The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class, due to begin sales in Europe in September 2012, features a wide choice of gasoline and diesel engines with up to 26% lower fuel consumption compared to comparable preceding models, accompanied by a considerable power increase.
The A 180 CDI will be the first Mercedes-Benz to emit only 98 g of CO2 per kilometer; the A 220 CDI is the first Mercedes to meet the Euro-6 emission standard which comes into force in 2015. All engines of the new A-Class feature the ECO start/stop function as standard. The engines can be combined with the new six-speed manual transmission or optionally with the 7G-DCT dual clutch automatic transmission.
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