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2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250View 2019 Model Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Overview (See Available Styles)

  • 4-door, subcompact luxury sedan
  • Standard 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission
  • Optional 8-inch COMAND Navigation system
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 is a subcompact luxury sedan that competes with the Mazda3, BMW 3-Series, and Lexus IS 200t.

The sleek exterior of the 4-door CLA 250 features a wide-mouth front end, sharp headlights, and Mercedes’ signature diamond-block grille. Additional packages gives the body styling an even more pronounced, aggressive look. Standard features include power/heated side mirrors with turn-signal indicators and 17-inch wheels. AMG body styling, sport-tuned suspension, sport brakes, and unique 18-inch wheels are optional.

Under the Hood
Powering the CLA 250 is a standard 208-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive comes standard, while all-wheel drive (4MATIC) is 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.
Inside, the CLA 250 has a sporty leatherette interior with a 60/40-split folding rear seat. The center console features standard multimedia system that includes an 8-inch display, a rotary knob controller, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, SD card reader, and a USB port. It can be upgraded to the COMAND Navigation system, 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, and Harman Kardon premium audio system. Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, sport front seats, and a memory driver’s seat. Full leather upholstery, heated front seats, ambient interior lighting, and an automatic dimming rearview mirror are available as well.

Standard safety features include eight air bags, active brake assist, a driver-drowsiness monitor, and a backup camera. Complimentary for the first five years is the mbrace Connected Package for roadside assistance, vehicle diagnostics, vehicle locator, and other connected services. Other available features include a blindspot monitoring system, lane keep assist, and adaptive cruise control.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 24 MPG
  • Highway: 32 - 37 MPG

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

34 of 43 (79%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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