The Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon is available as the A 180 d Sport, and the A 200 Sport. The Saloon further expands the best-selling A-Class range, and also showcases the latest in-car technology. It’s available in a choice of two trim lines: Sport and AMG Line. A seven-speed automatic gearbox comes as standard.
Like the A-Class Hatchback, every model comes packed with a high specification as standard. The Sport model features twin seven-inch displays including a central touchscreen with MBUX multimedia system with ‘Hey Mercedes’ voice activation; comfort suspension; DAB radio; 17-inch alloy wheels; Artico and Fléron fabric upholstery; automatic two-zone climate control; Active Lane Keeping Assist; Speed Limit Assist; and Keyless-Go starting function.
AMG Line customers will benefit from 18-inch AMG alloy wheels; AMG bodystyling; Artico and Dinamica microfibre upholstery; and a three-spoke sports steering wheel.
The 180 d uses a 1.5-litre diesel engine, which produces 116 hp and 260 Nm of torque. It delivers up to 68.9 mpg on the combined cycle, and emits 110 g/km of CO2. It has a top speed of 125 mph, and can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 10.5 seconds.
The A 200 is powered by a 1.3-litre petrol engine with an output of 163 hp and 250 Nm. It can deliver up to 51.4 mpg and emits 121 g/km of CO2.
A 7G-DCT automatic transmission is available as standard across all models.
There are a number of option packages available. The Executive equipment package upgrades the standard seven-inch central touchscreen media display to a 10.25-inch item, as well as adding Active Parking Assist with Parktronic; heated front seats; and Mirror package.
Premium equipment line adds a 10.25-inch cockpit display – creating a widescreen effect; 64-colour ambient lighting; illuminated door sills;
Keyless-Go; upgraded sound system; and a rear armrest.
The Premium Plus equipment line includes the Premium and Executive lines, and adds electrically-operated seats with memory function for the driver and front passenger; multibeam LED head lights with Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus; and a panoramic sunroof.
The Advanced Navigation package introduces augmented reality into the onboard satellite navigation. Using a camera located at the top of the windscreen, the infotainment screen overlays the navigation display with the actual road ahead, making for clearer, more obvious navigation. The package includes Traffic Sign Assist which automatically reads road signs, making sure the driver is always aware of the current speed limit. The Advanced Navigation package is only available in conjunction with the Executive, Premium or Premium Plus equipment lines.