The facelifted third generation Mercedes A-Class will be available for pre-orders from June 2015, as per a new report from Mercedes Passion Blog. It will most likely debut at the 2015 International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt in September and start reaching dealerships from 26 September 2015.
June 2015 will also see introduction of the GLC Class (GLK Class replacement), as per a previous report. The GLK-Class will start reaching dealerships from 12 September 2015.
According to the new report, the 2016 Mercedes A-Class will receive the same cosmetic changes as the facelifted B-Class. Changes will include availability of optional LED headlights, little tweaks on the front and rear bumpers, and the tailpipes getting re-integrated into the bumper. The interior gets new ambient LED lighting with a selection of 12 colours and an updated infotainment system. The ATTENTION ASSIST which does its job between 80 km/h and 180 km/h currently, will be updated to react from 60-200 km/h. The Traffic Sign Assistant will be able to read more traffic signs and see entry restrictions. The Active Parking Assist will function even in longitudinal and perpendicular parking spaces.
The report concludes mentioning that the 2016 Mercedes A45 AMG’s 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine will see power output bumped up from 360 hp to 381 hp.
[Source: Mercedes Passion Blog]