Two friendly words let you activate the voice control features of the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX). Just say “Hey, Mercedes” (or touch the voice control button on the steering wheel), and then tell MBUX what you’d like the car to do in everyday language, like you’re talking to another person. Want the available MB Navigation to guide to a coffee shop? You can just say “Hey, Mercedes, I need a coffee” or ask it to find your favorite coffee chain near Costa Mesa.
40/20/40-split folding/reclining rear seats
The rear seatbacks fold down in a 40/20/40 split, letting you to expand the cargo capacity of your GLA in a variety of configurations, up to 50.5 cu ft. The seatbacks also recline up to 5.5 inches. You can also fold the center section independently, to fit longer items like skis between two rear passengers. The seatbacks can also be locked in a slightly more upright position, expanding the cargo area while still seating three rear passengers – a perfect setup for carpool in Irvine.