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Compare Mercedes A-Class W177 [A 160] vs Mercedes A-Class W169 [A 150] vs Mercedes CLC CL203 [CLC 160]

Reviews

Neo score
48%
1%
31%
Pros
  • Rather good design for a hatchback
  • Good performance in some models
  • Good 0.25 drag coefficient
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Decent build quality
  • Three-pointed star
  • RWD remained
  • Slight interior improvements
Cons
  • Only available with small engines
  • Basic suspension setup
  • Poor engine options
  • No independent rear suspensions
  • CVT
  • Exceptionally ugly
  • Great insult to the Mercedes name
  • Arguably less appealing than its predecessor
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Cheaply put together

Price

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Variants

A 160
A 180
A 180 d DCT
A 200
A 200 4MATIC DCT
A 200 d 4MATIC DCT
A 200 d DCT
A 200 DCT
A 220 4MATIC DCT
A 220 d 4MATIC DCT
A 220 d DCT
A 220 DCT
A 250 4MATIC DCT
A 250 DCT
A 250e
A 35 AMG
A 45 AMG
A 45 S AMG
A 150
A 150 CVT
A 160 CDI
A 160 CDI CVT
A 170
A 170 CVT
A 180 CDI
A 180 CDI CVT
A 200
A 200 CDI
A 200 CDI CVT
A 200 CVT
A 200 Turbo
A 200 Turbo CVT
CLC 160
CLC 160 AT
CLC 180 Kompressor
CLC 180 Kompressor AT
CLC 200 CDI
CLC 200 CDI AT
CLC 200 Kompressor
CLC 200 Kompressor AT
CLC 220 CDI
CLC 220 CDI AT
CLC 230
CLC 230 AT
CLC 250
CLC 250 AT
CLC 350
CLC 350 AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
370 L / 13.1 cu-ft
435 L / 15.4 cu-ft ~ 1995 L / 70.5 cu-ft
310 L / 10.9 cu-ft ~ 1100 L / 38.8 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
6.8 L / 7.2 qt
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.1 L / 5.4 qt
5.0 L / 5.3 qt
5.5 L / 5.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
43.0 L / 11.4 gal
54.0 L / 14.3 gal
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
4
Payload
585 kg / 1290 lbs
465 kg / 1025 lbs
545 kg / 1202 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Disc
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.4 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
9.4 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
17.2 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Trailing arm
Semi-independent
Multi-link
Tire Size
205/60 R16, 205/55 R17, 225/45 R18, 225/40 R19
185/65 R15
Front wheel tires: 195/60 R16, 205/55 R16, 225/45 R17, 225/40 R18 Rear wheel tires: 195/60 R16, 205/55 R16, 225/45 R17, 245/35 R18
Turning Circle
11.0 m / 36.1 ft
10.8 m / 35.3 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
15.6 kWh (gross)
Body Style
5-door Hatchback
5-door Hatchback
3-door Coupe

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
104 mm / 4.1 in
Size | Height
1440 mm / 56.7 in
1593 mm / 62.7 in
1405 mm / 55.3 in
Size | Length
4419 mm / 174.0 in
3838 mm / 151.1 in
4448 mm / 175.1 in
Size | Width
1796 mm / 70.7 in
1764 mm / 69.4 in
1728 mm / 68.0 in | 2078 mm / 81.8 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1567.0 mm / 61.7 in
1556.0 mm / 61.3 in
1505.0 mm / 59.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1547.0 mm / 60.9 in
1551.0 mm / 61.1 in
1476.0 mm / 58.1 in
Weight
1275.0 kg / 2810.9 lbs
1225.0 kg / 2700.7 lbs
1395.0 kg / 3075.4 lbs
Wheel Size
6.5J x 16, 6.5J x 17, 7.5J x 18, 7.5J x 19
6J x 15
Front wheel rims: 6J x 16, 7J x 16, 7.5J x 17, 7.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 6J x 16, 7J x 16, 7.5J x 17, 8.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2729 mm / 107.4 in
2568 mm / 101.1 in
2715 mm / 106.9 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
10.9 sec
12.6 sec
11.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.4 sec
12.0 sec
10.6 sec
CO2 Emission
127 ~ 132 g/km
165 ~ 173 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.26
Fuel Economy
5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (combined) | 7.5 L/100km / 31.4 MPG (urban) | 4.4 L/100km / 53.5 MPG (highway)
6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (combined) | 7.9 L/100km / 29.8 MPG (urban) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (highway)
6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (combined) | 9.7 L/100km / 24.2 MPG (urban) | 5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
200.0 km/h / 124.3 mph
175.0 km/h / 108.7 mph
210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph
Towing Capacity
675 kg / 1488 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6 d
Euro 5
Engine
M 282.814, M 282.914
M 266.920
M 271.911
Engine | Bore
82.0 mm / 3.2 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
82.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
15.5:1
11.0:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
1.3 L / 81.3 cu-in / 1332.0 cc
1.5 L / 91.4 cu-in / 1498.0 cc
1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1597.0 cc
Engine | Power
109.0 hp / 81.3 kW
95.0 hp / 70.8 kW @ 5200 rpm
129.0 hp / 96.2 kW @ 5000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
81.8 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
63.4 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
80.8 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.3 mm / 3.6 in
69.2 mm / 2.7 in
75.6 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Torque
180 Nm / 132.8 lb-ft @ 1375 rpm
140 Nm / 103.3 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
220 Nm / 162.3 lb-ft @ 2500-3800 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 engine with 2 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
5-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2018
2004 ~ 2012
2010 ~ 2011
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