2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA Review

Side-front view of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA is made to leave a lasting impression. This compact SUV is designed to topple your highest expectations, and our team at Mercedes-Benz of Scarborough are here to demonstrate that with this 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA review.

Want to see how this luxury SUV will elevate your Scarborough, Saco, and Portland, Maine, travels? Continue reading below.

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA Performance: Power Moves

View of instrument cluster behind 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA steering wheelIf you’re looking for an SUV that can take your breath away, the 2022 GLA is the right model for you. This luxury SUV can be equipped with three separate engines, each more powerful than the last:

  • 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine: 221 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque
  • Available AMG®-enhanced 2.0L engine: 302 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque
  • Available Handcrafted AMG® 2.0L engine: 382 horsepower and 354 lb-ft torque

With a range of powertrains to choose from, you can find the right ride to satisfy your need for speed. Pair each engine with DYNAMIC SELECT, and you can tailor your drive in four ways—ECO, Sport, Comfort, and Individual Mode.

Front-wheel drive comes standard on the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA, which aids its impressive fuel efficiency. However, for a more dynamic drive, you can upgrade to a trim level with 4MATIC® all-wheel drive.

2022 Mercedes-Benz Interior: A Premium Cockpit Experience

Sliding into the 2022 GLA is seamless, thanks to SmartKey with KEYLESS-START. Just leave your key fob in your pocket, purse, or bag, and this SUV will unlock when you step into proximity. When the weather outside persists, prepare your vehicle for departure from your home with Remote Start via Mercedes me Mobile App.

As you ease into the driver’s seat, you can slip into your ideal position, thanks to the power front seats with lumbar support and 3-position memory. The MB-Tex upholstery beneath you delivers a leather-like feel to elevate your experience further. Then, create your own oasis with the Dual-zone automatic climate control feature.

Compact SUV, Spacious Interior

Do your upcoming travel plans require some cargo on board? The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA can handle it. Thanks to its 40/20/40-split folding/reclining rear seats, you can open 50.5 cubic feet of room for long or bulky equipment. Even with the rear seats occupied, enjoy up to 19 cubic feet of space for luggage, groceries, you name it.

2022 Mercedes-Benz Technology: Your Digital Copilot

View of 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA touchscreen with ApplePlay interfaceAs you take the helm of the 2022 GLA, you’ll take in its advanced cockpit. Behind the steering wheel, you’ll find a 7-inch digital instrument cluster, which is paired with the 7-inch touchscreen multimedia display to its right. Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) works with either display to deliver your information and infotainment effortlessly.

Pair your phone to the infotainment system via Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, or Bluetooth®*. Once connected, you can access your playlists or make hands-free calls in various ways:

  • Voice Control with Natural Language Understanding
  • “Hey, Mercedes” Keyword Activation
  • Touchscreen Display and Controls
  • Touchpad Controller
  • Steering-wheel Touch Control Buttons

With various ways to browse your entertainment, you can achieve a focused drive while enjoying music, podcasts, audiobooks, or a call home.

Test Drive the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA Today

Did the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLA meet your expectations? Solidify your decision by taking a test drive with our team at Mercedes-Benz of Scarborough. You’ll look good on the Scarborough, Saco, and Portland, ME, streets in this luxury SUV.



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