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

drivers'

3.0

rating

Badges:
hatchback
hatchback
x 5
x 5
Front
Front
1.7 L4 16v
Turbo
Turbo
Diesel
Diesel

Basic info on Mercedes Benz A 160 CDI

The German car was first shown in year 1997 and powered by a 4 - cylinder turbo diesel unit, produced by Mercedes Benz. The engine offers a displacement of 1.7 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 153km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 17.7s and consuming around 4.5 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Mercedes Benz

1.7 OM668 DE17 A

displacement:
1689
cc
configuration:
4 - Inline
 
valves:
16, 4 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Turbo
 
fuel type:
Diesel
 
power:
60
hp
torque:
160
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

N/A

category

manual gearbox

5 gears

average

4.5

l/100km

weight:
1050
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
17.7
s
top speed:
153
km/h
cons. (urban):
5.8
l/100km
cons. (highway):
3.7
l/100km
cons. (average):
4.5
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
g/km
Automatic gearbox performance

emission

N/A

category

automatic

5 gears

average

4.9

l/100km

weight:
1050
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
18.8
s
top speed:
150
km/h
cons. (urban):
6.0
l/100km
cons. (highway):
4.3
l/100km
cons. (average):
4.9
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

safety
comfort
practicality
performance
economy
boot space

Safety results for Mercedes Benz A

EuroNCAP: ~70% occupant safety

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