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2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

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What you must know before buying the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

Justin Cupler
Automotive Editor - November 7, 2020
  • 2021 CLA-Class is in stock
  • Rebates: No cash rebates
  • Lease: From $379/mo.
  • Finance: No APR offers

Not stocked in big numbers:

Mercedes dealers tend to stock more crossovers than the CLA-Class, making it tougher to find one that suits your needs.

The redesigned 2020 CLA-Class has sold out, but the carryover 2021 CLA-Class is hitting showrooms now.

The 2021 CLA-Class gains a new low APR offer this month.

These offers are available nationally and expire on November 30, 2020. We expect no new offers for Black Friday.

Cash incentives:

There are no cash offers on the 2021 CLA-Class.

Lease from $379/mo.:

The 2021 CLA-Class has a 36-month promotional lease offer. This lease on the CLA250 Premium runs $399 per month with $4,193 due at signing. With an effective monthly cost of $515, this isn't a good value relative to its MSRP.

Financing terms remain:

There are no APR offers on the 2021 CLA-Class. Mercedes commonly offers low APR on the CLA-Class, and we expect this to arrive soon.

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CLA250 Premium
$399Monthly Payment
Term Length (months): 36
Due at signing: $4,193
Mileage: 10k
MSRP: $40,100
Deal Valid in: All Regions
Expiration: 1/4/21

This ranks as an excellent deal based on our expert analysis of: vehicle price, length of lease term, amount due at signing, monthly payment, etc.

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2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class: Model Preview

Justin Cupler
Automotive Editor

Model Preview

The 2020 model year brought in an all-new look for the CLA-Class, moving it more upscale to make room for the brand’s newest entry-level vehicle, the A-Class. With this design entering just its second model year, we expect the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class to carry over unchanged.

The new CLA-Class rolls in with a larger body and longer wheelbase, which gave Mercedes designers a large canvas to play with. And play they did, giving it a swoopier body, sleek roofline, longer hood, new lighting, and a unique upward kick to its stubby rear end. This new look remains fresh as we enter the new model year, so we expect no significant changes to its looks when the 2021 CLA-Class hits the market.

Inside, the new-generation CLA-Class’ cabin boasts four circular air vents to show off its sportier side, a rotary gear shifter, a more tone-down center stack, and a pair of 7-inch screens that make up the infotainment system touchscreen and digital gauge cluster. Like the exterior, we expect this cabin to roll into the 2021 model year with no changes.

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

We also expect the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class to continue with the same powertrain options, starting with the CLA250’s standard 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that pumps 221 horsepower through a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and out to the front wheels. Buyers seeking more performance can opt for the AMG CLA 45 and its 382-hp 2.0-liter engine that sprints launches it to 60 mph in about four seconds.

There are no safety scores for the new-generation CLA-Class, nor are there enough on the last-generation model to get a sense of how it will perform in a crash. What we know is the current model comes standard with automatic emergency braking and has optional adaptive cruise, semi-autonomous driving, following distance meter, and more.

This new compact four-door coupe will compete with the Acura ILX, Jaguar XE, and Volvo S60.

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