The new Mercedes GLA compact SUV features two powerful 4x4 models in the 2018 range, one diesel and one petrol. Each engine uses Mercedes’ latest 4 wheel drive technology, offering superb handling and performance, either for consummate family motoring, or when venturing off-road. 4MATIC combines the effortless smooth changing of a dual-clutch 7-speed automatic gearbox with all the response and exhilaration of a 4x4.
It is worth noting that the GLA is also offered for sale in a 2 wheel drive format, so look out for the word 4MATIC in the description to make sure you are selecting the 4 wheel drive model.
Prices for the 2018 GLA 4MATIC start at around £29k for the 220 CDI SE with 170PS from its robust 2.1 Litre diesel engine. This powerful model nevertheless delivers a refined and elegant ride and the SE trim offers generous features including alloy wheels, tinted glass, mp3 and Bluetooth connectivity, artico leather seats and a multi-function steering wheel. For a large engine with plenty of torque, the 220 CDI 4MATIC still delivers a relatively frugal 57.7mpg in average conditions.
The AMG Line class brings a range of superb styling including unique front and rear skirts, bespoke alloy wheels, aluminium trim, sports seats with head rests and multi-function sports steering wheel. AMG Line styling adds £1K to the SE price.
The Mercedes GLA 250 may be less frugal than its diesel counterpart but the 4MATIC petrol engine with 211PS combines real muscle with outstanding refinement and razor-sharp response. GLA 250 lists at just over £29K for the entry SE trim and a little more than £30K for the sporty AMG Line.
Whichever 2018 GLA 4x4 4MATIC is chosen, this new and technologically advanced Mercedes SUV with off-road capability is likely to fetch high prices in the used car market.
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