The heavily updated 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 is still the most affordable crossover with a three-pointed star in its snout, but not by a wide margin.

This week, Mercedes-Benz announced the 2021 GLA250 will cost $37,280 to start, including destination charges. Adding all-wheel drive, which Mercedes-Benz calls “4Matic,” adds $2,000 to the bottom line.

That’s a $2,035 increase over the 2020 GLA-Class, although the two are related by name and not much else. For 2021, Mercedes-Benz heavily revised just about everything in the cute ‘ute: body, interior, tech, and powertrain. The GLA-Class is still the smallest crossover offered by Mercedes in the U.S., but it’s joined now by the GLB250 that costs just $370 more. If the GLB-Class is a little bit country with its blocky body, upright styling, and available third row seat, the GLA-Class is a little rock and roll with a curvier…

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