At the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, the Mercedes-Benz company introduced its new crossover SUV model, called GLA. Already now, the company has issued the first information on the second generation of this exceptional model. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA arrives 2019 and the new model will be significantly different from the current model.
The Mercedes-Benz GLA crossover has attracted a lot of attention. For many, this model is innovative. Positive reviews came from all sides. The adventurers of this class of vehicles rushed to become his proud owners. Sales of the first generation began, first on the market of Europe, so that in the spring of 2014, GLA could be found on the US market. According to the company, the second generation will be offered to these two prestige car markets.
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA Redesign
The first generation of the model caused a revolution of excitement. GLA was the embodiment of the modern design, which the company has put through its new models. This crossover belongs to the premium class of compact crossover models. In each segment, the GLA has justified the epithet of “premium”. Innovative and modern design, the vehicle adorns top-of-the-line design and top-quality materials. Although it seems to be an urban crossover model, Mercedes GLA is an athlete who is not afraid of mud and other challenges beyond the asphalt roads.
2020 Mercedes GLA will offer something new. Although the first generation of models picked up all the praises, the lack of space for head and foot passengers is obvious. It is this deficiency that the company is trying to eliminate. The second generation of the model will be larger in size and offer more space within the cabin. 2020 GLA will be installed on the MFA 2 platform. In addition to the base model. There will also be a coupe version, modeled on the new GLE Coupe and GLC Coupe models.
2020 Mercedes GLA Specs
In addition to the mentioned markets of Europe and USA, the new model will be represent on other world markets. This suggests a broad list of supply aggregates. However, the company did not announce official vehicle specifications. It’s only known that, we can expect, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA Hybrid version, and the 2020 Mercedes GLA AMG version of the model. In addition, the company said that the new generation will be equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission with double clutch.
The current model offers a wide range of petrol and diesel engines. For fans of gasoline engines, there are 1.6 L 156 hp engine, 2.0 L engine with 211 hp. For customers who prefer diesel engines, they offer a 2.2 L diesel engine with 136 hp and 300 Nm, a 2.2 L diesel engine with 170 hp and a 350 Nm of torque.
These are four-cylinder engines with a turbocharger and a direct injection system. Otherwise, GLA is the first SUV model of the company that will have the 4MATIC system that provides full variable torque distribution.