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What comes to mind when we think of Mercedes-Benz? The iconic three-pointed star logo? The Formula 1 excellence of Juan Manuel Fangio, Michael Schumacher, Lewis Hamilton, and Nico Rosberg? Over one hundred years of innovation? Thirteen starring roles in James Bond films? Its prominent place in pop culture fantasy? In real-world dreams?
Arguably – more than anything –Mercedes-Benz elicits notions of automotive excellence. Perhaps no other automobile that has been blessed with the opportunity to grace our driveways, highways, and raceways has become more synonymous with our very ideal of what a vehicle should be. And, as such, it should be no surprise that the GLA 250 4MATIC SUV fits perfectly within that ethos.
The Mercedes-Benz entrant in the crossover SUV market has been among the best in its class since it entered the race. Not a surprise, given its Mercedes-Benz pedigree. The GLA 250 4MATIC SUV offers the three-pointed star’s promise of a distinctive, robust, and singular design with the utility and functionality the modern driver demands.
The GLA 250’s turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine boasts 208 horsepower complimented by its seven-speed automatic transmission. Imagine going zero to 100 kilometres an hour in just 5.8-seconds in an SUV – imagine no more. This is the reality of the GLA 250. Despite its blissful marriage of utility and power, GLA 250’s exceeds consumptive expectations in its class, offering 34 mpg in fuel economy.
Contemporary drivers’ demands aren’t simply ones of speed, design, and utility. In the digital age, our vehicles must be able to adapt to our plugged-in reality. The GLA 250’s 8.0-inch infotainment screen on the dash is complimented by Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and onboard Wi-Fi. It’s Bluetooth adaptivity is sleek and graceful, just like the GLA 250 itself, playing crisp sound and HD radio through a Harman Kardon surround-sound.
Is the 2019 GLA 250 4MATIC SUV everything we’ve come to expect in and dream of Mercedes-Benz? Of course. Is it more? Do you even have to ask? Cultural prominence isn’t bestowed, it’s earned.