Mercedes Benz A 160 CDI
Model Year 2012 (Mercedes Benz W 176), C - Segment (Small family car)

drivers'

3.0

rating

Badges:
hatchback
hatchback
x 5
x 5
Front
Front
1.5 L4 8v
Turbo
Turbo
Diesel
Diesel

Basic info on Mercedes Benz A 160 CDI

The German car first seen in 2012 and powered by a 4 - cylinder turbo diesel unit, produced by Renault. The engine offers a displacement of 1.5 litre matched to a front wheel drive system and a manual gearbox with 6 or a automatic gearbox with 7 gears. Vehicle in question is a small family car with the top speed of 180km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 13.8s and consumping around 3.8 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Renault / Nissan

1.5 dCi K9K 612

displacement:
1461
cc
configuration:
4 - Inline
 
valves:
8, 2 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Turbo
 
fuel type:
Diesel
 
power:
90
hp
torque:
200
Nm
Vehicle information - Mercedes Benz A
93% score
produced:
2012. - 2015.
 
body style:
hatchback
5 door
length:
4292
mm
width:
1780
mm
height:
1433
mm
boot:
341 - 1157
l
fuel tank:
50
l

Performance

Manual gearbox performance

emission

A

category

manual gearbox

6 gears

average

3.8

l/100km

weight:
1295
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
13.8
s
top speed:
180
km/h
cons. (urban):
4.5
l/100km
cons. (highway):
3.3
l/100km
cons. (average):
3.8
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
98
g/km
Automatic gearbox performance

emission

B

category

automatic

7 gears

average

4.0

l/100km

weight:
1325
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
13.8
s
top speed:
180
km/h
cons. (urban):
4.6
l/100km
cons. (highway):
3.6
l/100km
cons. (average):
4.0
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
103
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

safety
reliability
comfort
practicality
performance
economy
boot space
cooling sys.
exhaust EGR/DPF

Safety results for Mercedes Benz A

EuroNCAP: 93% occupant safety

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