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Mercedes-Benz A 170 Elegance Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mercedes-Benz A 170 Elegance Automatic

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1699 cm3 / 103.7 cu in / 103.7 cu in, 155.0 N·m / 114.3 lb·ft / 114.3 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 6.6 l/100km / 42.8 mpg-UK / 35.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2008
ModelA 170 Elegance AutomaticIssued until
SerieA classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
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) weight1240 kg / 2734 lb / 2734 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inLoad capacity785 kg / 1731 lb / 1731 lb
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight2025 kg / 4464 lb / 4464 lb
Track frontTowing weight1300 kg / 2866 lb / 2866 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 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 valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore83.1 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.5 mm / 3.09 in / 3.09 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.06
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1699 cm3 / 103.7 cu in / 103.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity425.76 cm3/cylinder / 25.981 cu in/cylinder / 25.981 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque155.0 N·m / 114.3 lb·ft / 114.3 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque91.2 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
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 ratio
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)6.6 l/100km / 42.8 mpg-UK / 35.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions285 g/km / 459 g/mi / 459 g/mi
  Range909 km / 565 mi / 565 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz A 170 Elegance Automatic

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