Mercedes 4Matic all-wheel drive in the GLA
The new Mercedes-Benz GLA is optionally available with a new generation of 4Matic permanent all-wheel system, including fully variable torque distribution. This all-wheel drive shines not only with high traction reserves and outstanding agility.
For 250 4Matic Mercedes GLA, GLA 200 and GLA 220 CDI 4Matic 4Matic are also distinguished by excellent driving safety and energy efficiency. The Mercedes 4Matic drive is composed of the 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission with built-in output to the rear axle and the rear axle with integrated electro-hydraulic multi-plate clutch regulated. This allows the drive torque in the GLA divided up fully variably between the front and rear axle. That compared with the competitors to the low system weight and high efficiency are further advantages of this type of construction.
The Mercedes GLA helps with tricky descents
The compact Mercedes SUVs come standard with 4Matic, including hill descent control DSR (Downhill Speed Regulation) and off-road driving program. By pressing a button on the center console of the Mercedes GLA to DSR turns on. It helps the driver in demanding downhill sections by a low, manually adjustable drive speed is maintained within the physical limits when driving downhill. This is done in the GLA in 2013 based on the engine and transmission control and systematic brake intervention.
With the GLA easily through easy terrain
GLA of the Mercedes off-road driving mode choice fit in with the corresponding switch gear shift points and throttle curves so that the rides can still easily fall through easy terrain, especially on loose surfaces. Along with the Audio 20 CD or subject to additional Command online can also be switched into the head unit to a off-screen. This indicates a steering angle, the selected off-road driving program and a compass. Is also the GLA informed driver still on the side slope in degrees, percent slope and the activation of Hill Descent Control DSR.