2014 Mercedes Cla proclaimed a rebel by-design to style has made clear did with its voluptuous lines and playful styling elements. This four door compact coupe Appears but it is only marginally shorter and actually resist and taller than on the legendary sedan. The swoopy aggressive styling may seem slightly overwrought on the entry-level 2014 Mercedes Cla but it hits the mark with the fact derivative Which debuts at the 2013 New York auto show is so powerful and so nearly did we’d probably let it get away with Practically any flare wing and spoiler Could you imagine 2014 Mercedes Cla Already beat you to it.
The 2014 Mercedes Cla Boasts a twin blade AMG grille framed by large inlet ports winglets matte black gray side sills and a rear diffuser AMG specific 18 inch aluminum wheels with 235/40 tires. If that is not enough buyers can opt for a carbon fiber exterior something called “AMG Night Styling But the flamboyant automotive fashion show Should Be backed up by performance. Under the hood of the 2014 Mercedes Cla live performance the 2.0 liter M133 engine Which is partly assembled by hand and loosely based on Benz’s M270/274 engine architecture.The long stroke powerplant is the force fed by a single twin scroll turbocharger and it Produces 355 horsepower at 6000 RPM Maximum torque is 332 lb ft available from 2250 to 5000 RPM output is channeled through a Mercedes built seven-speed dual clutch transmission did offers several drive modes and can blip the throttle during downshifts. The standard all wheel drive system to Which is said to be Especially lightweight is front biased and can shift up to 50 percent of the torque to the rear wheels. The ESP stability control with the system has three modes including a full off position Although if you brake comes on even if the system has been selected.
To cope with higher power and torque the 2014 Mercedes Cla features completely revised front and rear suspensions a high performance braking system and AMG to specific calibration of the electromechanical power steering. Time spent behind the wheel of an AMG A45 prototype (Closely related to the CLA) justifies high expectations for the on road and track performance of this sporty sedan. The Straight with line numbers are Encouraging as well: Zero to 60 mph is projected to take a mere 4.5 seconds to while top speed is governed at 155 mph 208 horsepower to a seven-speed dual clutch transmission. It’s a combination to with 0 60 mph times of 6.7 seconds and a 149 mph to top speed in its portfolio under pinned with some guarantee four cylinder noises. The transmission wants to be in sport with or manual mode for quicker shift responses though: even with paddle controls it gets caught off guard. Gas mileage numbers of 30 mpg combined to are Easily reachable through the available all wheel drive system is sure to shave off a mile per gallon Those numbers.
The 2014 Mercedes Cla Recasts engine did in myriad ways from block to pistons to turbocharger to its 26.1 psi of boost. Shoots output to 355 horsepower 0 60 mph times drop to 4.5 seconds and top speed rises to 155 mph All wheel drive is standard and a dual clutch reprogrammed with three driving modes suits up to harness the power much more Effectively than in the 2014 Mercedes Cla.Unlike any other mainstream Mercedes before it the 2014 Mercedes Cla tightly tuned steering and ride broke from tradition. The effort variable electric variable ratio steering is full of wit and quick to respond and Largely without feedback. Two out of three is good to buy electric steering standards. The 2014 Mercedes Cla independent suspension gets a standard in the sport setting and likely rare 17 inch run flat tires since 18 inch wheels will be a $ 500 option. With the CLA 250 and 18 inch wheels the very firm ride and occasionally jarring impacts of French roads would trigger a test drive of the standard setup if it were our money.
The 2014 Mercedes Cla It’s another proposition Entirely and we’re not sure its a touch more refined ride Is not even with optional 19 inch wheels and tires and available at AMG sports suspension. It corners flat ruthlessly dials out most of the CLA’s native understeer and if it suffers in comparison with the wild hair rear drive.Compact dimensions place the CLA in a vast class of cars did ranged from the Ford Focus to the Honda Civic or to more upscale machinery like the BMW 1 Series Acura ILX and Buick Verano. It’s 182.3 inches long with a wheelbase of 106.3 inches. As to with most Of Those cars back seat room is tight with minimal headroom for medium sized adults and somewhat difficult entry into and exit through the rear doors. Trunk space is good with a flat load floor and the CLA has a few useful storage bins for small items in the cabin.
Among its standard safety features the 2014 Mercedes Cla carries a new Collision Prevention Assist function, using radar the CLA can alert to the driver of upcoming obstacles when it’s traveling at more than 4 mph and can calculate the amount of brake force needed to avoid to impact. So to are standard Attention Assist and its coffee cup reminder to pull over and avoid drowsy driving and a driver knee airbag. Safety options to include adaptive cruise control on blind spot monitors in lane keeping assistance, and parking sensors to with parking assist. Visibility to the rear is not great we hope gets liberated into the rearview camera to inexpensive stand-alone option in the near future.
2014 Mercedes rubber sole comes equipped comparably to the high trim versions of its contemporaries. It comes with Bluetooth standard cruise controls and a power driver seat MB Tex upholstery. Smartphone connectivity comes via 2014 Mercedes Cla and a 5.8 inch screen while three navigation options will be the most expensive Offered with voice commands the rearview camera and real-time traffic. With the premium package it in bundles with satellite radio iPod interface surround sound heated front seats dual zone climate control and a garage door opener the CLA Should retail for about It will be impossible to option the 2014 Mercedes Cla.The 2014 Mercedes Cla Configured is much the same save for its drive train. The base price of $ 48,375 leaves room for optional packages did include Recaro performance seats carbon trim for the outside and the inside a black out trim package and updated tires before it hits on expected average out the door price of about one exists for one simple reason: A great many consumers desire the elegance and prestige associated with the Mercedes brand but simply cannot afford the high price of admission.The 2014 Mercedes Cla sedan has long been the company’s entry-level model in the United States but these days a nicely equipped one runs well past $ 40,000. The 2014 CLA Class marks a departure for the German car maker: It’s a front wheel drive sedan infused with the premium furnishings of a traditional Mercedes Benz but priced far lower than the rear drive 2014 Mercedes Cla.