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Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

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2.9 (Fair)

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Continuing the trend of four-door coupes pioneered by the CLS, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is a svelte-looking sedan. It’s stylized as the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe, while the AMG CLA 45 Coupe is the high-performance range-topper.

2020 - 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

3/4 Front Glamour 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

Major changes included:

Since its debut in 2014, the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class hasn’t seen many changes. This trend stops soon, as Mercedes has just revealed the fully redesigned 2020 CLA-Class. Read more »


2017 - 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

3/4 Front Glamour 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

Major changes included:

As the smallest four-door Mercedes, the CLA-Class’ standard range of four-cylinder engines isn’t a big surprise. But these tiny 2.0-liter, turbocharged mills are no slouches. In most all but the most basic models, these engines send their power to the road through a 4Matic all-wheel-drive system. Read more »

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