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Mercedes-Benz A200d, A220d revealed in Europe

Mercedes-Benz has revealed a pair of diesel A-Class variants for Europe, with power from two versions of the same 2.0-litre engine. Both models will sit above the 1.5-litre A180d in the European A-Class range, with power from 'OM654' engines designed to put Mercedes ahead of the curve on Real Driving Emissions 2 standards coming into force in 2020...

2018 Mercedes-Benz A200 recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the new-generation A200 over concerns the adaptive high-beam function could malfunction. According to the German marque, affected units could have their high-beam permanently activated – or not automatically dim – when the Adaptive High Beam Assist feature is engaged...

Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Mazda 6, Lexus ES score five-star ANCAP ratings

ANCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings, with the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Mazda 6 and Lexus ES all achieving five stars based on tests carried out by sister firm, Euro NCAP. The A-Class managed a high score of 96 per cent for adult occupant protection, while the Mazda and Lexus scored 95 per cent and 91 per cent in the same category respectively...

CarAdvice podcast 125: Why are luxury car customers more satisfied?

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Costello and Scott Collie. In car news, the Kia Picanto GT has been given a 2019 arrival date, pricing and specs have been released for the Ford Mustang Ecoboost, Sydney has been labelled Australia's most congested city, and the Renault Alaskan could be set for a 2020 Australian launch...

2019 Mercedes-Benz A250 4Matic priced from $49,500

Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing and specs for the new A250 4Matic, set to arrive Down Under in November. The range-topping A250 offers 165kW of power and 350Nm of torque, put to all four wheels through a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. It'll hit 100km/h in 6.2 seconds, while claimed combined fuel consumption is 6.6L/100km...

I drove a Mercedes to Monza, to watch Mercedes win

I've a confession, although it's not exactly a secret: I'm not really into motorsport. It's a fact that perplexes and even vexes my colleagues. What kind of motoring journo doesn't get up at 3am for the F1? Well, me, for one. (There are others, too, but I won't name and shame.) Still, I've attended my share of races, and while I can't name every helmet on the grid, I wouldn't say I've ever been bored...

Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for faulty airbags

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for numerous model lines over concerns the airbags could release metal parts in the event of deployment – though the company says it's unrelated to the ongoing Takata recall campaign. The marque reports 78 units across the A-Class, B-Class, C-Class, E-Class, GLA, GLC and AMG GT ranges could be affected by the issue, which could see the airbag gas generator housing eject metal parts if the inflator is deployed...

Mercedes-Benz A-Class, GLA, CLA 'White Art Edition' recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for the White Art Edition A-Class, GLA and CLA, over concerns about the top tether on the rear-centre seat. According to the company, the top tether anchorage point on the central rear seat might be missing. If it's not there, a child restraint can't be mounted...

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan revealed, here in Q2 2019

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan has been revealed this week, ahead of an Australian launch in the second quarter of next year. Scheduled to launch in Europe "at the end of 2018", the global version of the A-Class Sedan – not to be confused with the A-Class L sedan revealed in April for the Chinese market – gets a completely new booty with added luggage capacity over its hatchback counterpart...

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan teased

Mercedes-Benz has teased the 2019 A-Class Sedan, confirming its credentials as a seriously slippery customer. According to the company, its upcoming three-box A-Class will be the most aerodynamically efficient car in the world with a 0.22 coefficient of drag (Cd), down on the (already-impressive) 0.25Cd offered by the hatchback...

Mercedes-Benz A200 maxed out on the autobahn - video

We've spent a bit of time covering flat-out runs in exotic metal like the BMW M5 and Porsche 718 Cayman GTS, but expensive German cars aren't the only ones allowed to go hell-for-leather on the nation's derestricted motorways. Less exciting metal like the Mercedes-Benz A200 can test their mettle as well, which is exactly what we've got here...