2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d Specifications

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About the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d is a front-wheel drive four-door wagon that was released to the Australian market on 01/08/2016 classified as a X156 MY17. The GLA is regarded as a small SUV built in Germany with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$37,300.

The GLA is a front-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 2.1L DIESEL TURBO 4 engine that has 130 kW of power (at 3400 rpm) and 350 Nm of torque (at 1400 rpm) via a Seven-speed Auto Dual Clutch. MERCEDES-BENZ claims the GLA 220 d uses 4.5L/100km of Diesel in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 118g of CO2. It has a 50L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 1111km per full tank.

The GLA measures 1494mm (58.8 inches) in height, 4431mm (174.4 inches) in length, 1804mm (71.0 inches) in width with a 2699mm (106.3 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1545kg (3406.1 lbs) of unladen weight. The GLA 220 d comes standard with 235/50 R18 front tyres and 235/50 R18 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 25,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d has a 157mm ground clearance with a 1500kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity.

The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Front Floor and the compliance plate is located on the Transmission Tunnel RHS. An example VIN number would be similar to WDC1569082*000001.


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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d owner review


 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d owner review

S H purchased this Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class new with additional options for $54,000 (including all on-road costs). S H would buy this car again because: "In the past five years I haven't had a single issue with the car. I have been very impressed with the quality and reliability of the GLA. Despite being a cheaper Mercedes-Benz, the car has lived up to its manufacturer's reputation."

Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d Details
Used Price From DealerA$37,300
Trade-In ValueA$31,300
SeriesX156 MY17
Body Stylefour-door wagon
Release date01/08/2016
Discontinued date30/06/2017
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Front Floor
Compliance plate locationTransmission Tunnel RHS
VIN ExampleWDC1569082*000001
Country of originGermany
SegmentSmall SUV
Safety ANCAP ratingNot tested
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d Engine Specifications
Size2143cc, 2.1L
Power @ RPM 130kW @ 3400rpm (174.3 hp)
Torque @ RPM350Nm @ 1400rpm (258.1 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged four-cylinder
Number of Valves16
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio17.5
Power/weight ratio84.1kw/tonne
Bore/stroke88mm × 88.3mm (3.5in × 3.5in)
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSeven-speed Auto Dual Clutch
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle11.84m (38.8 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size235/50 R18 - 7x18
Rear tyre & wheel size235/50 R18 - 7x18
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Lower control arm, Gas damper, Coil Spring, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Trailing arm, Gas damper, Coil Spring, Anti roll bar
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d Fuel Specifications
Fuel typeDIESEL
Fuel tank capacity50L
Fuel consumption (combined average)4.5L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range1111.1km (690.4 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)118g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d Dimensions
Length4431mm (174.4 inches)
Width1804mm (71.0 inches)
Height1494mm (58.8 inches)
Wheelbase2699mm (106.3 inches)
Front track1552mm (61.1 inches)
Rear track1552mm (61.1 inches)
Ground clearance157mm (6.2 inches)
Unladen weight1545kg (3406.1 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2020kg (4453.3 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1500kg (3306.9 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d Servicing
Service interval (km)25,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 220 d Options
Standard Features
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Airbag Knee Driver
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Active Bonnet
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • Apple Car Play
  • Ambient Interior Lighting
  • Active Park Assist
  • Adjustable Speed Limiter
  • Automatic Stop/Start
  • Ambient Temperature Display
  • Android Auto
  • AUX/USB Input Socket
  • 18 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Brake-pad Wear Indicator
  • Cruise Control
  • Centre Console Box With Sliding Armrest
  • Chrome Exhaust Tip(s)
  • Chrome Front Grille
  • Cup Holders - Front and Rear
  • Chrome Highlight - Interior
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Child Proof Rear Door Locks
  • Digital Audio Broadcast Radio +
  • Digital Clock
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Exterior Mirrors - Heated
  • Electric Parking Brake
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • First-Aid Kit
  • Front Footwell Lights
  • Fog Lights - Rear
  • Head Airbags
  • Hill Holder
  • High Mounted Rear Stop Light
  • Headlight Washer System
  • Illuminated Door Sill Panels
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Keyless Entry & Start
  • Lights on Exterior Door Handles
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Leather Trim
  • Multi Function Control Screen
  • Multi Function Display
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • MP3 Compatible Audio/CD Player
  • Map/Reading Lights - Front & Rear
  • One Touch Convenience Turn Signal
  • Passenger Airbag Deactivation
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Parking Distance Control Front
  • Paddle Shifters on Steering Wheel
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators & Folding
  • Power Steering
  • PreSafe
  • Power Tailgate
  • Power Windows With One-Touch Operation
  • Rear Air Vents
  • Rear Centre Armrest
  • Radio CD with 6 Speakers
  • Roof Rails
  • Runflat Safety Tyres
  • Rear Lights - LED
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear Seat - Ski Flap/Through Loading Facility
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Reversing Camera
  • Rear View Mirror Auto Dimming
  • Rear Window Demister
  • Rear Wiper/Washer
  • Side Airbags
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Seatbelts - Guide for Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Load Limiters Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Storage Compartment - Centre Floor Console
  • Storage Compartment Under the Front Seats
  • Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
  • Split Fold Rear Seat
  • Seatback Pockets - Front Seats
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors & Illumination
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
  • Tinted Windows
  • Xenon Headlights
Optional Features
  • Keyless Entry and Drive - A$900