2012 Mercedes A-Class prices revealed

  • New Mercedes A-Class prices announced
  • From 18,945
  • On sale in the autumn
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The 2012 Mercedes A-Class will be available from 18,945 when it goes on sale in the autumn, undercutting entry-level versions of the new Audi A3, BMW 1 Series 5dr and Volvo V40 by between 260 and 1125.

The all-new A-Class will be available in five trims and with the option of two styling packages. From launch, three petrol engines will be available, with outputs of between 121- and 208bhp. There'll be a choice of three diesel engines, with between 108- and 134bhp.

A 168bhp diesel version will join the range later, while an AMG version with a 300bhp+ petrol engine and four-wheel drive will arrive in spring 2013.

Standard equipment for all models includes Attention Assist (which monitors driver fatigue) and a radar-controlled collision-prevention system, while the options list includes adaptive headlights, blindspot assist, lane-keeping assist and speed-limit assist (with speed sign recognition).

2012 A-Class will be available with six engines at launch

2012 Mercedes A-Class specs

โ€ขComfort suspension
โ€ขAux-in socket
โ€ขUSB port

โ€ขComfort suspension
โ€ข16-inch alloy wheels
โ€ขSports seats
โ€ขLeather steering wheel trim

โ€ขTwin exhaust tailpipes
โ€ข17-inch alloy wheels
โ€ขChrome front grille highlights
โ€ขCruise control
โ€ขAutomatic wipers

AMG Sport
โ€ขDynamic Handling Package
โ€ขSports suspension
โ€ขAMG bodykit
โ€ข18-inch alloy wheels
โ€ขAMG floor mats and door sill panels
โ€ขFlat-bottomed steering wheel
โ€ขAlcantara interior trim
โ€ขArtico (artificial leather) seat trim

Night Package (available for Sport and AMG Sport models
โ€ขPrivacy glass
โ€ขGloss black window and door mirror trim
โ€ข18-inch alloy wheels
โ€ขXenon headlights
โ€ขLED running lights

Exclusive Package (available for Sport and AMG Sport models)
โ€ขArtico stitched dashboard trim
โ€ขLeather upholstery
โ€ขFour-way lumbar support
โ€ขHeated front seats

Engineered by AMG
โ€ขAMG sports suspension
โ€ขRed brake callipers
โ€ขBi-xenon headlights
โ€ขRed bumper inserts
โ€ขRed seat belts and air vent surrounds

2012 Mercedes A-Class prices

Petrol models
โ€ขA180 Blue Efficiency 18,945
โ€ขA180 Blue Efficiency SE 20,125
โ€ขA180 Blue Efficiency Sport 21,240
โ€ขA200 Blue Efficiency Sport 22,765
โ€ขA200 Blue Efficiency AMG Sport 24,015
โ€ขA250 Blue Efficiency AMG Sport 26,855
โ€ขA250 Blue Efficiency Engineered by AMG 28,775

Diesel models
โ€ขA180 CDI Blue Efficiency SE 21,200
โ€ขA180 CDI Blue Efficiency Sport 22,195
โ€ขA200 CDI Blue Efficiency Sport 23,270
โ€ขA180 Blue Efficiency AMG Sport 23,445
โ€ขA180 Blue Efficiency AMG Sport 24,520

The 2012 A-Class goes on sale in the autumn. First deliveries are expected in December.

Read the full 2012 Mercedes A-Class review

Leo Wilkinson