How to convert a 2-seater Mercedes Benz GLA Class into a 5-seater ?

You’re most probably thinking about your first car, or, you want to buy a new car but you don’t really know which model to go for. While doing your second-hand car search you have most probably realized that the Mercedes Benz GLA Class of “companies” are much cheaper to buy and appears to be an interesting option. On the other hand, these Mercedes Benz GLA Class only have 2 seats and will therefore need a transformation to allow you to enjoy them like a classic car. We are going to find out in this article how to convert a 2-seater Mercedes Benz GLA Class into a 5-seater , to do this, first, we will make a summary of the most important key guidelines to be taken, then, we will find out what are the modifications to be made on the vehicle, then in a second step, what are the administrative steps to be taken to finalize the conversion of your Mercedes Benz GLA Class company into a 5-seater.

The main key actions to convert a Mercedes Benz GLA Class 2-seater into a 5-seater

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Here is the list of the main lines to follow if you want to to pass your Mercedes Benz GLA Class company or commercial in 5 places:

  • Fit the missing seats and seat belts.
  • Get the certificate of conformity from the company
  • Take his Mercedes Benz GLA Class to the roadworthiness testing to have the changes validated
  • To run his car through mine control.
  • Inform your insurance company about the change in the car.

Modifications to be made on the vehicle to convert a Mercedes Benz GLA Class 2-seater into a 5-seater

We will therefore start our article on the transformation of a Mercedes Benz GLA Class 2-seater into a 5-seater with the modifications to be carried out straight on the vehicle in order to enable it to be established as a Mercedes Benz GLA Class 5-seater.

Convert its Mercedes Benz GLA Class to 5 seaters on his own

If you want to do the majority of the process yourself, you should know that it will be challenging. In reality, the companies make the transformation of the so-called “company”/commercial Mercedes Benz GLA Class easy only for the manufacturers, here are the motives:

  • You will have to obtain a certificate of conformity, which will need a visit to the vehicle by a specialist.
  • Buy a complete kit to transform your Mercedes Benz GLA Class into a 5-seater (belts/seats)
  • Fit the kit as outlined by the tightening standards (torque)

For all these reasons, it is less complicated to ask an approved auto mechanic who will execute these actions in conformity with the manufacturer’s specifications.
If you still want to undertake the transformation of your new Mercedes Benz GLA Class on your own, contact the car breakdowns in your area to get the required parts and search for manufacturer information linked to the tightening and fitting of seats and belts.

Have the conversion carried out by a specialist

If you want to convert your Mercedes Benz GLA Class 2-seater into a 5-seater at a specialist, you have made the least complicated resolution. Surely, he will have a much simpler access to the parts catalogue and will be able to deliver you the certificate of conformity and will let you to execute the following steps without the slightest stress.

The administrative steps that should be adopted to convert a Mercedes Benz GLA Class into 5 places

Now that we have seen the first technical steps in the transformation of a Mercedes Benz GLA Class 2-seater into a 5-seater, we will now deal with the administrative stage.

The different steps to be conducted in order to have one’s Mercedes Benz GLA Class 2 places recognized as a 5 places

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You will learn just below, the different steps to follow in order to be ok with the law to drive your Mercedes Benz GLA Class converted into 5 seats.

  • After the changes made on your Mercedes Benz GLA Class, you have one month to make a change of car registration , so it will be crucial to stick to all the steps as soon as possible.
  • You have to bring the vehicle to pass the roadworthiness test , which is compulsory following a change on an automobile.
  • Take the vehicle to the mine so that they can attest to the change in the number of seats in your Mercedes Benz GLA Class li>
  • Search for for a new car registration card at your prefecture

Price of the conversion of a Mercedes Benz GLA Classinto 5 places

Finally last part, to give you a good idea of the price that the passage of a Mercedes Benz GLA Class 2 seats to 5 seats can be, it is necessary to know that a kit seats plus installation will cost you at a dealer on average 2500 to 3500 euros and that it is crucial to add to that the technical control, the passage to the mine and the new car registration. So think well before buying your Mercedes Benz GLA Class company or commercial, whether it is financially interesting for you.

Whenever you have any additional questions about the Mercedes Benz GLA Class, do not hesitate to consult our Mercedes Benz GLA Class category.