New Mercedes-Benz GLA 180 d 2022 Review, Pricing, and Specs

New Mercedes-Benz GLA 180 d 2022: this is the most accessible diesel version
The Mercedes-Benz GLA range does not lose sight of diesel mechanics. In fact, today we show you the 180 d variant, which has a power of 116 hp and shows an interesting relationship between performance and consumption.

which logically affects its starting price. The second generation of this SUV has gained a lot in the practical aspect, an important quality to rival the Audi Q3, BMW X1, Jaguar E-PACE, Range Rover Evoque or Volvo XC40. In addition, the mechanical range includes multiple options, among which the impressive AMGs of up to 421 hp stand out.

A large number of customers interested in the Mercedes-Benz GLA choose a diesel engine. And it is not surprising, since variants GLA 200 d with 150 hp and GLA 220 d with 190 hp they combine a good level of performance with adjusted consumption. In addition, in some European countries there is another version of ‘decaffeinated’ diesel to reduce the starting price.

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After farewell to Renault’s 1.5 dCi engine in the previous model, the new Mercedes-Benz GLA 180 d uses the two-liter block of its older brothers, although it reduces its power to 116 hp. Linked to the eight-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox, it accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 10.8 seconds, sets a top speed of 190 km / h and declares a combined expense of between 4.5 and 4.8 liters / 100 km.

As you have seen, the Mercedes-Benz GLA 180 d 8G-DCT it can satisfy the public who practices a relaxed driving and values ​​a very low consumption. In addition, this block demonstrates enough ‘claw’ for day-to-day displacements – its 280 Nm of maximum torque does not differ in excess of the 320 Nm of the GLA 200 d version.

Finally, we cannot forget one of the greatest advantages of the Mercedes-Benz GLA 180 d: its starting price. If we take the German market as an example, This diesel access version sets a rate of 38,490.55 euros, which represents a saving of 1,487.50 euros compared to the variant with 150 HP and identical automatic transmission. Of course, the 116 hp engine is only available with front-wheel drive, reserving the 4MATIC system for the most powerful mechanics.

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