The Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, produced from 2014 to 2020, represented the brand’s foray into the compact luxury SUV market, offering a winning combination of style, performance, and advanced technology. This generation featured a sleek and contemporary exterior design, characterized by its compact dimensions, sculpted lines, and the iconic Mercedes-Benz front grille. The GLA-Class exuded an air of modernity and sophistication, appealing to buyers who sought a more compact yet upscale SUV. Inside, the cabin offered an inviting and technologically advanced environment, featuring high-quality materials, meticulous craftsmanship, and a strong emphasis on comfort. The interior design balanced luxury with practicality, integrating advanced infotainment systems and comfortable seating to create a refined driving experience. Regarding performance, the GLA-Class aimed to provide a spirited and agile ride. It offered a range of engines, including turbocharged options, catering to drivers who desired both efficiency and a dynamic on-road demeanor. The suspension and chassis were expertly tuned to deliver responsive handling and a comfortable ride, reflecting Mercedes-Benz’s commitment to providing a well-rounded driving experience.



Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.


  • Type: X156

Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 0W-4 or 5W-40
  • Recommended Engine Oil: 229.5
  • Oil capacity: 5.9 qt

Brake Fluid

  • Type: Only use brake fluid approved for Mercedes-Benz according to MB-Freigabe or MB-Approval 331.0.


  • Capacity: 
    • Models with 4MATIC: 14.8 US gal (56.0 l)
    • All other models: 13.2 US gal (50.0 l)


  • Type: MB 326.0 corrosion inhibitor/antifreeze agent
  • Capacity: 
    • Mercedes‑AMG vehicles: Approx. 12.6 US qt (11.9 l)
    • All other models: Approx. 8.2 US qt (7.8 l)


  • Capacity: 22.9 ± 0.4 oz (650 ± 10 g)

PAG oil

  • Capacity: 4.2 oz (120 g)

Washer Fluid

  • Type: Only use windshield washer fluid suitable for use on plastic surfaces, e.g., MB SummerFit or MB Winter-Fit.



  • 1.6 Litre I4 (petrol)
  • 2.0 Litre I4 (petrol)
  • 1.5 Litre I4 (diesel)
  • 2.1 Litre I4 (diesel)


  • 6-speed manual
  • 7-speed DCT automatic

Fuel Consumption



Front Lights

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb:
    • H15
    • LED
  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H11-55W
  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED
  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:
    • 3457AK
    • LED
  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: LED
  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: H15
  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: H7-55W
  • Stepwell Light Bulb: 2825

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921
  • Brake Light Bulb:
    • 921
    • LED
  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED
  • License Plate Light Bulb: LED
  • Parking Light Bulb:
    • 3457AK
    • LED
  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED
  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:
    • 12496
    • LED
  • Tail Light Bulb: LED

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: 6411
  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 2825
  • Rear Reading Light Bulb: 2825
  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: 2825