2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Specs

You deserve the best. So when you start researching your next compact SUV, you should check out the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA. Our friendly team at Albany Motorcars has put together this quick spec sheet, so you have all the information in one convenient list.

When you’re in the Albany, Leesburg, and Tifton, Georgia, areas, stop in to see this masterclass in luxury in person.

Mercedes-Benz GLA Engine Specs

Mercedes-Benz GLA MPG

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Performance: A Spectrum of Power and Efficiency

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA has three available engines across four trim levels, each with different power and efficiency.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Performance Quick Facts

   Trim Level Engine Horsepower Torque EPA-estimated MPG
GLA 250




2.0L inline 4-Turbo


221 Horsepower


258 lb-ft

25 city/ 34 highway1

24 city/33 highway1

AMG® GLA 35 AMG®- enhanced 2.0L inline-4 turbo 302 Horsepower 295 lb-ft 23 city/ 29 highway1
AMG® GLA 45 Handcrafted 2.0L inline-4 turbo 382 Horsepower 354 lb-ft 20 city/ 27 highway1

The GLA 250 and GLA 250 4MATIC® baseline trims’ motor is paired with the 8G-DCT dual-clutch 8-speed automatic transmission. The GLA 250 comes equipped with front-wheel drive, while the GLA 250 4MATIC® is equipped with 4MATIC® variable-torque all-wheel drive. If it’s fuel efficiency you’re after, these trim levels will get you around town without a stop at the pump.

The AMG® GLA 35 trim level’s powertrain comes paired with the AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® DCT 8-speed dual-clutch transmission. The drivetrain on this trim level is the AMG® Performance 4MATIC® variable-torque all-wheel drive. A perfect middle-of-the-road option if you value efficiency and power, combining rugged adventures with less time at the gas station.

The AMG® GLA 45 trim level’s engine is paired with the AMG® Performance 4MATIC®+ fully variable all-wheel drive with AMG® TORQUE CONTROL drivetrain. This is the level for power and more power; with this combination, you’re ready for whatever the road has in store for you.

No matter if you favor power or efficiency, these 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA performance specs are sure to help you decide what’s best for you.

Mercedes-Benz GLA Red

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Exterior: Rule the Road

As a compact SUV, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA is designed to have a lot of power in a small package. The performance and exterior specs combined show this concept in high relief. This vehicle is over 173 inches long, almost 80 inches wide—including the mirrors—and over 63 inches high, so despite its compact designation, this vehicle has a commanding presence.

With eight color options, such as Cosmic Black metallic and Patagonia Red metallic, you’ll rule the road in size and style. But, it’s not just the size on the outside that matters; it’s also about what’s under the hood and the room inside the cabin.

Mercedes-Benz GLA Interior Space

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA Interior: Room To Grow

Despite its compact moniker, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA is roomy inside. With 41 inches of legroom in the front and 38 inches of legroom in the rear, you and your passengers will have plenty of space to stretch out after a long day. There is seating for five, so bring the whole family along.

When it comes to packing things for a day out, you have plenty of room to store your things. There’s over 15 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. When the rear seats are folded down, that number expands to over 50 cubic feet, perfect for packing picnics baskets and outdoor games for family get togethers.

Test Drive Today

Pure numbers can’t truly do a vehicle like the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA justice, so you should come in and see it for yourself. Our friendly team at Albany Motorcars is here to help drivers near Albany, Leesburg, and Tifton, GA, find their perfect SUV.

We’re here to make sure the specs of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA fit the specs of your life. Stop by and meet the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA in person; it’ll be love at first drive. Contact us to schedule a test drive today!

1 EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.

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