2024 Mercedes-Benz GLA and GLB revealed with mid-life updates
Mercedes-Benz has revealed the mid-life updates for the 2024 GLA and GLB, two of their most popular SUVs. The updates offer new technology, styling changes, and a refreshed interior.
Both the GLA and GLB have received minor styling changes in the exterior. The GLA now has a reshaped front grille, new LED headlights, and taillights. The car features a revamped bumper and new wheel designs. Similarly, the GLB has a new grille, a new front bumper, and redesigned taillights. The car presents a refreshed look overall.
The GLA and GLB models have received significant updates in their interiors. The dashboard now features Mercedes’ MBUX infotainment system with a 10.25-inch touchscreen display. Mercedes has also added features such as wireless charging, USB-C ports, and a new steering wheel design. The cars also now have ambient lighting and heated front seats as standard.
The 2024 GLA and GLB have a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The GLA model comes in the GLA 250 and the GLA 35 AMG variants. The GLA 250 produces 221 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The GLA 35 AMG produces 302 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque.
On the other hand, the GLB comes in the GLB 250 and the GLB 35 AMG variants. The GLB 250 produces 221 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The GLB 35 AMG produces 302 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque.
The MBUX infotainment system now includes augmented reality navigation, which displays directional arrows on the windshield of the car. The system also allows for voice recognition and can update the driver on traffic and weather updates. The cars now have improved safety features, such as active brake assist, and can read speed limit signs.
The 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLA and GLB models have received significant updates that improve their overall look, feel, and technology. The added features will undoubtedly make these vehicles more desirable to luxury SUV buyers. With these mid-life updates, Mercedes-Benz continues to offer the best in class technology and styling to its customers.