2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA SUV Models: GLA 250, GLA 250 4MATIC®, AMG® GLA 45

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The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA is a luxury SUV that is as nimble as a sedan, but has the passenger space your family needs. The amount of luxury features and advanced technology found within every new 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA model is truly impressive. If you are planning to add a 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, GLA 250 4MATIC®, or AMG® GLA 45 to your garage, read our trim level review below and then call a Mercedes-Benz expert at Autohaus on Edens at (847) 272-7900.

2018 GLA 250 SUV & GLA 250 4MATIC® SUV

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The 2018 GLA 250 and 2018 GLA 250 4MATIC® feature an athletic new design and ultramodern cabin. The cabin can be lined with either a metallic Sail Pattern decorative trim or your choice of Aluminum, Matte Black Ash wood, and Satin Light Brown Poplar wood. The driver’s seat can be adjusted 14 different ways, and is upholstered in MB-Tex premium synthetic leather, but is available with genuine leather and heating. There is 17.2 cu. ft. of cargo space in the trunk, but fold down the rear seats and it expands to 43.5 cu. ft.

2018 AMG® GLA 45 SUV

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You’ll immediately be able to tell the AMG® GLA 45 by its unique AMG® body styling. This includes an AMG®-specific grille, AMG®-specific 19-in. or 20-in. wheels, and a variety of optional styling flourishes. For example, the available AMG® Night Package adds gloss-black exterior trim, while the AMG® Performance Studio styling package adds bright yellow exterior trim.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA Engine Options

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 and GLA 250 4MATIC® are both powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine paired to a racing-inspired shiftable 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The GLA 250 4MATIC® is also equipped with the incredibly capable and lightweight 4MATIC® all-wheel drive system, plus a standard Off-Road package that can maintain a preset “crawl speed” and display your steering and tilt angle on the main display screen.

The AMG® variant has a specially tuned powertrain to enhance performance. This includes an AMG®-specific engine, transmission, shifter, 4MATIC® all-wheel drive system, drive mode selector, power steering, sport suspension, and sport exhaust system. It’s also the only GLA model available with a limited-slip front differential and RACE drive mode.

Trim Package 2018 GLA 250 & 2018 GLA 250 4MATIC® 2018 AMG® GLA 45
MSRP $33,400 FWD; $35,400 4MATIC® $50,600
Engine 2.0L Turbo Four-Cylinder AMG® 2.0L Turbo Four-Cylinder
Horsepower 208 HP 375 HP
Torque 258 lb.-ft. 350 lb.-ft.
0-60 MPH Acceleration 7.2 sec. FWD; 7.1 sec. 4MATIC® 4.3 sec.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA Safety & Technology Options

2018 gla suv safety and technology options

Although the 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLA 45 has a 7-in. color multimedia display and the 2018 GLA 250 and GLA 250 4MATIC® have an 8-in. display, all let you play your favorite playlists over an available **harman/kardon® Logic 7® surround system with *Bluetooth® streaming. If you prefer, you can also access your favorite apps through the available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ interface. Other entertainment options include a CD player, a DVD player, and SiriusXM® radio.

The array of active and passive safety technology available in the 2018 GLA 250, GLA 250 4MATIC®, and AMG® GLA 45 is even more stunning. These vary from simple and convenient, like rain-sensing windshield wipers and seatbelts that automatically tighten in a collision, to advanced technology like the Parking Pilot system that steers itself into parallel parking spots.

Test Drive A New 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, GLA 250 4MATIC®, or AMG® GLA 45

Our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Northbrook, IL has more than a dozen new 2018 GLA models for sale and ready for you to drive home today. If you are interested in purchasing or leasing a new 2018 Mercedes-Benz SUV, you can save yourself valuable time by browsing our incentives and applying for financing from your home or office before you even step foot into our showroom. You can even schedule your test drive ahead of time, and we’ll ensure the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA trim package you are interested in is ready and waiting for your arrival.

* Bluetooth® is a registered mark Bluetooth® SIG, Inc.
**harman/kardon® and Logic 7® are registered marks of Harman International Industries, Incorporated.