2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA

Are you looking for an entry-level luxury crossover? Mercedes-Benz has the solution – the Mercedes-Benz GLA. With the debut of the redesigned 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA, automotive connoisseurs want to know – what are the differences between the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA and the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA? We are here to help with this 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA comparison by Mercedes-Benz of Hilton Head.

Do you have your heart set on premium luxury and unrivaled performance? The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA may be the perfect fit with two standard models to choose from – GLA 250 and GLA 250 4MATIC®. To cater to drivers who crave power and speed, the next-generation Mercedes-Benz GLA will add track-tuned Mercedes-AMG® GLA 35 and Mercedes-AMG® GLA 45 models to the lineup. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA is available in two trims – GLA 250 and GLA 250 4MATIC®.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLAVS
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA
GLA 250, GLA 250 4MATIC®, Mercedes-AMG® GLA 35 and Mercedes-AMG® GLA 45 Trim Levels GLA 250 and GLA 250 4MATIC®
221-Horsepower 2.0-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Base Engine 208-Horsepower 2.0-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder
15.4 - 50.5 Cubic Feet Cargo Space 14.9 - 43.6 Cubic Feet
Available4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive Available

Differences Between the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA and 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA

A complete redesign has made the Mercedes-Benz GLA more powerful, more luxurious and more stylish – but you cannot make a bad choice in this 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA comparison. The next-generation 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA is 3.6 inches higher, 0.6 inches shorter, 1.2 inches wider, provides 4.5 more inches of rear legroom and makes more room for cargo with 15.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. To make the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA stand out from the automotive masses, it will feature 20-inch alloy wheels, contoured lines, a muscular front and rear end, a radiator grille and a powerdome hood.

Luxury and innovation are hallmarks of the Mercedes-Benz brand and the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA will upgrade your day-to-day commute. Highlights of the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 include an ECO Start/Stop System, a panorama roof, Active Brake Assist, ATTENTION ASSIST®, LED Daytime Running Lights, power front sport seats and dual-zone automatic climate control. The MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) takes center stage in the brand-new Mercedes-Benz GLA with a pair of 7-inch displays that provide access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and can be upgraded with a pair of 10.25-inch displays.

Under the hood, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA will deliver next-level performance at every turn with an upgraded 221-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 258 pound-feet of torque and is paired with an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Base Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 models will sprint from zero to 60 mph in 6.8 seconds. With the addition of 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive, the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC® will prove to be more capable in poor weather and will go from zero to 60 mph in 6.6 seconds.

Mercedes-AMG® models take power to an unprecedented level and are built for the track-born thrills. The Mercedes-AMG® GLA 35 features a 302-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and 4MATIC® AWD. Track-focused Mercedes-AMG® GLA 45 models are powered by a 382-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and will vault from zero to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds.

Schedule a test drive in a Mercedes-Benz GLA luxury crossover today at Mercedes-Benz of Hilton Head!

*Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer.

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