Mercedes-Benz India has launched the facelift and slightly updated CLA model in India at a price of Rs 31.40 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai). Mercedes-Benz CLA Facelift is available in both petrol and diesel engine variants.
Merc has come with amazing features which will make you mesmerized for a moment. The new CLA 2017, a highly concentrated engine technology extracts maximum power from the lineup of four-cylinder units. A standard fit of 7-speed dual clutch transmission delivers this output straight to the road.
It’s a diamond radiator grill with pins in high gloss black, silver painted louver, and chrome inserts make a similarly dominant statement.
In addition to this, they have added LED high-performance safety lamps which provide more security at night which is similar to daylight and consume low energy. When unlocking the vehicle “Coming Home” function welcomes the driver with an exceptional light display.
The tail light features LED technology that creates a visual highlight focus which gives you more visibility. The brightness of the brake lights and turn indicators changes according to the lighting condition.
The interiors give you the best feature. It comes with a powerful fascinating and basic look which is standard in both front and rear gear. It has the three-spoke leather steering wheel, and it has instrument cluster in two tube design with TFT color multifunction display. They are also providing panoramic sliding sunroof with keyless go starting service. Memory package and the reversing camera are added as extra like the chocolate sauce to the ice-cream.
Mercedes-Benz is releasing versions like CLA, CLA 200 and CLA 200D in petrol and diesel variants. The petrol engine is a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder unit which produces 181bhp of peak power and 300Nm of peak torque. When coming to a diesel engine, it is a 2.2-litre turbocharged four cylinder unit which produces 134bhp of peak power and 300Nm of peak torque. Both engines are mated to a seven-speed gearbox which in turn is mated to a front wheel drive layout.
In Indian version, the bumpers of the CLA are different from the ones offered on the international spec cars. It is similar to the pre-facelift variant but with a chrome accent lip running horizontally across the bumper which gives the edge of stylishness. A similar chrome strip also runs on the rear bumper joining the two tailpipes which have also gone through a very subtle nip and tuck. The side profile of the new CLA 2017 is similar to the pre-facelift cars including the 17-inch wheels that have been carried forward.
In the interior front, CLA gets the 8-inch screen. Now CLA is getting both Android Auto and Apple Car Play as standard along with an inbuilt Smartphone integration with Bluetooth.
Mercedes-Benz CLA Price Details
- CLA 200 D-Style (diesel): Rs 31.71 lakhs
- CLA 200 Sport (Petrol): Rs 34.02 lakh
- 200 D-Sport (Diesel): Rs 35.02 lakh