New Mercedes-Benz CLA in Durham


The Mercedes-Benz CLA in Durham is the Four-Door Coupe That Gives It All

Too often, smaller coupes are full of compromises. Not enough comfort; not enough room for elbows and knees; not enough technology; not enough fun. And all in the name of keeping costs low and attainability high, in an attempt to draw in prospective converts into the luxury market. For the Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe, drivers in Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill don't need to choose between the convenience and pleasure of a small four-door coupe--and getting everything that they want.

The new Mercedes-Benz CLA comes in three unique model offerings: the entry-level Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, the more capable Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 4MATIC, and the high-performance Mercedes-AMG CLA 45. Which will be right for your Morrisville or Hillsborough lifestyle? Explore below to find out.

Dressed to Impress

Although the Mercedes-Benz CLA is the smallest car in the Durham luxury vehicle lineup here--as well as the most affordable in the lineup, with prices starting under $35,000--it takes it commitment to interior comfort and quality seriously, just like any other Mercedes-Benz. It has earned its Star, with an intuitively-designed and smartly-laid-out cabin, with a wide touchscreen for communication and media, and available upgrades like a Panorama roof, sport seats, and advanced navigation and media systems. It's rare luxury at an exceptional value.

Compact and Clever

Like any good sports car, the Mercedes-Benz CLA was designed to move--and to be very moving, too. That’s why Mercedes-Benz engineers utilized advanced aerodynamics testing to build, slice, carve, and craft a beautifully-curved body that's reminiscent of famous coupes of the past, but large enough to offer four-door convenience and practicality in its sleek design. It glides effortlessly through the air whether you're hugging a tight corner or opening it up on the highway--making it a dream to drive just about anywhere.

Three Flavors of Performance

Three configurations--three powertrains. The Mercedes-Benz CLA is remarkable in its ability to be versatile, and its selection of engine options makes it a particularly option for those in Raleigh and Chapel Hill who want more. The base model is equipped with an athletic, responsive 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine for swift power and urban-ready fuel economy; the Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC Coupe adopts the same engine and equips the brand's legendary 4MATIC All-Wheel-Drive system. The top-of-the-line performance model utilizes a handcrafted AMG 2.0L turbo engine to deliver mind-blowing power in a tight, compact package.

Why might this model be a good fit for you? It's surprising starting price makes it ideal for those drivers in Durham or Raleigh who may be dreaming of a luxury car, but who thought they would have to settle for simply a well-equipped economy car--and it's a comfortable fit for city drivers of any type who are simply looking for a fast, fun car to navigate the busy streets of North Carolina.

As with many individual models within the Mercedes-Benz lineup in Hillsborough, the Mercedes-Benz CLA is available with an AMG performance variant. It offers a trim-specific engine, trim-specific drivetrain (torque-vectoring AMG Performance 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive), and a full arsenal of AMG upgrades including sport wheels, a lowered body, and custom interiors.

Dive a little deeper into the Mercedes-Benz CLA four-door coupe, to see if this luxury car has the looks, the tech, the features, and the performance that you want. We think you'll be pleasantly surprised by how much it has to give.

Quick Specs

  • Base MSRP (2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250): $32,700
  • Horsepower: 208 HP - 375 HP
  • Torque: 258 LB-FT - 350 LB-FT
  • MPG: up to 37 mpg highway
  • Class: luxury four-door coupe
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