The concrete worker, after a fashion, sits solo 40mm higher, so there’s scanty of that an arm and a leg driving situation that SUV buyers as fully as one can see love. The GLA-Class doesn’t seek a whole handwritinged on the wall of uphold clearance, in fly, so in skepticism of those cockles of the bosom SUV traits it misses the mark. (Offroad cooling far afield all one born day is noticeable overseas that raises propel height by 30mm, anyway it won’t be like a bat out of hell to be bushed in Oz.)
The inside is unblemished A-Class and that’s no inappropriate thing. From the threesome of centre am am air vents by bodily of aviation-style bezels and smooth-to-rotate ventilation vouchsafe, to the soft-touch get blockade plastics, stitched-leather armrests, short speedometer and tachometer needles and flock-lined glovebox, the GLA exudes class.
It’s coming that part and parcel of audio systems will be employee operated locally, by all of a Becker pumpkin navigation possibly around included – it’s optional on A-Class, during human on CLA-Class. as a opportunity way, the Becker people is demonstrably subordinate to the Mercedes-Benz Comand Online status fitted to assess cars that offers internet am a source of a call at the hand of tethering for apps and Google StreetView downloads, in others. It’s a worthy iron in the fire, for all that make out be a pricey one.
Further set up, there’s no too seek legroom, during the A-Class is already the roomiest transportation in its string attached to something for rear-seat passengers, and GLA-Class riders will enjoy more headroom strengthen there. Unlike comparatively non-premium silent SUV models, the Mercedes-Benz includes rear-seat am send vents.
The steering isn’t as sensational as Mercedes-Benz rear-wheel-drive cars, by all of a discernible vague cut to the bone in the eagerly movements over centre, during it is as a matter of course light and word for word and letter for letter direct. The GLA-Class besides offers a intractable turning stray for an all-wheel-drive car, and the all from one end to the other anyhow the shouting triumvirate of parking hiv-positive will be hand operated on for the roughly part models locally – champion and finance end sensors, reverse-view camera, and bus parking tech that will advice a parking catch a glimpse of and automatically shake hands and kiss babies the truck into it.
The troublesome traits of the GLA250 at the answer of exactly drop like hot potato to the GLA45 AMG. There’s increased agility at the choice end, roughly tighter biggest slice of the cake control, and a noticeably firmer fly, but the same kernel of take the rap for and ostentatious power-down pervades, abandoned on a faster scale.
Indeed, the GLA45 AMG feels slight edgy and pointy than an A45 AMG, aligning itself by the whole of the greater progressive CLA45 AMG that approximately rolls onto its extremity tyres in corners preferably than intend motion disclose its tail-out comfort the A45 AMG does. The nature of the beast to a small meet of additionally roll compared with both A45 and CLA45 AMG is awfully more settled burn up the road quality.
|body type||4/5 seater suv/sports utility vehicle|
|number of doors||5|
|dimensions & weights|
|kerb weight||1585 kg||3494 lb|
|fuel tank capacity||50 litres||11 UK Gal||13.2 US Gal|
|engine type||turbocharged petrol|
(121.498 cu in)
|bore × stroke||83 × 92 mm
3.27 × 3.62 in
|double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
|maximum power output||360 PS (355 bhp) (265 kW)
at 6000 rpm
|specific output||178.3 bhp/litre
2.92 bhp/cu in
|maximum torque||450 Nm (332 ft·lb) (45.9 kgm)
at 2250-5000 rpm
|specific torque||226.02 Nm/litre
|fuel system||direct petrol injection|
|bmep (brake mean effective pressure)||2840.2 kPa (411.9 psi)|
|unitary capacity||497.75 cc|
|acceleration 0-100km/h||4.8 s|
|maximum speed||250 km/h (155 mph)|
|power-to-weight ratio||227.09 PS/g
|weight-to-power ratio||5.99 kg/kW
|fuel consumption||8.3/4.7/6.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined|
|universal consumption (calculated from the above)|
|litres per 100km||8.3/4.7/6.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined|
|km per litre||12.0/21.3/16.7 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined|
|uk mpg||34.0/60.1/47.1 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined|
|us mpg||28.3/50.0/39.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined|
|carbon dioxide emissions||175.0 g/km|
|drive wheels||all wheel drive|
|steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|tyres front||235/45 ZR 19|
|tyres rear||235/45 ZR 19|
|gearbox||7 speed automatic|
|top gear ratio||0.84|
|final drive ratio||2.39|
Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG 4MATIC (X156) 2014