Prices unveiled for the new Mercedes A-Class range

Mercedes has unveiled prices and specifications for the new A-Class hatchback, with the range starting from £25,800.

Three engines are available – two petrol units and one diesel. The 114bhp A 180d diesel is the entry-level engine, and is available from £25,800. As for petrol options, you have the choice of a 161bhp A 200 and 221bhp A 250 costing from £27,500 and £30,240 respectively.

Prices unveiled for the new Mercedes A-Class range
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Prices unveiled for the new Mercedes A-Class range

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Three trim levels are available – SE, Sport and AMG Line.

Standard equipment on the SE includes two seven-inch infotainment displays, voice recognition powered by a Siri-style voice activation tool - operated using the words 'Hey Mercedes' – a DAB radio and 16-inch alloy wheels.

Standard safety equipment includes active lane-keeping assist and speed limit assist.

Sport trim adds LED headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control and different upholstery.

Top-of-the-range AMG Line gives a sporty look, thanks to 18-inch alloy wheels, AMG bodystyling, microfiber upholstery and a three-spoke steering wheel.

Fuel economy ranges from 45.6mpg for the A 250, up to 68.9mpg on the A 180d. Acceleration figures from 0-60mph range from 6.0 seconds on the A 200 to 10.3 seconds for the A 250.

Several equipment packs are also available as an option extra, with the Premium Line pack being our pick of the bunch. It includes two 10.25-inch displays, an upgraded sound system, parking assist and 64-colour Ambient lighting. This pack costs £2,395. A Premium Plus pack and Advanced Navigation equipment line are also available.

The new A-Class is available to order now, with first deliveries arriving towards the end of May.

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