Mercedes-Benz India has launched the GLA 220 d 4MATIC 'Activity Edition' at a sticker price of Rs. 38.51 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom, Pune) in the country. It is the 6th SUV variant and the 9th product launch by the German luxury automaker in 2016 in India. Mercedes-Benz GLA 220 d 4MATIC 'Activity Edition' marks the debut of 4MATIC four-wheel drivetrain in the GLA in the Indian market. The company has sold over 3500 units of the GLA SUV in India, since its debut. The GLA Activity Edition comes with several visual enhancements over the standard model.
Commenting on the occasion, Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes Benz India said, “Mercedes-Benz’s SUV portfolio witnessed a strong demand since its introduction and grew over 100% in the last couple of years. The GLA was a key addition to our SUV portfolio as it not only generated volumes for us, but also opened the SUV segment to a much younger customer base. We have sold over 3500 units of the GLA since its market introduction and with the launch of the GLA 220 d 4MATIC Activity Edition; we expect the volumes to scale even further and add more value to the consumer. The GLA 220 d will now be available with the 4MATIC and off-road package as standard;which will ensure our discerning customers can make the best of every ground with this fully-capable SUV.We are confident that the GLA 220 d 4MATIC Activity Edition will continue Mercedes-Benz’s dominance in the luxury SUV segment in India.” The GLA Activity Edition gets Black decals on door, Longitudinal chrome elements in rocker panel, New 18-inch alloy wheel design, and Activity Edition badge as standard. It can also be availed in a new color scheme: Mountain Grey.
Mercedes GLA Activity Edition boasts of several premium features such as new 8-inch Media Display with Smartphone Integration package and Keyless GO Starting function, Rain sensing wipers, Activity Edition Floor mats, Spectacles compartment in the overhead panel, Storage compartments under the front seats, Luggage nets on the rear of the front seats, Net in the front passenger foot well, EASY PACK Tailgate, 12V socket in the luggage compartment and Rear seat backrests adjustment (cargo position) by additional 15 degrees. In addition, the SUV features an Off-road package as standard. The GLA was awarded the maximum 5-star safety rating by Euro NCAP. It comes with a plethora of premium safety features like 6-airbags, Adaptive brake with Hold function, Hill start assist, Tyre pressure monitoring system, Reversing camera with dynamic guidelines, Attention Assist, DSR, ESP, ASR, ABS, BAS, etc. to name a few. Mechanically, the GLA 220 d 4MATIC 'Activity Edition' is powered by the 2143cc 4-cylinder inline diesel engine which develops 168bhp of top power and 350Nm of peak torque, while mated to a 7G-DCT automatic gearbox, with power being transmitted to all the four wheels via Merc's 4MATIC All-Wheel-Drive System.