The Mercedes-Benz A250e plug-in hybrid sedan is handy

Mercedes-Benz Australia Silently plug-in stopped hybrid A250e sedan Locally it is ready to attack an electric vehicle.

A spokesman for Mercedes-Benz Australia said: “I can confirm that orders for the A250e sedan in Australia have been closed following the rationale for the line-up.”

“We will continue to offer the popular A180, A250 4Matic and A35 4Matic Sedan variants and will be available in A250e plug-in hybrid hatchback body style.”

“Our portfolio of all-electric compact vehicles is expanding, giving local customers more choice this year.”

Mercedes-Benz says only A250e sedans have dealer stock left.

The A250e hatch survives, while the Mercedes-Benz plug-in sells hybrid E300e and GLC300e and electric EQA and EQC.

The Mercedes-Benz A250e sedan, like the A250e hatch, is a powered one 1.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine Production 118 kW Of power and 250Nm Rotating force, with a Electric pea Production 75kW And 300Nm And a 15.6kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The total system is output 160kW And 450Nm.

From the price of the A250e sedan $ 71,889 before on-road costs, Which is $ 2900 more expensive than its hatch replica. The A250e hatch costs $ 68,989 before on-road costs.

In 2021, Mercedes-Benz sold a total of 66 A250e models, although the number of sedans and hatch models was indistinguishable.

A250e Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (592 sales), Volvo XC40 Recharge PHEV (288 sales), BMW 330e (150 sales), Mini Countryman Hybrid (141 sales), and Hyundai Ionic Plug-in Hybrid (68 sales).

Although it surpasses the Kia Nero plug-in hybrid (60 sales), BMW X3 xDrive30e (37 sales), and BMW 530e (22 sales).

The axing of the Mercedes-Benz A250e sedan comes when the Volvo XC40 Recharge favors PHEV over the locally imported pure electric single motor version.

According to the brand’s local website, the next generation Kia Nero will probably lose the outgoing model PHEV powertrain in Australia.

The front 12 months of Mercedes-Benz have a large fleet of EVS, including EQS liftbacks, EQA350 and EQB small SUVs, EQV people movers, eVito vans, EQE sedans and EQS SUVs.

The three-pointed star recently added that it plans to trim the number of smaller models it offers while releasing more high-end vehicles in pursuit of higher margins.

At this stage Mercedes-Benz still plans to move to EV only by 2030, with the exception of “market conditions wherever allowed”, and aims to be CO2-neutral by 2039.

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