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The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a subcompact executive car (regular subcompact in its first two generations) produced by the German automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz. The first generation (W168) was introduced in 1997, the second generation model (W169) appeared in late 2004 and the third generation model (W176) was launched in 2012. The fourth generation model (W177), which was launched in 2018, will mark the first time the A-Class is offered in the United States and Canada. This fourth generation A-Class will also be the first to be offered both as a hatchback (W177) and sedan (V177).
Originally produced only as a five-door hatchback in 1997, the second generation W169 introduced a three-door hatchback. In the markets where the A-Class is or has been sold, it has represented the entry level model for Mercedes-Benz. Having grown by 68 cm (27 in) since the original model, the 2012 third generation A-class was longer than the first-generation B-class. And although sometimes referred to by fans as the 'Baby Benz', Mercedes themselves actually use that moniker for the 1982 Mercedes 190 (W201), their first compact executive car model.
First generation (W168; 1997)
In 1994, Mercedes-Benz confirmed that it would be launching a compact car - the A-Class (A 160) - by early 1997, which would be the company's first venture in this sector of the market; it was hinted at this stage that the new car would be shorter than the average supermini but as spacious and practical inside as a large family car.
The A-Class was first revealed to the motoring press late in 1996, and finally launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show in the autumn of 1997, the W168 A-Class was quite unusual for Mercedes-Benz featuring a front-wheel drive layout and unusual tall but yet short body.
This was the first complete exterior designed by Coventry University trained Steve Mattin, for which he was named Autocar magazine's 'Designer of the Year'. Earlier, Mattin had mostly worked on design for the W210 E-Class in 1991. Concurrent to the W168, he designed the exterior of the W220 S-Class. The final design freeze occurred in January 1995, at 32 months before August 1997 start of production.
The W168 became infamous in 1997 after flipping over during the traditional "elk test" performed by the Swedish automobile publication Teknikens Värld. According to the report, the W168 overturned when manoeuvring to avoid the "elk". Mercedes initially denied the problem, but then took the surprising step of recalling all units sold to date (2,600) and suspending sales for three months until the problem was solved by adding electronic stability control and modifying the suspension. The company spent DM 2.5 billion in developing the car, with a further DM 300 million to fix it.
Between 1997 and 2004, 1.1 million first generation A-Class models had been sold.
The A-Class was facelifted in 2001, with minor alterations to the headlights, front and rear bumper design and the addition of a new 170 mm (6.7 in) longer wheelbase version. It was launched at the Geneva Motor Show.
All A-Class models are powered by four-cylinder engines, with 1.4 L and 1.6 L petrol models at launch (M 166 series), followed by two versions of a 1.7 L diesel engine (OM 668 series). In 1999, a larger 1.9 L petrol model was added, with the 2.1 the last W168 version to be launched in 2002. Also two AMG versions were produced, a 3.2 in 2001 and a 3.8 in 2000, though very few of these were made.
|Fuel||Model||Year||Code||Motorname||Motorcode||Displacement||Rated Power||Torque||Top speed|
|Petrol||A 140||1997–2004||168.031||M 166 E 14||166.940||1397 cm³||60 kW (82 PS; 80 hp) at 5,000 rpm||130 N⋅m (96 lb⋅ft) at 3,750 rpm||170 km/h (106 mph)|
|A 140 (Automatik)||2000–2004||168.031||M 166 E 16 red.||166.960 red.||1598 cm³||60 kW (82 PS; 80 hp) at 5,000 rpm||140 N⋅m (103 lb⋅ft) at 2,500 rpm||166 km/h (103 mph)|
|A 160||1997–2004||168.033||M 166 E 16||166.960||1598 cm³||75 kW (102 PS; 101 hp) at 5,250 rpm||150 N⋅m (111 lb⋅ft) at 4,000 rpm||182 km/h (113 mph)|
|A 190||1999–2004||168.032||M 166 E 19||166.990||1898 cm³||92 kW (125 PS; 123 hp) at 5,500 rpm||180 N⋅m (133 lb⋅ft) at 4,000 rpm||198 km/h (123 mph)|
|A 210 Evolution||2002–2004||168.035||M 166 E 21||166.995||2084 cm³||103 kW (140 PS; 138 hp) at 5,500 rpm||205 N⋅m (151 lb⋅ft) at 4,000 rpm|
203 km/h (126 mph)
|A 32K AMG||2001–2003||M 112 E 32 ML||3199 cm³||260 kW (354 PS; 349 hp) at 6,100 rpm||450 N⋅m (332 lb⋅ft) at 3,000–4,600 rpm|
250 km/h (155 mph)
|A 38 AMG||2000–2002||Twin M 166 E 19 engines (front and rear)||2x 1898 cm³||186 kW (253 PS; 249 hp) at 5,500 rpm||360 N⋅m (266 lb⋅ft) at 4,000 rpm|
230 km/h (143 mph)
|Diesel||A 160 CDI||1998–2001||168.007||OM668 DE 17 A red.||668.941||1689 cm³||44 kW (60 PS; 59 hp) at 3,600 rpm||160 N⋅m (118 lb⋅ft) at 1,500–2,400 rpm||158 km/h (98 mph)|
|A 160 CDI (Modellpflege)||2001–2004||168.006||OM 668 DE 17 LA red.||668.940 red.||1689 cm³||55 kW (75 PS; 74 hp) at 3,600 rpm||160 N⋅m (118 lb⋅ft) at 1,500–2,800 rpm||163 km/h (101 mph)|
|A 170 CDI||1998–2001||168.008||OM 668 DE 17 LA||668.940||1689 cm³||66 kW (90 PS; 89 hp) (90 PS) at 4,200 rpm||180 N⋅m (133 lb⋅ft) at 1,600–3,200 rpm||175 km/h (109 mph)|
|A 170 CDI (Modellpflege)||2001–2004||168.009||OM 668 DE 17 LA||668.942||1689 cm³||70 kW (95 PS; 94 hp) at 4,200 rpm||180 N⋅m (133 lb⋅ft) at 1,600–3,600 rpm||182 km/h (113 mph)|
2001–2004 Facelift A 140 Classic
1997–2001 Pre-facelift A 140 Classic Fun
2001–2004 Facelift A 140 Classic
DaimlerChrysler invested EUR 900 million in developing the Rastatt plant where the A-Class is produced, and created 1600 new jobs (for a total of 4700). A further 600 people work in the office building at the plant site.
Mercedes-Benz began W168 production on 17 February 1999 at its new Brazilian facility in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais. The Brazilian plant was the company's first factory in South America dedicated to passenger cars, with an investment of US$840 million and 10,000 employees. The factory initially produced A-Class and C-Class models, assembling them from pieces manufactured in Germany. The target for the cars was regional markets (from Argentina to Mexico) with modifications made to the cars to suit local conditions, like a protection for the motor base. On 15 August 2005 the factory stopped production of A-Class cars.
Second generation (W169; 2004)
The W169 is constructed with high-strength steel alloys with bonded joints. Standard equipment included front as well as combined head and thorax-protection side airbags. The front airbags are adaptive with two-stage gas generators operating according to the severity of accident. Optionally rear side airbags (for side-impacts in the backseats) and side-curtain airbags were available.
The force exerted by the seat belt system during a collision adapts dynamically to collision characteristics. The 'active' head restraints (standard for driver and front passenger) reduce neck injury, especially in rear collisions.
The cargo capacity of the W169 was increased by 15 percent over the W168.
Seven four-cylinder engines were available: four petrol (gasoline) (A 150, A 170, A 200, A 200 Turbo) and three diesel (A 160 CDI, A 180 CDI, A 200 CDI) partnered with either five- or six-speed manual gearbox. A continuously variable transmission system called "Autotronic Constantly Variable Transmission" (CVT) is an optional feature.
The petrol A 200 Turbo provides 193 hp (144 kW) and 280 N⋅m (207 lb⋅ft) of torque (rotational force); the diesel A 200 CDI has 140 hp (104 kW) and 300 N⋅m (221 lb⋅ft).
The most powerful engine achieved 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 8.0 seconds with a top speed of 218 km/h (135 mph). The newly developed direct-injection CDI diesel units use a common-rail direct injection system that improves fuel consumption and reduces exhaust emissions and engine noise.
All the engines meet the tight EU4 emissions limits. A particulate filter system is available as an option for the diesel units to reduce particulate emissions by about 99% without the need for additives.
The A-Class is a front wheel drive car and features traction control (ASR) as standard, as well as electronic stability control and anti-lock brakes (ABS).
Handling is improved by precision tracking and anti-roll support, and by a Parabolic Rear Axle.
A "Selective Damping System", in which the shock absorber forces respond differently according to conditions, is standard. For example, under normal conditions it operates at soft absorption; while cornering at speed it changes to full damping force.
Sales of the W169 were targeted at 50,000 units in 2004. Dr. Joachim Schmidt, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing, Mercedes Car Group, said that target had been reached even before vehicles arrived in dealer showrooms.
Japan models went on sale in 2005-02-04. Early models include 5-door right drive versions of A 170, A 170 Elegance, A 200 Elegance. 5-door right drive version of A 200 TURBO Elegance was added in 2005-11-10. Due to the body width being larger than 1700 mm, it could not be registered as small car in Japan. (See Vehicle size class#Japan)
Mercedes-Benz A-Class “F-Cell” (2004–)
See also: Mercedes-Benz F-Cell
It is a version of 5-door A-Class hydrogen fuel cell vehicle with 88 PS (65 kW; 87 hp) electric motor. It has a driving range of 160 km (99 mi).
Three A-Class F-Cell cars were used in the 2003 Frankfurt International Motor Show for press shuttle service. On 18 June 2004, 4 production F-Cell vehicles were delivered to Deutsche Telekom and BEWAG/Vattenfall Europe in Berlin.
In 2007, the A-Class F-Cell were delivered to Landsvirkjun and Reykjavik Energy.
A DHL version of F-Cell was unveiled in FC EXPO 2008.
The W169 Model facelift changes included redesigned front and rear fascias and lights, and optional stop-start function on A 150 and 170 models. Active Park Assist enables the car to parallel park itself, with only throttle and brake inputs required from the driver.
The five-door Hatchback and the three-door Coupé vehicles debuted in spring 2008, alongside the refreshed 2009 M-Class and B-Class. Early models include A 160 CDI, A 180 CDI, A 200 CDI, A 150, A 170, A 200, A 200 TURBO.
Japan models went on sale in 2008-08-20. Early models 5-door versions of A 170, A 170 Elegance. Japan models of A 170 was renamed to A 180 in 2009-08-24.
Facelift A 150 Avantgarde 5-door
A-Class Special Edition 2009 (2009–)
It is a limited (5500 units) version for all model variants of the A-Class vehicles. It includes BlueEfficiency package, black radiator louvres, 16-inch titanium silver light-alloy wheels in a new 9-spoke design (tyre size 195/55 R16), a "Special Edition" badge on the mirror triangle, two-tone colour scheme in black and grey, Audio 20 radio with CD player and Bluetooth hands-free system and the Light and Sight package with a rain sensor, automatically dimming rear-view mirror, an illuminated vanity mirror in the sun visor, separately adjustable reading lights in the rear, a reading light for the driver and illuminated front foot wells, Seating Comfort package (height-adjustable front passenger seat, seat cushion angle adjustment and lumbar supports for the driver and front passenger). Standard exterior features also include fog lamps and a free choice of metallic paint finish.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-CELL (2010–)
The Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-CELL was introduced in September 2010 and debuted at the October 2010 Paris Motor Show. The E-Cell has a range of 200 kilometres (120 mi) capable of developing a peak output of 70 kW (94 hp), a continuous power rating of 50 kW (67 hp) and a maximum torque of 290 N·m (214 lb·ft). The Mercedes A-Class E-Cell can accelerate from 0–60 km/h (37 mph) in 5.5 seconds, and its top speed is 150 km/h (93 mph).
Tesla Motors, as part of its collaboration with Mercedes-Benz, built electric powertrain components for the E-Cell. The 36 kWh battery contains approximately 4,000 individual lithium-ion cells. Mercedes has developed a modular system for electric vehicles with battery and fuel-cell. This system allows the efficient use of shared parts in all the brand's electric vehicles. Thanks to the modular approach the electric drive of the A‑Class E‑Cell is also used in the B‑Class F‑Cell, and the energy storage units in the A‑Class EV are the same as the battery in the Smart fortwo electric drive.
A limited production of 500 A-Class E-Cell electric cars will be built, for trial purposes, at the Mercedes Rastatt plant, near Stuttgart beginning in September 2010. As part of a demonstration program, the cars will be leased to selected customers in several European countries, including Germany, France, and the Netherlands. Daimler is not planning to sell the electric version outside Europe.
A 180 Final Edition (2012–)
This is a limited (300 units) version of 5-door righthand drive A 180 for the Japanese market. It included calcite white body colour, black interior colour, sport package (chrome exhaust tip, 17-inch 7-spoke alloy wheels, chrome iridium silver front grille, stainless acceleration and brake pedals with rubber stud, leather wrapped sport steering wheel and silver shift knob, silver meter panel), bi-xenon headlights and headlight washer, cornering lights, fog lamps (front/rear), rain sensor, sun visor with illuminating mirror, anti-glare mirrors, 'Final Edition' emblem, floor mats with 'Final Edition' silver logo plates.
The vehicle went on sale on 28 May 2012.
|Specification||A 160 CDI||A 180 CDI||A 200 CDI||A 150||A 170||A 200||A 200 Turbo|
|Length||3,838 mm (151.1 in)|
|Width||1,764 mm (69.4 in)|
|Height||1,593 mm (62.7 in)|
|Wheelbase||2,568 mm (101.1 in)|
|Empty weight (5-doors)||1,325 kg (2,921 lb)||1,345 kg (2,965 lb)||1,365 kg (3,009 lb)||1,225 kg (2,701 lb)||1,240 kg (2,734 lb)||1,305 kg (2,877 lb)|
|(3 doors)||1,300 kg (2,866 lb)||1,320 kg (2,910 lb)||1,340 kg (2,954 lb)||1,195 kg (2,635 lb)||1,210 kg (2,668 lb)||1,275 kg (2,811 lb)|
|Tank Capacity||54 L (14.3 US gal; 11.9 imp gal)|
|Tank Reserve||6 L (1.6 US gal; 1.3 imp gal)|
|Engine||2.0L Diesel||2.0L Diesel||2.0L Diesel||1.5L Petrol||1.7L Petrol||2.0 Petrol||2.0 Turbo Petrol|
|Fuel per 100 km||4.9L||5.2L||5.4L||6.2L||6.6L||7.2L|
|Rated Output kW/ hp/ PS (rpm)||60/82/83 (4200)||80/109/111 (4200)||103/140/142 (4200)||70/95/96 (5200)||85/116/118 (5500)||100/134/136 (5750)||142/193/196 (4850)|
|Rated Torque||180 N⋅m (133 lb⋅ft) (1400–2600)||250 N⋅m (184 lb⋅ft) (1600–2600)||300 N⋅m (221 lb⋅ft) (1600–2600)||140 N⋅m (103 lb⋅ft) (3500–4000)||155 N⋅m (114 lb⋅ft) (3500–4000)||185 N⋅m (136 lb⋅ft) (3500–4000)||280 N⋅m (207 lb⋅ft) (1800–4850)|
|Acceleration 0–100 km/h (0-62 mph) (sec)||15.0||10.8||9.5||12.6||10.9||8.0|
|Top Speed km/h||165 km/h (103 mph)||184 km/h (114 mph)||202 km/h (126 mph)||173 km/h (107 mph)||188 km/h (117 mph)||195 km/h (121 mph)||218 km/h (135 mph)|
|Transmission||5-speed manual||6-speed manual||6-speed manual||5-speed manual||5-speed manual||6-speed manual|
|Wheels||6j x 15||6j x 15||6j x 16||6j x 15||6j x 15||6j x 16||6j x 16|
|Specification||W169 (5 door)||W168 (long wheelbase)||W168 (standard)|
|length||3,838 mm (151.1 in)||3,776 mm (148.7 in)||3,606 mm (142.0 in)|
|width||1,764 mm (69.4 in)||1,719 mm (67.7 in)||1,719 mm (67.7 in)|
|height||1,593 mm (62.7 in)||1,589 mm (62.6 in)||1,575 mm (62.0 in)|
|wheelbase||2,568 mm (101.1 in)||2,593 mm (102.1 in)||2,423 mm (95.4 in)|
|VDA boot capacity L||435–1370||470–1180||390–1040|
As of 4 December 2006, 371,700 second generation A-Class units had been sold since September 2004, making it a total of 1,500,000 A-Class produced at DaimlerChrysler's Rastatt plant in ten years.
As of 26 June 2009, the 750,000th second generation A-Class vehicle was built at the Rastatt plant.
As of 1 February 2012, 1 million second generation A-Class vehicles had been delivered since autumn 2004.
Third generation (W176; 2013)
The third generation of A-Class was based on the 2011 Concept A-Class and was unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. It has an entirely different design, and larger than the previous two generations of the A-Class, with a total length of 4,292 mm (169.0 in), making it a fully-fledged small family car for the first time.
The vehicles were available in some markets from September 2012. Japan models went on sale in January 2013.
The third generation A-Class is designed to be a direct competitor of the BMW 1 Series and Audi A3. It is intended to be more dynamic than its predecessor and is focused on younger owners.
Concept A-Class (2011)
The Concept A-Class is a 3-door concept car that previewed the design of the third generation A-Class and was unveiled at the 2011 New York Auto Show.
It featured the M270 four-cylinder petrol engine rated at 211 PS (155 kW; 208 hp), radar-based collision warning system with adaptive brake assist, and exterior design language from Mercedes-Benz's F800 concept.
Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class
Driving school package (2012–2018)
Designed for the German RoadSense programme, the basic driving school package includes adaptation of the cockpit to accommodate the twin sets of pedals, a control switch in the centre console for driver's footwell illumination and warning signal for the twin sets of pedals, twin rearview mirrors, the Light and Sight package and the Seat Comfort package. The package is also part of the special A-Class "toBE" model, with deliveries from January 2013.
A 45 AMG (2013–2018)
The A 45 AMG is a performance version of the A-Class, fitted with a 2-litre four-cylinder turbo engine rated at 381 PS (280 kW; 376 hp) at 6000 rpm and 475 N⋅m (350 lbf⋅ft) at 2250-5000 rpm, AMG Speedshift DCT 7-speed sports transmission with Momentary M mode, 4MATIC all-wheel drive, 3-stage ESP with ESP Curve Dynamic Assist and "ESP Sport Handling" mode, AMG sports suspension with independently developed front and rear axles, high-performance braking system with 350 x 32 millimetres front brake discs and 330 x 22 millimetres rear brake discs, and is identifiable by the "twin blade" radiator grille, AMG light-alloy wheels in twin-spoke design and two square chrome-plated tailpipes.
With 381 PS (280 kW; 376 hp), the A 45 and its derivation vehicles, CLA 45 and GLA 45, have the highest specific output per litre of 187.5 horsepower per litre for a four-cylinder motor in the passenger car sector as of September 2017. The Bugatti Chiron has the same specific output as A 45.
The vehicle was originally announced to be unveiled in the first quarter of 2013, but was later unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. The sales release date was set for 8 April 2013, with Germany marketing beginning in June 2013.
Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG (Australia; pre-facelift)
Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG (Australia; pre-facelift)
Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG (Europe; facelift)
Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG (Europe; facelift)
The A-Class is powered by a range of 4-cylinder petrol and diesel engines, with the 1.5 diesel engines being versions of a Renault unit.
|Model||Years||Type/code||Power at rpm, Torque at rpm|
|A 160||2017-2018||1,595 cc (97.3 cu in) I4 turbo (M 270 DE 16 AL red.)||102 PS (75 kW; 101 hp) at 4,500-6000, 180 N⋅m (133 lbf⋅ft) at 1,250–3,500|
|A 180 BlueEFFICIENCY||2012–2018||1,595 cc (97.3 cu in) I4 turbo (M 270 DE 16 AL red.)||122 PS (90 kW; 120 hp) at 5,000, 200 N⋅m (148 lbf⋅ft) at 1,250–4,000|
|A 200 BlueEFFICIENCY||2012–2018||1,595 cc (97.3 cu in) I4 turbo (M 270 DE 16 AL)||156 PS (115 kW; 154 hp) at 5,000, 250 N⋅m (184 lbf⋅ft) at 1,250–4,000|
|A 220 4MATIC DCT||2015-2018||1,991 cc (121.5 cu in) I4 turbo (M 270 DE 20 AL)||180 PS (135 kW; 184 hp) at 5,500, 300 N⋅m (221 lbf⋅ft) at 1200-4000|
|A 250 BlueEFFICIENCY||2012–2018||1,991 cc (121.5 cu in) I4 turbo (M 270 DE 20 AL)||211 PS (155 kW; 208 hp) at 5,500, 350 N⋅m (258 lbf⋅ft) at 1,200–4,000|
|A 250 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY||2013–2018||1,991 cc (121.5 cu in) I4 turbo (M 270 DE 20 AL)||211 PS (155 kW; 208 hp) at 5,500, 350 N⋅m (258 lbf⋅ft) at 1,200–4,000|
|A 250 Sport||2012–2018||1,991 cc (121.5 cu in) I4 turbo (M 270 DE 20 AL)||211 PS (155 kW; 208 hp) at 5,500, 350 N⋅m (258 lbf⋅ft) at 1,200–4,000|
|A 45 AMG||2013–2015||1,991 cc (121.5 cu in) I4 twin-scroll turbo (M 133 DE 20 AL)||360 PS (265 kW; 355 hp) at 6,000, 450 N⋅m (332 lbf⋅ft) at 2,250–5,000|
|A 45 AMG (Facelift)||2015–2018||1,991 cc (121.5 cu in) I4 twin-scroll turbo (M 133 DE 20 AL)||381 PS (280 kW; 376 hp) at 6,000, 475 N⋅m (350 lbf⋅ft) at 2,250–5,000|
|Model||Years||Type/code||Power at rpm, Torque at rpm|
|A 160 CDI||2013–2018||1,461 cc (89.2 cu in) I4 turbo (OM 607 DE 15 LA)||90 PS (66 kW; 89 hp) at 4,000, 220 N⋅m (162 lbf⋅ft) at 1,750–2,750|
|A 180 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY (OM 607)||2012–2018||1,461 cc (89.2 cu in) I4 turbo (OM 607 DE 15 LA)||109 PS (80 kW; 108 hp) at 4,000, 260 N⋅m (192 lbf⋅ft) at 1,750–2,500|
|A 180 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY (OM 651) (7G-DCT Only)||2012–2014||1,796 cc (109.6 cu in) I4 turbo (OM 651 DE 18 LA red.)||109 PS (80 kW; 108 hp) at 3,200–4,600, 250 N⋅m (184 lbf⋅ft) at 1,400–2,800|
|A 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY||2012–2014||1,796 cc (109.6 cu in) I4 turbo (OM 651 DE 18 LA)||136 PS (100 kW; 134 hp) at 3,600–4,400, 300 N⋅m (221 lbf⋅ft) at 1,600–3,000|
|A 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY||2014–2018||2,143 cc (130.8 cu in) I4 turbo (OM 651 DE 22 LA)||136 PS (100 kW; 134 hp) at 3,400–4,400, 300 N⋅m (221 lbf⋅ft) at 1,400–3,400|
|A 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY||2012–2014||2,143 cc (130.8 cu in) I4 turbo (OM 651 DE 22 LA)||170 PS (125 kW; 168 hp) at 3,000–4,200, 350 N⋅m (258 lbf⋅ft) at 1,600–3,000|
|A 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY||2014–2018||2,143 cc (130.8 cu in) I4 turbo (OM 651 DE 22 LA)||170 PS (125 kW; 168 hp) at 3,400–4,000, 350 N⋅m (258 lbf⋅ft) at 1,400–3,400|
|A 180 BlueEfficiency||2012–2018||6-speed manual||7-speed automatic (7G-DCT)|
|A 180 BlueEfficiency Edition||2013–2018||6-speed manual||n/a|
|A 200 BlueEfficiency||2012–2018||6-speed manual||7-speed automatic (7G-DCT)|
|A 250 4MATIC BlueEfficiency||2013–2018||7-speed automatic (7G-DCT)||n/a|
|A 250 BlueEfficiency||2012–2018||7-speed automatic (7G-DCT)||n/a|
|A 250 Sport||2012–2018||7-speed automatic (7G-DCT)||n/a|
|A 45 AMG||2013–2018||7-speed automatic (AMG Speedshift DCT)||n/a|
|A 160 CDI||2013–2018||6-speed manual||7-speed automatic (7G-DCT)|
|A 180 CDI BlueEfficiency (OM 607)||2012–2018||6-speed manual||7-speed automatic (7G-DCT) (2014–)|
|A 180 CDI BlueEfficiency Edition||2013–2018||6-speed manual||n/a|
|A 180 CDI BlueEfficiency (OM 651)||2012–2014||7-speed automatic (7G-DCT)||n/a|
|A 200 CDI BlueEfficiency||2012–2018||6-speed manual||7-speed automatic (7G-DCT)|
|A 220 CDI BlueEfficiency||2012–2018||7-speed automatic (7G-DCT)||n/a|
Drive Kit Plus for iPhone, Mercedes-Benz phone module with Bluetooth, roof box 400 with Alustyle Quickfix carrier bars, Mercedes Sport product range (a spoiler lip for the front apron, a gleaming black radiator grille, gleaming black exterior mirror casing and waistline trim strip, a roof spoiler and rear apron trims with a diffuser look), light-alloy wheels were developed for the A-Class vehicles. The A-Class in Australia comes standard with 9 airbags.
The phone module went on sale on 4th quarter 2012.
Mercedes-Benz Sport products were produced for the A-Class (W 176) vehicles.
As part of the A-Class launch, Mercedes-Benz started the 'A Rock' concert series with British alternative rock band Placebo. The 5-concert tour took place in Paris, Rome, Zurich, Hamburg, Madrid between June and July 2012.
Mercedes-Benz Japan had created a short anime titled "Next A-Class", ahead of the A-Class launch in Japan.
Production of the A-Class began at the Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant in 2012.
Mercedes-Benz signed an agreement with the Finnish supplier Valmet Automotive to expand A-Class vehicle production, where Valmet will produce more than 100,000 units for Daimler from 2013 through 2016, the agreement was later continued to cover the rest of the production time of the third version which came to an end when production of the fourth version began in 2018. In 2017 Mercedes-Benz signed a new agreement with the Finnish supplier for the fourth version.
Production of A-series BlueDirect 4-cylinder engines took place at Mercedes-Benz engine production plant in Kölleda.
Fourth generation (W177; 2018)
Main article: Mercedes-Benz A-Class (W177)
The W177 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is the fourth and current generation of the A-Class range of subcompact executivehatchbacks. It was launched in 2018 as the successor to the W176 Mercedes-Benz A-Class and sales commenced in March 2018. It is available as a 5-door hatchback (W177 model code), 4-door sedan (V177), and a long-wheelbase sedan exclusive to China (Z177). In North America, the hatchback is available in Canada and Mexico, but in the US, only the sedan is available.
The fourth generation A-Class hatchback was unveiled to media in February 2018 in Amsterdam ahead of its public debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. At launch Mercedes-Benz revealed the vehicle's "predator face", which is also implemented in the C257 CLS and C118 CLA, will not spread throughout the brand's entire range of cars.
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Since its launch in autumn 1997, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class has won over a total of some 1.35 million customers. Equipment and appointments for the "Polar Star" special edition include distinctive light-alloy wheels, special paint finishes and a selection of new fabrics and trim elements.
The "Polar Star" special edition sees Mercedes-Benz satisfying the wishes of many of its A-Class customers by including attractive accessories from the optional extras list as standard. In addition, the Stuttgart-based brand has further enhanced the visual appeal of the trend-setting compact car. There are three lines to choose from: CLASSIC, ELEGANCE or AVANTGARDE.
The new special edition is available in Saloon or Coupé guise and comes with a choice of three diesel engines (82 hp to 140 hp) and four petrol engines (95 hp to 193 hp).
Thanks to the unique sandwich concept, the new special-edition model delivers the same outstanding benefits as the rest of the A-Class range, such as renowned Mercedes occupant safety, exemplary economy of space and exceptional variability. The interior space, for example, can be extended up to a length of 2.75 metres whilst the load capacity can be increased to 1995 litres.
Furthermore, the A-Class sets new standards in terms of active safety and roadholding by virtue of innovations such as the parabolic rear axle with precise wheel location and excellent anti-roll control when cornering, not to mention a unique damping system which adapts the shock absorber response to the current driving situation, thus combining a high degree of ride comfort with dynamic handling.
Highlights of the "Polar Star" special edition include:
- An attractive sight and light package with automatically activated headlamps, a bulb failure indicator, a rain sensor for the windscreen wipers and a blue filter band for the windscreen
- Large 16-inch light-alloy wheels with new, dynamic seven-spoke styling
- Two new special metallic paint finishes - reef silver and mistral blue - or, as an alternative, cosmos black
- New door trim strips with a black matt/high-sheen effect and discreet genuine-metal edging
- Elegant brushed-aluminium trim elements on the centre console
- Leather multifunction steering wheel, gearshift lever and handbrake lever
- Cruise control
- Radio with CD player
- New-look, sporty seat fabric design
- New floor mats designed specifically for the limited-edition model, with silver-coloured edging and "Polar Star" logo. This logo is also displayed on the triangular panel in front of both exterior mirrors
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