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New Mercedes-Benz A-Class & B-Class now available from £31,880 OTR

The all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class and B-Class is now on sale in the UK. Prices for the entry-level A-Class start from £31,880 OTR for an A 180 Sport Executive hatchback, while those opting for a B-Class will pay £35,100 for a B 200 Sport Executive. Pricing for the plug-in hybrid A 250 e will be confirmed in late Q4 2022.

The new A-Class features a range of engine variants including both petrol and diesel options. Those choosing a mild hybrid will find an additional 48-volt electrical system is included that supports agility when starting off, with 10kW more power. Plug-in hybrids blend performance with practicality and can be specified as either an A 250 e Hatchback or Saloon.

For the new B-Class, engine choice is either a B200 d or B200; with all powertrain technology the same across both models.

The A-Class and B-Class are now available with either a 7 or 8 speed DCT gearbox depending on engine choice. An innovative belt-driven starter-generator or RSG also improves comfort and smoothness while driving. The RSG ensures a quieter start than conventional starters and allows ‘sailing’ with the combustion engine switched off during steady cruising. The RSG also on overrun recuperates and supplies the 12-volt and 48-volt batteries.

Technology in the new A-Class and B-Class has been improved both inside and out. Firstly, the latest generation MBUX infotainment is now included, which brings things like the ‘Hey Mercedes’ virtual assistant, as well as cutting-edge navigation, telematics and a fingerprint scanner. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are also standard, as is USB-C charging. Those opting for Premium Plus models will also benefit from a heads-up display and MBUX interior assistant, as well as the 360 degree Parking Package camera.

The cars both feature new driver display graphics split across Classic, Sporty and Discreet. Each screen graphic features designs that bring the most important information to the driver depending on their journey and can be viewed on the 10.25-inch screen.

Exterior upgrades include new front LED headlights and rear LEDs, with a design that conveys power and dynamism. Wheel options for the A-Class and B-Class start at a newly designed 17” alloy for the Sport Executive, going all the way up to a 19” AMG multi-spoke alloy for the AMG Line Premium Plus.

Inside the new A-Class and B-Class benefit from 4-way lumbar support in the seats as standard, while a choice of either black or grey interior colour schemes are available. Also now standard is ambient lighting, while the B-Class has a new Star Pattern trim available as an option. Paintwork choices include up to three different solid paint finishes, five metallic paints and two MANUFAKTUR paints, all available at different costs.

For more information on the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class or B-Class, please head to Mercedes-Benz Media UK.

 

A-Class

 

A 180 Hatchback

A 200 Hatchback

A 200 d Hatchback

Displacement

cc

1332

1332

1950

Rated output

kW/hp

100/136

120/163

110/150

at

rpm

5500

5500

3.400

Add. Output (boost effect)

kW / hp

10/14

10/14

Rated torque

Nm

230

270

320

Fuel consumption combined (WLTP)2

l/100 km

6.4 – 5.8

6.4 – 5.8

5.4 – 4.9

Combined CO2 emissions (WLTP) 2

g/km

145.0 – 133.0

145.0 – 133.0

143.0 – 128.0

Acceleration 0-100 km/h

s

9.2

8.2

8.3

Top speed

km/h

215

225

220

 

 

 

B 200 d

B 200

Displacement

cc

1950

1332

Rated output

kW/hp

110/150

120/163

at

rpm

3.400

5500

Add. Output (boost effect)

kW/hp

10/14

Rated torque

Nm

320

270

Combined consumption3

l/100 km

5.6 – 5.1

6.6 – 6.0

Combined CO2 emissions3

g/km

148.0 – 133.0

151.0 – 136.0

Acceleration 0-100 km/h

s

8.5

8.4

Top speed

km/h

219

223