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Mercedes-Benz A-Class

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 27.85 – 28.87 Lakh*

*Ex-Showroom Price in New Delhi

KeyFeatures

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Key Features

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Pros

  • Luxury status at an affordable price
  • Dynamic and young design
  • High-quality interior

Cons

  • Engine power output
  • Lazy transmission despite having dual-clutch
  • Limited headroom for rear passengers
Variants

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Prices in India

Mercedes-Benz A-Class price in India starts at Rs. 27.45 lakh for petrol variant 180 Sport and goes up to Rs. 29.90 lakh for 180 Night Edition. The price of Mercedes-Benz A-Class

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Mercedes’ affordably priced A-Class hatchback has been on fore luring luxury enthusiasts to own the star badged hatch. Launching A-Class came across as a smart move from Mercedes Benz India whic . . .  Read more»

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Wondering how the insides of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class look like? Get a tour of this car with the 360° degree view of the interior. Enjoy a lifelike view of the interior design of this car. Check out how the manufacturer has utilized the space and how spacious the legroom as well as the headroom are. Get a feel of the quality of the material used and see how the dashboard looks like. Check AC vents, infotainment system and other utility equipment on offer. See if the car offers steering-mounted controls. In a nutshell, this 360° degree interior view walks you through the inside of Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Click anywhere on the image and drag it to the left and right to rotate. Zoom to enlarge the view!

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Specifications

Mercedes-Benz A-Class mileage varies from 15.5 kmpl for Automatic Petrol variant 180 to 15.5 kmpl for Automatic Diesel variant 200d. Check out the claimed ARAI mileage for different Mercedes-Benz A-Class variants:

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Fuel Economy claimed by the manufacturer, generally quoted in KMPL (Kilometres Per Litre) format.
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Common term 'Gear System', essentially a mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the drive shaft.
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It is the maximum capacity of an engine by volume. Usually quoted in 'CC' or 'Cubic Capacity' (1000cc = 1 Litre).
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Features/equipment in an automobile that ensure safety of passengers as well as pedestrians.
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180 15.5 kmplAutomatic1595 ccABS, Airbags 8, Child Safety Locks 27.85 Lakh *
200d 15.5 kmplAutomatic2143 ccABS, Airbags 8 28.87 Lakh *

*Ex-Showroom Price range in New Delhi

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Reviews (31)

Awesome car

Overall rating: 4 Reviewed By: Ajay on 10 August 2016
This is a awesome car for customers willing to own a new Mercedes Benz . The radiator grille in black, the LED high performance headlamps, with flare effect day time running lights and the sleek design of bonnet and windshield gets it instantaneous attention of the onlookers. The instrument cluster...  Read More »

Sporty Look

Overall rating: 4 Reviewed By: Manjit on 29 July 2016
Superbly built, it looks good from all angles, offers decent ride, high quality interiors, there are 3 different driving modes for choice sport, eco and manual, also have eco start-stop mode which delivers good fuel efficiency in city traffic, it has lots of interesting features like adjustable speed...  Read More »

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Overview

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Overview
Mercedes’ affordably priced A-Class hatchback has been on fore luring luxury enthusiasts to own the star badged hatch. Launching A-Class came across as a smart move from Mercedes Benz India which was earlier confined to bringing highly priced premium cars (saloons, coupes and SUVs). Most importantly, the company’s portfolio lacked a hatchback in a market where hatches are the core of auto cos’ line-up. Agreed that premium brands did not peek into this segment, but with the launch of competitively priced vehicles by German counter parts, Mercedes decided to dive into the ‘rightly priced’ segment which currently offers variety of body-stylesMercedes-Benz A-Class Overview
In other words, the first time luxury car buyers segment as we can call it saw Mercedes’s venture with this particular offering. In its itinerary so far, the vehicle has seen a couple of mild upgrades, the latest generation model currently being retailed saw a couple of cosmetic updates making the car look plusher. Nothing changes under the skin, hence the A-Class range continues running on the same hardware as its predecessor. Available in diesel as well as petrol engine choices, the hatch is offered in two variants only. Transmission duties are performed by seven-speed dual clutch gearbox, the dynamic select system enables to choose between four driving modes. Exterior and interior styling is done splendidly, as for the features aboard, Mercedes Benz packs its cars well both in terms of comfort and safety. Mercedes Benz A-Class is the most affordable vehicle in the company’s India line-up priced below B-Class. Price in India is on par with the rest of the entry level premium vehicles offered by other luxury car makers.Mercedes-Benz A-Class Overview

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Exterior

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Exterior
Mercedes Benz may have tapped into the affordable segment, but it has certainly not compromised with the styling both inside and outside. As can be seen in the Mercedes Benz A Class pictures, the car has undergone a couple of styling tweaks. Up front, black finished diamond radiator grille featuring one louver is equipped flanked by the LED high performance head light. Flare effect LED daytime running lights are also fitted in front. Five-spoke light alloy wheels coloured in black featuring high-sheen finish ornate each side. Wing mirrors with power adjusting/folding functions and integrated turn indicators are provided on driver as well as co-passenger side. Panoramic glass sunroof comes with power adjusting function along with electric sunblind and obstruction sensor. Rear windscreen gets intermittent wiper and heated function with timer. For enhanced visibility, fog lamps are available at rear.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Interior

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Interior
Sports seats are upholstered with premium fabric and feature contrasting top stitching. Driver seat and co-passenger seats can be adjusted electrically as well as they also get lumbar support. Additionally, the driver’s seat gets memory function for retaining settings. Honeycomb trim inside the cabin add to the plush styling. Other significant features aboard include instrument cluster with multifunction colour display, 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel with 12 function key, Nappa leather covering around steering wheel and shift lever, 11.4 cm colour display in instrument cluster with multifunction display, trip computer in multifunction display with current consumption indicator and illuminated glove box among others. Mercedes has packed plethora of comfort and entertainment system in the cabin, some of the significant gizmos on board are ECO start/stop function, height adjuster fro steering wheel, air conditioning system with dust filter, power windows with one-touch control & obstruction sensor, rear centre armrest with cup holders, reversing camera with dynamic guide lines in the media display, speed sensitive volume control, colour display with 17.8 cm screen and audio system with CD radio dual toner, MP3 etc.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Engine & Transmission

The premium hatchback is available in two engine choices; one is the 2.2 litre, diesel powerplant outputting 136 kW between 3600 to 4400 RPM along with 300 Nm between 1400 to 3000. Petrol variants house 1.6 litre gasoline engine engendering peak power and torque of 122 kW at 5000 and 200 Nm between 1250 to 4000 RPM. Top speed offered by Mercedes Benz A Class is 210 Kmph for the diesel variant and 202 Kmph for the petrol version. A-Class transmission is the seven-speed dual clutch gearbox inherited from the previous version.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Mileage

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Mileage
Fuel efficiency claimed to be delivered by the hatchback is decent but not very impressive, in fact this is one area where the hatchback lags behind and however belonging to premium class substantially reduces the incapability to return excellent numbers. In comparison to rivals in the segment, the hatchback vouches for pretty viable economy.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Braking and Safety

Mercedes has stuffed the car with ample features ensuring a safe ride for the occupants, features that have been tucked in the car include electronic stability program, curve dynamic assist, acceleration skid control, brake assist with automatic recognition of emergency braking situations and assisted braking, adaptive brake with HOLD function. Other than these, the hatchback also get brake drying and hill start assist, attention assist, electric parking brake, automatic dimming function, interior mirror with automatic dimming, crash responsive emergency lighting, disc brakes all around, engine immobiliser, automatic locking doors with emergency opening, central locking with switch and crash sensor with emergency opening, automatic locking doors with emergency opening. Primary safety equipment aboard are airbags for driver and front passenger, side-impact pelvis airbags for driver & front passenger, seat occupancy sensor for front passenger seat etc.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Performance and Handling

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Performance and Handling
Evaluating the hatchback on performance front reveals the capability that lies under the hood. The diesel engine is especially more agile, power delivery is spot on, the hatchback runs in controls, there is minimal body roll. Smooth suspension and apt ride height adds to the driving delight. The seven-speed auto gearbox is responsive too complementing the engines well.

What do we think about Mercedes-Benz A-Class?

With the reduced pricing A-Class emerges a viable offering not just in the entry level premium hatchback segment, but also in the affordable luxury segment. A-Class, in all ways is a potential vehicle that has got most of the parameters right. The cabin space and interior comfort is top notch; moreover, ride height and performance are also appreciable.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Competitors

In the premium entry-level hatchback segment, A-Class will fight with the likes of Volvo V40 and BMW 1-Series. From the point of view of pricing, A-Class is aggressively tagged having a cusp over rivals in the segment. In terms of styling, A-Class is imposing, giving rivals a run for their money.

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Mercedes Benz A-Class FAQs

 

1. Tell me something about the different variants of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class available in India.

 

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has the following variants available in India:

 

●       Petrol-powered Night Edition

●       Petrol-powered A180 Sport

●       Diesel-powered A200 CDI

 

2. What are the safety and security features provided in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class?

 

A lot of attention has been paid to the safety measures of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class which makes the ride a safe and enjoyable experience. Some of the major features provided include rain-sensing wipers, rear wiper, auto-headlamps, central locking system, electronic stability program, electronic brakeforce distribution and ABS.

 

3. Mention the facilities provided for the convenience and comfort of the passengers riding in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

 

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been equipped perfectly by the designs with some amazing features such as: -

 

●       Keyless Entry

●       Climate Control

●       Armrest for both front and rear parts

●       Rear Parking Camera along with sensors

●       Lumbar Support

●       Steering Adjustment and Mounted Audio Controls

●       Rear View Mirror that can be adjusted electrically

●       Push Start/Stop Button

●       Cruise Control

 

4.  Which Instrumentation and Communication features have been provided in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class?

 

Instrumentation and Communication features are a very important part of any luxury car and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class does not fall short even in this area. The facilities provided are GPS Navigation, Low Fuel Warning, Door Ajar Warning, Average Fuel Efficiency Indicator, Seat Belt Warning and Distance to Empty.

 

5.  How about the features offered by the Mercedes-Benz A-Class for the entertainment of the passengers?

 

Several entertainment features have been provided in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class for an enjoyable ride. Bluetooth and USB support system are among the principal features of the car. The other facilities are CD/DVD player, music system, speakers, touchscreen infotainment system and much more.

 

6. What are the steering and suspension systems provided in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class?

 

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class uses an electric power steering type for the car. The power steering is adjustable according to the road conditions. The rear suspension system uses a Four-link system while the front suspension system uses a McPherson Strut system. Both these facilities ensure an amazing driving experience.

 

7. What do we know about the wheel and tires, and the braking system provided in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class?

 

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class uses the disc system for the rear braking system. The front brake type is a ventilated disc type of brake. Tubeless radial tires are used in the car and use the Mercedes-Benz light alloy wheels. Both the front and the rear tire size is 205/55 R16.

 

8. What are the various colours in which the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is available? What is the seating and storage capacity the car?

 

The colours Polar Silver, Elbait Green, Cirrus White and Jupiter Red are the options in which the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is provided in India. This car can seat up to 5 travelers comfortably and with a boot space of 341 liters, it can hold up decent amount of luggage when required.

 

9. What are the engine specifications of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class?

 

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is available in two types of fuel engines. The petrol engine of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class provides a mileage of 15.5 km and the diesel engine provides a mileage of 18.5 km on the highways. Customers can choose between a 2143 cc diesel engine (136 bhp and 300 Nm) or 1595 cc petrol engine (122 bhp and 200 Nm). The engines are mated to a 7-speed automatic transmission system.

 

10. Which other cars does Mercedes-Benz A-Class competes with?

 

The Volvo V40 is the only competitor of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class in India at the moment. The BMW 1-Series was a possible competitor too, but it was discontinued back in 2017.