Details emerge on the upcoming Mercedes Benz GLA SUV

Tuesday 13 May 2014, 10:30 AM by

Mercedes Benz India is readying to launch the new GLA SUV in the domestic market. Ahead of its launch in India, our sources have been able to get their hands on the details on the two trims of the upcoming compact SUV, GLA 200 CDI and GLA 200 Sport.

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Details emerge on the upcoming Mercedes Benz GLA SUV

The GLA 200 CDI will come with a four cylinder, 2.2 litre diesel powertrain that is good for 134 Hp of maximum power and 300 Nm of top torque. A seven speed automatic gearbox or a six-speed manual transmission will be coupled to the 2.2 litre motor. Equipped with a front-wheel drive, GLA 200 CDI can sprint from 0 to 100 kmph within 9.9 seconds and touch a top speed mark of 205 kmh.

On the other hand GLA 200 Sport is equipped with a four cylinder 1.6 litre gasoline engine that engenders a peak power and torque output of 154 Hp and 250 Nm respectively. Mercedes will also offer GLA 200 Sport with front wheel drive system. The engine will also be offered with either a seven speed automatic tranny or a six speed manual gearbox. The 1.6 litre mill enables the vehicle to propel from 0 to 100 kmph in just 8.8 seconds and attain a top speed of 215 Kmph.