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2017 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550View 2018 Model Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2017 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 Overview (See Available Styles)

  • Seats four passengers
  • Standard Comand multimedia system with navigation
  • Basic mbrace Connect services are free for five years
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 is a 4-door luxury coupe that replaces the discontinued CLS 400. It offers the practicality of a sedan with more sporty driving dynamics.

The CLS 550 has a sophisticated, refined appearance with its sporty front-end and elegant, yet muscular body. LED for the headlights, daytime running lamps, and taillights come standard. Other standard features include a power moonroof and 18-inch alloy wheels. Gloss black accents, adaptive headlights, a rear spoiler, and larger 19-inch alloy wheels are also available.

Under the Hood
The CLS 550 comes with a larger engine than the old CLS 400. It is powered by a standard 402-hp, twin-turbocharged 4.6-liter V-8 engine mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission that produces 443 pounds-feet of torque. Rear-wheel drive comes standard, while all-wheel drive (4Matic) is optional.

Inside, the CLS 550 has a premium leather-upholstered interior with wood trim. It has individual seating for four passengers. The center stack features the standard Comand multimedia system with an 8-inch display, navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, and Harman Kardon audio system. It can be upgraded with a Bang and Olufsen premium surround-sound audio system. Standard features include automatic air conditioning, heated front seats, and a memory seat. A leather-wrapped steering wheel, a heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats are available as well.

Basic mbrace Connect communication services is free for the first five years. Forward collision warning, a driver drowsiness monitor, and a backup camera also come standard. A blindspot monitoring system, lane keep assist, and automatic parking with surround-view cameras are available as well.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 17 - 18 MPG
  • Highway: 25 - 26 MPG

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

18 of 18 (100%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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