– Revealed in each hatchback and sedan (limousine) physique kinds
– Mild-hybrid powertrain added to the line-up
Mercedes-Benz has updated its entry-level A-Class line-up with mid-life refreshments. Revealed as MY2023, the A-Class hatchback and sedan (generally known as A-Class Limousine in India) now get slight design adjustments, the newest MBUX system, mild-hybrid powertrains, and an AMG Street Style Edition as effectively.
Appearance-wise, the refreshed A-Class now will get redesigned lighting signature for headlamps however the total form stays unchanged. However, the shark-nose grille is tweaked and there are new designs for alloy wheels. Further, the rear will get restyled diffusers and LED design for rear lights. Quite a lot of non-metallic/metallic and ‘Manufaktur’ paint finishes are additionally a part of the replace.
On the within, the free-standing dual-screen show with a seven‑inch and 10.25‑inch show is new. The two 10.25‑inch shows accessible in costlier fashions are an non-compulsory additional. These screens get the most recent MBUX interface too. Moreover, the cabin now will get a brand new set of upholstery which is manufactured from recycled supplies.
In phrases of powertrain, the usual 180d, 200d, 220d diesel and 180, 200, 220 petrol are joined by 250e PHEV. The petrol engines now additionally profit from a 48Volt gentle hybrid system that provides 13bhp to the general output. Notably, the PHEVs have an all-electric vary of 70-80km from their 15.6kWh battery.
Moving to the AMG line-up, the acquainted A35 and A45 S are continued the place the previous will get a mild-hybrid system and exchanges its older seven-speed transmission with a more moderen eight-speed DCT. Its energy stays the identical at 300bhp/400Nm. The A45 S continues to present 415bhp/500Nm from its four-cylinder. Part of the replace for the A45 S is the ‘Street Style Edition’ with limited-run paint, aero-kit, 19-inch matte-black wheels, and pink brake callipers together with retro decals.
Now, the pricing and availability of the updated A-Class line-up haven’t been revealed but. But we anticipate Mercedes-Benz to launch the updated A-Class Limousine in India instantly after its world gross sales start.