The entry-level version is known as CLA 250. Drive along with also a transmission come standard, and Mercedes’ 4Matic all-wheel drive system is supplied at an excess price. Fuel economy data and specifications aren’t available.
The new CLA stretches a little bit longer and wider than its predecessor, and it rides on a slightly longer wheelbase. Mercedes needed to boost the model’s footprint to avoid creating internal competition for its new all-star, the A-Class Sedan.
Inside, upmarket versions of the CLA benefit in the Mercedes-Benz User eXperience (MBUX) infotainment system exhibited on a high-resolution, 10.25-inch touchscreen. This artificial software adapts itself to users whether it’s a phone call made in precisely the same time on a route driven or precisely the same day every week. Organic voice-recognition technology allows the passengers browse the software’s various functions. They’re able to utilize the touchscreen or a touchpad situated on the center console.
Updated on April 8, 2019: Added full details about the CLA 35.
It was a fitting place for a car that’s substantially compared to its predecessor. In Las Vegas, a larger emphasis is put by the firm on connectivity than on horsepower. That will change at the 2019 New York Auto Show, when it unveils a more powerful version of this sedan developed by in-house tuner AMG.