Say Hello To The 2021 Mercedes GLA 250: A Detailed Review

Redesigned inside and out, the all-new Mercedes Benz GLA 250 lease now affords a lot of niceties that we’d love to see in any car from this iconic German automaker. Gone are the days where a GLA250 is just like every other bland luxury subcompact SUV, with the only difference of bearing the Mercedes badge.

The 2021 Mercedes GLA 250 sports a well-crafted interior with premium materials and more space for passengers and cargo. Its premium cabin is blessed with quality materials and new tech features. Under the hood is the same turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, but with more power and enhanced mechanics.  This luxury subcompact SUV is graced with a contemporary exterior styling, detailed interior design, and more performance-oriented powertrains—just what every shopper will appreciate in a car in this segment.

Engine And Performance

The new Mercedes GLA 250 is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that pumps out 221 horsepower—13 horsepower more than its preceding model. This turbocharged four-cylinder engine delivers ample power for everyday driving and gives a spirited acceleration. It pairs with an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission rather than the seven-speed of the 2020 model. While front-wheel drive is standard, all-wheel drive is optional. Although this Mercedes is not the most athletic in its class, it’s still fun to drive and offers an engaging drive quality. The 2021 GLA 250 is not afraid to take on winding and bumpy roads. It is composed and affords a pleasurable ride quality—typical of a Mercedes.

Fuel Economy

This luxury subcompact SUV gets a better gas mileage than most SUVs in its segment. The EPA estimates that it will deliver 25 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway,   with front-wheel drive. Its estimates drop to 24mpg and 33 mpg in the city and highway with the all-wheel drive.

Interior And Cargo

In contrast to its outgoing 2020 model, the redesigned GLA 250 now affords more interior space and improved styling. Goodbye to the outgoing model’s cramped cabin, the new GLA has ample space even down to its rear seats, with plenty of head, shoulder, and legroom space for adult passengers to ride in comfort. Although the 2021 GLA 250’s interior is a far cry from Mercedes’s plush styles, it still sports high-class materials, super comfy and supportive seats. Mercedes has also blessed the GLA with the latest Mercedes-Benz’s new MBUX infotainment system— two 7.0-inch displays, one for the driver’s gauge display and one for the infotainment system itself.


Mercedes engineers have graced the 2021 GLA 250 with a plethora of standard advanced safety features, including;

  • Forward collision warning
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Blind-spot monitoring, and so much more.

Other available advanced driver assistance features include;

  • Head-up display
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane-departure warning
  • Lane-keeping assist

The redesigned 2021 Mercedes Benz GLA 250 may not be close to an exceptional luxury subcompact SUV offered by the iconic German luxury automaker but, it’s always an excellent pick in its class. The outstanding Mercedes Benz lease deals offered by VIP Auto can help you get this pleasant crossover at the lowest possible price and flawless process. Call or visit VIP Auto today at 620 75th St, Miami Beach, FL 33141, (786)453-6868,



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