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2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250


City 23 - 24 MPG Hwy 32 - 36 MPG

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Overall Rating:
4.5 (out of 5)
Value 4.5
Exterior 4.6
Interior 4.5
Comfort 4.4
Performance 4.5
Reliability 4.7
I previously own cla 250 and the engine burned wh

by Mannyrn3 from Chicago il | December 05, 2019

I previously own a cla 250 and while I was driving in expressway the engine on fire and totally burned the engine. They said cause by water damage and malfunction of the hydrolock

Seriously the best car I’ve owned.

by Sierra Casiano from Phoenix, Arizona | November 18, 2019

I love this car so much!! I went from having two Jeep Wranglers and thinking that I would only drive big vechicles, that was until I decided to stop at Mercedes and test drive thw CLA 250... I’ve been obsessed ever sense. Luxury AND sporty! I’ll never go back

Most beautiful and powerful car I ever got

by Alili2016 from Illinois | October 15, 2019

It meets all your expectations and needs and it’s so comfortable car ,economical car .i used it for over a year and I still driving it for fun i love Mercedes benz

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2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Overview


The 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 is an entry-level compact 4-door sedan with a selection of available packages. It competes with the Audi A3 and the Acura ILX. This year, it receives revised front-end styling options and new standard interior and safety equipment.

Two trims are available: the base CLA 250 and the high-performance AMG CLA 45.

The sleek exterior of the CLA 250 features a wide-mouth front end, sharp headlights, and Mercedes’ signature diamond-block grille. Standard features include power/heated side mirrors with turn-signal indicators and 17-inch alloy wheels. The available Sport Package has a new AMG front bumper that appears more aggressive and aerodynamic than the previous offering. The Night Package comes with gloss black accents and 18-inch AMG multi-spoke wheels in addition to the Sport Package. Panoramic moonroof, LED headlights and taillights, an illuminated star emblem, and a rear spoiler are also available.

Under the Hood
The CLA 250 has a 208-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. It comes standard with a front-wheel drive (FWD) configuration, but all-wheel drive (AWD) is also available. Fuel economy for the CLA 250 with FWD has an EPA-estimated 26/38 mpg city/highway; and 24/33 mpg with the AWD configuration. The AMG CLA 45 has boosted performance to 375-hp, but fuel economy diminishes to 23/31 mpg.

Inside, the 5-seat CLA 250 has a premium two-tone interior with a great selection of color and material options. It comes standard with dual-zone automatic climate control, power driver’s seat with memory feature, split folding backseat, and an updated infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen. An integrated navigation system, wood trim, leather upholstery, heated front seats, and a Harmon Kardon premium audio system are also available.


The CLA 250 offers several impressive standard safety features, including a backup camera, an Attention Assist driver-drowsiness monitor, forward collision warning with automatic braking, and rain-sensing windshield wipers. A blindspot monitoring system, lane keep assist, and adaptive cruise control are also available. The AMG CLA 45 has high-performance brakes, adaptive sport suspension, and a sport exhaust system.