Safety technology from higher-end Mercrdes-Benz cars filters down to the entry-level. A-Class. Although Mercedes hasn’t detailed specifications for the U.S. market, the A-Class will be offered with a whole slew of features, including adaptive cruise control, active lane control, forward collision warnings with automatic emergency braking, forward cross-traffic detection, blind-spot monitors, and an automatic lane change function. Pricing has not yet been announced, but the 2019 A-Class will be the new entry-level model and is expected to start around $30,000. When the CLA was released in 2013, it started around $30,000, but it is now about $33,000.