Model Details

Mercedes-Benz A-Class

  • Brand: Mercedes Benz
  • Body Type: Sedan
The A-Class is a front wheel drive car and features traction control ASR as standard, as well as electronic stability control and anti-lock brakes ABS. Handling is improved by precision tracking and anti-roll support, and by a Parabolic Rear Axle.

Originally manufactured as a five-door hatchback in 1997, the second generation W169 introduced a three-door hatchback. Having grown by 68 cm 27 in since the original model, the 2012 third generation A-class was longer than the first-generation B-class. The A-Class is sometimes referred to colloquially as the ’Baby Benz’, a term also used for the 1982 Mercedes 190 W201, Mercedes’ first compact executive car model.