2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Priced From $33,495

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, Automotive Editor - January 16, 2019

The new 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class will take the role of being the most affordable vehicle from the German automaker when it goes on sale later this year. The entry-level A220 sedan will carry a price tag of $33,495, which includes the $995 destination fee, while adding all-wheel drive via Mercedes' 4MATIC system adds an extra $2,000 to the price tag.

When Mercedes first announced that it would be bringing the A-Class in sedan form to the U.S., we were a little confused by how the brand's lineup would look. Compared to the current CLA-Class, the all-new A-Class may not seem like a bargain, as only $600 separates the two models. Smartly, the new CLA-Class is going upstream with more luxury features and a more powerful engine, so when Mercedes does eventually release pricing for that model, we expect the gap to be a little more substantial than $600.

As a quick reminder on the A220, the vehicle features a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that makes 188 horsepower. The engine is paired to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Mercedes' new MBUX infotainment system is standard, as is Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and two 7-inch screens (one for the instrument cluster and another for the touchscreen).

It shouldn't be surprising to hear that Mercedes has priced the A-Class accordingly. The Audi A3 is priced at $33,495, the entry-level BMW 2-Series costs $36,295, the Volvo S60 carries a price tag of $36,795, and the Acura ILX costs $26,945.

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, Automotive Editor

Based out of the Washington, D.C. area, Joel Patel is an automotive journalist that hails from Northern Virginia. His work has been featured on various automotive outlets, including Autoweek, Digital Trends, and Autoblog. When not writing about cars, Joel enjoys trying new foods, wrenching on his car, and watching horror movies. 

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