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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 review

There’s significant change for the second-generation GLA. We look at how the luxury compact SUV stacks up in mid-spec GLA250 guise.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA review

Bigger, more SUV-like and better according to Mercedes-Benz, the new GLA enters into a competitive segment as sales of prestige SUVs continue to grow.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA review

Due in Australia later this year, the new Mercedes-Benz GLA is sure to be a popular player in the premium small SUV segment. Here, we test whether it deserves to be.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA review: Prototype drive

New 2020 GLA completes Merc's small car family with added height, a more versatile interior and more off-road ability than most prospective owners will ever need.

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Video: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA Review

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA has big shoes to fill. Despite being an ageing player in a tough segment, the old model was the segment leader in 2018 and remained in the top three in 2019. It’s fair to say, then, that the Australian market liked the old model. According to Mercedes-Benz, the new GLA is bigger, bolder, more SUV-like, and (of course) better...

Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG : Review

Performance. Practicality. Versatility. Can one car do it all? James takes on the Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG compact SUV crossover to see if it is a legitimate triple threat...

Mercedes-Benz GLA Comparisons

2020 Audi Q3 Sportback v Mercedes-Benz GLA comparison review

Second-generation versions of the Q3 and GLA have both turned up in 2020. We find out which is the better German compact luxury SUV.

Audi RSQ3 v Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG : Comparison review

SUV sales may have boomed over the years, but high-performance variants remain a relatively rare breed. Mainstream brands have largely ignored such spin-offs using their known sports badges. Volkswagen had its Touareg R but has resisted a Tiguan GTI, Ford hasn’t done a Kuga ST, and Renault has restricted its hallowed RS badge to its hot-hatches...

Audi Q3 v Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class : Comparison review

The Audi Q3 has commanded a staggering 50 per cent share of the small premium SUV segment for the first half of this year, its sales totalling a full 72 per cent more than arch-rival the BMW X1. It’s the Audi, then, that is the biggest rival to the brand new Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class and the stalwart it must beat here (although we also requested an X1 to no avail) for the title of Australia’s best small premium SUV...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA recalled with airbag fault

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled 13 examples of its GLA SUV in Australia, citing a potential fault with the airbag deployment system. The affected vehicles were sold between 1 June 2020 and 29 October 2020 (Model Year 2020). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “The ground connection of the front passenger airbag may not meet the specifications...

Q&A: What are the small cars with high hip points?

Hi CarAdvice! I'm in the market for a new car but don't have the garage space for a full-blown SUV. My only issue is, I find a lot of hatchbacks, sedans and wagons a little too low to the ground and I struggle to get in and out because of a back issue...

Mercedes-Benz raises prices for the third time in 13 months

Mercedes-Benz has increased prices across the board, with buyers now having to pay an average of $2341 more than at the start of 2021. The price changes stretched to both Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and Mercedes-AMG performance models this month, while many Mercedes-Benz vans had price increases applied in February – marking the third time the German car company has upped prices in 13 months...

Around the tracks: A Mercedes-Benz GLA gets lost on a race track

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

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