Mercedes-Benz Australia has announced local specs and costs for the 2020 CLA 200, that is to be accompanied by the CLA 250 and AMG CLA 45 S later about the track.
The new CLA had been unveiled with the CES event recently. It’s based on the newer MFA2 platform which debuted together with the latest A-Class, although the body design goes for an excellent sleeker theme though with new-look angular headlights, and thinner and wider taillights.
As due to the new platform, the 2020 CLA is 48mm longer, 53mm wider, and rides on a wheelbase that’s 30mm more than the predecessor. Despite being longer and wider, the coverage height is came by 2mm, that gives you some idea of lower profile presence.
Headroom is increased inside by 17mm in the front and 3mm in the back. The boot width is increased by 262mm, although boot volume drops from 470L to 460L. On the exterior, one’s body can be just as aerodynamic because old model, with a drag coefficient remaining at 0.23. Truly the only production four-door sedan that’s better will be the A-Class sedan, rated at 0.22.
Inside, passengers are treated or two 10.25-inch digital screens during their MBUX interface, having a middle screen incorporating the media and vehicle functions as well as other consisting of the instrument cluster info. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay is standard, in addition to digital radio.
As to the power, the CLA 200 turns into a 1.3-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder unit that produces an extraordinary 120kW and 250Nm. It’s matched to some seven-speed dual-clutch auto with front-wheel drive. Acceleration from 0-100km/h is alleged in 8.2 seconds, as well as the fuel consumption average (overseas) is with a rating of 5.4L/100km.
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 is discounted now priced from $59,500 (excluding on-road costs). It’ll be joined by the CLA 250 during the fourth quarter, and then the 310kW AMG 45 S in the first quarter of 2020.