Salon de Detroit has just opened its doors and already starting to reach us the main new features in there that they are presenting. A week ago Mercedes we anticipated by a teaser image that would, in this event of north america, the update of one of his models more defendants in recent years, the Mercedes GLA. And is that this compact crossover has managed to significantly improve the sales of the German firm.
Is just an update, a restyling, a face wash; so that we could not expect large changes that modify deeply their design, and important developments at a general level. Compared to its predecessor, this new Mercedes GLA 2017 change their bumper, the front grille, the designs of the wheels and insert headlights LED lighting in place of the xenon headlights.
with Respect to the new mechanical, this compact crossover from Mercedes adds the drive GLA 220 4Matic, covering the great leap forward that exist between the versions of the GLA 200 (156 HP) and GLA 250 (211 HP). The Mercedes GLA 220 4Matic features a block gasoline four-cylinder that can produce 184 HP and 300 Nm of torque, dividing these energies among the four wheels through the system all-wheel drive 4Matic.
In this way, the range of gasoline it is composed by the versions GLA 180, GLA 200, GLA 220 4Matic, GLA 250 and GLA 250 4Matic. We do not forget the prestacional Mercedes AMG GLA 45 4Matic or its more palatable 381 HP. engines diesel respond to the denominations GLA 180 d, GLA 200 d, GLA 200 d 4Matic, GLA 220 d and GLA 220 d 4Matic.
Some improvements and novelties will also come to the inner of the new Mercedes GLA. Although they are not of great importance, we can see some new decorative elements, chrome finishes and new upholstery, depending on the version and optional chosen. However, Mercedes has not changed the location and operation of the main screen 8-inch of the dashboard, which continues to look like a tablet “glued” on top of the aerators central.
Among the elements of safety and driving assistance will highlight a new vision camera 360 which will facilitate the maneuvers at slow speed, such as parking, by projecting the image on the same main screen of the dashboard.