Mercedes A 180 CDI Elegance AUTOMATIC Full Review,Start Up, Engine, and In Depth Tour
Filmed by: Tomaž Kožar Jesenice
Looking for a Mercedes-Benz that will turn heads? The Mercedes-Benz A170
may just be the car for you. For a peppy and extremely well designed
vehicle that is skimpy on petrol use, the A170 has all this and more.
Fire the little Mercedes-Benz A170 up, and the motor spins freely into
life. The 1.7 litre engine breathes in normally aspirated fashion and has
fuel injection that, with pin-point accuracy, feeds the fuel into the
combustion chamber with frugality always its main goal. The 85 kW engine
is a four cylinder unit that loves to perform, making the 0-100 km/h sprint
in an accomplished ten to eleven second bracket. Whether in three-door or
five-door guise, and whether linked to the smooth five speed manual gearbox
or smooth CVT, progress is always swift and in control.
Mercedes-Benz also goes the extra mile for safety, with the use of front,
side and window airbags that run the length of the windows. Seatbelt force
limiters and pretensioners also add to greater safety. There are front and
rear ABS brakes with brake assist to ensure you stop very smartly.
Mercedes also has added Stability Control with crash-responsive front head
The A170 comes with air-conditioning, tinted windows, power locks, height
adjustable driver's seat, a rain-sensing windscreen wipers, automatic
headlamps both front and rear fog lights. The Mercedes-Benz A170 engineers
also went the extra mile when designing the interior for room and comfort.
The seats are conforming and quite comfortable, and there is ample room for
everyone. The comfort doesn't stop there: the suspension is designed to
provide a more comfortable and smooth ride, even over rough, harsh
surfaces. Mercedes has done this without sacrificing stability and
The Mercedes-Benz A170 holds its own on the road in a very accomplished
fashion, and provides an extremely competitve package that is economic in
purchase price and in running costs. Certainly one for the small-car
Current model series include:
•Mercedes Benz A170 Classic 3 Door 1.7
•Mercedes Benz A170 Classic 5 Door 1.7
For any more information on the Mercedes Benz A170, or for that matter any
other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181. If
you'd like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!), we
can submit vehicle quotes requests out to our national network of Mercedes
dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours. Private Fleet - car
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