedes branded front brake calipers

AMG GLA 45:

  • Sharper nose
  • Front apron more pronounced
  • New air intake grilles
  • Gloss black Front splitter insert
  • Gloss black side air intake flics
  • Silver chrome louvres on AMG Twin Blade radiator grille
  • Silver chrome side sill panels
  • Rear apron gets new diffuser insert with gloss black trims
  • New lip attachment on rear roof spoiler
  • 20″ AMG multi-spoke wheels

Aero Improvements in the New GLA: 

Aerodynamic efficiency has improved from from a Cd value of 0.29 of before to 0.28 now by means of various aerodynamic improvements developed via advanced wind tunnel testing in Sindelfingen.

Changes in aero to help with air flow include:

  • Lower A-pillar step
  • Aero optimized wing mirror housings
  • Large sized trim on main floor
  • Additional trim in centre of rear axle
  • Aero optimized rear-silencer + connected diffuser
  • Pronounced roof spoiler lip
  • Specially shaped tail lights with discreet side spoilers

Inside

The GLA receives some changes on the interior as well:

  • New seat covers
  • New trim parts
  • Chromed control panels
  • Free-standing 20.3cm / 8″ media display
  • New instrument cluster dials with red-needles
  • Updated seat adjustment switches in the door panels
  • New chrome frame surround stowage compartment in the centre console

New 2017 GLA Specifications

Model GLA 200 GLA 250 4MATIC GLA 45 4MATIC
Number of cyl./
arrangement
4 in-line 4 in-line 4 in-line
Displacement (cc) 1595 1991 1991
Rated output
(kW/hp at rpm)
115/156 at
5,300
155/211 at 5500 280/381 at
6000
Rated torque
(Nm at rpm)
250 at
1250-4000
350 at
1200-4000
475 at
2250-5000
Combined fuel consumption from (l/100 km) 5.8-5.6 6.6 – 6.5 7.4
Combined CO2 emissions from (g/km) 135 – 131 155 – 152 172
Acceleration
0-100 km/h (s)
8.1 6.6 4.4
Top speed (km/h) 215 230 250
Price (OTR w/o Insurance)

*Price is inclusive of GST.

RM 239,888 RM 269,888 RM 408,888

 

Official Mercedes Benz Malaysia Press Statement

Safety first: warning assistance

Vehicle safety is the top priority at Mercedes-Benz. The GLA has the “Active Brake Assist” as standard: it warns the driver if there is not sufficient distance to the vehicle in front and if required, delivers situation-appropriate braking. If the system detects that the driver is reacting too late, it initiates autonomous braking in order to prevent the collision or minimise the consequences. The GLA also has the “ATTENTION ASSIST” as standard: it can detect typical signs of drowsiness via the steering behaviour and warn the driver about an impending microsleep.

Agile and dynamic performance

Comfortable, sporty, efficient or completely individual suspension settings can be dialled-in with the DYNAMIC SELECT button in the upper control panel. The selection of a particular transmission mode changes parameters such as the characteristics of the engine, transmission, steering and suspension. A choice of 5 different transmission modes to suit personal preference – Comfort, Sport, Eco, Individual and additionally Off-road in conj. with 4MATIC (for GLA 250 4MATIC).

The agile and dynamic power transfer is assisted by the 7G-DCT dual-clutch automatic transmission. Thanks to the shorter ratios selected in gears three to seven the driver senses an even more emotively appealing acceleration experience in all speed ranges. Together with optimised response and shift times, the closer ratio spread ensures better transitions when upshifting.

The Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC: Born to perform, developed to outperform.

Mercedes-AMG is continuing its model initiative with full steam ahead and is enhancing the GLA 45 4MATIC both visually and technically. The characteristic distinguishing feature of the new Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC is the sharpened front section. The front apron was given an even more dynamic shape, new air intake grilles, a front splitter insert in silver chrome plus flics in high-gloss black. These guide the cooling air flows to the vehicle radiators even more effectively. LED High Performance headlamps are part of the standard host of equipment including a multi-spoke 20-inch light-alloy wheel.

With a maximum output of 280 kW (381 hp) and 475 Nm maximum torque the Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC is among the most powerful cars in its segment. A speed of 100 km/h is achieved from standstill after just 4.4 seconds. The extremely agile 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo engine blends its thrilling performance and the exemplary efficiency with a further best: the power-to-swept-volume ratio of 141 kW (191 hp) marks a record for a series engine with four cylinders – it raises the AMG engine to the level of thoroughbred super sports cars.

One of the high-tech components of the four-cylinder turbo engine is the spray-guided direct petrol injection. Piezo injectors centrally located in the four combustion chambers inject the fuel at a pressure of up to 200 bar. The combination of multiple fuel injection and multi-spark ignition improves fuel economy and significantly increases thermodynamic efficiency, leading to low exhaust emissions. The twin-scroll turbocharger and maximum dethrottling of the exhaust system improve the charge pressure build-up, and therefore the engine’s response to the accelerator.

On the road the turbocharged AMG 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine thrills with extremely fast responses to accelerator movements, high torque, enormous flexibility and an emotional engine note. The exhaust system features an automatically controlled exhaust flap as standard. The intensity of the engine note changes according to the currently active AMG DYNAMIC SELECT driving mode.

With the AMG performance exhaust system the sound is even sportier through the modified structure of the muffler system and it thus intensifies the emotively appealing sound experience. It can be regulated via selection of the drive program or via a switch. In the interior the impressive sound can be experienced even more intensely at the touch of a button through the more powerful intake noise of the engine.

The agile and dynamic power transfer is assisted by the AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission. Thanks to the shorter ratios selected in gears three to seven the driver senses an even more emotively appealing acceleration experience in all speed ranges. Together with optimised response and shift times, the closer ratio spread ensures better transitions when upshifting.

For optimum traction even in poor road surface conditions the standard all-wheel drive AMG performance 4MATIC transfers the drive power to all wheels. The torque is steplessly variably distributed to the front and rear axle. This configuration results in an optimum ratio of dynamism, efficiency and traction to match the driving situation. A multiple-disc clutch integrated in the rear axle differential with AMG-specific control passes on the engine torque to the rear wheels in a flash should the front wheels lose traction. The spectrum ranges from purely front-wheel drive to the ratio of 50 to 50 percent to the front and rear wheels. With a fuel consumption of 7.4 litres per 100 kilometres (NEDC combined) Mercedes-AMG is at the same time reinforcing its pioneering role where efficiency is concerned.

 

Equipment included in the vehicle price:

Mercedes-Benz GLA 200 Urban Line

Drive & Safety Features
  • 7G-DCT dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • Off-road comfort suspension
  • DYNAMIC SELECT
  • ECO start/stop function
  • PRE-SAFE system
  • Active Brake Assist
  • Adaptive brake lights
  • Anti-theft warning system
  • Infrared interior monitoring
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Run-flat tyres
  • Windowbags and kneebag
Exterior Features
  • Urban Line
  • 19-inch 5-spoke light-alloy wheels in matt black with a high-sheen finish
  • Night Package
  • Aluminium roof rails in high gloss black
  • LED High Performance headlamps
  • Adaptive Highbeam Assist
  • Electrically folding exterior mirrors
Interior Features
  • Urban Line
  • Artico man-made leather/ Maringa fabric in black upholstery
  • Roof liner in black
  • Light aluminium trim with longitudinal grain
  • Multifunction 3-spoke, leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Sun visor with illuminated vanity mirror
  • Luggage nets on driver and front passenger seat backrest
  • Storage compartment under front seats
Comfort & Assistance Features
  • KEYLESS-GO starting function
  • EASY-PACK tailgate
  • THERMATIC climate control system
  • Cruise control
  • ATTENTION ASSIST
  • Reversing camera
  • Active parking assist
  • Electrically adjustable front seats with memory function
  • Automatically dimming interior and exterior mirrors
  • 4-way lumbar support
Multimedia Features
  • Audio 20 CD with Garmin® MAP PILOT pre-installation
  • 8-inch Media Display screen
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto

 

Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC AMG Line

Drive & Safety Features
  • 7G-DCT – dual clutch automatic transmission
  • Off-road comfort suspension
  • DYNAMIC SELECT
  • ECO start/stop function
  • PRE-SAFE system
  • Active Brake Assist
  • Adaptive brake lights
  • Anti-theft warning system
  • Infrared interior monitoring
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Run-flat tyres
  • Windowbags and kneebag
Exterior Features
  • AMG Line
  • 19-inch AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels
  • Night Package
  • Aluminium roof rails in high gloss black
  • LED High Performance headlamps
  • Adaptive Highbeam Assist
  • Electrically folding exterior mirrors
Interior Features
  • AMG Line
  • Artico man-made leather/ DINAMICA microfibre black upholstery
  • Roof liner in black
  • Light aluminium trim with longitudinal grain
  • Multifunction 3-spoke, leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • AMG door sill panels with »AMG« lettering, illuminated
  • Sun visor with illuminated vanity mirror
  • Luggage nets on driver and fr passenger seat backrest
  • Storage compartment under front seats
  • AMG floor mats
Comfort & Assistance Features
  • KEYLESS-GO starting function
  • EASY-PACK tailgate
  • THERMATIC climate control system
  • Cruise control
  • ATTENTION ASSIST
  • Reverse camera
  • Active parking assist
  • Electrically adjustable front seats with memory function
  • Automatically dimming interior and exterior mirrors
  • 4-way lumbar support

Multimedia Features
  • Audio 20 CD including preinstallation for Garmin® MAP PILOT
  • 8-inch Media Display screen
  • Off-road media display and functions
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto

 

Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC

Drive & Safety Features
  • AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed automatic sports transmission
  • AMG RIDE CONTROL sports suspension
  • AMG DYNAMIC SELECT
  • AMG Performance exhaust system
  • ECO start/stop function
  • PRE-SAFE system
  • Active Brake Assist
  • Adaptive brake lights
  • Anti-theft warning system
  • Infrared interior monitoring
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • TIREFIT
  • Windowbags and kneebag
Exterior Features
  • AMG Night package
  • AMG Aerodynamics package
  • 20-inch AMG multi-spoke alloy wheels
  • Aluminium roof rails in high gloss black
  • LED High Performance headlamps
  • Adaptive Highbeam Assist
  • Electrically folding exterior mirrors
Interior Features
  • AMG Exclusive interior package
  • AMG Performance seats
  • Leather upholstery in black with red contrast stitching
  • Upper section of dashboard in ARTICO man-made leather
  • Panoramic sliding sunroof
  • Roof liner in black
  • designo seat belts in red
  • AMG floor mats
  • AMG Carbon-fibre trim
  • AMG Performance steering wheel in nappa leather
  • AMG door sill panels with »AMG« lettering, illuminated
  • Sun visor with illuminated vanity mirror
Comfort & Assistance Features
  • KEYLESS-GO starting function
  • EASY-PACK tailgate
  • THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control
  • Cruise control
  • ATTENTION ASSIST
  • Reverse camera
  • Active parking assist
  • Electrically adjustable front seats with memory function
  • Automatically dimming interior and exterior mirrors

Multimedia Features
  • COMAND Online
  • DVD changer
  • 8-inch Media Display screen
  • Harman Kardon Logic 7 surround sound system
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto

 

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Simple and flexible way to finance the new generation GLA.

Mercedes-Benz Financial is offering two attractive financing packages for the new generation GLA. The attractive Hire Purchase Classic package starts from 1.88% to 2.28%* with tenure ranges from 3 to 7 years.

Mercedes-Benz Financial also offers flexible Agility Financing that comes with so many benefits. Agility Financing is a secure financing option for customers as the future value of the car is guaranteed by Mercedes-Benz.

With Agility Financing, customers enjoy cash flow flexibility. The instalment for five years Agility Financing plan based on 20,000km mileage per year, 10% downpayment for the GLA 200 Urban Line, is at RM 3,235* per month which is lower compared to the conventional financing plan. At the end of the agreement, customer is in control with the options to settle or extend a financing contract or even return their vehicles and upgrade to newer models.

For more details about the finance packages, call 1-800-22-6237 or download the myMBFS app from Apple’s App Store and Google Play Store to estimate the montly instalments for the GLA.

* Terms and conditions apply.

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