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Mercedes-Benz GLA 200: Driving Sophistication

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A stylish and comfortable ride for the city and beyond.

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The latest from Mercedes-Benz to enliven the crossover market, the Mercedes-Benz GLA 200, is an extension of the A Class that has been infused with off-road capabilities and a smaller engine fit for traversing the city. The GLA 200 has also received a cosmetics facelift compared to its predecessor which includes the use of LED headlights and taillights, front grille redesign, and new front and back bumpers as well as updated 18-inch alloy wheels. In Indonesia, the GLA 200 is available in 4 color schemes, Polar White, Cosmos Black, Mountain Grey and Patagonia Red Metallic while the interior comes in Black ARTICO Leather.

The Mercedes-Benz GLA 200 is available in both petrol and diesel powered engines, with varied engine displacements. The Inline 4-cylinder 1.3L petrol engine has a top speed of 210kph and its 43L tank capacity will last for 720km, averaging 16.7km/L. Safety and comfort on the road are assured with Active Braking Assist, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, and an adjustable Comfort Suspension system. In worst case scenarios, Kneebags will deploy in addition to the standard safety airbag system for maximum damage reduction.

As a city car, the GLA 200 is equipped with all sorts of supportive tech to make navigating back roads and crowded streets easier, such as Blind Spot Assist, Reversing Camera and Active Parking Assist with PARKTRONIC. The KEYLESS-GO is Mercedes way of providing an easier process as it minimizes the interaction between the driver and the key when locking the doors, turning on the engine, or using the power windows. The dashboard is equipped with All-Digital Instrument Display supported by a 10.25inch media display which is compatible with Android AutoTM and Apple CarPlayTM. The Mercedes-Benz GLA 200 also comes with an ISP as standard and free service for maintenance and repairs for the first 3 years regardless of mileage. The comprehensive service package is complimentary with every new Mercedes-Benz passenger car as a standard.

Aditya Purwanto
Aditya Purwanto
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