Today, we are going to talk about the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. We will make an examination about A-Class under three main categories such as; The Features of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, The Fuel Consumption of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and Does It Suit You? Before starting to the examination, I would like to give some general information about the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. It is a Subcompact Executive Car which is manufactured by German automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz. The generation which manufactured between the years of 1997 and 2012 classified as Subcompact Car. After 2012, Mercedes-Benz A-Class has become a Subcompact Executive Car which is a Segment C Car. It is firstly introduced in 1997 at Frankfurt Motor Show as a supermini practical family car. Throughout years, it turned into a Subcompact vehicle which is bigger than planned before.
The Features of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class
We will talk about the features of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class in this part of the article. The current A-Class design created by Mark Fetherston in 2009. It has got a different exterior design when we compare it with the old generations. A-Class turned into a complete small family car with this body design. It is larger than the older ancestors when we compare it. Also, the sportive body lines and aerodynamic details makes A-Class more dynamic and an attractive choice for the young generation. By this strategic design move, Mercedes Benz created a direct rival to BMW 1 Series and Audi A3. When we check out the interior design, the fresh futuristic design gives a positive feeling to you. The interior mainly based on a silver colour palette which increasing the luxury level. The sophisticated leather details also contributing to the classy look. A-Class has got an advanced technological side too. We can separate it into two main categories such as; Comfort Assistance Technologies and Safety Assistance Technologies. Comfort Assistance including some technological features which are; MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience). It is a multi-functional Multimedia Entertainment System which designed for the best comfort experience for the driver and passenger during the journey. By using Natural Voice Control you can access to each function practically. MBUX offers you a smartphone application too which called as Mercedes Me. It is compatible with the MBUX and you can take any information about your car wherever you go. When we focus on to the Safety Assistance Technologies, features like Active Brake Assist (which provides a rapid brake support to the driver in a dangerous situation which driver reacts lately.) and Cross-Traffic Function (which can warn the driver visually and audibly in an event of dangerous encounters which can be finished with a collision.) providing a safe driving experience.
The Fuel Consumption of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class
We are going to talk about the fuel consumption of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class in this part of the article. We will focus on the engine types and make an analysis on them for a proper fuel consumption analysis. We are going to use two main categories which are; The Most Economical One and The Most Powerful One. We created this method to provide a practical decision way to our followers to choose right vehicle for their own driving style. Mercedes-Benz A-Class has got five standard engine type which are; A160, A180, A200, A220 and A250. Let’s start with the most economical one which is; A180d Blue Efficiency Edition. It is a four cylindered, 1461 cm3 sized, Diesel type engine which produces 109 Horsepower and 4000 RPM Torque. According to the official factory data, A180d has got a 3.9lt/100km (which refers to 72 MPG in UK) MPG Rate in Urban usage. However, this MPG Performance decreasing to 3.2lt/100km (which refers to 88 MPG in UK) in Extra Urban usage such as; Highways or Long Distance Trip. When we combine these two official factory data, we get a 3.5lt/100km (which refers to 81 MPG in UK) average MPG rate. Secondly, we are going to talk about the most powerful one which is; A250 Sport. It is a four cylindered, 1991 cm3 sized, Petrol type engine which produces 218 Horsepower and 5500 RPM Torque. A250 Sport has got an 8.9lt/100km (which refers to 32 MPG in UK) fuel consumption rate in Urban usage. On the other hand, this fuel consumption performance decreasing to 5.5lt/100km (which refers to 51 MPG in UK) in Extra Urban usage. When we gather these two official factory data, we get a 6.8lt/100km (which refers to 41 MPG in UK) average fuel consumption rate.
Does It Suit You?
If you ask me, I would love to say a big yes. With the innovative technological features and dynamic body design, you will be a different one with the A-Class among the ordinary cars. Also, the low cost fuel efficiency with the huge performance, makes him a perfect option to choose. If you are looking for a premium class family car, Mercedes-Benz A-Class just for you!