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Mercedes-Benz: modernization continues, the turn of GLA and GLB

Mercedes-Benz continues to modernize its products, the latest to receive exterior and interior changes are the GLA and GLB crossovers, as well as their separate lineup.

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External transformations affected the optics, bumpers and the color scheme was supplemented with a blue tint. Internal changes include a new steering wheel, the installation of an extreme version of the MBUX multimedia unit, a spare USB connector and a trailer maneuvering assistant.

The updated models received other air intakes, LED optics and wheels of a different design with a diameter of 17 - 20 inches.

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GLA and GLB in the basic version have a 7-inch virtual instrument panel, a 10.25-inch multimedia system screen, while AMG versions have 2 displays both of the same diagonal. Auxiliary systems of all-round visibility and rear-view cameras are an integral part of Mercedes-Benz crossovers.

Both models are available in both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive versions. Some are equipped with 1.3 liters. supercharged engine, the power of which is 136 liters. With. or 163 l. With. Others have a 2 liter engine. for 190 or 224 liters. With. Internal combustion engines running on gasoline fuel have a pair - an electric 48-volt starter-generator.

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Diesel units, the power of which is 116 liters. With. and 150 l. With. equipped with monodrives, for a power plant of 190 liters. With. drive on all 4 wheels.

The hybrid Mercedes-Benz GLA 250e has become more powerful: ICE 1.3 and three horsepower more than previous indicators, although the total return of 218 liters. With. remains unchanged.

AMG versions are armed with a two-liter turbo four with 306 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque. Acceleration time from standstill to hundreds of kilometers for the Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4Matic will take 5.2 seconds, for the AMG GLB 5.5 seconds.

The modernization of the Mercedes-Benz range is not the first, in the fall of the past year, the A-Class and B-Class were updated, and at the beginning of this, the CLA sedan and station wagon were transformed. The Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 and GLA 45 S have dropped out of the range.

Meanwhile, it became known that SAIC's Chinese crossover Baojun Yueye will appear in this year's sales catalog.