2016 Mercedes-Benz A 220d 4MATIC (Style) countryside

2016 Mercedes A-Class (facelift) unveiled

June 28, 2015
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The 2016 Mercedes A-Class has been officially revealed. The facelifted model, which the company also calls ‘new generation’, gets some visual tweaks on the exterior, refreshed interior, latest technologies and performance upgrades. Changes on the exterior include a curvier design, new LED headlamps, revised bumpers, newly designed taillights and newly designed exhaust pipes integrated into the bumper.

2016 Mercedes-Benz A 250 Motorsport Edition front three quarters right

Interior changes include new colours and materials, as well as new trim finishes for the dashboard, new seat design, LED ambience lighting which has a choice of 12 colours and 5 dimming levels, and an updated infotainment system featuring Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink.

The drowsiness detection system – Attention Assist – works now within an extended speed range from 60-200 km/h. It displays the driver’s current attention level through a five-star bar display now. Other assistance systems including Distronic Plus and Collision Prevention Assist Plus have also been upgraded.

2016 Mercedes-Benz A 220d 4MATIC (Style) left side

The A-Class range now includes a new entry-level model, A 180 d BlueEfficiency Edition, with an NEDC fuel economy figure of 28.57 km/l and a CO2 emissions rating of 89 g/km. The facelifted hatchback range also features a Launch Assist. The AMG Speedshift DCT 7-speed automatic transmission now has shorter transmission ratios in 3rd to 7th gear, and has optimized response and shift times. The A 45 AMG now features the new Dynamic Select driving modes which include “Comfort”, “Sport”, “Sport+” and “Individual”.

2016 Mercedes-AMG A 45 AMG (AMG Exclusive) front three quarters left standstill

With electronical and mechanical upgrades and aerodynamic tuning, the specifications for the 2016 Mercedes A-Class have come to the following figures:-

2016 Mercedes A-Class (diesel)

Diesel
 
 
A 160 d
 
 
A 180 d
 
 
A 180 d BEE1
 
A 200 d/
A 200 d 4MATIC
A 220 d/
A 220 d 4MATIC
Number of cylinders/arrangement
4 in-line
4 in-line
4 in-line
4 in-line
4 in-line
Displacement (cc)
1461
1461
1461
2143
2143
Rated output (kW/hp at rpm)
66/90 at 2750-4000
80/109 at 4000
80/109 at 4000
100/136 at 3200-4000
(at 3400-4400)
130/177 at 3600-3800
Rated torque (Nm at rpm)
240 at 1700-2500
260 at 1750-2500
260 at 1750-2500
300 at 1400-3000
350 at 1400-3400
Combined fuel consumption from (l/100 km)
4.1-3.7(3,9-3,7)
4.1-3.7(3.9-3.7)
3.5
4.5-4.1
(4.1-3.8)
[4.9-4.6]
(4.2-4.0)
[4.9-4.6]
Combined CO2 emissions from (g/km)
107-98(104-98)
107-98(104-98)
89
116-106
(108-99) [127-121]
(109-104)[127-121]
Efficiency class
A+ (A+)
A+ (A+)
A+
A (A+) [A]
(A+) [A]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (s)
13,8 (13,6)
11,3 (11,3)
11.3
9,3
(8,8)
[8,8]
(7,5)
[7,5]
Top speed (km/h)
180
(180)
190
(190)
190
210
(210)
[210]
(224)
[220]

Figures for version with 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission in round brackets;figures for version with 4MATIC and 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission in square brackets
1 BlueEFFICIENCY Edition

2016 Mercedes A-Class Petrol

Petrol
 
A 160
 
A 180
 
A 180 BEE1
A 200
 
A 220 4MATIC
Number of cylinders/arrangement
4 in-line
4 in-line
4 in-line
4 in-line
4 in-line
Displacement (cc)
1595
1595
1595
1595
1991
Rated output (kW/hp at rpm)
75/102 at 4500-6000
90/122 at 5000
90/122 at 5000
115/156 at 5300
135/184 at 5500
Rated torque (Nm at rpm)
180 at 1200-3500
200 at 1250-4000
200 at 1250-4000
250 at 1250-4000
300 at 1200-4000
Combined fuel consumption from (l/100 km)
5.6–5.4 (5.4-5.1)
5.7-5.5(5.4-5.1)
5.2
5.7-5.5
(5.4-5.1)
[6.6-6.3]
Combined CO2 emissions from (g/km)
128-124
126-119
133-127(126-119)
120
134-128(126-119)
[154-148]
Efficiency class
B (B)
B (B)
B
B (B)
[C]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (s)
10.6
(10.4)
8.9
(8.6)
8.9
8.1
(7.8)
[6.9]
Top speed (km/h)
190
(190)
202
(202)
190
224
(224)
[228]

Figures for version with 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission in round brackets
1 BlueEFFICIENCY Edition

Petrol
 
A 250/A 250 4MATIC
A 250 Sport/A250 Sport 4MATIC
A 45 4MATIC
 
Number of cylinders/arrangement
4 in-line
4 in-line
4 in-line
Displacement (cc)
1991
1991
1991
Rated output (kW/hp at rpm)
155/211 at 5.500
160/218 at 5.500
280/381 at 6000
Rated torque (Nm at rpm)
350 at 1200-4000
350 at 1200-4000
475 at 2250-5000
Combined fuel consumption from (l/100 km)
6.7-6.6
(6.0-5.8)
[6.6-6.5]
6.8
(6.2)
[6.6]
[6.9]
Combined CO2 emissions from (g/km)
154-151
(139-136)
[154-152]
158
(143)
[154]
[162]
Efficiency class
D (C) [C]
D (C) [C]
[D]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (s)
6.5
(6.4)
[6.4]
6.4
(6.3)
[6.3]
[4.2]
Top speed (km/h)
240
(240)
[240]
240
(240)
[240]
[250]

Figures for version with the 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission in round brackets; figures for version with 4MATIC and 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission in square brackets.

The 2016 Mercedes A-Class will be available for pre-order from 3 July and reach showrooms for delivery at the end September this year.

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