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Mercedes-Benz A 180 CDi Avantgarde

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mercedes-Benz A 180 CDi Avantgarde

5-door 5-seater, diesel 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1991 cm3 / 121.5 cu in / 121.5 cu in, 250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 186 km/h / 116 mph / 116 mph top speed, consumption 5.2 l/100km / 54.3 mpg-UK / 45.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2008
ModelA 180 CDi AvantgardeIssued until
SerieA classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeNumber 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

Length4630 mm / 182.3 in / 182.3 inTotal (curb) weight1345 kg / 2965 lb / 2965 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity680 kg / 1499 lb / 1499 lb
Wheelbase2570 mm / 101.2 in / 101.2 inGross (max.) weight2025 kg / 4464 lb / 4464 lb
Track frontTowing weight1585 kg / 3494 lb / 3494 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.8  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
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 displacement1991 cm3 / 121.5 cu in / 121.5 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 power at
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque125.6 N·m/l / 1.10 lb·ft/cu in / 1.10 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) speed186 km/h / 116 mph / 116 mph
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)5.2 l/100km / 54.3 mpg-UK / 45.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions237 g/km / 381 g/mi / 381 g/mi
  Range1154 km / 717 mi / 717 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65-R15Tyres rear195/65-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
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 180 CDi Avantgarde

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