New Mercedes A-Class 2018: Prices and specifications revealed

New Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018: prices and spec revealed

Available in three trim levels, the latest A-Class comes with three engine options and has a starting price of £25,800.

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Pricing has been revealed for Mercedes’ new A-Class, which begins from £25,800.

The premium hatchback will be available in three trim levels – SE, Sport and AMG Line – with a good level of equipment fitted as standard.

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class premium hatchback

From the SE spec, A-Class models come with two seven-inch displays – one being a central touchscreen with the new MBUX AI infotainment system and ‘Hey Mercedes’ voice activation – as well as a DAB radio, leather and fabric upholstery, 16-inch alloy wheels, comfort suspension and air conditioning.

Safety systems fitted as standard include active lane keep assist and speed limit assist.

For the mid-level Sport spec, models come with LED headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels, new upholstery options and automatic climate control in addition to the SE features.

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class premium hatchback

AMG Line units come with dynamic touches, such as 18-inch alloys, AMG body styling, microfiber upholstery and a three-spoke sports steering wheel.

The A-Class will be fitted with one of three engines – the 180d 1.5-litre diesel that produces 114bhp, the 200 1.4-litre, 161bhp petrol or the 2.0-litre 250 petrol that offers 221bhp – with all paired to a seven-speed automatic gearbox.

High-end option packages are on offer, too, which add further equipment to the hatchback.

The Executive package adds 10.25-inch screen to the central console, active parking assist, heated front seats and the Mirror package for a £1,395 premium.

2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class premium hatchback

The Premium pack includes the Executive pack options, as well as the dual-10.25-inch display Widescreen Cockpit, an improved surround sound system and Keyless-go – which comes at a £2,395 cost.

The Premium Plus package combines the previous two option packs and features adaptive high beam assist, memory functions for the front seats and a panoramic sunroof.

The new A-Class is on sale now and deliveries will begin in May.

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