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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...

The new Mercedes-Benz GLA: How it's different from the old model

“Can you label a car an SUV if it does not have off-road capabilities? We believe you shouldn’t.” Those were the words of Jochen Eck, the head of overall vehicle testing for Mercedes-Benz compact cars, when speaking to local journalists about the German’s marque’s latest launch – the new Mercedes-Benz GLA crossover SUV...

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA pricing and specs

Details for the new 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA city SUV has been announced for Australia, completing the brand's revised compact model line-up – bringing with it a price rises of between $3500 and $15,000. The entry-level two-wheel-drive GLA200 is $55,100 plus on-road costs – nearly $10,000 more than the outgoing GLA180...

Mercedes-Benz reveals PHEV versions of CLA and GLA

Mercedes-Benz has announced the upcoming European arrival of three new plug-in hybrid offerings under its EQ Power brand, revealing its CLA Coupe, CLA Shooting Brake and GLA will be available with the new powertrain option – but not in Australia. The German marque debuted the new members of its compact-car family online on Tuesday morning AEDT, presumably in lieu of an in-person debut at the now-cancelled 2020 Geneva Motor Show...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA revealed, here next year

The second-generation Mercedes-Benz GLA has been revealed ahead of its Australian launch in the third quarter of 2020. It's yet another member of the three-pointed star brand’s family of MFA II-based, front- and all-wheel drive compact cars, joining the A-Class hatch and sedan, B-Class MPV, CLA four-door coupe and shooting brake, and GLB SUV...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA sketched and teased ahead of debut

With the second-generation Mercedes-Benz GLA just a day away from being unveiled, the automaker has revealed more about the car's styling details. This latest sketch shows unequivocally the new GLA will shed its hatchback-on-stilts design for a more traditional crossover body...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...