Mercedes-Benz will unveiled the facelifted A-Class at the Auto Mobil International show in Leipzig in early April 2008. New fuel saving features have been added to the range, with the A150 and A170 baseline models getting the ECO start/stop function. There is also a new 82 horsepower A160 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 3-door model with manual transmission which uses just 4.5 litres of diesel per 100km.

The BlueEFFICIENCY package for the A-Class includes a body that is 10mm lower, an aerodynamically optimised radiator grille with a sealed off rear side, and brake energy regeneration for the onboard electrical systems.

On the interior, the storage area in the center console has been enlarge. There are now new trim elements done up in smoke grey and diagonally brushed aluminium.

More photos after the jump.

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