Mercedes CLA Review & Ratings
- 15 November 2015
- Author: Nikolas Perseputto
The Mercedes Benz CLA is a small, four-door luxury sedan. It was created by Damlier AG. This car was produced in 2013 and made available in 2014. It was formerly unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in 2013.
2012 Concept Style Coupe
The 2012 Concept Style Coupe comes with a 4-cylinder turbocharged engine as well as a front wheel drive system. It also comes equipped with a dual clutch automatic transmission as well as a grille that looks like a diamond which is from the Concept A-Class. The body color is Alubeam and the headlights shine red when in standby mode.
This car also comes with indicators that have individual points of light that are up in succession. The wheels are 21-inches in diameter and come with perforated pins on the spokes. The windows are frameless, the roof is panoramic and the taillights are a metallic-red in color. This car is laid out and classy!
CLA First Edition from 2013 to 2014
These cars came available in CLA 180, CLA 200, CLA 250, and a CLA 200 CDI. They are versions of the CLA class vehicles and come in 5 different body colors’s, including mountain grey, cosmos black, night black, cirrus white, and design polar silver magno which was expected to be available beginning of the third quarter of 2013.
These cars came with AMG front and back aprons, AMG side sill panels, and AMG black painted mutli-spoke light alloy wheels. It also featured a diamond shaped radiator grille with fin and chrome inserts, and sport seats that were upholstered in black, leather microfiber.
CLA 180 Blue Efficiency from 2013 to Present
This is a version of the CLA 180 with lower fuel consumption. This version features aerodynamically optimized exterior mirror housings, a rear shaped optimized diffuser, and an optimized underbody. It also comes with rear axle paneling, a radiator shutter, and aero-wheel trims. This vehicle was made available for purchase in September 2013.
CLA 45 AMG from 2013 to Present
This version is the current highest performance version out of the CLA class of Mercedes Benz AMG versions. It shares a drivetrain with the A45 AMG. This one includes a 2.0 liter, four cylinder twin scroll turbocharged engine/. It also comes with all-wheel drive as well as a 7-speed transmission.
CLA 45 AMG Edition 1 2014 to Present
The CLA 45 AMG Edition 1 comes with night package, a radiator grille with red accents, and exterior mirrors. The color is sports stripes in graphite grey that are above the side-sill panels. You also have the option to include an Intelligent Light System which comes with red accented headlights, multi-spoke alloy wheels that come in matt black and special AMG hubcaps.
Mercedes Benz Sport Equipment CLA 200 Concept from 2013 to present
This is the version of the Mercedes Benz 200 that comes with the Mercedes Benz accessories which include the Road and Track decal kit. The hood and the front door has the Mercedes Benz decal on it. The decorative stripe runs across the car in red and grey. It also comes with fiber exterior mirror housings, a front apron spoiler lip and a rear spoiler.
CLA 45 AMG Racing Car Series 2013 to present
This is the race car version of the CLA 45 AMG series. It comes with carbon fiber plastic doors that were reinforced. This car was unveiled in 2013 at the Frankfurt International Motor Show.
All of the CLA versions are powered with four cylinder engines. However, you get to choose between 1.6 liter and 2.0 liter gas engines and 1.8 liter and 2.1 liter diesels.