Mercedes provides a model that has decent interior space with inexpensive pricing. Those
who were concerned about the easy drive and fuel economy had opted for this without any
second thoughts. However, this A-class second-generation car has some disadvantages, but
all of them get covered with the immense benefits.
A-class is one of the compact cars that come under affordable pricing. In the Mercedes Benz
line up, it is an inexpensive model that is good for customers. However, the backdrop of this
car is the unusual upright styling that makes it look like a passenger carrier. In the three-
door models, it is one of the most practical ones in which rear space is limited.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class: Second Generation (W169)
The model W169 is also available in a five-door variant which is specifically for those families
who are equipped with kids. However, at the front of comfort and handling, it makes a
downward turn. There are some advancements in this second generation A class
specifically in 2008 with new bumpers and headlights. It was equipped with an up
gradation in the interior as well. The availability of efficient engines makes it a good choice
for a small family.
The new model specifically the second generation was comparatively safer than the
original A-class. It achieved full stars in the Euro NCAP crash test. Apart from this, it has
some of the specific features that make it quite significant such as the double-layer floor
that prevents the engine from the passenger's compartment in the case of a frontal
collision. Apart from all of these, it also contains the airbags as same as the standard
The year-wise upgrades made it the right choice at that time as it has decent load carrying
capabilities. People were quite satisfied with the overall performance of this Merc model.