Editor's note: This review was written in October 2014 about the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.
As luxury brands wage a battle royale for mini-SUV shoppers, Mercedes-Benz offers a featherweight fighter in the new GLA-Class. It has more practicality than its profile — a butched-up hatchback — suggests, and the turbocharged-to-the-hilt GLA45 AMG version packs rowdy, gleeful performance. Unfortunately, this SUV, if you want to call it that, loses its shine as a daily driver.
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class combines practicality and... Read More