2021 Second-Gen Mercedes Benz GLA Launched in India - Prices, Specs, Variants & Top Features

2021 Second-Gen Mercedes Benz GLA Launched in India - Prices, Specs, Variants & Top Features

Mercedes Benz has launched second-gen GLA in India at an introductory price of Rs 39.90 lakh (ex-showroom India). It is a premium compact SUV that will take on the likes of the BMW X1, Volvo XC40, Mini Countryman and the upcoming second-gen Audi Q3. Heres the full price list, top features, engine specs and dimensions of the second-gen Mercedes Benz GLA.

 

2021 Second-Gen Mercedes Benz GLA

2021 Second-Gen Mercedes Benz GLA Prices

2021 Mercedes Benz GLA is available in three variants: GLA 200, GLA 200d and GLA 220d 4MATIC AMG Line priced from Rs 42.10 lakh to Rs 46.70 lakh. Mercedes Benz has also launched a more powerful and sportier version of the SUV called the AMG GLA 35 4MATIC which is priced at Rs 57.30 lakh. 

2021 MERCEDES BENZ GLA | PRICES

EX-SHOWROOM, INDIA

 

AUTOMATIC

Variants

Price (in lakh)

GLA 200 (Progressive Line)

Rs 42.10 lakh

GLA 200d (Progressive Line)

Rs 43.70 lakh

GLA 220d 4MATIC (AMG Line)

Rs 46.70 lakh

AMG GLA 35 4MATIC

Rs 57.30 lakh

What Are The Dimensions Of Second-Gen Mercedes Benz GLA?

The second-gen GLA is 4410mm long, 1834mm wide and 1611mm tall. While the new GLA is amongst the shortest SUVs here, it is amongst the widest and the tallest. It also has the longest wheelbase at 2729mm. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase usually results in better legroom. 

Dimensions

2021 Mercedes Benz GLA

Length (mm)

4410

Width (mm)

1834

Height (mm)

1611

Wheelbase (mm)

2729

What Are The Engine Specs Of 2021 Mercedes Benz GLA?

2021 MERCEDES BENZ GLA | ENGINE SPECS

Engine

GLA 200 (turbo petrol)

GLA 200d (diesel)

GLA 220d 4MATIC (diesel)

AMG GLA 35 4MATIC (turbo petrol)

Displacement

1332cc

1950

1950

1991

Cylinder

4

4

4

4

Maximum Power

163PS

190PS

190PS

306PS

Peak Torque

250Nm

400Nm

400Nm

400Nm

Automatic Transmission

7-speed dual-clutch automatic

8-speed dual-clutch automatic

8-speed dual-clutch automatic

8-speed dual-clutch automatic

Driveline

2WD

2WD

4WD

4WD

0-100kmph

8.7 seconds

7.4 seconds

7.3 seconds

5.1 seconds

Top Speed 

210kmph

222kmph

219kmph

250kmph


Mercedes Benz is offering the new GLA with both petrol and diesel engine options. While GLA 200 is powered by a 1.3-litre turbo petrol engine making 163PS and 250Nm paired to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, the GLA 200d gets a 2.0-litre diesel engine making 190PS and 400Nm paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission. While the 1.3-litre petrol engine is offered in a 2WD configuration only, the 2.0-litre diesel engine is offered in a 4WD configuration as well. 

Mercedes is also offering an AMG variant of the second-gen GLA. Christened the GLA 35, it is powered by a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine producing 306PS and 400Nm. Power is sent to all four wheels via an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox working in tandem with Mercedes’ 4Matic 4WD system. 

What Are The Competitors Of 2021 Mercedes Benz GLA?

The new GLA takes on the likes of the BMW X1, Volvo XC40, Mini Countryman and the upcoming second-gen Audi Q3.

What Are The Top Features Of 2021 Mercedes Benz GLA? 

The 2021 Mercedes Benz GLA gets features like a panoramic sunroof, a 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, voice control, a parking camera, LED headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, ambient lighting, powered tailgate, Burmester surround sound system, electrically adjustable front seats, wireless mobile charging, two-zone climate control and cruise control.

How many airbags does the 2021 Mercedes Benz GLA offer?

The 2021 GLA SUV is equipped with 7 airbags. Other safety features on offer include active brake assist, ABS with EBD, traction control, tyre pressure monitoring system, electronic stability control and front and rear parking sensors.

Does 2021 Mercedes Benz GLA have a Touchscreen?

Yes, the 2021 GLA comes with a touchscreen system. It gets a 10.25-inch screen with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and voice commands.

Does 2021 Mercedes Benz GLA have a Sunroof?

Yes, the 2021 GLA gets a panoramic sunroof electric sunroof. 

Does 2021 Mercedes Benz GLA have Rear AC Vents?

Yes, the 2021 GLA comes with dual-zone AC with rear AC vents. 

Does 2021 Mercedes Benz GLA have Cruise Control?

Yes, the 2021 GLA is equipped with cruise control.

Does 2021 Mercedes Benz GLA have 4WD?

Yes, 2021 GLA is equipped with a 4WD system but it is limited to the GLA 220d AMG Line (2.0-litre diesel) and AMG GLA 35 (2.0-litre turbo petrol) variants only. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Saransh Goyal

He is an automobile engineer who likes to write. A born Tifosi, he follows Formula 1 and likes to keep up with upcoming technologies in the world of cars.

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