The Mercedes GLA looks good – both inside and out – but rivals are better to drive and cheaper to buy and ownget the best price
Adds style extras to SE’s kit list, plus automatic wipers, an 8.0in colour screen and climate control. Worth considering if you’re keen to have a high-end look and feel to your car.
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.