2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

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Key specs

Base trim shown


Body style

Combined MPGe Combined MPGe

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Seating capacity

174.9” x 58.4”


Front-wheel drive



The good:

  • Attractive design
  • High-quality interior
  • Lots of available technology

The bad:

  • Gets very expensive very quickly
  • Extremely cramped backseat
  • Limited headroom
  • Difficult entry and exit

2 trims

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Notable features

  • Five-seat subcompact SUV
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • 208-hp, turbo four-cylinder engine

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class?

The 2020 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 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class?

There are no significant changes this year. 

What Features in the 2020 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 automatic air conditioning and app-based remote start. Options include a panoramic moonroof, blind spot warning, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity. 

Should I Buy the 2020 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 X1 is roomier. 

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior 4.9
  • Performance 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Exterior 4.9
  • Reliability 4.9

Most recent consumer reviews


Drive is smooth and reliable.

I must say when I first purchased the vehicle it handled very smoothly now when I took it to get the smoke smell out it drive like the new parts were taken out so I have to take it back to the dealership and get another car and have it inspected. Which I love Carvana I’m going to get my car from them because I had a larger suv and it’s been great on gas and insurance as well.


Best ever

This car is absolutely great. I have back problems and the seats are really comfortable. The drive is great. Best crossover I have purchased. Interior is nice too. And love the inside lighting.


Superior Automobile

Mercedes Benz vehicles' safety, performance, reliability, and accompanying service make owning a Mercedes Benz a sound investment. This purchase is my sixth Mercedes Benz vehicle. I highly recommend Mercedes Benz of Boerne to all of my friends and associates.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Mercedes-Benz
New car program benefits
48 months/50,000 miles
48 months/50,000 miles
48 months/50,000 miles
Roadside assistance
48 months/50,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
6 years old or less/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year/unlimited miles
1 year/unlimited miles
Dealer certification required
164-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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