Comfort.

From shopping spree to long journey: the GLA is ready for any adventure.

Handling characteristics


Many options for your very personal GLA experience.

The GLA cruises through corners and is always ready for new adventures. It features many aspects and you can further enhance them at the touch of a button.

Handling characteristics


Many options for your very personal GLA experience.

The GLA cruises through corners and is always ready for new adventures. It features many aspects and you can further enhance them at the touch of a button.

Comfort suspension

For even more comfort.

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DYNAMIC SELECT

Suspension with adaptive damping system

For choosing between comfort and dynamics.

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Suspension lowered by 15 mm

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Speed-sensitive power steering

Off-road comfort suspension

30 millimetres higher, and consequently stronger on rugged terrain.

Sports Direct-Steer system

Sporty, direct and convenient.

Three transmission variants – the right one for every requirement.

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Three transmission variants – the right one for every requirement.

The GLA features a 6-speed manual transmission as standard. Short shift throws and crisp handling guarantee plenty of driving fun and a direct, intense driving experience. Benefit from tangibly more comfort on demand with the automatic 7G-DCT dual-clutch transmission. It shifts gears without interruptions in tractive force and thanks to the sporty paddle shifters you can manually change gears at any time.

The availability of equipment depends on the engine and the configuration selected. You will find details in the equipment information for each model.

  • 6-speed manual transmission

    With its short, direct shift throws the 6-speed manual gearbox makes swift gear changes possible while providing a high level of shift comfort. The aluminium die-cast transmission housing variant additionally cuts the vehicle weight.

    • Integrated ECO start/stop function

    • Compact and very short design

    • Short, direct shift throws and reduced shifting effort

  • 7-speed automatic transmission (optional)

    The dual clutch transmission combines the comfort of a 7-speed automatic transmission with the dynamic handling of a manual gearbox. It makes fast, smooth gear changes possible without interruptions in tractive power. The shift characteristics can be preselected from fuel-saving to sporty.

    • Three driving modes, "Economy“, "Sport“ and "Manual“

    • DIRECT SELECT selector lever

    • ECO start/stop function

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4MATIC all-wheel drive – fascinating grip.

4MATIC all-wheel drive – fascinating grip.

The 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system of the Mercedes-Benz GLA drives not only all four wheels as needed, but GLA drivers as well: high up to lofty new destinations, remote places, lonely coves. The all-wheel drive is available for many engine variants to make driving noticeably safer and more dynamic, and not just on rough terrain.

Fascination traction at a glance:

  • 4MATIC all-wheel drive

  • Acceleration skid control (ASR)®

  • ESP® Electronic Stability Program

The availability of equipment depends on the engine and the configuration selected. You will find details in the equipment information for each model.

Comfort equipment packages


Loading plenty. Discovering even more.

Comfort equipment packages


Loading plenty. Discovering even more.

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KEYLESS-GO Convenience package

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Stowage Space Package

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Smartphone Integration package

Seat Comfort package

Ensures the driver and front passenger sit comfortably on long journeys, too.

Light and Sight package

Put your car in the perfect light.

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Climate Comfort package

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Load Compartment package

Non-Smoker Package

Makes room – for your mobile phone, for instance.

Leisure Package

Practical helpers for short and long journeys.

Comfort options


The ultimate in customised comfort.

Comfort options


The ultimate in customised comfort.

    THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control

    The image shows the controls in the cockpit of the Mercedes-Benz GLA with THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control.

    The THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control with 2 climate zones offers individual climate comfort for driver and front passenger. Temperature, air volume and distribution are all automatically controlled. The temperature can be regulated separately for driver and front passenger.

    Harman Kardon® Logic 7® surround sound system

    The image shows a loudspeaker of the Harman Kardon® Logic 7® surround sound system in the Mercedes-Benz GLA.

    With twelve loudspeakers, including a bass speaker, and a 9-channel DSP amplifier the 450 W Harman Kardon® Logic 7® surround sound system combines with audio systems to offer a perfect audio experience in stereo - in DTS and Dolby Digital 5.1 format in conjunction with COMAND Online.

    COMAND Online

    The image shows a display with COMAND Online in the Mercedes-Benz GLA.

    Navigation, telephone, audio, video, Internet – with the COMAND Online control and display system the driver keeps these and many other functions in sight and under control. Information is shown on a 20.3-cm (8-inch) high-resolution colour display. Operation is easy and intuitive.