Mercedes game changer premium entry-level sedan the new A-Class saloon will hit showroom’s by early 2019. The New Mercedes A-Class saloon as we expect will be a model that have a lot of potential to take on the Indian entry-level premium sedan market by storm. A-Class saloon being born under the Mercedes family is the biggest reason for that.
The New premium compact sedan will be equipped with the Mercedes host of class-leading features that include MULTIBEAM LED headlamps/ LED High Performance headlamps, driving assistance systems, head-up display, MBUX – Mercedes-Benz User Experience, MBUX Augmented Reality for Navigation, Mercedes me Connect services along with comfort features such as ambience lighting, multicontour seat with functions such as seat heating, seat climate control.
The A-Class sedan is available in two engine options in the International Market. The A 200 variant which is powered by a 1330cc turbocharged petrol engine that makes 163PS of power and 250Nm of torque, mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The diesel varient A 180 d, on the other hand, gets a 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine that put’s out 116PS and 260Nm, paired to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. There is also an AMG spec of the A-Class sedan which we are not sure will make its way to Indian soil.
Mercedes A-Class saloon in India will compete with Audi A3 in its segment. It is expected to be priced between CLA and the C-Class Sedan at Rs. 35 Lakh’s (ex-showroom Delhi).