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Mercedes-AMG A 35

(2018 - present)

The Mercedes-AMG A 35 is a performance version of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class by the company’s performance division, AMG. It was launched at the 2018 Paris motor show.

The A 35 model is a new addition to the Mercedes-AMG family, sitting between the regular Mercedes A-Class models and the range-topping A 45 model, the second-generation version of which joined the range in late 2019.

The Mercedes-AMG A 35 has received good to very good reviews from the UK motoring media, with praise for its overall performance and high-quality interior. However, it has been criticised for a lack of driver engagement compared to some other hot hatches.

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Body style: Five-door hatch
Engine: petrol
Price: From £35,595 on-road

Launched: Winter 2018/19
Last updated: –
Replacement due: TBA

MEDIA REVIEWS

Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

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SAFETY RATING

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: October 2018

96%

ADULT OCCUPANT

91%

CHILD OCCUPANT

92%

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

75%

SAFETY ASSIST

The Mercedes-AMG A 35 shares its safety rating with the regular A-Class range.

More safety recognition

  • Euro NCAP rated the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class as Best Small Family Car in 2018
  • The Mercedes-Benz A-Class won the What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2019 Safety Award
  • Thatcham Research rated the Mercedes-Benz A-Class as one of the ten safest new cars for 2019

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Mercedes-AMG A 35 has not yet been lab tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

AWARDS

Trophies, prizes and awards that the Mercedes-AMG A 35 has won

2019

  • News UK Motor Awards – Hot Hatch of the Year

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