What Are the Performance Specs of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA?

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA, a high-powered four-door coupe, offers these performance highlights:

  • 208 hp from a turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine
  • Available 4MATIC® all-wheel drive
  • Upgraded AMG® CLA 45 model with 375 hp
  • Race-ready dual clutch transmission

As if that wasn’t enough, even the base trim of the CLA can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 6.9 seconds. Find out more about the performance capabilities of this model today!

New CLA Performance Features

Control Comes Standard

The base trim of the CLA includes paddle shifters, a four-wheel independent suspension, and electromechanical power steering for an aggressive driving experience.

Upgraded Systems

Consider an adjustable suspension, perforated front brakes with red calipers, or constant-ratio electromechanical power steering to improve the CLA’s racing abilities.

4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive

Reviewer Kelley Blue Book says 4MATIC® all-wheel drive adds “all-weather peace of mind,” and when you’re navigating Stockton roads, you’ll be glad you added it.

Strong Efficiency Numbers

The 4-cylinder in the CLA 250 returns 24 mpg city/37 mpg highway, some of the most impressive fuel economy numbers in its class.

2018 CLA Specs

The CLA is offered in two main performance configurations: the CLA 250 and the AMG® CLA 45. They both have 4-cylinder engines under the hood, but they deliver different power output numbers:

  • Mercedes-Benz CLA 250
    • Engine: 2.0L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder
    • Horsepower: 208 hp
    • Torque: 258 lb-ft
    • Acceleration (0-60 mph): 6.9 seconds
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG® CLA 45
    • Engine: Handcrafted AMG® 2.0L Turbocharged 4-cylinder
    • Horsepower: 375 hp
    • Torque: 350 lb-ft
    • Acceleration (0-60 mph): 4.1 seconds
2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA

Why Could the Mercedes-Benz Be the Best 4-Door for Me?

The AMG® edition of the Mercedes-Benz CLA uses modern racing technology to achieve its strong performance specs, so if you’re into sporty performance for racing down SR 108 with ease. The Mercedes-Benz AMG® CLA 45 comes with the following standard and available systems:

  • AMG® High-Performance Braking
  • Available Limited-Slip Front Differential
  • Available Raised Top Speed of 167 mph
  • Available RACE Mode

Want to learn more about the thrilling 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA? Turn to Mercedes-Benz of Modesto, just a short drive from Merced. Compare the CLA to the C-Class, then schedule a test drive to experience CLA excitement firsthand!

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