Mercedes-Benz has revealed the new A-Class will be priced from ?25,800.
There are three engines available at launch, with the A180d diesel as the entry-point to the range.
The petrol-powered A200 starts from ?27,500, while the more powerful A250 is available from ?30,240.
Deliveries are expected to commence in May and intitially three trims will be available: SE, Sport and AMG Line.
In terms of specification, the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class is as youthful and dynamic as ever, but grown-up and comfortable like never before. It completely redefines modern luxury in the compact class, and revolutionises interior design. Technologically the new A-Class not only takes first place thanks to MBUX – Mercedes-Benz User Experience: it also offers a number of functions that were previously the preserve of the luxury class.<