6-speed mutual transmiss.
The newly developed 6-speed manual transmission is superbly tuned to the engine output, gear spacing and final-drive ratio of the new A-Class and features short and precise shift travel.
It includes the ECO start/stop function which reduces fuel consumption and emissions as the engine is switched off under certain conditions when the vehicle is at a standstill. In addition a display in the instrument cluster supports a particularly efficient driving style by providing gear change recommendations.
7G-DCT 7-speed dual clutch transmission
The newly developed 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission combines comfort, sportiness and economy in a unique manner. The 7G-DCT automatic transmission is an automated 3-shaft dual-clutch manual transmission. It has seven speeds and two sub-transmissions, each with its own clutch. Thanks to the two sub-transmissions, changes to the next higher or lower gear are immediate and with no loss of tractive power.
 Standard equipment for the A 180 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY, A 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY, A 180 BlueEFFICIENCY and A 200 BlueEFFICIENCY
 Standard equipment for the A 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY, A 250 BlueEFFICIENCY and A 250 Sport; The 1796 cc, 80 kW diesel engine is fitted in the A 180 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY in conjunction with the optional extra 7G-DCT .
The A 250 Sport and A 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY are scheduled to become available in the 4th quarter 2012.
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