The modelRead full review
Although on paper the CLA Shooting Brake has a pretty big boot, a high load lip and narrow aperture hurt its practicality. But although we could point out a Superb Estate is far bigger for the money, the CLA’s attractive interior, strong engines and decent driving experience hold plenty of appeal.
The trimSee full equipment
Entry-level AMG Line trim gives you plenty of kit, with climate control and an excellent infotainment system, but we reckon it's worth stepping up to Premium.
The engineSee full engine specs
The 1.3-litre petrol engine in the CLA 200 is perfectly adequate when you’re just pottering around town. However, you need to work it hard for it to feel as potent as its 161bhp output suggests, and when you do, it sounds rather coarse and thrashy
Competitive in lots of areas but not outstanding
Bland handling and average performance, but importantly the i3...