Mercedes-Benz is within the technique of implementing mid-cycle updates to its compact vary, and the final members to obtain an replace are the GLA-Class and GLB-Class.
The up to date variations of each compact crossovers have been revealed on Thursday forward of a market launch later in 2023. They are going to arrive as 2024 fashions, and pricing info can be introduced nearer to the on-sale date.
The crossovers get revised styling, mild-hybrid powertrains, and up to date inside know-how.
Design updates embrace new entrance fascia designs, new wheel patterns, and LEDs fitted as normal.
The inside design has additionally been revised. The middle console has been cleaned up, with many of the controls moved to the touchscreen of the infotainment system. A brand new steering wheel design options nappa leather-based as normal.
2024 Mercedes-Benz GLB-Class
The autos come normal with 10.3-inch screens for the instrument cluster and infotainment system underneath one pane of glass. The infotainment display runs the most recent model of Mercedes’ MBUX interface full with voice activation. Wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are additionally normal, whereas a Burmester audio system with Dolby Atmos is obtainable.
For the common GLA-Class and GLB-Class, patrons get a 2.0-liter turbo-4 paired with a brand new mild-hybrid system, with drive despatched to the entrance wheels as normal or all 4 wheels when 4Matic all-wheel drive is provided. Each front- and all-wheel drive include a 9-speed automated transmission. The engine delivers a peak 221 hp however can obtain a brief 13-hp increase from the mild-hybrid system.
2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLA 35
2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLB 35
Patrons searching for extra efficiency can go for the GLA 35 and GLB 35 from AMG. These characteristic an engine and mild-hybrid system much like the usual GLA-Class and GLB-Class, however output from the engine is a more healthy 302 hp. The AMGs additionally include an 8-speed dual-clutch automated transmission and all-wheel drive as normal. No high-performance GLA 45 can be supplied for 2024, and it is not but been decided if it should return.
Up to date variations of the electrical EQA and EQB variants are nonetheless within the works and must be revealed shortly. Solely the EQB is obtainable within the U.S. at current, and this must also be the case with the up to date variations.