Class Mercedes 2009
The A class is the smallest body having Mercedes on the market at the level of a minivan. Since its launch, every so often its range of engines has improved towards lower consumption and equipment has been reorganized. This year Mercedes also offers a few small changes in this regard while the countdown for complete renovation, calculated for 2011 is coming to an end.
There is not no change in classical aesthetics the Class A so noticeable changes to equipment level. Standard on all Class A feature six airbags, ESP stability program or intelligent power steering STEER security control. Also by default air conditioning, CD radio, the board computer or electrical package mirrors and rear power windows is incorporated. Above this foundation finish there are two other levels of specialized equipment in aesthetics and comfort.
The choice of Elegance addition to Class A fog lights, alloy wheels 16 "front grille and Chrome exhaust an interior trim higher quality wood inserts on the door sills or forward an armrest while the Avantgarde new chrome, different tires and other material for finishing the seats are incorporated.
A major can be added xenon headlamps with cornering light, cruise control, parking sensor, the APS Command browser or a stereo Harmann-Kardon 12-speaker among many others. The comfort package includes leather upholstery for seating and heating plus a full power adjustment in the front while the external visibility adds automatisms ignition lights and wiper.
There are seven deals available for your engines, all four cylinders. A150 and A170 previous gasoline are now called A160 and A180 forming powers of 95 and 116 hp respectively. Both wear associated automatic stepless change and sign Autotronic average consumption around 6.6 liters / 100 km. Associated with the nomenclature BlueEfficiency host a manual transmission and a system start / stop engine that significantly reduces its mixed spending to 6.0 liters.
As for diesel options highlights the A160 CDI BlueEfficiency, with its 82 hp engine and five-speed manual transmission offers an average consumption only 4.5 liters / 100 km. The other offers are the A180 CDI 109 hp, manual gearbox or with Autotronic changes, and the A200 CDI 140 hp, also selectable with automatic or manual changes. The more powerful diesel has a consumption of only 5.1 liters / 100 km.
On the crest of the wave are the A200, a 2.0-liter 136 hp, and the A200 Turbo, a 2.0-liter that develops turboprop 193 hp power and 280 Nm of torque. Using the latter the Class A can accelerate in 7.5 seconds to 100 km / h and reach 228 km / h. Its average consumption is 7.5 or 7.9 liters / 100 km as bond with a six-speed manual gearbox or the Autotronic.
The Class A cheaper the A160 BlueEfficiency with a base price of 18,700 euros, while the top end is the 200 Turbo by 28,100 Euros. Other prices:
Class Mercedes A160 18,700 euros CV 95 BE
Mercedes Class A BE A180 116 hp 20,600 euros
Class Mercedes A200 136 hp 24,700 euros
Mercedes A-Class A200 Turbo 193 hp 28,100 euros
Mercedes A160 CDI BE Class A 82 CV 20,050 euros
Mercedes A180 CDI Class A 109 hp 21,850 euros
Mercedes A200 CDI Class A 140 hp 26,500 euros
There are size options on other brands like Honda might be the Jazz or the Peugeot 1007 to put a couple of examples but the Class A is considered a "premium" level at which virtually has no rival.
Class Mercedes 2009
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