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Rs. 31.72 lakh
Discontinued Model since 13 Feb 2020

About Mercedes-Benz CLA

As an entry level Sedan offering in India, Mercedes CLA has a huge responsibility on its shoulders. Priced in the range of Rs 31.72-77.69 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), CLA comes with attractive exteriors and very practical and spacious interiors. The detailing and attention to the styling are of top-notch and Mercedes has taken full care to equip CLA with all the bells and whistles. Especially, the choice of materials and the quality of the plastic used inside the cabin feel very plush and premium. Under the Hood, the CLA is powered by a 136PS, 2.2-litre diesel motor and a 183PS 2.0-liter petrol engine, both mated to automatic transmission sending the power to the front wheels of the car. The ride and handling of the CLA have been tuned in the interest of occupants’ comfort. Mercedes CLA is up against the likes of Audi A3, BMW 3 series, and Jaguar XE among others.

Mercedes-Benz CLA Overview

Nov 14, 2016 : Mercedes-Benz will be launching the 2017 CLA in India on November 30. Notably, it will be the 12th car for this year as promised by the manufacturer. The 2017 CLA made its debut just prior to the New York International Auto Show held earlier this year. Under the update, the stylish sedan receives new black highlights, giving the car a fresh look. The updates are quite subtle and one would require a keen eye to spot the new additions. Starting from the nose, the front bumper has been restyled with a larger air dam with air scoops on either of its sides

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Must Read Questions & Answers Before Buying CLA

Q. Which I should buy C-Class or CLA. I have to travel a lot. I think C-Class is comfortable but its mileage is less.
  • C-class is better then CLA & 17-18 kmpl in city & 22-24 kmpl on highway. i think that is enough. i have C220 D. that is very comfortable.
  • Yes! C-class have more power,comfort...for more features the mileage is not concerned.
  • Go for Cla urban sub 2 litre engine with good mileage.
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Q. Which car should I buy CLA diesel or C Class diesel?
  • Cla diesel for style ..comfort mileage.New rear gives it a AMG coupe like feel distinct from other like c class..after SUV minia its coupe going to be the new favourite.Changed sparewheel from the boot.Frameless window glass and tail lamp is s beauty you can save 20lac if you buy sub 2 litre urban variant....and those who want a Mercedes tag for less.
  • I think diesel cars have no future.
  • C class Diesel
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Q. I am getting confused between CLA and GLA. Which is more comfortable and better
  • Both these German luxury cars can take you to the lap of luxury. But we can not compare both of there vehicle because CLA is luxury 4 door coupe (that what Mercedes calls) with more power and stylish sedanthat receives new black highlights, giving the car a fresh look whereas if you are looking for a compact SUV with the same luxury features and comfort but with an AWD capability with world's most trustable and award-winning 4MATIC engine. Suggest you take a test drive of both the vehicle to feel the power and comfort of both the vehicles for better comparison please have look at the comparison by clicking the given link. Mercedes Benz CLA vs Mercedes Benz GLA 45 AMG Comparison:- https://www.zigwheels.com/compare-cars/mercedes-benz-cla-class-vs-mercedes-benz-gla-class-45-amg
  • Both these German luxury cars can take you to the lap of luxury. But we can not compare both of there vehicle because CLA is luxury 4 door coupe (that what Mercedes calls) with more power and stylish sedan that receives new black highlights, giving the car a fresh look whereas if you are looking for a compact SUV with the same luxury features and comfort but with an AWD capability with world's most trustable and award-winning 4MATIC engine. Suggest you take a test drive of both the vehicle to feel the power and comfort of both the vehicles for better comparison please have look at the comparison by clicking the given link. Mercedes Benz CLA vs Mercedes Benz GLA 45 AMG Comparison:- https://www.zigwheels.com/compare-cars/mercedes-benz-cla-class-vs-mercedes-benz-gla-class-45-amg
  • If need a sports hatch or cross over gla..for only commuting.with less luggage.Cla with new makeover coupe like rear and descent engine with boot will be the best buy.
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Q. I am confused between Audi A3, CLA & Passat all in diesel version top model and Octavia petrol top model, which car should I buy?
  • Cla for distinctive looks and mileage..a3 for driving pleasure especially petrol..if you don't want a premium tag Passat 2020 us more practical. please take service packages for cla as maintenance is huge sometimes if replacements are there..merc salespart is excellant ...but service is on the other extreme .
  • Go for A3 for fun drive.Go for CLA. if need a driver.Go for passat for lesser maintenance cost and need a bigger car then audi a3 and merc cla in lesser price. You will feel driving a routine commuter one.
  • A3
Q. I am confused between Mercedes CLA 2019 vs Audi A3 Technology Line of 2019 Petrol variants, I have taken the test drives. Both have some features and some are not present. Kindly suggest, which one should I buy?
  • Cla for specs Mercedes tag ...Dee other answers too..a3 in dimension is smaller in its line up..cla has its character.
  • Merc CLA is better if you are shauffer driven and A3 is good if drive yourself.
Q. Which car should I buy CLA diesel or C Class diesel?
  • Cla diesel for style ..comfort mileage.New rear gives it a AMG coupe like feel distinct from other like c class..after SUV minia its coupe going to be the new favourite.Changed sparewheel from the boot.Frameless window glass and tail lamp is s beauty you can save 20lac if you buy sub 2 litre urban variant....and those who want a Mercedes tag for less.
  • I think diesel cars have no future.
  • C class Diesel
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January 23, 2015  By Team ZigWheels