The Mercedes GLA looks good, both inside and out, but shows its age against rivals that are better to drive. Other premium family SUVs are cheaper to buy and run, while opting for a more mainstream brand gets you much more car for your money.get the best price
Trim: AMG Line
Stepping up to AMG Line brings sportier exterior styling and bigger 19in alloys as well as Garmin sat-nav, heated seats, and dual-zone climate control.
Engine: GLA 250 4Matic
Four-wheel drive and an automatic gearbox as standard, the 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol GLA 250 is expensive and not as fun as you might hope given the promising, hot hatch-like claimed performance figures. It sounds a bit coarse, and doesn’t feel as fast or as encouraging as some might expect.