During the launch of CLA AMG in July this year Mercedes has announced that they will launch CLA sedan regular model in some time. So Mercedes is finally launching CLA sedan on 22nd January 2015 fulfilling their promise with this announcement. Some of you are already familiar with the car as on 22nd July 2014 Mercedes launched the powerful version of CLA sedan i.e. CLA 45 AMG.
Merc’s most affordable sedan will be offered in both Petrol and Diesel, 2.0L turbo petrol engine which makes 181bhp power and 300Nm torque while 2.2L diesel motor produces 135bhp power and 300Nm torque, both the engines are paired to a 7G-DCT automatic gearbox transmitting power to front wheels. Petrol CLA sedan can accelerate 0-100 km in 9.3 seconds with the top speed of 209km/hr.
New CLA sedan Uses Mercedes MFA platform that also emphasizes A-class, B-class, GLA class and CLA 45 AMG, this baby CLA features youth catchy design with long nose, coupe like styling. Front fascia has single chrome grille with three star in the centre complemented by Bi-xenon headlights with DRLs. Rear profile gets curvy boot lid and LED taillights which gives it a sporty appeal.
Cabin of this CLA sedan will be equipped with high end premium features like satin brown wood finish dashboard, 8” touchscreen infotainment system with control command system, 3D maps and navigation, premium upholstery, supportive seats like a typical Mercedes car.
- Collision prevention assist
- Anti-skid system
- 7 airbags
- Hill start assist
- Electronic stability control (ESP)
- Attention assist
New CLA sedan will be positioned between B class and GLA under the price bracket of 30-35 lakhs and it will compete with Audi A3 sedan. New CLA sedan with its youthful styling, features and Mercedes reliability can be a good alternative of A3 sedan and first time luxury car buyers.
|Comparison of Mercedes-Benz CLA|
|Comparison of Mercedes-Benz CLA variants|