2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250
- Attractive design
- High-quality interior
- Lots of available technology
- Performance potential (AMG GLA 45)
- Gets very expensive, very quickly
- Extremely cramped backseat
- Limited headroom
- Difficult entry and exit
Five-seat subcompact SUV
Front- or all-wheel drive
Two engine options, automatic transmissions only
High-performance AMG GLA 45 available
AMG variant has unique interior and exterior styling
What Is the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class?
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is a subcompact luxury SUV that seats up to five people. It comes with a standard 208-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that pairs with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Front- and all-wheel-drive versions are available, and competitors include the Audi Q3 and BMW X1.
What's New on the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class?
There are no significant changes this year.
What Features in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class Are Most Important?
Automatic emergency braking is an important active safety feature, and it's standard on the GLA-Class. Standard convenience features include a power liftgate, dual-zone air conditioning and keyless start. Options include a panoramic moonroof, blind spot warning and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity.
Should I Buy the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class?
If you're looking for a stylish small SUV, the GLA-Class delivers, but its small footprint contributes to difficult entry and exit, limited headroom and a cramped backseat. Among key competitors, the BMW X1 is roomier.
Sleek Styoing and effficinet layout
Compact SUV as only Mercedes Can make them. Sharp looking, practical, luxurious and reliable. Fun to drive but not a road beast! Well laid out interior Read full review
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 currently has 0 recalls