2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Review

It’s the ongoing advancement of a game-changing original. Its four-door coupe-style whispers seductively in your ear. Its industry-advancing voice assistant lets you talk back. And from performance to driver assists, it responds even more eloquently.

Fashion leans further forward. And sends every other car back.

Lean muscle leads the way forward from the clutter of other cars. Sleek LED headlamps and a twin-power-dome hood sweep back from the shark-nose grille, clearing the way for a profile that slices the wind and a panoramic sunroof that embraces the sky.

2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 sits on 18-inch multi-spoke wheels. It’s an all-wheel-drive 7-speed transmission and runs on an I-4 engine with 221 horsepower, 5,500 RPM, and 258 pounds of torque at 1,800 RPM.

The first and second-row sunroof with shade has an express open-close sliding function along with tilting glass. The manual folding side mirrors come with power heating. On the edges are turn signal indicators and in the back is the fixed rear window with a defroster. The windshield wipers come with rain detection. The jets are heated so that the liquid doesn’t freeze in extremely cold weather.

The front and rear headlights are LED. The front ones are fully automatic projector beams. Also, it is equipped with fog lights and perimeter lamps.

Performance

The CLA 250 goes like it shows. Its 221-hp turbo inline-4 efficiently boosts power, torque, and your spirits. And its 4-wheel independent suspension is crisp in corners, composed in the city.

The dual-clutch 7-speed keeps the turbo engine’s torque on tap. Automatic shifts are smoother yet quicker. Standard shift paddles put manual control at your fingertips anytime the mood strikes.

  • 2.0 L Inline-4 Turbo Engine
  • 221 HP @ 5,500 RPM
  • 460 L Cargo Capacity
  • 5 PAssenger Capacity
  • 6.3 Sec 0-100 Km/H

Features

Catches the eye. Clings to the road.

Standard 18-inch AMG wheels and AMG styling hug the curves in the road and in the CLA body. Options include the bold black details of the Night Package, and AMG wheels up to 19 inches.

All-digital cockpit. That responds to your digits.

Freestanding digital instrumentation anchors a wraparound cockpit with a central touchscreen and available reconfigurable gauges. Enticing options include 64-colour LED ambient lighting and Climate Comfort front seats.

Say what you want: Your CLA listens, and responds.

MBUX is easy to learn because it can learn you. Just say “Hey, Mercedes, it’s cold in here” or “I need a coffee,” and it can control many cabin features. Among them is the available MB-Navigation that can overlay instructions on live video of a turn.

Technology

Stay in touch: A smartphone app and WiFi keep you connected.

Mercedes me connect makes ownership easy. Access Remote Start or Lock/Unlock, see your vehicle status, or schedule service, all from your phone. And in-car WiFi for up to eight devices is available for a low monthly rate.

Stay in charge: Everyone gets a port, or charge wire-free.

Four USB-C ports mean there’s a plug near every passenger. Options include Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto, plus wireless charging so you can refuel your compatible phone’s battery as you drive.

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Safety

Active Brake Assist

Radar-based technology can alert you if you’re approaching a vehicle ahead, or even some stationary objects, at a speed and distance that suggest a collision is likely. As soon as you start to brake, it can automatically provide an appropriate level of braking to help prevent a collision or reduce its severity.

Two buttons in your car can connect you to the help you need in a variety of situations. Mercedes-Benz Emergency Call can transmit your GPS-determined location and helpful vehicle information to trained experts who can help summon local emergency responders to your location.

The first system of its kind, ATTENTION ASSIST continuously monitors up to 70 parameters of driving behaviour, and can automatically alert the driver with both visual and audible warnings if it detects signs of drowsiness on long trips.

Trim Highlights

CLA 35 Coupe

Starting at: $51,700*
Details:

  • Passenger capacity – 5
  • Engine – AMG-enhanced 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Power – 302 hp @ 5,800 rpm
  • Automatic transmission – AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed dual-clutch
  • Cargo capacity – 460 L
  • Acceleration – 4.9 sec 0-100 km/h*

(*May vary depending on model)

CLA 45 Coupe

Starting at: $59,700*
Details:

  • Passenger capacity – 5
  • Engine – Handcrafted AMG 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Power – 382 hp @ 6,500 rpm
  • Automatic transmission – AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 8-speed dual-clutch
  • Cargo capacity – 460 L
  • Acceleration – 4.1 sec 0-100 km/h*

(*May vary depending on model)

CLA 250 4MATIC Coupe

Starting at: $43,600*
Details:

  • Passenger capacity – 5
  • Engine – 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Power – 221 hp @ 5,500 rpm
  • Automatic transmission – 9G-TRONIC 9-speed
  • Cargo capacity – 460 L
  • Acceleration – 6.3 sec 0-100 km/h*

(*May vary depending on model)

CLA 35 Coupe

Starting at: $51,700*
Details:

  • Passenger capacity – 5
  • Engine – AMG-enhanced 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Power – 302 hp @ 5,800 rpm
  • Automatic transmission – AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed dual-clutch
  • Cargo capacity – 460 L
  • Acceleration – 4.9 sec 0-100 km/h*

(*May vary depending on model)

CLA 45 Coupe

Starting at: $59,700*
Details:

  • Passenger capacity – 5
  • Engine – Handcrafted AMG 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Power – 382 hp @ 6,500 rpm
  • Automatic transmission – AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 8-speed dual-clutch
  • Cargo capacity – 460 L
  • Acceleration – 4.1 sec 0-100 km/h*

(*May vary depending on model)

CLA 250 4MATIC Coupe

Starting at: $43,600*
Details:

  • Passenger capacity – 5
  • Engine – 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Power – 221 hp @ 5,500 rpm
  • Automatic transmission – 9G-TRONIC 9-speed
  • Cargo capacity – 460 L
  • Acceleration – 6.3 sec 0-100 km/h*

(*May vary depending on model)

CLA 35 Coupe

Starting at: $51,700*
Details:

  • Passenger capacity – 5
  • Engine – AMG-enhanced 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Power – 302 hp @ 5,800 rpm
  • Automatic transmission – AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed dual-clutch
  • Cargo capacity – 460 L
  • Acceleration – 4.9 sec 0-100 km/h*

(*May vary depending on model)

CLA 45 Coupe

Starting at: $59,700*
Details:

  • Passenger capacity – 5
  • Engine – Handcrafted AMG 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Power – 382 hp @ 6,500 rpm
  • Automatic transmission – AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 8-speed dual-clutch
  • Cargo capacity – 460 L
  • Acceleration – 4.1 sec 0-100 km/h*

(*May vary depending on model)

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