Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz CLA

Price $35,700 – $52,300
Fuel consumption 6.6 – 10.3 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 67%(view ratings)
The CLA 250, CLA 250 4MATIC and CLA 45 AMG four-door coupes are back without any major changes for 2018. All are equipped with a turbocharged, 2.0L four-cylinder engine and a seven-speed, twin-clutch automatic gearbox. The AMG boasts 375 horsepower, all-wheel drive, a sportier suspension and an eye-catching exterior featuring an aerodynamic kit, air diffuser and carbon-fibre rear spoiler.

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First Drives2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA: Trying Hard to Stay Relevant
While American manufacturers are eliminating most of their cars to focus on trucks and SUVs, Mercedes-Benz keeps diversifying its portfolio. Just a few days ago at the New York Auto Show, the brand unveiled the next-generation GLS and announced its intention to produce a slightly more rugged and adventure-ready compact …
BlogMercedes-Benz Winter Driving Academy
A few days ago, Mercedes-Benz invited a group of automobile journalists to test the new B 250 4Matic and CLA 250 4Matic on the Olympic Basin. Fortunately, it was -30°C, which made the water hard enough for us to have some fun on it. We would have had fun if …
First DrivesMercedes-Benz B 250 4Matic and CLA 250 4Matic: Snow Class
It was in the wintriest of conditions that Mercedes-Benz convened journalists earlier this week to test drive the new B 250 4Matic and CLA 250 4Matic. For your information, these two cars share the same chassis and mechanical components. They first appeared on the market as front-wheel drive versions, but …
Blog2014 Best Buys: Luxury Compact Cars
It’s no secret: There are a lot of people out there who would rather drive a smaller car with better equipment than a more bare-bones vehicle from the next category up. Recognizing the potential of this market, manufacturers—and especially luxury car brands—responded accordingly. That’s how the luxury compact segment was …
Test Drives2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250: Temper Your Expectations
Disappointment is one of the most cutting of human emotions. Nothing can ever fall so far in our estimation than that which we have built up to a dizzying height via our own expectations. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 is a car that I really, truly, wanted to like, and a …
Test Drives2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 and 45 AMG: Spicy or extra-spicy
It’s always a memorable event when a new Mercedes-Benz arrives in Canada, mainly because new Mercedes models are very rare (I’m not talking about new versions of existing models – that’s a lot less rare!) and because, in general, they are phenomenal. That’s true of the CLA, anyway, the smallest …

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New Models2020 Mercedes-AMG A 45 and CLA 45 Unleashed With up to 421 Hp
Mercedes-Benz today introduced an even more powerful and sportier version of its two entry-level cars. Slotting above the A 35 and CLA 35 , the new 2020 Mercedes-AMG A 45 and CLA 45 4MATIC+ are the pocket rockets we were waiting for. With a newly developed 2.0-litre turbo engine a.k.a.
NewsMore Details on Mercedes-AMG’s 421-Hp Turbo Four
As previously reported, the new 2020 Mercedes-AMG A 35 and CLA 35 are coming to Canada next year with a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine (codenamed M 260) that produces 302 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. However, if you’re looking for the world's most powerful turbo four in series production, …
New YorkAfter the Mercedes-AMG A 35, here's the 2020 CLA 35
Lately, it seems like Mercedes-Benz has been multiplying its model lineup, especially in the compact car segment. Recently, we were given the all-new A-Class – both in sedan and hatchback form –, then came its AMG variant, the A 35 . Last week, our journalist Antoine Joubert was flying to …
CES2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA: World Premiere at CES 2019
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Last year, Mercedes-Benz introduced its new MBUX interface at CES in Las Vegas and this year the German carmaker chose to have the world premiere of the second-generation CLA compact four-door coupe at the same venue. The fact that Mercedes-Benz chose CES and not a traditional …
Newscar2go brings New Mercedes-Benz vehicles to Montreal
car2go, the largest, fastest-growing one-way carsharing service in the world, announced that starting Thursday, August 10, its 50,000-plus Montreal members can start driving new all-wheel drive Mercedes-Benz CLA and GLA four-door five passenger vehicles. The first of over 100 new Mercedes-Benz CLA and GLA vehicles make their debut on the …
New YorkUpdates for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA
Mercedes-Benz’ smallest sedan in North America is the CLA. It is about to receive some well-deserved visual tweaks, and the 2017 version will be shown at the New York Auto Show. First of all, the car receives new 18-inch wheels, a new grille as well as reworked front and rear …
NewsMercedes-AMG's Smallest Vehicles Will Be Even Faster
AMG’s smallest vehicles, the CLA45 and GLA45 are already ridiculously fast; with 355 horsepower coming from a 2-litre four-cylinder, they can reach 100 km/h from a standstill in less than 5 seconds, which is impressive for such a small car. For 2016, it seems that AMG’s mad scientists decided that …
New ModelsMercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake: Bound For Europe
As soon as we drove the Mercedes-Benz CLA sedan, we were unanimous: the car is stylish, it drives really well and the AMG version is equipped with the most powerful 4-cylinder engine on the market. However, 2 major points spoiled the fun: pricing can go up quickly, and the rear …

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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
Using the same four-door coupe style as the large and expensive CLS, the CLA is about as big as a Mazda3. Inside, you’ve got very comfortable front seats and very narrow rear seats!