The Mercedes-Benz A200 is powered by a 120kW/250Nm four-pot mated to seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Mercedes-Benz Australia has confirmed an August arrival for its new-generation A-Class, with the mid-spec A200 variant the first to go on sale at $47,200 plus on-road costs.
Powering the German luxury hatchback is a 120kW/250Nm 1.3-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, which is exclusively mated with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, helping it to return a combined fuel economy figure of 5.7 litres per 100km.
The A200 will be the only A-Class variant available at launch, though the rest of the range including the entry-level A180, the higher-spec A250 and the Mercedes-AMG A45 will follow soon after.
The A200 will be the only A-Class variant available at launch.
While Mercedes-Benz will offer diesel powertrains in overseas markets, the brand’s local arm has confirmed that all Australian-spec A-Class variants will be petrol-fed, for now.
The fourth-generation A-Class will feature new items as standard such as 18-inch wheels, LED headlights with adaptive high-beam assist, and keyless start and wireless charging. Pricing is up a considerable $2900 compared with the previous-generation A200, which listed at $44,300.
Standard in the A200 is the brand’s latest infotainment system dubbed Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX).
The car also sports a strong safety catalogue including active brake assist, semi-autonomous braking, active parking assist, lane-keep, blind-spot and traffic-sign assist, a reversing camera, and nine airbags.
Standard in the A200 is the brand’s latest infotainment system dubbed Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX), projected on a 10.25-inch screen with voice control, artificial intelligence-powered functions and all the usual connectivity and comfort features.
Instrumentation is also an all-digital affair, with vehicle readouts shown on a 10.25-inch display.
The car also sports a strong safety catalogue including active brake assist, semi-autonomous braking and more.
Optionally, customers will have the choice to equip a revised suspension setup that includes MacPherson pillows up front and a multi-link rear-end. Electronic damping adjustment will also be available, which is actively modulated via four driving modes.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018 list pricing
A200 petrol, auto – $47,200
The brand’s local arm has confirmed that all Australian-spec A-Class variants will be petrol-fed, for now.
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