Two years ago, at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz has presented its new crossover SUV, called the GLA. Even now, the company issued the first information about the second generation of this outstanding model. The 2019 Mercedes GLA arrives 2019 and the new model will be significantly different from the current model.
Mercedes-Benz GLA crossover has attracted great attention. In many respects, this model is innovative. Positive reviews are coming from all sides. Supporters of this class, rushed to become its proud owners. Sale of the first generation has begun, at first on the European market. In the spring of 2014, GLA became available in the US market. As stated in the company’s allegations, and the second generation will be offered on these two prestigious car market.
2019 Mercedes GLA Redesign
The first generation model has revolutionized enthusiasm. GLA is the embodiment of modern design, the company has invested through its new models. This crossover belongs to the premium segment of compact crossovers. In each segment, the GLA is justify the epithet of “premium”. With innovative and stylish design, superb workmanship adorns the vehicle and top-quality materials. Although it seems that this is an urban crossover model, the Mercedes GLA is an athlete who is not afraid of mud and other challenges outside of asphalt roads.
The 2019 Mercedes GLA will offer something new. Although the first-generation model captured the praise, it is obvious flaw headroom and leg room. Precisely this is the lack, which company strives to remedy. The second generation will be much larger and will offer more space inside the cabin. The 2019 GLA will be placed on the MFA 2 platform. In addition to the base model. On offer will also be a coupe version, modeled on the new GLE Coupe, and GLC Coupe models.
2019 Mercedes GLA Specs
Besides the above mentioned markets of Europe and the USA, the new model will be represented in other world markets. It suggests a great offer of powertrains. However, the company has not announced the official specifications of the vehicle. It is known only the fact that we can expect 2019 Mercedes GLA Hybrid version, as well as the 2019 GLA Mercedes AMG version of the model. In addition, the company is presenting the fact, that the new generation of models will be equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission with double clutch.
The current model offers a wide range of petrol and diesel engines. For fans of gasoline generators, there are the 1.6-liter engine with 156 hp, and 2.0-liter engine with 211 hp. For customers who prefer diesel engines, there are 2.2-liter diesel engine with 136 hp and 300 Nm, 2.2-liter diesel engine with 170 hp and 350 Nm of torque.
These are four-cylinder engines with turbocharging and direct fuel injection system. Otherwise, GLA is the first SUV model of the company that is offered with the 4MATIC system that provides a fully variable distribution of torque.