Key facts

1997 Mercedes-Benz A 140 W 168 W 168 E 14 information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3575 mm
How heavy?
1095 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1397 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
81 PS / 80 bhp / 60 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
130 Nm / 96 ft.lb / 13.3 kgm @ 3750 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 11.90 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 12.90 s
How fast?
164 km/h, 102 mph
How economical?
9.8/5.6/7.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined

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1997 Mercedes-Benz A 140 technical specifications

Introduction

This vehicle has a 5 door hatchback type body with a front positioned engine driving through the front wheels.
The Mercedes-Benz A 140 belongs to the W 168 model family from Mercedes-Benz.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.4 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This unit develops 80 bhp (81 PS/60 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 130 N·m (96 lb·ft/13.3 kgm) at 3750 rpm.
The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1095 kg.
Its maximum speed stated is 164 km/h or 102 mph, claimed fuel consumption figures are 9.8/5.6/7.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined.
1997 Mercedes-Benz A 140 data
1997 Mercedes-Benz A 140 W 168 W 168 E 14 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2423 95.4
Track/tread (front) 1503 59.2
Track/tread (rear) 1452 57.2
Length 3575 140.7
Width 1719 67.7
Height 1575 62
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.48
Kerb weight 1095 kg 2414 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 54 litres 11.9 UK Gal 14.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code M 166 E 14 / 166.940
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1397 cc
(85.25 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 69.5 mm
3.15 × 2.74 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 81 PS (80 bhp) (60 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 57.3 bhp/litre
0.94 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 130 Nm (96 ft·lb) (13.3 kgm)
at 3750 rpm
Specific torque 93.06 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1169.4 kPa (169.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 349.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 11.90 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 12.90 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 18.70 s
@ 75.00 mph
Standing kilometre 33.90 s
@ 148.00 km/h
Maximum speed 164 km/h (102 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 74.07 PS/g
54.48 kW/g
73.06 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.36 kg/kW
30.66 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.8/5.6/7.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.8/5.6/7.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre10.2/17.9/14.1 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG28.8/50.4/39.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG24.0/42.0/33.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 164.72 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle 10.40 m
Front suspension I.MS.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 5.5J x 15 H 2
Wheel size rear 5.5J x 15 H2
Tyres front 175/65 R 15
Tyres rear 175/65 R 15
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 260 mm
Rear brake diameter 180 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.70
Final drive ratio 4.06
general
Carfolio.com ID76868
Production total
Model code W 168 E 14
Model family W 168
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Mercedes-Benz A 140 added 2001-03-09.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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