Here’s A Gallery Of The U.S.-Spec 2019 Mercedes A-Class Sedan

The new 2019 Mercedes A-Class Sedan is the latest member of the A-Class family and will serve as the brand’s entry point if you happen to live in North America.

US-spec models will be available in A 220 guise, meaning power comes from a turbocharged 2.0-liter petrol four-cylinder engine with 188hp and 221lb-ft of torque. A seven-speed dual-clutch transmission will be the only option, with Mercedes USA to also offer an all-wheel drive version, or as the company calls it the A 220 4Matic.

The new A-Class Sedan is a new addition to Mercedes’ compact range in North America, meaning that it will be sold alongside the CLA model. The four-door compact sedan will be produced at Daimler’s joint venture plant in Mexico, as well as in the Rastatt factory in Germany.

Standard specification in US-spec cars will include features like the brand-new MBUX infotainment system that features AI-assisted voice control and a pair of seven-inch displays (bigger, 10.25-inch screens are optional), as well as Active Brake Assist. Customers will be able to further customize the new Mercedes A-Class Sedan with the Progressive, AMG Line and Night Package equipment lines that will be offered as options.

A big highlight of the four-door A-Class remains the interior design; Mercedes says that their new approach creates a new feeling of spaciousness in combination with the modern, avant-garde look. The ambient lighting offers 64 colors this time, composed into ten color themes to suit every mood.

As you would expect, the list with the optional features is quite long, even including driver assistance systems from the S-Class, including a semi-autonomous function under certain conditions.

Details on pricing, performance and fuel economy will be announced in the coming weeks, so stay tuned.

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  • Dude

    Very good looking car

  • Arthur

    The interior is definitely standout in the class but overall exterior look hasn’t won me over yet. The squished CLS look isn’t that attractive to me. We had the CLA for my wife and even the exterior of that I didn’t dig too much and this is even more crunched up than that.

    • Mike Sinyaboot ©

      Yup. I have a 16′ S3 and the interior is severely lacking compared to this. I still think the exterior of S3 is more attractive but this interior might be enough to sway me. Hopefully the AMG version adds some aggression to the exterior.

      • El de Ngaan

        Remember this is a standard version and not an AMG Line version. Have a look at the A35 sedan version (when it arrives) before comparing this to the S3. I’m just commenting about the exterior and not the performance for the moment. Furthermore this is the car with the lowest drag coefficient of any production car at the moment.

  • Dennis James

    Looks very nice for a small sedan, good job on the non-compromising design ! However, I just hate that glued on tablet on the dashboard. And those interior ambient lights…no need for tacky stuff in a premium car !

    • Christian Wimmer

      The digital tablet does not really appear “glued-on” when you see the cabin in person. It actually strikes you as an integral and well-thought-out part of the cabin design.

    • Matt

      Ironically interior ambient lights are more common in premium cars…

      They’re not tacky in person if done right.

      • Mike Sinyaboot ©

        Agreed. Audi, BMW, and Mercedes all do a fantastic job integrating the ambient lighting. Opinions are just like taints as everyone has one that is unique. That being said, Dennis has a terrible opinion regarding the ambient lighting and “glued on” tablets. Not every interior can be that of a 25 year old Miata. These features exist because that is what the market demands. Audi, BMW, and Mercedes are not in the business of using features that their customers hate.

  • Christian Wimmer

    Gorgeous car, though I personally prefer the hatchback.

    I absolutely love the new W177 (hatch) and V177 (sedan) interior and of course MBUX. If you get a chance play with MBUX, do it. I had the chance to drive an A180d and A200 AMG Line and MBUX plus the whole digital interface (and the various methods of controlling it [Touchpad (on steering wheel or center console) Touchscreen or Voice]) are just incredible and intelligently designed. You can tell that Mercedes’ put A LOT of thought into the user-friendliness, comfort and handling of the system.

    The Renault-Nissan 1.33-l turbo engine is also AMAZING. I never knew a 4-cylinder, and a turbocharged one at that, could be so REFINED.

  • Chung

    OH! I thought it’s Genesis G70 rear.

    • Gunnerz

      my first impression exactly. but I went to see G70 again, and it is actually the G70’s front headlight that looks like its rear LOL

  • Craig

    The interior looks ‘homemade. Complete with five kitchen sink drains.

    • Big Black Duck

      Stole the words right outta my keyboard

  • Nordschleife

    Looks good to me. I think this and the A3 are tops. Now I do prefer this more than the A3 but since I love great interiors, the interior of this is a big win for me. I think this will do well as I see lots of CLA’s and this looks much better to me in my opinion.

  • Matthew Boyd

    There’s something about the Audi A3/S3/RS3 I like better than this and it predecessor. Nice car though, besides, Mercedes needs to leave room for someone else to win something. You Ferrari fans know what’s up

  • KidRed

    I don’t understand why designers couldn’t have extended the display another 2″ to end cleanly with the edge of the HVAC vents or even the buttons shape under the vents. Why end up with those 3 different widths int he center console area? Drives my OCD crazy.

    • Enter Ranting

      Because the designers threw a bunch of disjointed ideas at the interior, then lit it like a brothel.

  • Enter Ranting

    What’s “avant-garde” about an iPad instead of gauges? Or ambient lighting, which the Mustang has had for ten years? In this application, it turns the interior into a Russian disco. I’m sure that 188hp four banger needs all those giant “air ducts” in the front end to breathe properly. Mercedes is leading the industry in finding new places for fake grilles. What a missed opportunity to do something interesting with a small car.

    • Ryan50

      Yeah the touch screen looks stupid.

  • Emoto

    What do we think the MSRP will be?

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