New Mercedes-Benz A-Class now available from £31,880 OTR.
The all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class is now on sale in the UK. Prices for the entry-level A-Class start from £31,880 OTR for an A 180 Sport Executive hatchback. Pricing for the plug-in hybrid A 250 e will be confirmed in late Q4 2022.
Latest generation MBUX infotainment puts new A-Class and B-Class at the cutting-edge of tech, with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto included as standard.
Powertrain options for A-Class are A 180, A 200, A 200 D and A 250 e.
Petrol engine cars are four-cylinder units with either a 7 or 8 speed DCT automatic as standard and are now Mild hybrid’s with the use of the new 48-volt electrical system.
Plug-in hybrids are available with the A 250 e on both the A-Class Hatchback and Saloon and feature a powerful 215hp drive system that combines a petrol engine and electric motor.
Plug-in hybrids can now be charged with up to 11kW of alternating current, with a DC charge from 10% to 80% taking around 25 minutes.
Five model lines are available including; Sport Executive, AMG Line Executive, AMG Line Premium, AMG Line Premium Plus, and the new Exclusive Launch Edition.
Exterior design changes go beyond just skin deep, with LED headlamps and LED rear lights, as well as all models now featuring Adaptive Highbeam Assist as standard. MULTIBEAM LED headlights are standard on the Premium Plus model.
Interior material choices include comfort seats that feature fabrics in the centre section made from 100% recycled material. The Sports seats on the AMG Line variants also feature up to 65% recycled materials.
10.25-inch driver and media displays are now standard, with high resolution graphics and new designs unique to the car.
Technology in the new A-Class has been improved both inside and out. Firstly, the latest generation MBUX infotainment is now included, which brings things like the ‘Hey Mercedes’ virtual assistant, as well as cutting-edge navigation, telematics and a fingerprint scanner. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are also standard, as is USB-C charging. Those opting for Premium Plus models will also benefit from a heads-up display and MBUX interior assistant, as well as the 360 degree Parking Package camera.
The cars feature new driver display graphics split across Classic, Sporty and Discreet. Each screen graphic features designs that bring the most important information to the driver depending on their journey and can be viewed on the 10.25-inch screen.
Exterior upgrades include new front LED headlights and rear LEDs, with a design that conveys power and dynamism. Wheel options for the A-Class start at a newly designed 17” alloy for the Sport Executive, going all the way up to a 19” AMG multi-spoke alloy for the AMG Line Premium Plus.
Inside the new A-Class benefit from 4-way lumbar support in the seats as standard, while a choice of either black or grey interior colour schemes are available. Also now standard is ambient lighting, while the B-Class has a new Star Pattern trim available as an option. Paintwork choices include up to three different solid paint finishes, five metallic paints and two MANUFAKTUR paints, all available at different costs.