Mercedes Benz Compact SUV In India By Next Year

Another compact SUV launch for Indian market but this time it?s by Mercedes Benz India.

In the series of aggressive strategy of Mercedes Benz for Indian market, a new addition is to take place. The company will be making a global debut of GLA compact SUV at 2013 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show starting from 10th September 2013.  GLA compact SUV is expected to hit the shore of India by next year. GLA compact SUV expected to play an important role for Mercedes Benz in Indian market.

This will be a rival to already existing products of Audi and BMW in Indian market. After Audi Q3 and BMW X1, this will be the first compact SUV from Mercedes Benz. After getting the applause from critics and people on its first appearance at Shanghai Motor Show, the GLA based compact SUV is all set to make its global debut.

After the development of Mercedes A-class, B-class and CLA this is the fourth model from the company that was developed on MFA (Modular Front-drive Architecture) platform. The vehicle is powered by 2.0litre turbocharged diesel engine belted to seven-speed dual clutch automatic transmission system that transmits a power of 210PS to all four wheels.

In Dimensions, the vehicle resembles to A-Class premium hatch that measures little more than four meters. This five seater compact SUV, shares it’s interiors with A-Class that was recently launched. Additional new goodies for safety are added to the vehicle like driver assistance system that makes it more costly that the previous launch.

Though Mercedes Benz launched many of the vehicles this year in India, but the GLA compact SUV will fill the remaining space of SUV in the line-up.