Mercedes CLA launched at INR 31.5 lakhs – IAB Report

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Mercedes-Benz India today launched its entry-level sedan, the CLA, in New Delhi. Following are the prices, ex-Showroom, New Delhi.

  1. Mercedes CLA 200 CDI Style – INR 31.5 lakhs
  2. Mercedes CLA 200 CDI Sport – INR 35.9 lakhs
  3. Mercedes CLA 200 Sport Petrol – INR 35 lakhs

Mercedes CLA front quarters India launch

The CLA is available with a petrol and diesel engine in India, both getting a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission turning the front wheels. The CLA 45 AMG, which was launched last year, gets a 4WD system with a 2.0-liter high-performance petrol engine though.

The CLA 200 is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol unit which is capable of 181 bhp at 5,500 rpm and 300 Nm of torque between 1,200-1,400 rpm. It accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 7.8 seconds and achieves a top-speed of 235 km/h. Mercedes claims an ARAI rated efficiency of 15.04 km/l for this variant.

Mercedes CLA rear quarter India launch

The CLA 200 CDI is powered by a 2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel engine which is good for 134 bhp between 3,600-4,400 rpm and 300 Nm of torque between 1,600-3,000 rpm. The diesel CLA accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 9.8 seconds and hits a top-speed of 220 km/h. It delivers 17.9 km/l.

Features such as 6-airbags, ABS, EBD and ASR, Bi-Xenon headlights, reversing camera, a Harman Kardon surround system with 12-speakers, panoramic roof, 17-inch alloy wheels and a COMAND infotainment system are seen on the baby Merc.

Dealers of Mercedes-Benz India began accepting bookings for the CLA earlier this month.

Mercedes-Benz CLA – Image Gallery

Mercedes CLA – Press Release

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