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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...

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Mercedes-Benz Australia's sales dip linked to consumer confidence
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Mercedes-Benz Australia's sales dip linked to consumer confidence

Mercedes-Benz Australia’s CEO, Horst von Sanden, says he’s not particularly concerned about dipping luxury car sales this year, though he admits consumer and business confidence is “not great”. Sales of the company’s passenger cars and SUV models are down 7.5 per cent this year, contrasting against six consecutive years of solid - often double digit - growth...


Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for faulty airbags
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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...


2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 revealed, here in late 2019
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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 revealed, here in late 2019

The Mercedes-AMG A35 has been revealed, set to take on the likes of the Audi S3 and Volkswagen Golf R when it lands in Australia in the second half of next year. Serving as the new entry point into the AMG range, the A35 is the first in a two-pronged performance A-Class family, with the hotter 'A45' likely to follow in the coming months...


2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 teased
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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 teased

Mercedes-AMG has posted a series of teaser images of the upcoming A35, giving us an early glimpse at the new mid-tier performance model ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month. Published on the brand's Facebook and Twitter, the trio of images show the new model is definitely an A-Class, will get lots of AMG badging, and debut a new bright yellow exterior colour...


Mercedes-Benz A-Class, GLA, CLA 'White Art Edition' recalled
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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 A200 review
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A200 review

With technology plucked from a space ship some 25 years ahead of time, does the all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class have enough substance to win over buyers? Paul Maric finds out.


Mercedes-AMG A35 headed for Paris - report
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Mercedes-AMG A35 headed for Paris - report

Mercedes-AMG is planning to reveal the A35 hatchback at the Paris motor show in October – according to a new report. Speaking with Indian Autos Blog at the launch of the updated AMG C63 range, Mercedes-AMG's senior manager for marketing and communications, Dominik Gruel, indicated the mid-tier performance version of the new A-Class hatch is on track for a Paris reveal...


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

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA has been snapped by spy photographers during performance testing at the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany. While there's a full-body wrap concealing the new model's design details, we can see that the new CLA will essentially be a 'mini-me' version of the new CLS, as is pretty much the case with the current one...


2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan teased
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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
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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...


The week's top news stories: July 15, 2018
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The week's top news stories: July 15, 2018

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here...


2019 Mercedes-Benz A200 priced from $47,200
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A200 priced from $47,200

Mercedes-Benz Australia has revealed the first pricing information for the new A-Class range, set to touch down in dealers on August 10. The mid-spec A200 will be priced from $47,200 before on-road costs, making it $2900 more expensive than the car it replaces. That price jump will bring a host of new tech, though...


2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class spied
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2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class spied

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class has been spied in Germany this week, wearing a thinner disguise for a closer look at the new MPV's proportions. Finer design details are obviously concealed by the swirly wrap, but we can see that the shape of the B-Class will be an evolution of the current model, while the key design cues will draw upon the new A-Class – with which it is closely related...


Mercedes-Benz A-Class PHEV coming next year - report
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Mercedes-Benz A-Class PHEV coming next year - report

The new-generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class line-up will be bolstered in Europe and the UK next year with the addition of a new plug-in hybrid variant – according to a new report. Britain's Autocar claims the new model will arrive in the UK "early next year", and will rival the Audi A3 e-tron – which the publication also indicates will be getting refreshed at within the same timeframe...


Time Machine Tuesday: 26 June 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 26 June 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of June 26 in years past...


2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class: 7 cool things
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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class: 7 cool things

Mercedes-Benz has overhauled its entry point into the premium tri-star experience: the new 2018 A-Class small hatchback It's a wholesale reboot, too, that trickles down a number of tricks from big brother E-Class and S-Class. We've pick seven new A-Class highlights to showcase what's in store once the fresh-faced fourth-generation five-door arrives in Oz, starting August 2018...


2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class: Initial details
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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class: Initial details

Mercedes-Benz Australia has announced preliminary specifications for the upcoming A-Class range, which will initially comprise an A180, A200 and A250 petrol variants. All cars coming to Australia will get the dual 10.25-inch widescreen displays as standard, MBUX with 'Hey Mercedes' functionality, keyless start, satellite navigation, a rear-view camera, and LED headlights as standard...


2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class review
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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class review

If there’s a maker’s promise worth honing in on with the all-new 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, it’s Stuttgart’s assertion that the remade, fourth-generation hatchback has “grown up”.