New for 2019:Mercedes-Benz

Christian Wardlaw | Sep 11, 2018

New models to the 2019 Mercedes-Benz lineup include the A-Class and AMG GT 4-Door Coupe. Redesigned models include the CLS-Class, G-Class, and Sprinter. Freshened models include the C-Class and E-Class. Other models see minor, if any, modifications for 2019. Additionally, new 450 and AMG 53 series variants with new engines roll out across several model lineups.

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class
2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Detailed changes for each 2019 Mercedes-Benz car, SUV, and van model are shown below, listed in alphabetical order.

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT

  • New GT 4-Door Coupe debuts in GT53, GT63, and GT63 S model series
  • GT53 has a 429-horsepower, turbocharged, 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine with EQ Boost mild-hybrid technology
  • GT63 features a 577-horsepower, twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V-8 engine
  • GT63 S thunders down the road with a 630-horsepower version of the twin-turbo 4.0-liter
  • All three have an AMG Speedshift 9-speed transmission (TCT in GT53 and MCT in others) and performance-tuned 4Matic all-wheel drive (AWD); GT63 S gets an exclusive “drift mode”
  • Available Executive Rear Seat that folds in a 40/20/40 split in order to maximize cargo space
  • The GT C Coupe gets standard heated and ventilated front seats

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

  • New entry-level 4-door sedan
  • Initially available as A220 and A220 4Matic models
  • Turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine delivers 188 horsepower
  • 7-speed dual-clutch automated manual transmission is standard
  • First model to get the automaker’s new Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) infotainment system, which the company says uses artificial intelligence to adapt to the user
  • Dual-screen cockpit with 7-in. displays is standard, 10.25-in. displays are optional, the latter featuring augmented reality for the MBUX screen
  • Available AMG Line and Night package appearance options
  • Built in Mexico

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

  • Refreshed C-Class family arrives for 2019
  • Subtle styling updates front and rear
  • New 255-horsepower, turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine in C300
  • AMG C43 adds power for a new total of 385, plus an upgraded AMG Speedshift TCT 9-speed transmission, new Slippery driving mode for AMG Dynamic Select
  • AMG C63 gains AMG Speedshift MCT 9-speed transmission, electronic limited-slip differential, optional AMG Drive Unit with increased steering wheel functions
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now standard, along with LED headlights, new steering wheel
  • A 10.25-in. infotainment system display is standard for all except C300 Sedan
  • Available 12.3-in. digital instrumentation display
  • Enhanced driver-assistance technology with new Active Lane Change Assist and Route-based Speed Adaptation
  • AMG Coupe and Cabriolet add standard wood interior trim
  • AMG Performance Studio package adds more content for AMG Coupe and Cabriolet models
  • AMG Performance Seats now offered with heating and ventilation (and AirScarf neck-warming in Cabriolet)
  • Greater array of paint colors, interior trims, and aluminum wheel options

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA

  • AMG CLA45 adds standard Premium and Convenience option package content and 19-in. AMG multi-spoke wheel design
  • New exterior paint color: Denim Blue

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS

  • Redesigned for 2019, and initially offered in CLS450, CLS450 4Matic, and AMG CLS53 model series
  • CLS450 is equipped with new turbocharged, 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine featuring EQ Boost mild-hybrid technology and making 362 horsepower
  • AMG CLS53 uses this same power plant, supplemented with an electric auxiliary supercharger to make 429 horsepower, and also includes AMG 4Matic+ AWD with fully variable torque distribution and an AMG sport air suspension
  • For the first time, the CLS-Class seats 5 people rather than 4
  • Equipped with the latest in Mercedes-Benz driver-assistance, collision-avoidance, and infotainment technologies – except for MBUX

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

  • New E450 models replaces the E400 models, and have a twin-turbocharged, 3.0-liter V-6 engine making 362 horsepower
  • New E450 4Matic features fully variable AWD system
  • New AMG E53 model with a turbocharged, 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine with EQ Boost mild-hybrid technology, AMG Speedshift TCT 9-speed transmission, AMG 4Matic+ fully variable AWD, and AMG sport air suspension
  • Improved interior with revised trim selections and new steering wheels
  • Optional Driver Assistance package enhanced with Route-based Speed Adaptation, now mirroring capabilities in S-Class models
  • E300 and E450 offer 12.3-in. digital instrumentation and a head-up display as a stand-alone option
  • AMG models have a standard 12.3-in. digital instrumentation panel and Burmeister premium sound
  • Surround View technology standard for AMG E63 S Sedan and all E-Class Wagon models
  • Coupe and Cabriolet versions now available with Energizing Comfort package that includes pre-set combinations for climate; seat heating, ventilation and massage; ambient lighting; music; and fragrancing system
  • Night package available for Coupe and Cabriolet
  • Newly available AMG Performance Seats for Sedan

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

  • Iconic SUV is redesigned for the first time since the 1970s
  • Exterior styling hews true to the classic G-wagen look
  • Interior has more room for people and cargo
  • Cabin supplies greater luxury and modern technology
  • Mechanical upgrades improve handling and ride comfort
  • Off-roading improvements enhance ground clearance, angles of approach and departure, and water fording capability
  • G550 equipped with twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V-8 engine making 416 horsepower and 9-speed automatic transmission
  • AMG G63 powered by twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V-8 engine churning out 577 horsepower and an AMG Speedshift TCT 9-speed transmission
  • Both models get permanent AWD with three differential locks and selectable low-range gearing

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA

  • AMG GLA45 adds Premium and Convenience option package content as standard equipment, as well as 20-in. AMG multi-spoke wheel design
  • New exterior paint colors: Denim Blue and Iridium Silver

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC

  • Standard heated front seats and 115-volt power outlet
  • New 3-zone climate control system
  • New Off-Road Engineering package
  • GLC350e plug-in hybrid offered with new 20-in. wheel designs
  • AMG models gain new AMG Speedshift 9-speed transmission
  • New AMG Performance Seats option
  • New AMG Nappa/Dinamica performance steering wheel option
  • New Designo option packages for AMG models
  • Upgraded AMG Performance Studio package

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE

  • Mercedes says there are no changes to the 2019 GLE and GLE Coupe

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS

  • GLS450 and GLS550 offered with a new Grand Edition package featuring a Designo luxury interior with premium leather and wood trim

2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

  • New S560e Sedan debuts with plug-in hybrid drivetrain
  • AMG models have new steering wheel designs
  • No other changes following a significant freshening for 2018

2019 Mercedes-Benz SL

  • Mercedes says it has made no changes to the SL-Class for 2019

2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC

  • New stand-alone options: parking-assist sensors, blind-spot monitoring, Harman Kardon sound system, ambient cabin lighting, analog dashboard clock
  • AMG SLC43 gets a power bump from 362 to 385 horsepower
  • Standard equipment for AMG SLC43 now includes dual-zone automatic climate control, active LED headlights with automatic high-beam operation
  • New exterior paint color for AMG SLC43: Graphite Grey

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

  • A completely redesigned Sprinter commercial van is on the way
  • Front-wheel, rear-wheel, and all-wheel-drive versions to be available
  • Gas or diesel engine choices for U.S. market, the latter a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder making an estimated 190 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque
  • New 7-speed or 9-speed automatic transmission, depending on engine and drivetrain
  • Electric eSprinter models are planned
  • Improved interior with better seats, controls, climate system, and storage solutions
  • Easier to load payload or passengers
  • Seats up to 20 people including the driver
  • New rear seats are designed for easier adjustment and removal
  • New MBUX infotainment system with standard 7-in. touch-screen display, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto
  • Available MBUX 10.25-in. display, natural voice control, wireless device charging
  • New reversing camera, 360-degree surround-view camera, Parking Pilot system, Wet Wiper design, LED headlights are available
  • New internet-powered Mercedes Pro Connect services technology to help simplify fleet and driver management and communications
  • Standard Attention Assist driver-monitoring system and Crosswind Assist stability system
  • Adaptive cruise control, Active Brake Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist, Drive Away Assist are available
  • Engineered for low total cost of ownership, according to Mercedes-Benz

2019 Mercedes-Maybach

  • Restyled grille inspired by the Maybach Vision 6 Concept
  • New two-tone paint combinations and exclusive Nappa leather interior hues with new contrast stitching colors

2019 Smart EQ

  • Mercedes-Benz reports no changes to the Smart EQ Fortwo models for 2019
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