The much lauded new Mercedes A Class is arriving in dealers across Ireland during the month of December. The first models thats will be availble will be the A180 petrol & the A180 CDI diesel. Both models will come in three trim levels – Style, Urban & Sports Pack.
Prices for the petrol A180 will start at €26,435 (ex works) while the A180 CDI – likely to be the more popular seller – will start at €28,550 (ex works). Both models will be front wheels drive and are available with the option of either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed dual clutch automatic. Standard safety features include Collision Prevention Assist, Attention Assist, Adaptive Brake Assist & Brake Hold.
Here in Ireland, Mercedes-Benz passenger car sales manager Ciaran Allen expects supply to keep pace with demand in the initial phases, at least.
“In keeping with its high-tech image, our launch plan will include a heavy concentration on Facebook and smart phone App technology to create an ‘interactive platform’ whereby prospective customers can learn about the A-Class and scroll through its features to model the version they like best” Mr. Allen said.