Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz CLS

Price $81,000 – $92,000
Fuel consumption 7.9 – 12.4 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 79%(view ratings)
The 2019 model year saw the launch of the third-generation CLS, a four-door luxury coupe that sparked a new trend in the auto industry. Designers went back to the original recipe, but with some improvements inside and out, most notably the addition of a fifth seat. Meanwhile, engineers replaced the old V8 with a pair of turbocharged six-cylinder engines rated at 362 and 429 horsepower. Both use a 48-volt starter-alternator providing some electric assistance in key situations.

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First Drives2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS: Returning to its Roots
BARCELONA, Spain – They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. It wasn’t long after the Vision CLS concept broke cover some 15 years ago that another carmaker introduced its own vision of a four-door luxury coupé. Although the niche segment now features a little more than a …
Spotlight on2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS: the Original Four-door Luxury Coupé
I clearly remember my first encounter with the CLS-Class. I was at the 2004 New York Auto Show, same year the retro-modern Ford Mustang first broke cover, and my breath was taken away. I couldn’t wrap my brain and senses around the CLS’ sleek body, sensual curves and out-worldly beauty.
Blog2014 Best Buys: Sedans and Coupes Between $50,000 and $100,000
A heterogeneous category if there ever was one, the segment for sedans and coupes between $50,000 and $100,000 certainly isn’t dull. Eternal rivals the 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution and the 2014 Subaru WRX STI are pitted against the 2014 Audi A5, 2014 A6, 2014 A7 and even the 2014 Mercedes-Benz …
Test Drives2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG: Beauty is a Beast
People are constantly telling me that the job I’ve been doing for 30 years is a dream job. No one seems to listen when I explain that automobile journalists spend infinitely more time in front of a computer screen than behind the wheel. So I grin, bear it, and try …
First DrivesMercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG: Could this be the best Benz ever?
When Mercedes-Benz unveiled the CLS in 2003, the impact was significant. Not only was it singularly elegant, but it created a new category, that of the four-door coupe. Its success prompted many automakers, even those outside the luxury car category, to follow suit. If you want to put a figure …
First Drives2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS in 10 questions
The CLS made its debut in 2003 and was an instant hit. People loved its uniquely elegant silhouette. Mercedes-Benz dared to try something new with a four-door coupe, with this audacity came tremendous success. The manufacturer has since sold 170,000 units, which is nothing to scoff at for a car …

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RecallsRecall Notice for Mercedes-Benz Caused by Salty Roads
Transport Canada has just released a recall regarding the power steering system of several Mercedes-Benz vehicles, model years 2011 to 2016. In total, 21,500 units are said to be affected in the country. On some vehicles that hit the road in Quebec and in the Maritime provinces, where lots of …
Los Angeles2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS: The Inline-6 is Back
The third generation of the Mercedes-Benz CLS, which trailblazed the four-door coupe category 12 years ago, has just been released and it’s a real beauty! Well, it all depends on how you look at it. Let’s take a walk down memory lane, all the way back to the 2003 auto …
New Models2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Unveiled
Even with its voluptuous curves, the Mercedes-Benz CLS was starting to show its age, especially when it was parked in dealerships next to the newer S and E Class models. The manufacturer has therefore introduced a little facelift to keep the 4-door coupe in the loop. The bodywork stays the …
News2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake Debuts In Paris
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake at the Paris Motor Show. The shooting brake body style is one which was once not uncommon in Europe, and in its modern interpretation it has come to represent a combination of coupe-like features with a practical wagon cargo layout. The Mercedes-Benz …
ParisThe 2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS - A long awaited generation
The German constructor with the silver arrow has just unveiled on the Web the first photos of its second generation class CLS model, and it was an absolute accident that these photos appeared on the Net. The new SLS AMG gull wing door make grille will also be featured on …

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