Everyone has been talking about the dramatic styling of the exterior of the new 2015 Mercedes GLA-Class, but the cabin reveals just as much about the new premium compact SUV. The interior of the GLA-Class reveals why Mercedes is an automaker we need to keep our eye on for the future. They are advancing around the globe and the new GLA-Class will be setting the pace soon with a new generation.
The muscular and stylish exterior has gotten much attention at the Frankfurt show and it gets transferred to the interior as well. We would expect the GLA to be immersed in signature Mercedes-Benz quality. It features an attractive design and high quality throughout. All trim surfaces feature a "cool-touch" effect because they are galvanized in a silver-shadow metallic finish.
The new GLA-Class will feature five round air vents integrated into the dashboard. The galvanized bezels around the circular vents are an exclusive feature on the GLA that echo the SUV-look of the skid plate and side sill panels. The dashboard also consists of a unique upper and lower section, allowing surface structures that are different in look and feel.
The new GLA-Class will also feature a 3-spoke steering wheel with 12 function keys and a galvanized chrome clasp that all comes standard. A new generation of buyers will be able to customize the interior. Seat upholsteries (standard MB-Tex or optional leather) and color combinations allows plenty of scope for individualization. Sports seats with integrated head restraints will be available as part of the optional Interior Package.
The latest technology will abound in the new 2015 GLA. GLA will come with all the new high-tech features younger buyers are looking for. It will come with the brand’s acclaimed connectivity service mbrace2, providing users with an extensive range of online and concierge services and apps all linking seamlessly to smartphones for use inside and outside the vehicle It uses the latest cloud technology and offers users wide-ranging and flexible access to content.
Mercedes-Benz is redefining the luxury compact SUV segment with the all-new 2015 GLA-Class. The German automaker has a goal to become the number one luxury brand by 2015. The GLA along with the new CLA-Class will help them achieve that goal by passing BMW and Audi. The new luxury compact SUV from Mercedes will likely fly out of showrooms when it arrives next year.
The interior of the all-new GLA is impressive and the new luxury SUV reinterprets the compact luxury SUV segment. Look for the all-new 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class to be a big hit with a new generation of consumers. The GLA with front-wheel-drive to arrive in U.S. showrooms fall of 2014. The all-wheel-drive GLA will be available in the U.S. in early 2015. You don't have to wait, the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class is available online now at gla-class.mercedes-benz.com.