Mercedes A Class Accessories & Parts

About Mercedes A Class

The Mercedes A Class was introduced in 1997 as the W168 A Class. Originally, it was a compact five-door hatchback which had a front wheel drive layout and extraordinary tall yet short body, unusual for Mercedes-Benz. The W168 received an innovative frontal-impact absorption system called the “Sandwich” that protects the driver and passengers in case of a severe front collision by directing the engine underneath the cabin if a violent frontal impact takes place. The exterior of the 1997 A Class was created by Steve Mattin, who was named the Designer of the Year by Autocar magazine for this design. All A Class models, starting from 1997, are powered by four-cylinder engines. Both gasoline and diesel engines are available.

The second generation of the A Class was in production from 2004 to 2012. The W169 was manufactured using high-strength steel alloys with bonded joints. It also provided extra safety thanks to a number of airbags. In 2008, a three-door coupe and five-door sedan were additionally introduced. In 2012, the third generation of the A Class (W176) was released. It became larger than previous two generations and as a result entered the superior compact car segment for the first time. The A 45 AMG is a performance version of the A Class which was presented in 2013. It got AMG speedshift dual-clutch transmission (DCT), AMG sports suspension with independently developed front and rear axles and light-alloy wheels in a twin-spoke design.

Grippy and capable, the Mercedes-Benz A Class is a compact car that provides a really dynamic driving. Designed as an alternative to the Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series, the third generation A-Class is intended to be even more dynamic than previous generations. It became lower and wider than before, featuring the lower-slung architecture with center of gravity claimed to be closer to the ground by more than 1.5 inches. With multi-link rear suspension, strut-type front suspension, and responsive, accurate steering, the A Class expertly absorbs bumps and feels nicely balanced and agile.

The automotive market is constantly developing and you can always find innovative parts for better performance or stylish accessories to enhance your vehicle's exterior or interior. Besides, every vehicle needs proper maintenance and timely repairs to keep it running well. And when it comes to Mercedes A Class parts and accessories, CARiD carries exactly what you need. We cooperate with top manufacturers to make sure our customers get only high-quality products.

We have gathered a great assortment of premium parts and accessories on our virtual shelves. Working closely with the most reputable brands in the automotive industry, CARiD ensures great quality and long-lasting durability. In our online store, even the most demanding customers can find reliable products that 100% meet their exacting standards, at a reasonable price. Do the job right with parts and accessories from CARiD.com.

Whatever you expect from your Mercedes A Class, a bold look, mind-boggling performance, greater ride comfort, or safer driving, CARiD goes the extra mile to meet all your needs. Our extensive range of premium accessories and parts covers all the bases, whether you want your vehicle to be more powerful, smarter, fun to drive, or just need to restore it to original condition. We know how to throw a classy appeal into your Mercedes A Class and keep it providing the best performance, so trust us and get the greatest bang for the buck!


Guides & Articles
A spoiler is intended to control the way the air streaming over the car is affecting the rear of the vehicle. Spoilers cause drag, and actually slow the car down or make it unstable, if not properly designed. A correctly designed spoiler can counteract the lifting forces that most cars experience when speeds get high, and keep the car on the road.
Installing a dash kit is not that difficult. It is in fact quite easy if you just observe a couple of key points. Most important of all is cleaning the surfaces destined for beautification. Before you start peeling off the protective liner from the adhesive, you should “Dry fit” all the pieces. Wear rubber gloves when you apply the adhesive promoter, so you...
Is Chrome Back in Style?Is Chrome Back in Style?
The brilliant gleam and glimmer that comes from bright chrome and polished stainless steel can transform almost every part of your vehicle! Besides the great selection of trim accessories, you also benefit from the high quality of today’s chrome and stainless steel parts.