Comfort.

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

Handling characteristics


Many options for your very personal GLA experience.

The GLA cruises through corners and is always ready for new adventures. It features many aspects and you can further enhance them at the touch of a button.

Handling characteristics


Many options for your very personal GLA experience.

The GLA cruises through corners and is always ready for new adventures. It features many aspects and you can further enhance them at the touch of a button.

Comfort suspension

For even more comfort.

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DYNAMIC SELECT

Suspension with adaptive damping system

* For choosing between comfort and dynamics. 

*Optional.

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Suspension lowered by 15 mm

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Speed-sensitive power steering

Off-road comfort suspension

30 millimetres higher, and consequently stronger on rugged terrain.

Sports Direct-Steer system

Sporty, direct and convenient.

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 optional 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 optional 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.

Comfort equipment packages


Loading plenty. Discovering even more.

Comfort equipment packages


Loading plenty. Discovering even more.

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KEYLESS-GO Convenience package

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Stowage Space Package

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Smartphone Integration package

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Climate Comfort package

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Load Compartment package

Mercedes me connect


Connecting you with your vehicle.

Mercedes me connect


Connecting you with your vehicle.

Experience the online networking of the car to the outside world.
Erleben Sie die onlinebasierte Vernetzung von Automobil und Außenwelt.
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Stay in touch

Become part of an intelligently connected world.

Stay in touch

Become part of an intelligently connected world.

Mercedes me connect links you to your vehicle and your vehicle to anything that is important to you.
Register on the Mercedes me Portal today. And benefit from our Standard Services free of any time restrictions. You can also enjoy the Remote Services for three years free of charge. Looking for even more comfort and convenience? With the necessary pre-installations, you can additionally integrate numerous navigation and convenience services into your vehicle.

Product changes may have been made since production of this content.