2023 Mercedes Benz A-Class
- Sold in USA = 2018-Present
- 4th Generation
- Build Mercedes Benz A-Class
2023 Mercedes Benz A-Class Price in the USA
|A 220 Sedan||$33,950 * MSRP|
|A 220 4MATIC Sedan||$35,950 * MSRP|
The first generation of Mercedes Benz A-class was introduced in 1997, and its 4th generation is the latest one, launched in 2018. It comes among the best luxury small cars with an elegant cabin and futuristic technological features. The latest Mercedes Benz A-Class is an updated model that offers a blind-spot monitoring system that was unavailable in the previous model. The base variant now comes with 18-inches wheels and a sixty-four color ambient lighting system in the cabin. It not only impresses us with its fuel economy but also offers you exceptional ride performance. It gives you the options of two engine choices and is fun to drive. While talking about its interior, it provides a comfortable cabin, but its passenger and cargo space is less than other luxury small cars. The Mercedes Benz A-Class is a leading luxury sedan in the United States of America, and it gives an aggressive appearance that aims to admire every eye. The details of its looks are iconic, and A represents Athletic and Advanced for Mercedes Benz. It doesn’t need any formal commands, and you have to say it’s cold here and the car will adjust the temperature accordingly, and similarly, it controls many features like it.
Trims & Variants:
Mercedes Banz A-Class is available in two trim levels: A 220 Base trim and AMG A 35.
The Base trim offers all standard features like LED headlights, 18-inch wheels, a panoramic sunroof, heated side mirrors, leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, blind-spot monitoring, and a 7-inch touchscreen.
The AMG A 35 variant (Discontinued in 2022) offers 18-inches wheels, 10.25 inches touch screen, adaptive cruise control, a lane-keeping system, a 360-degree view camera, a navigation system, a head-up display, a heated steering wheel, a wireless charging pad.
Engine & Power:
The Mercedes Benz A-Class is available in two engine choices. The Base trim gets its power from a 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder engine that produces 188 hp of power and a torque of 221 lb-ft. The four-wheel drive is standard in all base trims, and the all-wheel drive is optional. The AMG A-35 has a similar powertrain, but AMG A-35 is more than the base trim. It produces 302 hp of power and a 259 lb-ft of torque. The all-wheel drive is standard in AMG A-35 trims, and they both offer 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Performance & Drive:
The Mercedes A-Class is entertaining to drive, and its 2.0 liters turbocharged engine delivers more power with less fuel consumption. Its multi-spark ignition fine-tunes the engine in milliseconds. One of its best is its 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that combines the sporty character of a manual and the refinement of an automatic transmission and gives better efficiency. The gear changes are quicker than the traditional manual gearbox. It offers a variety of driving modes ECO, Sports mode, and Comfort mode. The driving modes can be selected through shift paddles mounted on the steering wheel. The ECO Start and Stop system helps you shut the engine automatically at stoplights to save fuel, and when you lift off the brake, the engine restarts again. The four-wheel-drive is standard in the Mercedes Benz A-Class, but the optional all-wheel-drive can also opt. The 4Matic all-wheel drive gives you extra confidence, especially when driving in unfavorable road conditions. The torque distribution is even to the front and rear axles and monitors continually for wheel slips. It offers an adaptive cruise that helps to stop and go conveniently in traffic, and safety sensors cover your ears when there is a crash risk. The blind-spot monitoring system is given as standard in all trims and the 360-degree view camera helps you park your cars safely. The handling of the Mercedes Benz A-Class is also good, and it comes from the responsive steering wheel and tires with enough road grip. The acceleration of the Mercedes Benz A-Class is quick, and it takes 6.4 seconds to sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour. The fuel economy of the Mercedes Benz A-Class is impressive as the four-wheel-drive gives an estimated mileage of 28 miles per gallon and the all-wheel-drive gives an estimated mileage of 29 miles per gallon.
Exterior Design & Features:
The exterior design of the Mercedes Benz A-Class is attention-gaining. The clean lines follow a single direction and its surfaces are more puristic. A sporty diamond radiator grille in the center and larger headlights on its sides make the frontal fascia look imposing. The hood is longer, and the C-pillar flows into the rear smoothly. The rear end looks similar to the previous model. The seventeen-inch alloy wheels are standard, while the higher-end trims come with 19-inch wheels and a Night Package makes everything look classier in black.
Interior Design & Features:
The Mercedes Benz A-Class has a classy interior and a seating capacity for five adults. The seats are covered with leather, and the front seats come with a 12-way power adjustment, heating, and ventilation system. The steering wheel also comes with heating technology, and premium materials are used in the cabin. You also get the option of adding wood grain trim in the cabin which makes it look more luxurious. The 64-color ambient lighting system makes the cabin look more bright and fresh. The Mercedes Benz A-Class is less spacious, and tall passengers may feel tight while sitting in the rear compartment. The cargo area in the Mercedes Benz A-Class is 8.6 cubic feet, and it is the smallest in luxury cars of the same class. It comes with the Mercedes Benz User Experience infotainment system with tablet-like controls and physical buttons that are also mounted on the steering wheel. The base trim offers a 7-inches touch screen with Android Auto and Apple Car play connectivity and has 5 USB ports, while the higher-end trims come with a 10.25 inches touch screen and have 12 speakers for a sound system. Some other features inside the cabin include navigation, a wireless charging device, a panoramic sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a push/start button.
Safety & Features:
The Mercedes Benz A-Class has not been tested by NHTSA or IIHS and is not given any safety ratings but the previous 2018 model of the Mercedes Benz A-class Received five-star safety ratings by Euro NCAP.
The standard safety features of the 2021 Mercedes Benz A-Class are as follows:
- Mercedes Benz Pre-Safe Plus
- Lane departure warning
- Lane Change Assist
- Surround-view parking camera
- Forward collision warning
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Adaptive cruise control
- Automatic high-beam headlights