Mercedes-Benz A-Class, CLA and GLA get updated image

Mercedes-Benz has recently announced a series of updates for the A-Class, for the CLA and for the GLA.

According to the German based automaker, the new A220 4MATIC has been added to the lineup, with its 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine. The unit is producing a total output of 184 HP (135 km/h) and it has a peak torque of 300 Nm (221 lb-ft), connected to the 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission. The hatchback can now accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 7.4 seconds and it’s burning an average of 6.3L / 100km of fuel (44.8 mpg UK / 37.3 mpg US).

Next in the lineup is the new entry-level GLA, the GLA180 CDI. This is taking its power form a 1.4 liter (1,461 cc) four-cylinder engine, which is producing a total output of 109 HP (80 kW) and it has a peak torque of 260 Nm (191 lb-ft). When connected to the 7G-DCT transmission, the 0 to 100 km/h acceleration is made in 11.9 seconds and top speed stands at 190 km/h (118 mph).

The CLA 200 CDI is now getting a new 2.2 liter unit instead of the 1.8 liter engine which is good for 170 HP (125 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque, connected to the same 7G-DCT transmission which is sending power to the 4MATIC all-wheel drive system. No pricing details have been announced yet.