Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 27,58,000 - ₹ 29,94,000
* Delhi. May vary.


Body Type Hatchback
Displacement 2143 cc
Engine Description CDI
Maximum Power 109 Bhp @ 5000 rpm
Maximum Torque 250 Nm @ 1400 rpm
No. of Cylinders 4
Fuel Type Diesel
Transmission 7G-DCT Dual Clutch Transmission, 7-Speed Automatic Gearbox
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive (FWD)
Top Speed (KMPH) 190
0-100 kmph 10.6 seconds
Overall Length 4292 mm
Overall Width 1780 mm
Overall Height 1433 mm
Wheelbase 2699 mm
Kerb Weight 1505 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight 2000 kg
Turning Radius 5.5 metres
Seating Capacity 4 (2 + 2)
Number of Seating Rows 2 Rows
Number of Doors 5 Doors
Boot Space 341 litres
Boot Space (Folded Rear Seats) 1157 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 litres
Front Brakes Disc
Rear Brakes Disc
Alloy Wheels
Spare Wheel
Tubeless Tyres
Tyre-inflation Compressor Yes (TIREFIT with tyre-inflation compressor )
Tyre Size 225/45 R17
Full Wheelcaps
Steering Adjustment (Rake)
Steering Mounted Controls
Cabin Filter
Rear AC Vents
Remote Fuel Filler
Hands-free Bluetooth
Variable Intermittent Wipers
Steering Adjustment (Reach)
Air Conditioner
Power Steering Yes (Speed-sensitive steering with variable power steering assistance and variable steering ratio ) (Steering column adjustable for height and reach)
Rear Defogger
Engine Start/Stop Button
Rear Washer & Wiper
Cruise Control Yes (Cruise control with SPEEDTRONIC variable speed limiter )
Audible Headlight-on Reminder
Auto Dimming Inside Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wipers
Power Windows Yes (Power windows, with one-touch control and obstruction sensor )
Remote Boot Release
MID (Multi Information Display) Yes (3-spoke multifunction steering wheel with 12 function keys ) (4.48 inches color display)
Body Colored Radiator Grille Yes (Radiator grille with two louvres in the vehicle color and chrome trim)
Twin Exhausts
Body Coloured Bumpers
Headlamp Cleaning System
Outside Rear-view Mirrors Yes (Electrically adjustable) (Driver side exterior mirror with automatic dimming function )
Rear Spoiler Yes (Radio aerial integrated into the roof spoiler )
Tinted Glass
Heated Outside Rear View Mirrors Yes (Heated rear windscreen with timer )
Leather Steering and Gear knob Yes (Steering wheel and shift lever in Nappa Leather )
Outside Air Temperature Display
Illuminated Door Sill Panels Yes (Door centre panels in Messancy )
lluminated Glovebox
Anti-slip Regulation (ASR)
Automatic Emergency Unlock
Rear Seat Belts 3
Tyre Pressure Monitoring system
Airbags Yes (Airbags for driver and front passenger, Side-impact pelvis airbags for driver & front passenger , Window airbags for driver, front passenger & rear seat occupants , Knee airbag for driver )
Seat Occupancy Sensor Yes(Seat occupancy sensor for front passenger seat )
Attention Assist
Hill Start Assist Control
Rear View Camera Yes (Reversing camera with dynamic guide lines )
Hill Hold Control Yes (Adaptive brake with HOLD function and brake drying)
Adaptive Brake Lights (Flashing)
Seatbelt Reminder Yes (Audible)
Parking Sensors
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Yes (With Curve Dynamic Assist)
Traction Control
Brake Assist Yes (With automatic recognition of emergency braking situations and assisted braking )
Engine Immobilizer
Speed Sensitive Door Autolock Yes (Automatic-locking doors with emergency opening )
Child-Protection Door Locks Yes (Childproofing for doors (manual) & rear windows (electrical) )
Central Locking Yes (Central locking with interior switch and crash sensor with emergency opening )
Instantaneous Fuel Consumption
Trip Distance 2
Programmed Service Reminder Yes (ASSYST service interval indicator )
Parking Brake Indicator Yes (Electric parking brake )
On-Board Trip Computer Yes (Trip computer in multi-function display)
Xenon Headlamps Yes (Bi-Xenon headlamps)
Front Fog Lights
DRLs (Daytime Running Lights) Yes (Flare Effect LED day time running lamps )
Darkness Sensing Headlamps
ORVM Turn Indicators Yes (Direction indicators with one-touch lane changing function )
Rear Fog Lights
Music System Yes (Central infotainment controller on centre console ) (Colour display with 5.78 inches screen )
AM/FM Radio
Music System Hard Drive Yes (Address book memory with space for around 1000 entries with up to 5 telephone no.s per entry )
Bluetooth Compatibility Yes (Bluetooth interface with audio streaming for music transfer, telephone keypad )
Speed Sensitive Auto-Volume Yes (Volume increased gradually from 20 km/h)
Front Centre Armrest Yes (Armrest for driver and front passenger with stowage compartment beneath )
Electrically Adjustable Front Seats (Memory Package)
Leather Seats Sports seats in the front with upholstery in ARTICO Messancy and contrasting top stitching
Rear Headrest (Adjustable) Yes (Manually height adjustable)
Lumbar Support Yes (4-way lumbar support)
Folding Rear Seats Yes (Folding rear seat backrests 1/3: 2/3 )
Rear Centre Armrest Yes (With cup holder)
Driver Seat Adjustment Yes (Electrically adjustable seat with memory & 4-way lumbar support)
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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review

15 Mar, 2015 12:43 AM


Mercedes-Benz India has launched the premium hatchback A-Class in India (30th May, 2013). It was expected to be priced below INR 20 lakhs for the petrol model but Mercedes has priced the petrol model at INR 22.73 lakhs and the diesel variant is available for INR 21.93 lakhs. In terms of looks, A-Class is a winner with awesome styling and very pleasing front and rear end. 2013 model of A-Class was unveiled in March, 2012 at Geneva Motor Show. The A-Class is also very sporty from inside and will set new standards in terms of styling and overall comfort. It is slightly bigger when compared to BMW 1-series hatchback, which is also expected to be launched in India in near future.

Fast Facts

  • Launched in India on 30th May, 2013
  • Available in both petrol and diesel
  • The petrol engine generates maximum power of 121 Bhp
  • The diesel engine develops maximum power of 108 Bhp
  • 1st premium hatchback of India
  • Petrol model is priced at INR 22.73 lakhs
  • Diesel model is available for INR 21.93 lakhs

Engine and Gearbox

Mercedes A-Class is available in both diesel and petrol. The petrol engine has displacement of 1600cc, which generates maximum power of 121 Bhp with maximum torque of 200 Nm. The diesel mill is a 1.8 litre unit, which generates maximum power of 108 Bhp with maximum torque of 250 Nm. Both engines are mated to a 7-speed automatic gearbox.


The ARAI tested mileage of A-Class petrol is 15.5 kmpl and the diesel variant returns 20.06 kmpl. Expect the real world figures to drop by 2-3 kmpl.

Dimensions and Boot Space

The length of Mercedes A-Class is 4292mm, width is 1780mm and the height stands at 1433mm. The wheelbase of the car is quite impressive at 2699mm. The boot space is also very decent at 341 litres, which is very good for a premium hatchback.

Acceleration and Performance

The A180 Sport model of A-Class takes 9.2 seconds to reach 100kmph and the diesel variant (A180 CDi Style) takes around 10.6 seconds to reach 100kmph. The top speed of A80 CDi Sport diesel is 190 kph and the petrol model cam reach 202 kph.

Comfort, Convenience and Safety Features

Mercedes A-Class offers ultimate comfort features, which has never been provided by any hatchback manufacturer. It comes equipped with dual-zone climate control system, traction control, auto-wiper, auto-headlamps, huge boot space of 341 litres, xenon headlamps and rear parking sensors. The build quality of A-class is top notch and is even better than some of the premium Indian sedans of this price range. The safety features include 7 airbags, ESP, ASR, ABS, EBD, Brake Assist, Hill Start Assist, Attention Assist, Tyre Pressure Loss Warning System, Adaptive Brake Lights.

Music System

Mercedes is offering A-Class with a 20 CD Audio Radio with dual tuner, MP3/WMA/AAC- compatible CD player. It also has a USB interface and AUX-IN socket (in the centre armrest). It comes equipped with Bluetooth interface with hands-free function and audio streaming for music transfer, telephone keypad. It also features Speed-sensitive volume control, volume increased gradually from 20 km/h.

Safety Features

Mercedes A-Class is a very safe car, it comes with host of safety features like Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Curve Dynamic Assist, Acceleration Skid Control (ASR), Brake Assist (BAS) with automatic recognition of emergency braking situations and assisted braking, Adaptive brake with HOLD function, brake drying and Hill Start Assist and Attention Assist.


At this price point, it will be the first choice for those hatchback buyers who want premium features with superior build quality but don’t want to buy a sedan or SUV. Let's see how Audi and BMW reacts to this aggressive and competitively priced premium hatchback.

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