Minimum stylistic changes, improved motorization and enhanced A45 AMG model with as many as 381 hp so one could describe briefly redesign Mercedes’ smallest model. 2016 Mercedes A Class will enchant you at first sight. I’ll try to conjure up this model in the best possible way, from design through to the interior.
2016 Mercedes A Class Redesign Exterior and Interior
German manufacturer announced the specifications and photos updated A-Class. The second half of your life current generation of the Mercedes compact hatchback starting with rstilizovanim front part. Bumper reconfigured to enhance the visual dynamics of the car and also changed the design of the grille – “diamond” structure, which previously graced only versions with more expensive package is now standard on all models. Customers can enjoy the new optional LED headlights. In the back we see changes in the shape of the bumper and exhaust pipes, whose terminations are integrated in the diffuser, and are redesigned and brake lights. The color palette is complemented by new shades.
Facelift cabin included a new instrument design, which now look like the models of CLA and GLA, discrete shift paddles on the center console, a new steering wheel, and there is a larger, optional osmoinčni screen multimedia system. Multimedia device now has support for Apple and Android Auto CarPlay systems connectivity with smartphones. In addition, Mercedes is offering new designs and materials Seat covers and interior shuttering cabin.
Engine of 2016 Mercedes A Class
The choice of engines has been extended with new base 1.6-liter gasoline engine in the model A160, which produces 102 hp (75 kW) and 180 Nm of torque. Mercedes claims that this car consumes an average of 5.4 to 5.6 l/100 km.
German manufacturer emphasizes the economical diesel version, A180d BlueEFFICIENCY equipped with a 1.5 liter engine with 109 hp (80 kW) and 260 Nm, whose factory declared average fuel consumption in the combined cycle is just 3.5 l/100 km while carbon dioxide emissions only 89 g/km.
In addition to these two engines, offered a wide choice of four-cylinder turbo gasoline and diesel generators.
Mercedes A180 and A180 BlueEFFICIENCY under the hood a 1.6 liter gasoline engine with 122 hp (90 kW) and 200 Nm, A200 drive gets a 2.0-liter unit with 156 hp (115 kW) and 250 Nm, and Mercedes 4Matic of A220 engine that produces 184 HP (135 kW) and 300 Nm.
For those who want a more powerful engine, available as models A250 and A250 4Matic with 211 hp (155 kW) and 350 Nm, and the A250 and A250 Sport Sport 4Matic which now develops 218 hp (160 kW) and 350 Nm also. Previously the Sport version produced 211 hp. Mercedes has four new A250 models equipped with manual six-speed transmission, and optional seven-speed automatic transmission is available with a dual clutch transmission.
The basic diesel version, model A160d, drives 1.5-liter engine with 90 hp (66 kW) and 240 Nm, and in addition to said A180d there are also A200d/A200d 4Matic, with 2.1-liter diesel engine that develops 136 hp (100 kW) and 300 Nm and A220D/A220D 4Matic engine with the same volume, but higher power 177 hp (130 kW) and 350 Nm (previously, this model developed 170 horses).Instead of the former mark CDI, according to the new nomenclature Mercedes all diesels in its name now have the letter “d”.
Mercedes A-class 2016 has a new adaptive Dynamic Select system with four driving modes: “Comfort”, “Sport”, Eco and Individual. This piece of equipment is standard on models A200d 4Matic, 4Matic A220, A220D, A220D 44Matic, 44Matic A250, A250 and A250 Sport Sport 4Matic, as well as on all versions with a seven-speed automatic transmission with AMG models Line package.
Mercedes is refreshed offer 2016 Mercedes A Class included a new package Motorsport Edition, whose look was inspired by F1 team German manufacturer. This package is available in all versions, starting with the models A200 and A200d, and is characterized by stylish details exterior green, AMG alloy wheels and sports seats.
For sports car is certainly the most interesting enhanced A45 AMG. Mercedes has further strengthened the strongest class A, so instead of 360 hp and 450 Nm, as the 2.0-liter turbo gasoline produced in the current model, the same engine now develops even 381 hp (280 kW) and 475 Nm. Additional power affected the performance, the new A45 AMG from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds, which is almost half a second better than predcessor.
Mercedes has thus regained the title of most powerful and fastest hatchback in the class of the Audi RS3 Sportback, which develops 367 hp and from the city to a hundred ships in 4.3 s.
2016 Mercedes A Class Release Date
2016 Mercedes A Class for 2016 in Europe will be able to order from July, and the first cars will be delivered to customers in September 2015.