Mercedes GLA GLA 250 AMG Line Premium 5dr Auto Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £40,140What Car? Target Price£38,987
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.

Hot hatch fast with plenty of low-down muscle, the GLA 250 is a cracking engine. Plus, it combines smoothness at low speeds with a sporty rasp at higher revs. Expensive to buy and run, though.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

37.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

495

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

172

g/km

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