2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS review - verdict

Third-generation CLS arrives with more luxury and technology than ever to do b...

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Matt Prior
02 March 2017

It’s very easy to be taken by the CLS. It has most of the qualities of the E-Class, which we’re already big fans of, but adds a dose of dynamism to the mix and ups the interior quality.

We’d want a back-to-back test with the new A7 before we’re inclined to say for sure whether the CLS is the new leader of the executive five-seat coupé class, but on current showing, we’ve never had it so good.

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Rated 4 out of 5

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