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2001 Mercedes-Benz A 170 CDI L W 168 information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3776 mm
How heavy?
1115 kg
What size engine?
1.7 litre, 1689 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
89 PS / 88 bhp / 66 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
180 Nm / 133 ft.lb / 18.4 kgm @ 1600-3600 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 12.40 s
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph

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2001 Mercedes-Benz A 170 CDI L technical specifications

Introduction

This vehicle has a 5 door hatchback type body with a front mounted engine that delivers power to the front wheels.
The A 170 CDI L forms part of Mercedes-Benz's W 168 model range.
Powering the Mercedes-Benz A 170 CDI L is a single overhead camshaft, 1.7 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 88 bhp (89 PS/66 kW) at 4200 rpm and 180 N·m (133 lb·ft/18.4 kgm) at 1600-3600 rpm respectively.
This power is transferred to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
Claimed kerb weight is 1115 kg.
Maximum claimed speed is 180 km/h (112 mph).
2001 Mercedes-Benz A 170 CDI L data
2001 Mercedes-Benz A 170 CDI L W 168 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2593 102.1
Track/tread (front) 1503 59.2
Track/tread (rear) 1452 57.2
Length 3776 148.7
Width 1719 67.7
Height 1589 62.6
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.46
Kerb weight 1115 kg 2458 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 54 litres 11.9 UK Gal 14.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.300
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.7 litre
1689 cc
(103.069 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 84 mm
3.15 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 89 PS (88 bhp) (66 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output 52.1 bhp/litre
0.85 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 180 Nm (133 ft·lb) (18.4 kgm)
at 1600-3600 rpm
Specific torque 106.57 Nm/litre
1.29 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 19:1
Fuel system Direct diesel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1339.2 kPa (194.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 422.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 12.40 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 80.02 PS/g
58.85 kW/g
78.92 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.99 kg/kW
28.38 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
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
Turning circle 11.40 m
Front suspension I.MS.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.TA.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.70
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID77297
Production total
Model code
Model family W 168
RAC rating 15.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Mercedes-Benz A 170 CDI L added 2001-03-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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