2017 Mercedes CLA (facelift) to launch in India on November 30

Posted on: Nov 16, 2016 - 4:04pm IST

Features subtle changes to the exterior and interior.

Mercedes-Benz India has divulged that the 2017 Mercedes CLA (facelift) will launch for sale on November 30. It carries over most of the changes from the facelifted A Class, which was launched nearly a year ago.

2016 Mercedes CLA facelift front three quarter unveiled
The exterior changes in the new CLA are subtle with revised lamps, bumpers, new exhaust and new colour option.

The new CLA features revised LED headlamps with sleeker LED DRL strips, re-designed front bumper, updated LED taillight clusters, and new exhaust tips. The Euro-spec CLA has a new color added to the existing palette: Cavansite Blue Metallic (Lunar Blue in the United States).

Inside, it gets a revised 8-inch freestanding COMAND infotainment display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, new interior color options, new matte black ash wood and aluminum with a honeycomb grain trim, slightly updated instrument cluster and more chrome embellishments.

2016 Mercedes CLA facelift interior unveiled
Inside, it gets a revised 8-inch freestanding COMAND infotainment display and new trim options.

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Engine lineup is likely to be retained. The CLA 200 petrol variant a 2.0-litre petrol that churns out 183 HP and 300 Nm, while the CLA 200d packs a 2.0-litre diesel that develops 136 hp and 300 Nm of torque. Both engines are mated to a 7-speed DCT unit that sends power to the front wheels.

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