Mercedes has announced of series of changes to the A-, CLA- and GLA-Class. They include new engines and 4MATIC variants.

Mercedes has announced of series of changes to the A-, CLA- and GLA-Class.

First up, there's a new A 220 4MATIC which features a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 184 PS (135 km/h) and 300 Nm (221 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to a 7G-DCT dual-clutch transmission which enables the hatchback to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 7.4 seconds and average 6.3 L/100 km (37.3 mpg US / 44.8 mpg UK).

Next up, the CLA 200 CDI eschews the previous 1.8-liter engine for a new 2.2-liter unit that produces 136 PS (100 kW) and 300 Nm (221 lb-ft) of torque. It can be connected to a six-speed manual transmission, a 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission and a 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission with a 4MATIC all-wheel drive system.

Speaking of all-wheel drive, the CLA 220 CDI - which features a 2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel engine with 170 PS (125 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque - can now be equipped with 4MATIC.

Last but not least, there's a new entry-level GLA 180 CDI. It features a 1.4-liter (1461cc) four-cylinder engine with 109 PS (80 kW) and 260 Nm (191 lb-ft) of torque. When equipped with the 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission, the model accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 11.9 seconds and has a top speed of 190 km/h (118 mph).

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