Three engines, various trim levels and manualor autotronic gear boxes create a total of 16 variants to give buyers a car tailored to their specific requirements. Whatever the model, the A-class is compact, sporty and practical.
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The Mercedes Benz brand is that has been around for a very long time, if not the longest time, among many vehicle brand names. The Mercedes Benz marquee was founded in the 1880s and the first Mercedes automobile can be traced back to the year 1886. The car manufacturer is a subsidiary of Daimler AG. Today the brand name Mercedes Benz is synonymous with the word ‘quality” because that is what it has grown to become.
The Mercedes A-Class is one of Mercedes’ later invention and the Hatchback dates back to the year 1998 and the current hatch comes with tantalizing features and incredibly fantastic technology and mechanics. It comes as a mini-MPV and the first model A class model was manufactured in 1996. Options in the A class range includes that of the three-door and the five door variant. It comes with the following engine variants that range from the 1.8L to the 2.8 Litre engine and also the transmission options that include the 5-speed manual-and-automatic and the only 4-speed automatic.
The A Class has very exceptional handling that includes a multi-function steering wheel that hosts controls of the telephone, radio etc, very close for the reach of the driver. The A Class is known to having been designed based on Mercedes’ concept called the “Touch and Feel” – TAF. It also features one of the latest navigation systems that utilize GPS technology for direction, called the COMAND APS. The interior provides for not just high tech features but a feel of class and a touch of class. There is the DVD entertainment system option, with the CD and radio coming standard across the range.
One other high tech feature that places the A class at the top A list of profound inventions is the “Light & Sight” package, which package comes with bi-xenon HID headlamps, with gas discharging bulbs, cornering lights, a Head Assist function to automatically turn on the lights when it gets dark or as needed, like when it rains. It also has the rain sensor that adjusts the wipers’ speed based on its determination of the rainfall intensity. It possesses the Parktronic system, which is a system that can aid the driver in assessing the distance between the car and any obstacle in its way. The “clever” vehicle can close all windows and the panoramic sliding roof when the car enters an underground garage or a tunnel automatically.
Standard features in the Hatch includes the temperature control system, including the “Heater Booster System” allowing for regulating the warmth of the interior of the car, using hot air. To assist temperature regulation is the Themotronic system, which helps to maintain and regulate temperature using sensors that can assess temperature, sunlight, humidity and even levels of pollution in the air.
When it comes to safety and security, the Mercedes Benz A class is on the front line of top providers of genuine safety for its passengers and driver. It comes with the Electronic Stability Control system, being standard on all Mercedes Benz models, since the year 1999. It has a fair number of airbags, inclusive of the rear side airbags and the front airbags with a two stage gas generator functioning according to the seriousness of the impact, while on the option list is the curtain airbags, while the head and thorax-protection side airbags are standard.
The A class provides amble passenger and cargo space through various options in configurations of the seats. The front seats allow for sliding forward and the backrest can be folded, thereby granting the rear seat passengers more room for entry and exit, which feature is standard on the three-door variant. The two rear seat cushion sections can be folded forward, while the compartment floor can be set to two different position; applicable on both the three-door and five-door variants, while optional on the three-door variant.
While it may look small in size, the Mercedes Benz A-Class hatchback provides big things for its buyers and users alike. As such, it has become a big brand on the market for the perfect handling, reliable performance and the touch and feel of class factor.