Mercedes Benz A 160
Model Year 1997 (Mercedes Benz W 168), C - Segment (Small family car)

drivers'

3.0

rating

hatchback
hatchback
x 5
x 5
Front
Front
1.6 L4 8v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on Mercedes Benz A 160

The German car was first shown in year 1997 and powered by a 4 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by Mercedes Benz. The engine offers a displacement of 1.6 litre matched to a front wheel drive system and a manual gearbox with 5 or a automatic gearbox with 5 gears. Vehicle in question is a small family car with the top speed of 182km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 10.8s and consuming around 7.2 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Mercedes Benz

1.6 M166 E16

displacement:
1598
cc
configuration:
4 - Inline
 
valves:
8, 2 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
102
hp
torque:
150
Nm
Vehicle information - Mercedes Benz A
~70% score
produced:
1997. - 2001.
 
body style:
hatchback
5 door
length:
3575
mm
width:
1719
mm
height:
1601
mm
boot:
390 - 1190
l
fuel tank:
54
l

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Performance

Manual gearbox performance

emission

E

category

manual gearbox

5 gears

average

7.2

l/100km

weight:
1040
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
10.8
s
top speed:
182
km/h
cons. (urban):
9.9
l/100km
cons. (highway):
5.7
l/100km
cons. (average):
7.2
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
172
g/km
Automatic gearbox performance

emission

E

category

automatic

5 gears

average

7.7

l/100km

weight:
1040
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
11.9
s
top speed:
180
km/h
cons. (urban):
10.4
l/100km
cons. (highway):
6.1
l/100km
cons. (average):
7.7
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
183
g/km

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Safety results for Mercedes Benz A

EuroNCAP: ~70% occupant safety

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