Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has just introduced the all-new W177-generation A-Class in Malaysia, available in two variants, the A200 and A250 with prices starting from RM227,888 and RM263,888 respectively.
The key highlight of the all-new W177 A-Class is its all-new Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) infotainment system, which utilizes Artificial Intelligence (AI), allowing users to use natural language to control various features of the new model.
Both variants of the all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class receive dual 10.25-inch displays up front, one is for the infotainment system while the other is the digital meter cluster. Other key highlights of the all-new A-Class include:
- Built-in navigation
- Apple CarPlay
- Android Auto
- Keyless entry with push-start button engine ignition
- Scuff plates with illuminated Mercedes-Benz lettering
- Ambient lighting
- Thermatic automatic air-conditioning
- Power-adjustable front seats with memory
- Active Brake Assist
- Active Parking Assist
- Automatic High-Beam Control
The entry A200 is powered by a 1.3-litre turbocharged (yes you’ve read that right) four-cylinder engine that does 163 hp at 5,500 rpm and 250 Nm at 1,620 – 4,000 rpm, paired to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DCT), which sends power to the front wheels.
The engine is co-developed with the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance and also powers the Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic.
The A200 comes with the following features:
- Progressive Line exterior
- 18-inch 5 twin spoke alloy wheels
- LED headlights
- Black open-pore lime wood trim
- Leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel
- Luxury seats with Artico (synthetic) leather
- Run-flat tires
The pricier A250 features a larger 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine (developed and used exclusively by Daimler) that does 224 hp at 5,500 rpm and 350 Nm at 1,800 – 4,000 rpm, also paired to a 7-speed DCT. The A250 adds:
- AMG Line exterior package
- 18-inch 5-spoke AMG alloy wheels
- AMG Line interior package
- Light longitudinal-grain aluminium trim
- Nappa leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel
- Sports seats with Artico (synthetic) leather and Dinamica microfibre
- Tirefit tyre repair kit
Five body colours are available, which includes:
- Polar White
- Cosmos Black
- Jupiter Red
- Iridium Silver
- Mountain Grey
Mercedes-Benz Financial is offering its Plan A financing programme with the A-Class, covering financing, insurance, and service packages. The Plan A financing starts from RM1,988 a month, and for a limited time, all Plan A financing contracts come with a complimentary First Year Tire and Rim Insurance. The offer is valid till 31st December 2018.