Mercedes Benz A Class W169 A170 - Facts and Figures

General Value
Chassis W169
Model A170
Engine 1699cc
Engine Code -
Fuel Type Petrol
Production 2004 - 2012
Predecessor W168
Successor W176
Performance Value
Power 116 BHP
Torque 155 Nm - 114 lb/ft
Acceleration 10.9 (s)
Top Speed N/A
MPG City 33.5 MPG
MPG Motorway 48.0 MPG
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A Class W169 A170 Problems, Faults and Recalls

  • R/2005/140 - Wiper Arm May Fracture - It has been identified that during the manufacturing process a notch may have been formed on the wiper arm which in extreme cases can cause the arm to fracture.
  • R/2008/126 - Seat Belt Buckle Could Detach. - Seat belt locking pawls may break in the event of an accident which in the most unfavourable circumstances may lead to the seat belt buckle detaching
  • R/2008/147 - Engine Emergency Shut Off On Board Diagnosis Or Tank/speedo Signal May Be Affected - Possibility of transfer of incorrect control unit software which could affect engine shut off control in an emergency situation or the on board diagnosis system or tank/speedometer signal
  • R/2008/149 - Engine Could Lose Power. - The electrical connection in the interior of the crankshaft sensor's chip housing may be interrupted which may result in loss of power and the inability to restart engine
  • R/2010/123 - Fuel May Leak - It is possible on some fuel tanks that the vent pipe is not to specification. This can lead to a small leak into the charcoal canister and if not rectified can over a period of time result in a fuel leak.