Mercedes-Benz has gone in with the product offensive strategy to stay at the top of the list of the largest luxury carmaker in India. This strategy is what was devised by the German carmaker for 2021 to ensure a dominating market share along with massive growth. The year has already begun with a few launches for Mercedes-Benz and now the popular GLA has been launched with multiple powertrains and variants. Let us take a look at what the 2021 Mercedes-Benz has to offer.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA- Exteriors
The GLA is as stunning looking as always with plenty of modern design elements to make it look bold and aggressive. The front fascia of the GLA features the typical Mercedes Chrome Slated Vertical Lamalle on the broad Grille, Multibeam Sleek LED Headlamps, Sporty Bumpers with element of Chrome and Chrome running on under the bumper and Air Intakes for added bling. The sides feature a broad and large shoulder along with massive 19-inch Alloy Wheels, Chrome Belt Surrounding the Windows and a Sloping Roof. The rear hosts the LED tail lamps, Chrome Element at the Boot and Chrome Coated Twin Exhaust Tips among other visual highlights. All in all, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA clearly showcases the modern yet aggressive styling.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA- Interiors and Features
The interiors of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA are nothing but quality. The fit and finish and high-quality materials make for an exciting and luxurious cabin experience. Once inside the cabin, you are greeted by DINAMICA microfibre premium upholstery with red stitching, a Sporty Flat-Bottom Steering Wheel with Controls and Touchpad, Twin 10.25-inch Display Screens for the Infotainment as well as Instrument Cluster, Latest MBUX Operating System with Connected Car Tech Features, Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Voice Commands with “Hey Mercedes” keywords, Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control, 64 Colours Ambient Lighting, Powered Front Seats with Memory Function, Lumbar Support, A LArge Electric Sunroof, Burmester Surround Sound System, EASY Pack Tailgate, Wireless Charging and much more. There is plenty of other tech as well to make your in-cabin experience richer and luxurious.
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA- Safety
On the safety front, the Mercedes GLA comes with 7 Airbags, Activ Brake Assist, Pre Safe, Active Bonnet (Pedestrian Safety), Active Brakes, ESP, ABS with EBD, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Reverse Parking Camera with Sensors, Attention Assist, GLA 220d 4M AMG Line with Off-Road Engineering Package and much more
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA- Engines, Transmission, Prices and Rivals
The Mercedes GLA comes with a ton of engine options as well. This includes a 1.3-litre turbo petrol making 163 hp and 250 Nm mated to a 7-speed Dual-Clutch gearbox with a 2WD system, a 2.0-litre diesel engine making 190 hp and 400 Nm mated to an 8-speed Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission and performance-oriented 2.0-litre turbo petrol making a whopping 306 hp and 400 Nm with a 7-speed Dual-Clutch Transmission with an all-wheel-drive system. The prices of the 2021 Mercedes GLA start at Rs 42.10 lakh and go all the way up to Rs 57.30 lakh, ex-showroom. These are introductory prices and will increase by upto Rs 1.50 lakh after 1st July 2021. The rivals of the GLA include BMW X1, Volvo XC40 and the upcoming Audi Q3.
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