Jose Altoveros / Mercedes-Benz | September 25, 2018 16:19
Mercedes-Benz reveals full specs of the all-new A-Class Sedan
After launching the all-new A-Class sedan a few months ago, Mercedes-Benz has now revealed the full range of models, specs, and variants available for their new entry level compact sedan.
Prior to the A-Class sedan's debut, the A-Class was intially offered only as a hatchback. The brand's entry-level sedan back then was the CLA; the A-Class sedan slot in under the CLA.
During its debut, Mercedes-Benz only mentioned two engine options for the A-Class sedan. A diesel variant (A180d) and a turbocharged gasoline engine (A200). The diesel option uses a 1.5-liter motor which produces 116 PS and 260 Nm of torque while the A200 uses a 1.3-liter turbocharged engine producing 163 PS and 250 Nm of torque. Both of which use a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Three new gasoline options have been announce to join the line up: A220 4Matic, A250 and A250 4Matic. Furthermore, the A200 will also be available with a 6-speed manual. The A220 4Matic produces 190 PS and 300 Nm and is fitted with the Mercedes' all-wheel drive system. Meanwhile the A250 can be had in all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive only and pushes out 224 PS and 350 Nm torque.
As mentioned previously, the A-Class sedan sports the same fascia as the hatchback. There are slim upswept headlights which flank the hexagonal grill. At the rear, it's a different story. Instead of a hatch, the A-Class has now grown a trunk with an incorporated lip spoiler. More so, it gets unique styling treatment thanks to restyled aillights from that of the hatchback. Because of the redesign, the A-Class sedan is claimed to be the most aerodynamic vehicle from Mercedes-Benz yet with a drag coefficient of only 0.25.
Depending on the trim and variant, the A-Class sedan can be had with either 16-inch steel wheels or 17-inch alloys. Like all-models from the brand, the A-Class is also available in AMG Line trim and with a Night Package. Inside, there are three different version of displays avaialble: two 7-inch displays, one 7-inch and one 10.25-inch, and two 10.25-inch displays.
Production of the A-Class sedan will begin in 2019 at Mercedes-Benz's Rastatt Plant in Germany.