Will reportedly go on sale in April 2017.
Mercedes-Benz has announced over social media that the 2017 Mercedes GLA will debut at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in on 9 January, 2017. Along with the announcement, the company has also released a teaser image of the new model.
The teaser image reveals that the 2017 Mercedes GLA gets new headlamps, updated grille design, restyled bumper with fog lamps and a new version of the brand's Three-Pointed Star logo on the front. The new headlamps should be new MULTIBEAM LED units. At the rear, the facelifted GLA is likely to have a restyled bumper and new LED tail lights.
The Mercedes GLA should get some aesthetic changes on the inside, such as updated trim and upholstery options, a new COMAND infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration compatibility. A 360-degree surround-view camera is also said to be offered.
The 2017 Mercedes GLA should continue being offered with the current range of 2.0L four-cylinder petrol and 2.0L diesel engines, but with minor power efficiency revisions. Transmission choices include 6-speed manual and 7-speed dual clutch automatic, with power being sent to the front wheels or all four wheels via a 4MATIC system, depending on the spec. Sales of the facelifted model will reportedly commence on April 2017.