Mercedes GLA GLA 200d AMG Line Premium 5dr Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £38,615What Car? Target Price£36,205
Review

Classy, comfortable and well equipped, the Mercedes GLA is one of the better prestige family SUVs, but some rivals are cheaper and more practical.

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AMG Line trim mostly focuses on making the GLA look sportier, bringing 19in AMG-branded alloy wheels, a bodykit, darkened privacy glass, sports seats, metal pedals and a three-spoke sports steering wheel. Unless you really love what it does to the car’s appearance, though, we wouldn’t bother.

While we've yet to try it in the GLA, the 200d is impressive in the A-Class so we suspect it will turn out to be the best diesel option.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.6 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

52.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

485

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

142

g/km

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