2012 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is soon going to proudly run through the streets showing off its design, powerful and great efficiency. Orders are already being taken as the prices are announced.

The A-Class is equipped with powerful engines ranging from 80 kW (109 hp) to 155 kW (211 hp). In addition they are also extremely efficient with emissions from just 98 g of CO2/km and have a best-in-class drag coefficient of 0.27.

These Mercedes-Benz vehicles are equipped with air conditioning, Audio 5 USB, electric windows all round, Headlamp Assist and 12-button multifunction steering wheel as a standard. They are offered in three trim lines: "Urban", "Style" and "AMG Sport" in three design packages - "Night", "Exclusive" and "AMG Exclusive".

Other optional features include: Intelligent Light System, electrically adjustable front seats with memory function, dashboard finished in ARTICO man-made leather, front sports seats with integrated head restraints and contrasting stitching. This means that all of the AA-Classes can be modified according to the individual taste.

2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

A wide choice of petrol and diesel engines are offered in this Class. They are powerful but yet amazingly efficient. Starting with the first: A 180 CDI CDI BlueEFFICIENCY, will be the first Mercedes-Benz which is going to emit only 98 g of CO2 per kilometer.

Moreover, all engines of the new A-Class include the ECO start/stop function as standard. The engines can be mated to a six-speed manual transmission or optionally to the 7G-DCT dual clutch automatic transmission.

The A 250 Sport model will be available with the AMG Sport appointment line as a standard. It includes new diamond grille, exclusive 18-inch AMG light-alloy wheels in a 5-spoke design with 235/40 R 18 tyres all round and painted in high-gloss black with a high-sheen finish, together with red-painted brake callipers.

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2012 Mercedes-Benz A-Class prices:

Model Displacement Transmission Output CO2 emissions Purchase price
Diesel, direct injection
A 180 CDI BE 1461 cc 6-speed, mechanical 80 kW (109 hp) 98-105 g/km €26,477.50
A 180 CDI BE 1796 cc 7G-DCT 80 kW (109 hp) 109-116 g/km €28,643.30
A 200 CDI BE 1796 cc 6-speed, mechanical 100 kW (136 hp) 111-121 g/km €27,786.50
Petrol, direct injection
A 180 BE 1595 cc 6-speed, mechanical 90 kW (122 hp) 128-135 g/km €23,978.50
A 200 BE 1595 cc 6-speed, mechanical 115 kW (156 hp) 129-136 g/km €27,013
A 250 BE 1991 cc 7G-DCT 155 kW (211 hp) 143-145 g/km €33,498.50
A 250 Sport 1991 cc 7G-DCT 155 kW (211 hp) 148 g/km €36,860.25

Source: Mercedes-Benz