The Mercedes CLA presents this 2023 restyling

2023 Mercedes CLA

Mercedes Just a few months ago, it updated the Mercedes A-Class and B-Class models, two of the five products in the compact range of the star firm that are so important worldwide. Now comes the turn of the Mercedes-Benz CLA and CLA Shooting Brake, the coupe-style sedans that have won over so many customers over the years, since their first generation.

To tell the truth, the changes are slight in this facelift to 2023, because honestly they are cars that continue to look very fresh, modern and technological. They come with slight visual nuances, equipment improvements and some mechanical adjustments to increase performance.

Slight exterior and interior touch-ups

Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake

If we focus on the visual changes, the Mercedes CLA 2023 incorporates optical groups with a new interior design, as well as retouched bumpers, front grill and rear diffuser. Led High Performance headlights are standard. Two also arrive new body colors, such as hyper blue and spectral blue, in addition to three new designs of tires in up to 19 inches, although they are 17 as standard.

Meanwhile, in the cabin It comes with two standard screens, one 7-inch and the other 10,25. Optionally it can be equipped with both in 10,25 inches and widescreen aspect. On the other hand, it comes standard with a steering wheel upholstered in Nappa leather and as an extra you can incorporate the sports steering wheel in Artico leather. There are trim elements in dark carbon look, brown linden wood or brown microfiber.

The Progressive equipment line offers three colors for the interior: black, macchiato beige and sage grey. For its part, the AMG Line can come in black, bay brown, sage grey, titanium gray pearl/black and, for the first time, pepper red/black.

More and better equipment for the Mercedes CLA

Mercedes CLA interior 2023

With regard to the equipment, standard already includes high beam assist, reversing camera and USB package, plus leather steering wheel and LED headlamps. Starting with vehicles equipped with the Progressive trim line, you also get the parking package and mirror package, as well as the tailgate easy-pack for the CLA Shooting Brake.

The most important novelty in terms of connectivity is that the Mercedes CLA and Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake come with Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, plus several illuminated USB ports.

The new CLA too improve in terms of safety. With the enhanced Driver Assistance Package, Lane Keeping Assist is controlled much more conveniently through Active Steering Control. The new generation of the parking package facilitates longitudinal parking and offers a 360-degree view for assisted parking.

Electrified motors News!

mercedes cla rear

Regarding the engines, all petrol variants are electrifiedThey are four-cylinder and include a 7- or 8-speed DCT automatic transmission. These mild hybrids powered by a 48-volt network support with 10 kW (13,6 CV) of extra power at certain times, the alternator functioning as a starter to transmit less vibration and noise at each start. In addition, it can also circulate under sail with the heat engine completely off. Of course, receive the DGT Eco label.

Versions of gasoline mild hybrid are the CLA 180, CLA 200, CLA 220 4Matic and CLA 250 4Matic. Respectively, they yield powers of 136, 163, 190 and 224 CV. For his part, in diesel We can opt for the CLA 180 d, CLA 200 d and CLA 220 d, which use a 2-liter engine with powers of 116, 150 and 190 hp, although in this case they are not electrified.

Mercedes CLA 45S

Regarding the plug-in hybrids, are supported by the 1.332 cc gasoline engine with 163 hp and 270 Nm of torque. The electrical part develops 80 kW (109 CV) and 300 Nm, feeding from a 15,6 kWh battery. The combined yield is 218 hp and 450 Nm, with a top speed of 229 km/h and acceleration from 0 to 100 in 7,6 seconds.

All this without mentioning the AMG sports cars, the Mercedes CLA 35 and Mercedes CLA 45 S. Both receive 4Matic permanent all-wheel drive and 8-speed DCT transmission. The AMG 35 develops 306 hp, while the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S reaches 421 hp and offers even more radical behaviour, with a top speed limited to 270 km/h.

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