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Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 2021 review: snapshot

There's more than enough power and torque in the GLA 250.

Until the AMG version arrives, the GLA 250 4MATIC is very much the GLA you're looking for, because it gets the alluring interior and attractive exterior that will draw buyers to this new GLA, but also wins an engine with a bit of get up and go, all-wheel drive and even an Off Road mode for those times when you're on a dirt road or driving to the snow.

There's more than enough power and torque here, in fact, for most people and only the kind of people who need their urban SUV to really explode off the lights will feel the need for more than 250 variant offers. The only real letdown here is the boot, which is quite shockingly small.


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