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Launch of all-new Mercedes-Benz SUV sparks consumer interest

Companies mentioned in this article: Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There is a lot of excitement in the automotive world surrounding the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA crossover SUV. One Kansas City-area Mercedes-Benz dealership has already been fielding questions in about the arrival and details of the GLA. Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is consistently among the first dealership in the Midwest to receive the latest vehicle options from Mercedes-Benz and has already seen a lot of interest in the new three-pointed star model.

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Even though the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA will not be officially released for public consumption until September of 2015, Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City is still receiving many questions about the SUV. Drivers interested in owning a recently launched Mercedes-Benz vehicle, often turn to Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City because of the dealership's commitment to fulfilling special requests. For the opportunity to be among the first to own the GLA, interested shoppers can contact Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City and be placed on a special pre-order vehicle list.

The reasons for consumer excitement in regards to the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA are many, but the main areas of focus surely include the exciting looks and drivetrain options of the new compact luxury SUV. The 2015 GLA will be the smallest SUV offering from Mercedes-Benz, making it an ideal vehicle for both city and rural residents. The SUV also boasts attractive luggage and passenger volumes, providing the perfect luxury vehicle solution for families in need of more space as well as individuals who live an active lifestyle.

The GLA's modern design features aerodynamic styling as well as visual appeal. Leading the way for the GLA is a grille design similar to the very popular CLA sedan, which features diamond block styling as well as a large Mercedes-Benz emblem in the center. Inside of the SUV, Mercedes-Benz luxury can be found in every detail. High-back and supportive seats, steering-column paddle shifters, brushed aluminum accents, real-wood grain and carbon fiber trim are all options for the interior cabin on the GLA SUV.

The GLA also promises to be a very exciting and efficient vehicle to drive as well. Official environmental protection agency numbers have not been released, but do to the similar CLA 2.0-liter turbocharge 4-cylinder platform, the GLA is anticipated to record class-leading figures. In addition, the GLA will also be available with a Mercedes-Benz first, an all-time 4MATIC all-wheel drive option. Luxury vehicle shoppers interested in learning more about the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA, or any of the current Mercedes-Benz models, are encouraged to contact the dealership directly online or by phone at 816-943-7000.

Media Contact: Kris Nielsen, Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City, 816-943-7000,

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SOURCE Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City