The popular Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatchback gets a facelift and some added features. We check it out.
The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is the cheapest Mercedes you can buy in India. That said, after more than two years of being in India, the A-Class has definitely become one of the most popular luxury hatchbacks in the country outselling competition like the BMW 1 Series on a consistent basis. It also faces competition from the Volvo V40 and the Mini Cooper 5 Door in India and this is exactly why Mercedes-Benz has decided to...read more »
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Colours
South Seas Blue
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The Mercedes-Benz A-Class in India is the German luxury car manufacturer’s cheapest offering and targets the customers who want to move into the luxury car segment but do not want a conventional sedan and would prefer a hatchback instead. With competition like the BMW 1 series and the Mini Cooper range, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been the best selling car in its category.
The Mercedes-Benz A-Class attracts most of its customers due to its futuristic and sporty looks. The A-Class in fact was the first car in the Mercedes-Benz range to have the new Mercedes styling design language with its large snouty grille and pulled back headlamps. The A-Class also has a low stance and an aggressive side profile with very strong character lines. The rear of the A-Class is stout and wide adding to the stance factor.
On the interior front, the A-Class started the whole new design language that trickled down to the cars like the B-Class, CLA and GLA. The new A-Class has a large 8-inch infotainment screen along with the signature round triple AC vents which an be customized. The central console also gets some more polished aluminum to make it look even more appealing than before. The A-Class also gets sporty front seats but at the rear is slightly cramped.
On the engines front the A-Class gets a petrol and a diesel engine. The diesel is a 2.1-litre engine that makes 135PS of peak power and 300Nm of peak torque while the petrol is a 1.6-litre turbocharged engine with 122PS of peak power and 200Nm of peak torque. Both engines are mated to a seven-speed dual clutch gearbox and a front wheel drive drivetrain.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Variants
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Mileage
The claimed ARAI mileage for the Mercedes-Benz A-Class petrol is 15 kmpl, and for the Mercedes-Benz A-Class diesel is 20 kmpl.
Editor's View of Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Looks, Interiors, Space, Affordability
The new A-Class boasts of the new Mercedes-Benz design theory with a sporty overtone while being a fantastically well-rounded vehicle
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Comparisons
|Features||Mercedes-Benz A-Class Rs. 29.90 lakh View On Road Price|
|Fuel Capacity||50 Liters|
Mercedes-Benz GLA Class Rs. 32.33 lakh Compare with A-Class Diesel 2143 cc 17.9 kmpl 50 Liters 421-litres
BMW X1 Rs. 34.50 lakh Compare with A-Class Diesel 1995 cc 20.68 kmpl 61 Liters 505-litres
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Rs. 31.99 lakh Compare with A-Class Petrol 1595 cc 14.8 kmpl 50 Liters 488-litres
Volvo V40 Rs. 31.91 lakh Compare with A-Class Diesel 1969 cc 16.8 kmpl 60 Liters 324-litres
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Mercedes Benz A-class can be had in the price range of Rs 29.9 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and it features a stylish combination of new-age exteriors and interiors. The design follows the very characteristic Mercedes style and the features like low slung nose, three-star grill, attractive wheels, and dynamic rear give the A-class a certain age over the rivals. Interiors are very premium and the space available is also good for seating 5 persons in comfort. Under the Hood, there is a 1.6-liter petrol engine and a 2.0-liter diesel engine putting out a maximum power of 122PS and 136PS respectively. Both these Motors come mated to 7- speed automatic transmission which sends the power to the front Wheels of the car. In the Indian market, Mercedes A-Class is up against the likes of BMW X1, Audi A3, Volvo V40, and its own blood brother B-class among others.