The all-new Mercedes CLA-Class is now available to order in the UK with two engines and two trim levels. The CLA 180 petrol and the CLA 220 diesel an be ordered with either Sport or AMG Sport trims. Prices start from £24,355.
This car introduces Mercedes Benz to a whole new market, and also attracts a new type of customers to the brand. A lot of people would love the idea that for 25 grand they can have a brand-new Mercedes. The fact that it is a sporty four-door coupe makes it even more appealing.
Performance-wise, the CLA 220 CDI is capable of accelerating from rest to 62 mph in 8.2-seconds yet can return 62.9 mpg. Those figures for the 180 petrol are 9.3 seconds and 50.4 mpg. You can also choose what kind of suspension setup you want; sport or comfort.
Regardless of the model, the standard equipment list include Attention Assist, Collision Prevention Assist, Active Park Assist, Audio 20 CD/radio with 5.8 inch colour display, Aux-in socket and USB port in centre armrest, Bluetooth®interface, Becker Map Pilotpre-wiring, Twin exhaust pipe system in polished stainless steel, Dual zone climate control, Light and Sight package; consisting of rain-sensing wipers, reading and console lights and illuminated vanity mirrors, door sills and storage compartment in the centre console.
UK key specifications:
|CLA 180||CLA 220 CDI|
|Gearbox options||Six-speed manual||7G-DCT automatic|
|Power (hp)/Torque (Nm)||122/200||170/350|
|0-62 MPH (seconds)||9.3||8.2|
|Top speed (MPH)||130||143|
|Boot volume (litres)||470||470|
|Sport OTR Price||£24,355||£29,355|
|AMG Sport OTR Price||£26,555||£31,555|