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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Overview

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The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA is a four-door luxury coupe with a starting MSRP of $32,050. The Mercedes-Benz CLA is available with a powerful 375 horsepower turbo engine that enables the CLA to rocket from 0 to 60 mph in a mere 4.1 seconds. The new CLA competes in the same segment as the 2016 Audi A3 and 2016 Volkswagen GTI.

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA provides consumers with an affordable option in the German luxury automobile market

2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA

What’s New for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA ?

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA is now available with extendable front seat thigh cushions and optional suspension dampers. The AMG CLA45 model is also available with an AMG Dynamic Plus package that features a higher top-speed limiter, adaptive suspension, and limited-slip font differential.

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA comes in three trims: CLA250 Coupe, CLA250 4MATIC Coupe, and AMG CLA45 Coupe.

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The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA provides consumers with an affordable option in the German luxury automobile market

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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Exterior

The exterior of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA offers a sleek and bold design, complete with unique lines, and audacious crevices. The 2016 CLA coupe comes with 17-inch alloy wheels, LED taillamps, and rain-sensing wipers. A rear spoiler and panoramic sunroof are available as stand-alone options. Exterior color options include Polar Silver Metallic, Jupiter Red, Night Black, Cirrus White, and Northern Lights Violet Metallic.

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Exterior available on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 Coupe

  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers, 17-inch 5-spoke wheels, Available diamond-block grille, LED taillamps, Available sport body styling, Available Gloss Black exterior accents, Available rear spoiler

Exterior available on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 4MATIC Coupe

  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers, 17-inch 5-spoke wheels, , Available diamond-block grille, Available sport body styling, Available Gloss Black exterior accents, Available rear spoiler

Exterior available on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA45

  • LED daytime running lamps, 18-inch AMG twin 5-spoke, Available panorama roof, Available AMG performance exhaust

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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Performance

There are two engine options available for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA. The base CLA250 and 4MATIC trims come equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine rated at 208 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Both models feature a seven-speed DCT dual-clutch automatic transmission. The more expensive AMG CLA45 is powered by a handcrafted AMG 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine good for a whopping 375 horsepower and 358 lb-ft of torque. The 2016 AMG CLA45 is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.1 seconds.

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The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA provides consumers with an affordable option in the German luxury automobile market

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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Efficiency

Fuel economy is different of all three trim levels of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA:

  • The FWD CLA250 yields EPA-estimated fuel economy of 26 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway.
  • The AWD 4Matic offers EPA-estimated fuel efficiency of 24 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.
  • The AMG CLA45 produces EPA-estimated fuel economy of 23 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA comes standard with a 13.2 gallon fuel tank.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Interior

The interior of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA is both stylish and relaxed. The CLA coupe comes standard with a 12-way power driver seat with memory, split-folding rear seats, and dual-zone automatic climate control. Standard tech features for the coupe include a USB port, HD radio, CD player, Bluetooth connectivity, and media interface with 7-inch display screen. In addition, the new CLA offers 13.1 cubic feet of trunk space.

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Interior available on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 Coupe

  • Ambient interior lighting, Slit-folding rear seats, 12-way power driver seat with memory, Sport front seats with adjustable cushion length, SmartKey with KEYLESS-START, Available leather upholstery, Available heated front seats, Hands-free Bluetooth interface, Media interface, HD Radio receiver, Central controller and 7-inch color display, ECO Start/Stop system, Available rearview camera

Interior available on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 4MATIC Coupe

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control, Sport front seats with adjustable cushion length, 12-way power driver seat with memory, Split-folding rear seats, Ambient interior lighting, Available leather upholstery, Available heated front seats

Interior available on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA45

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control, Sport front seats, 12-way front seats with memory, Split-folding rear seats, Ambient interior lighting, Available leather upholstery, Available heated front seats, Central controller and 7-inch color display, HD Radio receiver, Hands-free Bluetooth interface, Media Interface, Available Wi-Fi Hotspot (3G)

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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Safety

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA has not undergone safety tests for either the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Standard safety features on the new CLA include antilock brakes and stability and traction control. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA is also available with a Driver Assistance package, which includes lane departure warning, lane departure intervention, blind-spot monitoring, and adaptive cruise control.

Standard Safety Features

  • COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS
  • Adaptive braking technology
  • Available Blind Spot Assist
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • ATTENTION ASSIST
  • Available DISTRONIC PLUS®

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  • John

    this 2016 CLA does NOT COMPETE WITH VOLKSWAGEN GTI!!!
    volkswagen GTI isn’t a luxury car and it competes with Ford Focus.
    2016 CLA competes with Audi A3 and BMW 2 series.