Since the third edition of the A-Class of the W 176 model series, is available from the Mercedes-Benz A 250 BlueEFFICIENCY than or sports compact car and has nothing more, because the sandwich concept has been completely abandoned in common with its predecessor. The lines of the Mercedes-Benz A 250 now rather aimed at the VW Golf, Audi A3 Sportback or BMW 1 Series and will enhance competition in this segment for the Untertürkheimer. Motorised the Mercedes-Benz A 250 is powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder that generates from just 2.0 liters, a power output of 211 hp. Thus, the small Benz is very fast on the road : For the sprint from a standstill to 100 just 6.6 seconds elapse once - switched by the way from the factory with the new 7-speed automatic transmission (7G-DCT). With a top speed of 240 km / h, the Mercedes-Benz A 250 car is very sporty ride and loose enough closer to the VW Golf GTI. In addition, the Mercedes-Benz C 250 Sport is available as an alternative, which is to shine with a sporty factory-fitted equipment. Despite the concentrated power of the saloon, fuel consumption has an average of 6.2 to 6.4 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers in the favorable range. With a value of 145 grams of CO ² / km of new or used Mercedes-Benz A 250 reached the EURO6 standard.