Mercedes CLA 35 AMG CLA 250e AMG Line Premium 4dr Tip Auto Review

Category: Performance car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
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£38,450
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.

AMG Line Premium is worth considering for the larger instrument display, keyless entry and an upgraded stereo.

This plug-in hybrid CLA is the obvious choice in the lineup for company car drivers. A 1.3-litre petrol engine is paired with an electric motor to deliver a boost in performance, improve fuel efficiency, and offer the ability to travel on electric power alone. It’s almost as quick as the CLA 250, and is said to travel for up to 44 miles on electric power before it calls on the petrol engine for assistance. That’s a lot further than the 33-mile Volkswagen Arteon plug-in hybrid offers.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

282.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

395

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

23

g/km

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