Mercedes CLA 35 AMG CLA 200 AMG Line 4dr Tip Auto Review

Category: Performance car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors
Mercedes CLA 35 AMG 2020 RHD
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  • Mercedes CLA 35 AMG 2020 RHD
  • Mercedes CLA 35 AMG 2020 RHD rear tracking
  • Mercedes CLA 35 AMG 2020 RHD dashboard
  • Mercedes CLA 35 AMG 2020 RHD rear seats
  • Mercedes CLA 35 AMG 2020 RHD infotainment
  • Mercedes CLA 35 AMG 2020 RHD
  • Mercedes CLA 35 AMG 2020 RHD wide rear tracking
RRP £33,245What Car? Target Price£32,117
Review

Point-to-point, the CLA 35 AMG is a seriously quick car, yet it isn't especially exciting to drive. It also generates quite a lot of road noise on the motorway, so it’s not the most refined cruiser.

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The CLA range opens with AMG Line, which gives you 18in alloy wheels, a sporty body kit, LED headlights, a 7.0in digital instrument cluster, a 10.3in infotainment screen with DAB radio and sat nav, heated front seats and wireless charging.

Like the 180, this is a 1.3-litre turbocharged petrol engine but here with 161bhp. Performance isn’t bad at all, but you have to work it hard to get that pace, revealing a coarse engine note.


Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

46.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

460

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

139

g/km

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