1998 - 2001 Mercedes-Benz A-class Hatchback A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic - specs, fuel economy, dimensions, MPG

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Mercedes-Benz A-class Hatchback A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic - specs, MPG, dimensions

General information
BrandMercedes-Benz
Model A-class
Model year of the generation and generation1997, A-class (W168)
Engine / Trim A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic
Production years1998 - 2001
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body type5-Seat 5-Door Hatchback
Performance specs
Fuel economy at Low speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at Medium speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at high speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at very high speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy - combined (WLTP) N/A
CO2 emissions (WLTP)N/A
Fuel economy - urban 30 US MPG
36 UK MPG
12.7 km/l
7.9 l/100km
Fuel economy - extra urban 49 US MPG
59 UK MPG
20.8 km/l
4.8 l/100km
Fuel economy - combined N/A
CO2 emissionsN/A
Fuel Type Diesel
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph 13 s
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph13.7 s
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h13.7 s
Acceleration 0 - 200 km/h N/A
Acceleration 0 - 300 km/h N/A
Maximum speed 107 mph
172 km/h
100 km/h - 0 N/A
200 km/h - 0 N/A
Emission standard N/A
Weight-to-power ratio 26.9 lbs/hp
12.2 kg/hp
81.8 hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 18.3 lbs/lb-ft
120.7 lb-ft/tonne
6.1 kg/Nm
163.6 Nm/tonne
Internal combustion engine specs
Power 90 hp @ 4200 rpm.
Power per litre 53.3 hp/l
Torque 132.8 lb-ft or 180 Nm @ 1600 rpm.
Max engine rpm (redline) N/A
Engine layout Front, Transverse
Engine Model/Code OM 668.940
Engine displacement 103.07 cu in
1689 cm3
1.7 l
Engine configuration4 cylinders, Inline
Bore x Stroke 3.15 x 3.31 in
80 x 84 mm
Compression ratio 19:1
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Fuel injection system Diesel Commonrail
Engine aspiration Turbocharger, Intercooler
Valvetrain DOHC
Engine oil capacity 4.76 US qt
3.96 UK qt
4.5 l
Engine oil specification 0W-30, 0W-40, 5W-30, 5W-40 / MB 229.3
Coolant capacity 6.87 US qt
5.72 UK qt
6.5 l
Engine systemsN/A
Space, Volume and weights
Curb Weight 2425.1 lbs
1100 kg
Permissible maximum weight 3439.2 lbs
1560 kg
Maximum load1014.1 lbs
460 kg
Minimum Trunk space 13.77 cu ft
390 l cu ft
Maximum Trunk space60.03 cu ft
1700 l
Fuel tank capacity 14.27 US gal
11.88 UK gal
54 l
AdBlue tank N/A
Max. roof load N/A
Permissible trailer load with brakes on 8% slope N/A
Permissible trailer load with brakes on 12% slope N/A
Permissible trailer load without brakes N/A
Permissible towbar download N/A
Dimensions
Length 140.75 in
3575 mm
Width 67.68 in
1719 mm
Width with mirrors folded N/A
Width including mirrors N/A
Height 62.6 in
1590 mm
Wheelbase 95.39 in
2423 mm
Front track 59.17 in
1503 mm
Rear track 57.17 in
1452 mm
Front overhang N/A
Rear overhang N/A
Ride height (ground clearance) N/A
Drag coefficient (Cd) 0.31
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) N/A
Approach angle N/A
Departure angle N/A
Ramp-over angle N/A
Climb angle N/A
Wading depth N/A
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the front wheels of the vehicle.
Drive wheel Front wheel drive
Number of gears and type of the gearbox5 gears, automatic transmission
Front suspension Coil spring
Rear suspension Coil spring
Front brakesDisc
Rear brakesDrum
Assisting systemsABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Steering type Steering rack and pinion, Hydraulic Assisted
Tires size 195/50 R15
Wheel rims size5.5J x 15

What are the production years of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic?
The 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic was produced from 1998 until 2001. The exact production years of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic are 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001.

What is the powertrain of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic?
The powertrain unit of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic is Internal Combustion engine.

What is the bodystyle of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic?
The bodystyle of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic is 5-seat 5-door Hatchback.

What are the performance specs of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic in terms of fuel economy, fuel consumption and emissions, regarding the manufacturer Mercedes-Benz?
Regarding the manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, the performance specs of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic in terms of fuel economy, fuel consumption and emissions are as follows. The fuel consumption, measured in urban conditions is 7.9 l/100 km, as the fuel economy in urban conditions is 29.8 US mpg or 35.8 imperial mpg. The fuel consumption, measured in extra urban conditions is 4.8 l/100 km, as the fuel economy in extra urban conditions is 49 US mpg or 58.9 imperial mpg.

What is the type of fuel which 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic uses?
The 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic uses Diesel.

How fast is the 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic?
The 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic can accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h or 62 mph for 13.7 seconds. Regarding the Mercedes-Benz, the maximum speed of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic is 172 km/h or 107 mph.

What is the maximum power of the combustion engine of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic?
The maximum power of the combustion engine of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic is 90 hp. It is achieved at 4200 prm. The specific output is 53.3 hp per l.

What is the maximum torque of the combustion engine of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class Hatchback A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic?
The maximum torque of the combustion engine of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class Hatchback A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic is 180 Nm or 132.8 lb-ft. It is achieved at 1600 prm. The specific torque is 106.6 Nm per l or 78.6 lb-ft per l.

What are the layout and the code of the combustion engine of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic?
The layout of the combustion engine of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic is Front, Transverse. The engine code of the ICE is OM 668.940.

What are the engine displacement, cylinder layout and bore x stroke of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic?
The engine displacement of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic is 1689 cm3 or 103.07 cu in or 1.7 l.The ICE has 4 cylinders. The cylinder layout is Inline. Bore x stroke are 80 x 84 mm or 3.15 x 3.31. Bore to stroke ratio is 0.95:1. The engine is under-square.

What is the compression ratio of the combustion engine of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic? How many valves does the engine have?
The combustion engine of the 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic has a compression ration of 19:1. It has 4 valves per cylinder or 16 valves at all.

What is the fuel injection system, the engine aspiration and the valvetrain of 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic?
The 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class (W168) A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic has a internal combustion engine, or a thermal (also called heat) engine. The fuel injection system of this engine is Diesel Commonrail. The engine aspiration is Turbocharger. The valvetrain of the ICE is DOHC.

What is the recommended engine oil and how much oil does a 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class Hatchback A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic take?
The 1998 Mercedes-Benz A-class Hatchback A 170 CDI (90 Hp) Automatic takes 4.5 l or 4.76 US qt or 3.96 UK qt. The recommended oil viscosity / specifications are as follows:
0W-30, 0W-40, 5W-30, 5W-40 / MB 229.3