Design

A dream within reach
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Every line will seduce you. Even the bottom line.

With a show-car shape and seductive details, the CLA's style is irresistible. Its profile is sleek like a coupe, yet it offers room for five and the innovation that defines a Mercedes-Benz. From its diamond-block grille to its LED taillamps, there may be no car on the road offering such eye-catching style at such an eye-opening price.

Advanced aerodynamics
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Slices through the wind. Carves through the corners.

Simply put, the CLA is designed to capture admiring eyes, not get caught by the passing air. It's one of the most aerodynamic cars on the road, wind-tunnel-tuned to enhance not just efficiency but roadholding, stability and even poor-weather visibility. Available AMG Line options add wheels and lower bodywork to hug the road even tighter.

Spacious, sporty cabin
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A cabin that's a step ahead. And a cut above.

The true value of the CLA is how it delivers the luxury leadership and advanced innovation that earn the Star in its grille. From its winglike dash, big yet sleek 8-inch screen and high-back power front sport seats, to its available Panorama roof and multimedia systems, the CLA cabin sets you apart from the crowd. And ahead of it, too.

The CLA 250 AMG Line
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The AMG Line. From its racing soul, to your racing heart.

Like every Mercedes-Benz, the CLA 250 has racing in its blood. The AMG Line pumps up your own driving pulse with functional and visual enhancements to its brakes, exhaust, chassis and styling. And to make sure your rapidly-beating hearts meet as one, its cockpit embraces you in exclusively sporty fitments with red-hot details.


Performance

Turbocharged power
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Goes green at red lights. Gets red-blooded at green lights.

Beneath the twin power domes of the CLA 250 hood beats a powerful heart. A 208-hp turbo inline-4 turns less fuel into more torque with advanced Direct Injection and rapid-multispark ignition. ECO Start/Stop automatically pauses the engine at red lights to save fuel. DYNAMIC SELECT lets you dial in a mode to fit your driving mood.

Dual-clutch 7-speed
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Seven quick speeds. Twin shift paddles.

Fuel-friendly and fun like a manual, with the relaxing comfort of an automatic: The 7-speed DCT transmission gives you both. The racing-derived dual-clutch design makes every shift lightning-quick yet liquid-smooth. DYNAMIC SELECT offers different modes for your driving mood. Shift paddles on the steering wheel put power in your hands.

The 375-hp AMG CLA 45
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The most powerful 4-cylinder. Thoroughly bred to perform.

The AMG CLA 45's handcrafted engine pours out 375 hp and 26.1 psi of maximum turbo boost, the most of any 4-cylinder engine in production. It holds the road with torque-vectoring AMG Performance 4MATIC®, 18-inch AMG® wheels, and an available 2-stage adaptive suspension. And with a 4.1-second 0-60 time, it holds its own in any crowd.

Stated rates of acceleration are estimated based upon manufacturer's track results and may vary depending on model, environmental and road surface conditions, driving style, elevation and vehicle load.
Competitive claim based on manufacturer-published horsepower data available at time of publication. May include 2016 and 2017 models.

4MATIC all-wheel drive
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Turns torque into traction. Turns corners into action.

Quick to respond, light in weight, and remarkably efficient, variable-torque 4MATIC® all-wheel drive can take the CLA 250 to higher levels of agility and all-season confidence. As the grip changes at each wheel, 4MATIC can instantly and variably send up to 50 percent of the engine's power output to the rear wheels, on demand.


Technology

Endlessly entertaining
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The world is your playground. It's also your playlist.

From a standard 8-inch color screen, Bluetooth® wireless audio streaming and HD Radio™ stations to the available COMAND® navigation, the CLA can make getting anywhere easier and going there more fun. And with options like 450 watts of harman/kardon LOGIC7® surround sound, plus Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto, you won't miss a beat.

Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
HD Radio is a proprietary trademark of iBiquity Digital Corporation.
While the navigation system provides directional assistance, the driver must remain focused on safe driving behavior, including paying attention to traffic and street signs. The driver should utilize the system's audio cues while driving and should only consult the map or visual displays once the vehicle has been stopped in a safe place. Maps do not cover all areas or all routes within an area.
harman/kardon and LOGIC7 are registered trademarks of Harman International Industries, Inc.
Apple CarPlay is a product of Apple Inc. Android Auto is a product of Google Inc. Device and app providers' terms and privacy statements apply. Requires connected compatible device and data plan. Apps, content and features are selected solely by their providers. Connection to apps and streaming services may be limited by the device's network connection. Data usage is routed through device and subject to fees, charges and restrictions in user's wireless plan. Vehicle's factory audio/information interface, including COMAND® navigation and the apps of Mercedes-Benz mbrace,® may not be used simultaneously with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. When Apple CarPlay or Android Auto is in use, the steering-wheel voice control button accesses Siri® or Google voice recognition software for voice commands. Apple CarPlay, iPhone and Siri are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of Apple Inc. Android Auto is a trademark of Google Inc.

Mercedes Me
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The world in your pocket. The Web in your car.

Mercedes me helps keep you, your car and your world connected. Its smartphone app puts convenient controls like Remote Start in your pocket. It puts useful apps in your car, like HERE™ Local Search. And you can even choose streaming audio, 4G LTE WiFi and more. Five years of mbrace® Connect features and services are standard.

All Mercedes-Benz mbrace® services operate only where cellular and Global Positioning System satellite signals are available, which are provided by third parties and not within the control of Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. Five years of the mbrace Connect package are included with new-vehicle sales and leases at an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer. Subscriber Agreement is required for service to be active. Some services are only available on select vehicles. Your PIN is required in order to use certain services. WiFi requires Multimedia Package. WiFi and Streaming Internet-based features require an active subscription to the mbrace Entertain Package. Connection may be limited by cellular signal. Apps may be introduced and updated at varying dates, and may also require a vehicle software update. Some services may be limited or restricted in some areas. Driver is responsible for complying with traffic and other laws. See your dealer or MBUSA.com/mbrace for details.
The mbrace Mobile App is compatible with Apple iPhone® models running iOS 7.0 or later, and Android-based phones running OS 2.3 or later.

Insightful safety
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Watches the driver ahead. And the one behind the wheel.

Standard Active Brake Assist uses radar to help you avoid some frontal collisions, and can even initiate braking. ATTENTION ASSIST® can help sense a drowsy driver. Available Blind Spot and Lane Keeping Assists help make highway driving easier and safer. And optional Distance Pilot DISTRONIC® cruise control can slow, stop and go with the flow.

Active Brake Assist may not be sufficient to avoid an accident. It does not react to certain stationary objects, nor recognize or predict the curvature and/or lane layout of the road or every movement of vehicles ahead. It is the driver's responsibility at all times to be attentive to traffic and road conditions, and to provide the steering, braking and other driving inputs necessary to retain control of the vehicle. Drivers are cautioned not to wait for the system's alerts before braking, as that may not afford sufficient time and distance to brake safely. See Operator's Manual for system's operating speeds and additional information and warnings.
ATTENTION ASSIST may be insufficient to alert a fatigued or distracted driver of lane drift and cannot be relied on to avoid an accident or serious injury.
Blind Spot Assist may not be sufficient to avoid all accidents involving vehicles in your blind spot and does not estimate the speed of approaching vehicles. It should not be used as a sole substitute for driver awareness and checking of surrounding traffic conditions.
Driving while drowsy or distracted is dangerous and must be avoided. Lane Keeping Assist may be insufficient to alert a fatigued or distracted driver of lane drift and cannot be relied on to avoid an accident or serious injury.
Distance Pilot DISTRONIC adaptive cruise control is no substitute for active driving involvement. It does not adapt cruising speed in response to stationary objects, nor does it predict the curvature and lane layout of the road ahead or the movement of vehicles ahead. It is the driver's responsibility at all times to be attentive to traffic and road conditions, and to provide the steering, braking and other driving inputs necessary to retain control of the vehicle. Drivers are cautioned not to wait for the system's alerts before braking, as that may not afford sufficient time and distance to brake safely. Braking effectiveness also depends on proper brake maintenance, and tire and road conditions.