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Mercedes-Benz A 170

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A 170

5-seater, diesel 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, 1689 cm3 / 103.1 cu in / 103.1 cu in, 44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, 160.0 N·m / 118.0 lb·ft / 118.0 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1998
ModelA 170Issued until
SerieA classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4160 l / 146.91 cu ft / 146.91 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3580 mm / 140.9 in / 140.9 inTotal (curb) weight1120 kg / 2469 lb / 2469 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1590 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2430 mm / 95.7 in / 95.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.47  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.34 m2 / 25.2 sq ft / 25.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.70 m2 / 7.6 sq ft / 7.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.4 kW / 23.4 hp / 23.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
FueldieselStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyDirect injection (DI)Engine displacement1689 cm3 / 103.1 cu in / 103.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque160.0 N·m / 118.0 lb·ft / 118.0 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.6 kW / 23.6 hp / 23.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output26.5 kW/l / 0.582 bhp/cu in / 0.582 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque94.7 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio53.6 kW/ton / 40.6 bhp/ton / 40.6 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front155/70-R15Tyres rear155/70-R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz A 170

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