Specs and Techs ➤ 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupé
By Wayne Gorrett
- Choice of five petrol engines from launch
- Three trim grades: AMG Line, AMG Line Premium and AMG Line Premium Plus
- Orders open with first cars arriving in summer
The all-new, second-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupé is now on sale, with a 15-strong model line-up. The range walk-up commences with the CLA 180, followed by the 200, 220 and 220 4Matic and the range-topping CLA 250.
The CLA 180 and CLA 200 both use a 1.3-litre petrol engine capable of producing 136hp / 200Nm or 163hp / 250Nm respectively. The 180 and 200 can deliver up to 47.9mpg on the combined cycle, while the 180 emits 123g/km of CO2 and the 200 emits 124g/km.
Available in both two- and 4Matic four-wheel drive, the CLA 220 features a 2.0-litre petrol engine with an output of 190hp and 300Nm. It can deliver up to 41.5mpg and emits 139g/km of CO2 – the CLA 220 4Matic delivers 40.4mpg and emits 149g/km.
The petrol-powered CLA 250 – which uses the same 2.0-litre engine – is tuned to generate 224hp and 350Nm, return up to 41.5mpg and emits 139g/km of CO2.
All launch models will initially be available with a 7G-DCT seven-speed automatic transmission, with a six-speed manual gearbox arriving later. The diesel-powered CLA 200d and CLA 220d will also be added to the line-up later in the year. The CLA Shooting Brake was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show and will be going on sale in May.
AMG Line models come as standard with MBUX multimedia system, including ‘Hey Mercedes’ voice recognition; 10.25-inch digital touchscreen infotainment display; seven-inch digital cockpit display; navigation with three year’s live services; LED high performance headlights; privacy glass; Thermotronic luxury two-zone automatic climate control; Keyless-Go starting function; DAB radio; smartphone integration, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto; wireless charging (for compatible phones); heated front seats; leather upholstery, with a choice of four colour options; Parking package; Mirror package; Active Lane Keeping Assist and Speed Limit Assist.
AMG Line Premium trim adds a 10.25-inch digital cockpit display; augmented navigation; a dash cam; ambient lighting, with a choice of 64 colours; 225W illuminated door sills with ‘Mercedes-Benz’ lettering; rear armrest; Keyless-Go, including keyless lock and unlock.
AMG Line Premium Plus features all of the above equipment, and adds a panoramic sliding sunroof; Multibeam LED headlights and Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus; memory seats for the driver and front passenger; Energizing pack – uses a number of the car’s systems to boost driver fitness and wellbeing.
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