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2023 Mercedes-Benz A-Class revealed, right here Q2 2023

The facelifted Mercedes-Benz A-Class vary has been revealed, forward of an Australian introduction in the course of the second quarter of 2023 (April to June inclusive).

As soon as once more accessible in hatchback and sedan our bodies, in addition to AMG derivatives, the A-Class has obtained refined exterior and inside design revisions, in addition to the newest era of the model’s MBUX linked infotainment system.

There’s additionally a very electrified petrol engine household, and a spread bump for the A250e plug-in hybrid which additionally receives an incrementally extra highly effective electrical motor.

Externally, the brand new A-Class will get a redesigned grille with “star sample”, new alloy wheel designs which can be “externally flush” and measure as much as 19 inches in diameter, a revised rear diffuser and customary LED tail lights.

Inside, European fashions come as customary with a 7.0-inch and 10.25-inch mixture show array, encompassing the digital cluster in addition to the central infotainment system.

Non-compulsory abroad and more likely to be customary as soon as once more in Australia is the twin 10.25-inch setup. The model’s new steering wheel design options right here too.

All infotainment variants characteristic the newest MBUX interface, which we’ve already seen within the new C-Class and S-Class, in addition to the EQE and EQS strains.

This implies there’s synthetic intelligence (AI) able to machine studying, new customisation choices, wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, in addition to enhanced efficiency and the choice of a fingerprint sensor for the identification and authorisation of the motive force (accessible Q1 2023 for Europe).

For Germany, there’s even a brand new Tourguide perform that’s activated by the MBUX Voice Assistant (“Hey Mercedes”), which “reads out in depth details about the factors of curiosity alongside the route, and reacts to the roughly 3400 brown vacationer info indicators alongside German motorways”.

On the subject of tech, the Driver Help Bundle has been enhanced for the mid-life replace, with accessible Lively Steering Management – Mercedes-spec for adaptive lane steering or centring – making the lane-keep help perform “rather more comfy”.

The brand new-generation of the Parking Bundle provides a brand new 3D perform for the 360-degree parking digicam.

A well-recognized vary of turbocharged petrol and diesel choices can be accessible relying on market. For 2023, your complete petrol line-up (excluding the AMG A45 S) has been electrified with a 48V mild-hybrid system and belt-driven starter-generator (RSG) – together with the A180, A200, A220 4Matic, A250 4Matic and AMG A35 4Matic variants.

The RSG “ensures a lower-vibration and quieter begin than standard starters”, that means it ought to clean out the idle cease/begin perform in slow-moving visitors in addition to once you flip the car on or off. Additional, it permits the A-Class to ‘sail’ and change off the engine throughout “regular cruising” – mainly, it’ll coast to save lots of gasoline.

The A-Class’s new 48V MHEV system also can assist the engine with an extra 10kW “when beginning off”.

Past the developments for the petrol vary, the A250e PHEV variations get a 15.6kWh battery with “greater usable vitality content material” which boosts EV vary to 70-81km within the A250e Hatch and 72-82km within the A250e Sedan.

Moreover, the electrical motor will get a 5kW enhance to 80kW (and 300Nm), although system outputs stay 160kW and 450Nm.

Charging the PHEV can be faster because it’s now suitable with an alternating present (AC) of as much as 11kW – beforehand the AC cost capability was 7.4kW.

As earlier than, 22kW DC charging can be supplied, that means the A250e can cost from 10 to 80 per cent in round 25 minutes.

Mercedes-AMG A35 4MATIC and A45 S 4MATIC+

Just like the Benz-badged fashions, the AMG A35 and A45 S efficiency variants profit from related design, know-how and gear enhancements as a part of the mid-life refresh. As earlier than the previous is out there as a hatchback and sedan, whereas the latter is hatch-only.

The AMG A35 4Matic will get essentially the most consideration, with a entrance apron and energy bulges that deliver it extra in keeping with the AMG A45 S, plus new wheel designs and revised tail lights.

As famous earlier, the AMG A35 is now a 48V mild-hybrid too, and scores an eight-speed dual-clutch automated transmission over the outgoing seven-speed unit. There’s additionally a brand new entrance radiator to facilitate “temperature administration on the restrict”.

All AMG variations get the manufacturers new AMG Efficiency steering wheel with particular AMG buttons and controls, and the acquainted AMG efficiency seat is now accessible in Sage Gray.

Proven right here in Mountain Gray Magno paint is the A45 S AMG Road Type Version, which additionally will get model-specific ‘foiling’ in Black/Anthracite matte, color accents in fluorescent orange, and the Aerodynamics Bundle as customary.

Rounding out the outside look are new-design 19-inch alloy wheels in matte black and purple brake calipers.

Inside, the AMG Efficiency seats are trimmed in black microfibre with vivid orange seams and highlights, in addition to an orange graphic on the headrests.

The AMG Efficiency steering wheel will get a leather-based/microfibre mixture trim with distinction orange stitching, whereas the aluminium inside trim parts get the identical sample as the outside ‘foiling’.


Mercedes-Benz’s native division has indicated the up to date A-Class household will lob in the course of the second quarter of 2023.

Pricing and specs for our market are nonetheless to be confirmed, although the corporate says we are able to anticipate “the same line-up to what now we have in market at this time”.

The A-Class Hatch is out there at present in A180, A250 4MATIC, A250e, AMG A35 4MATIC and AMG A45 S 4MATIC+ guises, whereas the A-Class Sedan gives A180, A250 4MATIC and AMG A35 4MATIC variations in Australia.

Present pricing begins at $49,890 plus on-road prices for the A180 Hatch, climbing to $99,895 earlier than on-roads for the flagship AMG A45 S 4MATIC+. The A-Class Sedan instructions a circa-$1500 premium over the equal A-Class Hatch.

Keep tuned to CarExpert for all the newest.

Tech Specs



  • Engine: 1.3L 4cyl turbo 48V MHEV
  • Outputs: 100kW, 230Nm
  • Gas consumption: 6.4-5.8L/100km
  • Emissions: 145-133g/km
  • 0-100km/h: 9.2s
  • Prime pace: 215km/h


  • Engine: 1.3L 4cyl turbo 48V MHEV
  • Outputs: 120kW/270Nm
  • Gas consumption: 6.4-5.8L/100km
  • Emissions: 145-133g/km
  • 0-100km/h: 8.2s
  • Prime pace: 225km/h


  • Engine: 2.0L 4cyl turbo 48V MHEV
  • Outputs: 140kW/300Nm
  • Gas consumption: 7.5-6.9L/100km
  • Emissions: 170-157g/km
  • 0-100km/h: 7.1s
  • Prime pace: 235km/h


  • Engine: 2.0L 4cyl turbo 48V MHEV
  • Outputs: 165kW/350Nm
  • Gas consumption: 7.5-6.9L/100km
  • Emissions: 170-157g/km
  • 0-100km/h: 6.3s
  • Prime pace: 250km/h


  • Engine: 2.0L 4cyl turbo 48V MHEV
  • Outputs: 225kW/400Nm
  • Gas consumption: 8.5-8.1L/100km
  • Emissions: 192-184g/km
  • 0-100km/h: 4.8s
  • Prime pace: 250km/h


  • Engine: 2.0L 4cyl turbo
  • Outputs: 310KW/500Nm
  • Gas consumption: 9.2-8.8L/100km
  • Emissions: 208-200g
  • 0-100km/h: 3.9s
  • Prime pace: 270km/h



  • Engine: 2.0L 4cyl turbo
  • Outputs: 85kW/280Nm
  • Gas consumption: 5.5-5.0L/100km
  • Emissions: 145-132g/km
  • 0-100km/h: 9.7s
  • Prime pace: 202km/h


  • Engine: 2.0L 4cyl turbo
  • Outputs: 110kW/320Nm
  • Gas consumption: 5.4-4.9L/100km
  • Emissions: 143-128g/km
  • 0-100km/h: 8.3s
  • Prime pace: 220km/h


  • Engine: 2.0L 4cyl turbo
  • Outputs: 140kW/400Nm
  • Gas consumption: 5.5-5.0L/100km
  • Emissions: 144-131g/km
  • 0-100km/h: 7.2s
  • Prime pace: 235km/h

Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV)


  • Engine: 1.3L 4cyl turbo PHEV
  • Outputs: 120kW/300Nm + 80kW/300Nm
  • System Output: 160kW/450Nm
  • Battery: 15.6kWh
  • Gas consumption: 1.1-0.8L/100km
  • Emissions: 25-18g/km
  • EV vary: 70-81km
  • 0-100km/h: 7.4s
  • Prime pace: 225km/h

*Figures primarily based on WLTP customary for A-Class Hatchback fashions

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