UK – Mercedes A, B Class get ECO and 4MATIC variants

Posted on: Nov 14, 2013 - 3:47pm IST

Mercedes has announced an all-new line up of ECO and 4MATIC models for the Mercedes A Class and Mercedes B Class in the UK market.

Mercedes A class
The new models, branded as the A 180 CDI ECO SE and B 180 CDI ECO SE are powered by the same 1.5 litre turbo-diesel engine from Renault (the K9K engine) but offer better economy and reduced CO2 emissions due to weight-saving measures, improved aerodynamics and powertrain refinements.

CO2 emissions on the A 180 CDI ECO SE have reduced by 6% to 92 g/km, with combined fuel consumption having increased to 78.5 mpg (27.8 km/l). Similarly, emissions on the B 180 CDI ECO SE have also reduced by 9% to 98 g/km CO2, with the combined mpg increasing by 8% per cent to 74.3 mpg (26.3 km/l). Both these vehicles are free from road tax.

Mercedes B class

In addition to the new ECO SE models, the A and B will also come in AWD variants from January 2014. The A 250 4MATIC is available in both AMG Sport and Engineered by AMG trim, with the B 220 4MATIC exclusively available in Sport trim.

The prices for these new variants are mentioned below:

  1. A 180 CDI ECO SE from £21,965 (Rs.22.2 lakhs)
  2. B 180 CDI ECO SE from £22,950 (Rs.23.2 Lakhs)
  3. A 250 4MATIC – AMG Sport trim from £28,985 (Rs.29.3 Lakhs)
  4. A 250 4MATIC – Engineered by AMG trim from £30,905 (Rs. 31.2 Lakhs)
  5. B 220 4MATIC from £28,135 (Rs.28.4 Lakhs)

For more details refer the press release.

Mercedes-Benz A Class and B Class Get ECO and 4MATIC Variants – Press Release

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3 thoughts on “UK – Mercedes A, B Class get ECO and 4MATIC variants

  1. Hitin suri says:

    Will we able to get A 180 CDI ECO SE and B 180 CDI ECO SE in India ?

    1. Hi Hiten, I’m afraid we won’t see these in India. Yes, the engine is localized here, but Mercedes don’t use the K9K outside Europe.

      1. GB says:

        That’s a shame cos at the moment the Indian a180cdi drags the weight of a 2.2 liter mill for the power that can be produced by a much lighter 1.5 liter engine 😉

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