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Mercedes-Benz A 160 CDi Classic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mercedes-Benz A 160 CDi Classic

3/5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, diesel 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1990 cm3 / 121.4 cu in / 121.4 cu in, 60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft @ 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed, consumption 4.9 l/100km / 57.6 mpg-UK / 48.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2008
ModelA 160 CDi ClassicIssued until
SerieA classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3/5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)435 l / 15.36 cu ft / 15.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3087 l / 109.02 cu ft / 109.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1995 l / 70.45 cu ft / 70.45 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length3840 mm / 151.2 in / 151.2 inTotal (curb) weight1325 kg / 2921 lb / 2921 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inLoad capacity510 kg / 1124 lb / 1124 lb
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight1835 kg / 4045 lb / 4045 lb
Track frontTowing weight1000 kg / 2205 lb / 2205 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity54 l / 11.9 UK gal / 14.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.49  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.41 m2 / 25.9 sq ft / 25.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
FueldieselStroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement1990 cm3 / 121.4 cu in / 121.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity497.78 cm3/cylinder / 30.376 cu in/cylinder / 30.376 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque180.0 N·m / 132.8 lb·ft / 132.8 lb·ft at 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)24.0 kW / 32.2 hp / 32.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output30.1 kW/l / 0.663 bhp/cu in / 0.663 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque90.5 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio61.9 kW/ton / 46.9 bhp/ton / 46.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)4.9 l/100km / 57.6 mpg-UK / 48.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions285 g/km / 459 g/mi / 459 g/mi
  Range1102 km / 685 mi / 685 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front180/65-R15Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz A 160 CDi Classic

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