Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018 review

Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018 review

Sporty, powerful, perfect combination of modern and classic features, many people consider the Mercedes A-Class to be the most attractive choice in the segment.

Introducing the Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018

Like the recent Mercedes models, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class has an attractive design with a range of modern, comfortable equipment to provide a better and safer driving experience for the user. With a strong investment in the A-Class version, Mercedes-Benz has partly succeeded in making this model a competitor.

The incubation of the BMW 1-Series, Audi A3, Infiniti Q30 and Volvo V40.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Exterior Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018

In terms of exterior, the overall Mercedes-Benz A-Class model carries the design philosophy of Mercedes-Benz Sensual Purity. The strong design lines of the previous generation seem to have disappeared, replaced by a more mature and elegant aesthetic style.

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Car head

Evaluation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class of automotive experts, the car has a powerful front end with many sharp “carvings” details. The large grille stands out thanks to the eye-catching diamond-speckled details. The car has a capo that slopes down more, bringing a dynamic look to the front.

The eye-catching diamond-speckled grille at the top of the car

The front lights of the A-Class have more options with Multibeam LED smart lighting technology. This lamp technology automatically adjusts the projection zones in phase mode to avoid dazzling vehicles running in the opposite direction. This is a new upgrade that Mercedes for A-Class, previously Multibeam LED technology is only available on high versions of the Mercedes S Class and Mercedes E Class.

Vehicle body

With dimensions including 4,549 mm long, 1,796 mm wide, 1,446 mm high, and a wheelbase of 2,729 mm. Therefore, the overall bodywork of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class has a sporty, solid design. Vehicles using large alloy wheels, wheel arches are also enlarged to create a more sporty feel when moving.

Bodywork of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class


The rear of the new generation A-Class is more prominent, muscular and eye-catching thanks to the design of a thin, flat rear light cluster using full LED technology. This cluster of lights has a different design compared to the full style of the previous generation. However, the overall rear end has not brought many sporty features to match the body and the head. This can make many people regret.

The tail of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Interior Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018

Interior space

The interior of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is highly appreciated in the segment, the shiny chrome details on the controls and steering wheel can make many people overwhelmed. The interior of the car is redesigned completely different from the previous generation. Maybe this design has a design direction from big brothers like the S-Class and E-Class. The Taplo is covered with leather, the dashboard of the speedometer and the entertainment screen together, and the turbine-like air-conditioning door makes the interior of the car even more eye catching.

Air-conditioning in the form of an airplane turbine

The steering wheel of the A-Class is modernly designed similar to that on the S-Class model and incorporates two additional touchpads to control the clock display and the entertainment screen. In addition, the interior of the car has 64 different custom colors, similar to the E-Class.

The car has a quite responsive touchpad that makes it easier for the operator to manipulate even while driving. Mercedes A-Class for custom equipment includes modern 64-color interior lights, premium leather seats and automatic air conditioning system. The Mercedes-Benz A-Class has a wheelbase of 2,729 mm, giving users a more spacious passenger compartment. The space for the head, shoulders and elbows of the occupants becomes more than in the previous generation. The luggage compartment is also wider at 370 liters, 29 liters larger than its predecessor.

Beautiful steering wheel design on the Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Equipped with comfort

Mercedes-Benz offers the new generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class three touchscreen options including: Two 7-inch screens; a 7 inch screen and a 10.25 inch screen; two large 10.25-inch screens.

The most special feature in the comfort equipment of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is in the MBUX system (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) instead of the previous COMAND ONLINE. This is a completely new infotainment system that appears for the first time on a model of this car maker. This means that A-Class users will be the first customers to experience this innovative technology.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class set of two large screens

In addition, Mercedes-Benz engineers also equipped the A-Class with other impressive technology such as rear passenger entertainment screens, Car-to-X communication, and location tracking. car decoration. The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is also equipped with heated seats, an air-conditioning system for the seats and the Multicontour Seat package with massage function for the front seats.

Engine Specifications Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018


The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is available in three engine versions, including two A200 / A250 petrol engines and one A180d Diesel engine.

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Engine block of Mercedes-Benz A-Class


Capacity (horsepower)

Torque (Nm)


Gasoline – A200 1.4L

160 max

250 max

6-speed floor / 7G-DCT automatic

Gasoline – A250 2.0L

221 max

350 max

7G-DCT automatic number

Diesel – A180d 1.5L

114 max

260 max

7G-DCT automatic number


Mercedes A-Class specifications from the manufacturer show the model for extremely good fuel economy. The car consumes an average of 5.6L / 100km when using the gasoline engine, 6L / 100km with the A250 petrol engine and 4.1L / 100km with the A180d Diesel engine. The A-Class’s 7G-DCT dual-clutch gearbox is judged by many experts to be able to shift gears faster and smoother than the previous generation. However, this gearbox still has some disadvantages such as slow gearshifts in high rpm range.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class has the ability to operate stably

Another important change that makes the driving experience more comfortable is the suspension. The A-Class is equipped with a separate subframe from the bodywork. This change helps reduce noise and better damping. The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is agile and agile, while also smoother and smoother on the road. This makes the car feel exactly what you’d expect in a Mercedes model.

Safety equipment Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018

In terms of safety equipment, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is equipped with many safety technologies from the high-end S-Class. Equipment includes active distance-keeping assist system, active emergency stop assist, lane-change automatic assist, and active brake assist. In addition, the Pre-safe Plus function on the Mercedes-Benz A-Class can help identify potential rear-end collisions and use effective brakes to minimize the risk of forward tumbling.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class capable of detecting a potential collision

Should I buy the old 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class?

Currently, the price of a Mercedes A-Class car announced in the foreign market has a starting price of 37,416 USD (about 870 million VND). The luxury car model in Germany has not appeared in Vietnam yet, but fans can refer to the current Mercedes-Benz A-Class price in our country as follows:

Variant of Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Vehicle price (million VND)

A 200 1,339
A 250 1,699



In this price range, the Mercedes A Class proves to be more beneficial than its competitors thanks to its very beautiful and modern interior design. Therefore, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a worthy choice for a car for young, active users.

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