Introduction of Mercedes-Benz CLA:
The Mercedes-Benz CLA is a series of luxury executive cars which are manufacture by Mercedes-Benz since 2013. The first generation of Mercedes-Benz CLA was a four-door sedan car that was based on the series of W176 A-Class compact cars.
The CLA is Mercedes-Benz’s first front-wheel drive car which is offered in North American Market. The range of CLA is above the A-Class and almost attains the level of the C-Class in the Mercedes model range.
Mercedes-Benz automobile ownership is the CLA-class sedan. Even though it is an entry-level model, it still exudes the brand-specific air of occasion. Mercedes has equipped its smallest car with a pleasantly comfortable suspension system, a modestly luxurious interior, and a respectable powertrain consisting of a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a turbocharger and a belt-driven starter-generator.
Mercedes-Benz CLA has introduced two generations
- 1st Generation2nd Generation
With the basics of W176 A-Class and W246-B Class compact Vehicles. The first generation offered four-door sedans as four-door coupes. The Mercedes-Benz first introduced the CLA family in 2015 with the addition of new automated brakes and a station wagon form.
The second generation CLA was announce back in January 2019 at Consumer Electronics Show. The W177 A-Class, X247 GLB, and W247 B-Class are built with the same modular front architecture platform. The C118 CLA keeps a fastback appearance that differentiates it from V177 A-Class Sedan which shares the power trains with the A-Class.
Upgrades in Mercedes-Benz CLA:
With continuous and anonymous working Mercedes-Benz is now Introducing a 48-volt hybrid system to the new CLA series. Providing more low-end power and some basic attractive visual improvements.
Luxurious interior and its Comfort:
Although it is the least expensive model in this range, the CLA-class boasts a cabin that belongs to Mercedes-Benz. As per the desires of the user the center, stack is clean and looks unique and modern, with the three artful circular air vents.
The driving and front passenger seats are pleasantly spacious, but there is limit headroom in the second row due to the car sloping roofline. The CLA-Class Mercedes-Benz provides 13.1 cubic feet of cargo space.
Exterior Body and Design:
Although alterations are slight, the CLA’s appearance has been modifie both in front and back. The grille changes from its previous speckled-dot appearance to one adorned with the Mercedes star, and the front fascia receives a new shape. The new headlights and taillights, which eliminate the lower portion of the daytime running lights, are the most noticeable visual alterations. Two additional color choices are available: Hyper Blue and Starling Blue.
EPA ratings for the 2024 CLA class are not yet available, but given the addition of hybrid technology, we anticipate seeing significantly better numbers. For comparison, 2023 cars with front-wheel drive are rate at 25/36 mpg city/highway, while all-wheel drive variants are rated at 24/33 mpg. The all-wheel drive CLA managed to precisely match its prior EPA rating of 33 mpg in our 75-mph highway fuel efficiency test.
Engine Performance and Transmission:
All the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class sedans are motivate by a hybridized 2.0 liter which is a four-cylinder engine that emphasizes the starter generator coupled to a 48-volt power supply. The peak output of the car is 221 horsepower and its pound-feet of torque is 258, the same as before.
In these variants, front-wheel drive is standard while all-wheel drive is available on demand. Mercedes Benz has a 7-speed transmission.
Safety Features Includes:
The Mercedes-Benz CLA-class is well offer with driver assistance features that help you to keep your way out of harm during your travel, including a standard 360-degree camera.
The key safety features include in this car are:
- Automated Emergency Braking
- Adaptive cruise control
- Lane departure warning
- Lane assist
There is even a plug-in hybrid variant of CLA 250e with a more powerful electric motor which prospects the new quicker charging.
If you are looking for something new and special then there is a limited edition of “AMG Street Style Edition” which includes a matte Mountain grey paint job with neon accents on both the interior and exterior.
The AMG range for the CLA includes 35 and 45 S Variants. While the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine continues to produce 302 horsepower. Which now has an eight-speed dual-clutch gearbox.