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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 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 …
NewsThe 8 Finalists for "The Most Beautiful Car Of The Year"
This is an annual competition which invites users to vote for the "Most Beautiful Car of the Year." This title was created in 1987 and is given to a vehicle that must be registered by the manufacturer and on sale in the year of the award. The vehicle list price …
NewsNo Mercedes CLA Diesel Option in North America
The beautiful Mercedes four-door coupe, which has just made its appearance in Canadian showrooms will not be offered with a diesel engine. It’s a surprising decision at a time when North Americans are becoming more and more fond economical and clean engines in their vehicles. The costs incurred for diesel …

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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!