Mercedes-Benz A Class Car Reviews

The A-Class is a medium-sized family vehicle produced by Mercedes since 1997. The third generation of the car has been in production since 2012, and boasts a completely redesigned exterior.

Price Range: £20,715 - £38,195
Insurance Groups: 15 - 43
MPG Range: 41 - 78
Score: 4.5/5
Spacious
Comfortable interior
Looks fantastic
A bit pricey
Ride quality could be better
Standard equipment not brilliant

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Mercedes-Benz A Class Overview

The Mercedes A-Class provides sufficient interior space while remaining a small car. Rear passengers have adequate legroom and boot space is good for a car of this size. It is available as a 3-door and as a 5-door hatchback.

The interior space on offer makes the A-Class a good choice for a small family car, providing a good level of comfort which is enhance by the smooth drive delivered by the vehicle.

The A-Class controls and dials are all logically placed with a quality feel. They aren’t too complicated and are simple yet functional. The standard level of quality is high and lives up to the classy Mercedes image.

Furthermore the car comes with a single-slot radio/CD player, with many opportunities for upgrades if the buyer can afford them, including a DVD based navigation system.

Background

The Mercedes A-Class was first produced in 1997.

The car was equipped with front wheel drive and a front engine, and available as a 5-door hatchback only. There was a large choice of engines, including a 1.7 litre diesel and 2.1 litre petrol.

The car was given a facelift in 2001, with minor exterior changes making it more attractive.
Production of the second generation of the A-Class began in 2004. A number of features have been implemented to increase the safety of the vehicle, while the handling has been improved and emissions have been lowered. The model is now available as a 3-door hatchback as well as a 5-door.

The second generation was given a facelift in 2008, featuring a restyled interior and many changes to the exterior including new headlights and redesigned bumpers.

The fastest version of the model can accelerate from 0 – 60mph in less than 8 seconds and tops out at 135mph.

Summary

The A-Class is a spacious family vehicle that provides a comfortable driving experience coupled with good performance, equipped with all the class and style associated with Mercedes-Benz.

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