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The Mercedes A-Class is the winner of the 2019 What Car Safety Award

24 January 2019

The Mercedes A-Class is the winner of the 2019 What Car Safety Award. It is one of the safest and most technologically advanced small family cars ever, according to expert judges who have given it the What Car? Safety Award 2019. The Thatcham Research sponsored accolade was awarded to the Mercedes A-Class for its excellent performance across all judging categories.

New video shows Thatcham safety expert Matthew Avery taking to the test track with What Car?'s Claire Evans to reveal the incredible safety credentials of the cars in contention for the award.

Watch as he demos:

...state-of-the-art Autonomous Emergency Braking systems which can now avoid impacts with cyclists

...the latest generation of vehicle with head-on car-to-car detection to prevent 'turn across path' crashes

...pioneering advanced driver assistance systems, which support drivers with braking and steering

And of course reveals which car has won the What Car? Safety Award 2019!