Reliability of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class

The ADAC breakdown statistics determine which Mercedes-Benz models are the most reliable and which have broken down most – a good help when buying a used Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

In the statistics for 2021, all the breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2020 were recorded and evaluated. There is enough data available that gives an objective picture of the reliability of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Reliability

Breakdowns in the 2020 calendar year

EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017 EZ 2018
9,1 12,5 9,1 6,1 5,2 5,4 2,3 1,5

Breakdowns in the 2019 calendar year

EZ 2010 EZ 2011 EZ 2012 EZ 2013 EZ 2014 EZ 2015 EZ 2016 EZ 2017
7,6 8,9 10,4 6,7 5,2 4,8 3,1 2,5

Legend: Number of breakdowns per 1,000 vehicles registered (= breakdown index) by year of first registration (EZ)

Source: ADAC

owner  Mercedes-Benz A-Class owners’ reviews

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle’s history

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Recent Mercedes-Benz A-Class Recalls

Mercedes-Benz-A-Class-2019-lateral-airbag
27. 07. 2021

One of the lateral crash sensors is not attached correctly and may not record correct values in the event of a … .

Mercedes-Benz-A-Class-2016-steering
21. 06. 2021

A borehole in the universal joint on the steering shaft may have an incorrect size. As a result, there could be … .

Mercedes-Benz-A-Class-roof-panel
31. 05. 2021

The polycarbonate roof panel located between the windscreen and the panoramic roof may not have been bonded correctly to the vehicle … .

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