2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA CLA 250 4MATIC Coupe

CLA 250 4MATIC Coupe

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Price with options: $34,400

MSRP: $34,400

Base Invoice: $31,992

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4dr Car

MPG

City: 23 - Hwy: 32

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2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Pros

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA gets a new Ice Edition available in Cirrus White or Polar White paint with Matte White foil strips, combining an AMG-look exterior, the Night package, LED headlights, Dinamica trim, panorama roof, blind-spot assist, the Premium package and special white- or black-painted 18-inch wheels. A new AMG Studio package comes in Night Black or Cosmos Black with contrasting AMG stripes, 19-inch Black AMG wheels with yellow trim as well as performance seats.

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Model Highlights

The first thing people notice about the CLA is its unique styling. Mercedes-Benz classifies the car as a 4-door coupe, much like its older sibling, the CLS. The comparison is apt, as the CLA borrows much of its design language from its bigger brother. However, the base price of a CLA is less than half that of a CLS, making the CLA quite a bargain from a styling standpoint.

The CLA utilizes a turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine in the base trim, which makes 208 horsepower and a very healthy 258 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard, with Mercedes-Benz's 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system as an option. The only transmission choice is a 7-speed dual-clutch unit, providing the efficiency of a manual with the functionality of an automatic. Performance is sprightly, with acceleration to 60 mph in just 6.9 seconds, while fuel economy is also respectable thanks to one of the most aerodynamic bodies ever sold in the U.S.

In the entry-level CLA250, standard equipment includes 14-way power adjustable front seats, an 8-speaker CD/MP3/radio sound system, rear seat armrest with cup holders, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, rain-sensing wipers, rearview camera, heated mirrors, an 8-inch color screen, Bluetooth and an integrated garage door opener.

Options are plentiful on the CLA250 and include items like LED headlights, a panoramic sunroof, a navigation system, heated front seats, PARKTRONIC parking assist, and a blind spot assist system. Equipment packages include a sports package with unique exterior details and upgraded brakes, an interior package with leather seating surfaces, a premium package with keyless entry and an uprated stereo, and a multimedia package featuring a larger screen and a 6-disc CD changer. A convenience package features the all-new hands-free access trunklid, which requires only the motion of a foot beneath the rear bumper to open.

The high-performance AMG CLA45 features a hand-built turbocharged 2.0L inline-four that produces a stout 350 horsepower and 375 pound-feet of torque -- enough to propel the car from 0-60 mph in just 4.1 seconds. The AMG CLA45 is clad in unique exterior body styling, and inside there's Recaro performance front seats with contrasting stitching, among other AMG-specific amenities. A new Dinamica faux suede interior package adds unique the material to seating and steering wheel surfaces.

With the CLA-Class being a bit smaller than typical Mercedes-Benz models, safety was a point of emphasis for the company. Optional safety equipment includes Distronic Plus, a radar-based cruise control system that can automatically apply the brakes if it senses a collision, as well as lane-keeping assist and blind spot assist. Standard safety equipment includes anti-lock brakes and traction control as well as stability control and several airbags for both the front and the sides of the car.

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Model News

The Mercedes-Benz CLA is the German automaker's attempt to compete with the likes of the Audi's diminutive A3 and BMW's 2-Series. The CLA offers a smaller size, lower price point but sacrifices little of what buyers expect from Mercedes-Benz. The CLA delivers on all points. With a base price starting at around $33,000, an efficient but powerful 4-cylinder turbocharged engine and available 4MATIC all-wheel drive, the CLA makes a strong luxury value argument for itself.

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Value Writeup

Efficient usage of space, beautiful, aggressive styling, economical pricing, good performance, optional all-wheel drive

Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )  
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)  
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115
Engine
Displacement 2.0 L/121
Engine Order Code  
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 208
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 1250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (N/A) 27
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Transmission
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.43
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.67
Trans Description Cont. Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again  
Trans Order Code 429
Trans Type 7
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3395
ENTERTAINMENT
2 LCD Monitors In The Front
8 Speakers
AM/FM/HD/Satellite-Prep w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Aux Audio Input Jack, Steering Wheel Controls, Radio Data System and mbrace2 External Memory Control
Audio Theft Deterrent
Radio: Audio 20 w/CD -inc: 8" display, MP3 playback, Bluetooth and Garmin navigation pre-wiring
Streaming Audio
Turn-By-Turn Navigation Directions
Window Grid Antenna
EXTERIOR
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Front Bumper
Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Bumper Insert
Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
Clearcoat Paint
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
Grille w/Chrome Bar
Light Tinted Glass
Perimeter/Approach Lights
Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets
Rear Fog Lamps
Tires: P225/45HR17 All Season
Trunk Rear Cargo Access
Wheels: 17" 5-Spoke Alloy
INTERIOR
10-Way Power Driver Seat -inc: Power Recline, Height Adjustment, Cushion Extension, Fore/Aft Movement and Cushion Tilt
14-Way Power Passenger Seat -inc: Power Recline, Height Adjustment, Fore/Aft Movement, Cushion Extension, Cushion Tilt and Power 4-Way Lumbar Support
2 Seatback Storage Pockets
3 12V DC Power Outlets
60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat
Air Filtration
Analog Display
Cargo Area Concealed Storage
Cargo Space Lights
Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
Cruise Control
Day-Night Rearview Mirror
Delayed Accessory Power
Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins and 1st Row Underseat Storage
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
Driver Foot Rest
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
Engine Immobilizer
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
Fixed Front Head Restraints and Fixed Rear Head Restraints
FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Windows
Front And Rear Map Lights
Front Bucket Seats -inc: 4-way lumbar control, Power Driver Seat w/Memory, Power Passenger Seat w/3-Position Memory
Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Pass-Thru
Front Cupholder
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
Full Cloth Headliner
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
Illuminated Glove Box
Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Door Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
Leatherette Door Trim Insert
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
Memory Settings -inc: Driver And Passenger Seats and Door Mirrors
Outside Temp Gauge
Perimeter Alarm
Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Power Fuel Flap Locking Type
Power Rear Windows
Proximity Key For Push Button Start Only
Rear Cupholder
Redundant Digital Speedometer
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 4 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access
Selective Service Internet Access
Smart Device Integration
Sport Front Seats
Systems Monitor
Tracker System
Trip Computer
Urethane Gear Shift Knob
MECHANICAL
115 Amp Alternator
14.8 Gal. Fuel Tank
3.46 Axle Ratio
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
4334# Gvwr 1070# Maximum Payload
62-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature
Engine: 2.0L I-4 Turbo
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Full-Time 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
Permanent Locking Hubs
Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Polished Tailpipe Finisher
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Sequential Shift Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
Transmission: 7-Speed Double Clutch
SAFETY
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
BabySmart Childseat Sensor and Rear Child Safety Locks
Back-Up Camera
Collision Prevention Assist Plus Forward Collision
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Emergency Sos
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Side Impact Beams
Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning