Mercedes GLA GLA 220d 4Matic 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 £42,215What Car? Target Price£40,979
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.

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.

The 220d pulls strongly throughout its rev range and generally feels in tune with its standard eight-speed automatic gearbox. It sends some vibrations through the brake pedal when you’re slowing to a halt, but is still pretty refined for a four-cylinder diesel.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.3 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

49.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

485

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

148

g/km

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