New Mercedes-Benz CLA AND CLA Shooting Brake

By CARSIFU | 16 March 2016

STUTTGART: The Mercedes-Benz CLA AND CLA Shooting Brake get a facelift involving new bumpers, a diamond radiator grille in black as standard and new light-alloy wheels, new seat covers and trim parts, as well as chrome-plated controls.

The facelifted CLA Coupé will debut at the New York International Auto Show (25 March to 3 April 2016), while the modified CLA Shooting Brake will be launched at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Berlin on April 17 and 18, 2016.

Mercedes-Benz CLA.
Mercedes-Benz CLA.

The new efficiency champion is the CLA 180 d BlueEFFICIENCY Edition with an output of 109hp, which is available with manual transmission only.

Its fuel consumption according to NEDC is a mere 3.5/3.6 litres per 100km (figures for CLA/CLA Shooting Brake).

The new CLA 220 4MATIC expands the choice for fans of all-wheel drive.

Its four-cylinder petrol engine, with a displacement of 1991 cc, delivers an output of 184hp and is paired as standard with the 7G-DCT.

New to the range of engines for the CLA Shooting Brake is also the CLA 180 BlueEFFICIENCY Edition with a 1,595cc four-cylinder petrol engine and an output of 122hp.

Mercedes-Benz CLA.
Mercedes-Benz CLA.

Its consumption according to NEDC is 5.5 litres per 100km.

This engine has only been available until now for the Coupé.

Meanwhile, with 381hp and maximum torque of 475Nm, the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 4MATIC Coupé and Shooting Brake models are among the most powerful vehicles in their segment.

At the same time, fuel consumption of just 6.9 litres for every 100km (NEDC combined) underlines the efficiency achieved by Mercedes-AMG.

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All models now have a diamond radiator grille in black as standard, plus a new front bumper with a silver, black or chrome trim strip.

There is a new paintwork shade, cavansite blue metallic.

The interior also gets a much slimmer-looking freestanding 20.3 cm (8-inch) media display with a new-style glass cover, which is available as an option for the Audio 20 USB and Audio 20 CD systems.