Mercedes-Benz have revealed images of the first ever four door A-Class at China Auto 2018 in Beijing, which will likely arrive on these shores in the first part of 2019.

Mercedes Benz A Class Saloon

The A-Class brand has been pivotal to Mercedes' success over the last few years so it comes as no surprise to see the German manufacturer expand the range with a larger variant.

Mercedes Benz A Class Saloon

This updated saloon shape will only be 77mm shorter than the C-Class and will have the Audi A3 firmly in its sights. The increased size will also add practicality with 50 litres more load capacity.

Mercedes Benz A Class Saloon

The cabin will be dominated by the same beautiful new dash which debuted in the latest A-Class hatchback, featuring massive dual touchscreens.

Mercedes Benz A Class Saloon

Under the bonnet there will initially be a trio a engine to pick from; a new 1.33 litre turbocharged petrol with 161bhp of poke, a larger 221bhp 2.0 petrol as well as a frugal 1.5 litre diesel with 114bhp and capable of around 68mpg.

Mercedes Benz A Class Saloon

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