Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
5 minute read
12 Nov 2020
8:33 am

Know your GLAs from your GLBs? Demystifying Merc’s SUV family

Jaco Van Der Merwe

How to tell the difference between the various models on offer.

The newborn has arrived - the new Mercedes-Benz GLB

Struggling to keep up with the ever-growing Mercedes-Benz SUV line-up? Don’t feel bad. Big family syndrome has the tendency to make you forget the odd cousin’s name. To make up for lost time, instead of introducing each updated or additional SUV model on an individual basis as the German manufacturer would in non-Covid years, they opted to go for the whole shebang and round up the entire family in one go last week. The gathering was highlighted by the arrival of the first-ever GLB and an all-new GLA, while various new models were added throughout the entire range. Before we...