Mercedes Benz CLA Shooting Brake (MY-2015)
Mercedes Benz CLA Shooting Brake (MY-2015)

The new Mercedes Benz CLA Shooting Brake will go on sale in January 2015, with the first cars arriving with customers in March 2015.

The CLA Shooting Brake takes the four-door coupe edition and turns it in to a more attractive proposition - although the same length and identical wheelbase not surprisingly it can carry more luggage at 495 litres with the rear seats in place and 1,354 litres with them folded down. If the rear seats are placed more upright then you can still carry five and increase the space in boot to 595 litres. The tailgate has the opportunity of being electrically operated via the EASY-PACK tailgate option.

There is also more headroom (40mm +) in the rear which will please rear seat passengers who found the rear of the coupe a tight fit.

Mercedes Benz CLA Shooting Brake Engine Line-Up (MY-2015)

At launch there will be a choice of two diesels and three petrol engines as well as the option of 4MATIC all-wheel drive.

On the diesel front you have the choice of either the CLA 200 CDI or CLA 220 CDI - both are 2.1-litre units with 136 hp or 177 hp power outputs.

The CLA 200 CDI records emissions of 108-115 g/km with 53-57 mpg - the top speed 134 mpg / acceleration 0-62 mph is 9.5 seconds - depending on the model - figures are with manual transmissions. -The CLA 220 CDI is equipped with the 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission and is capable of 0-62 mph in 8.3 seconds and top speed of 142 mph. On the combined cycle it records 54 mpg and emissions of 105 - 112 g/km, depending on the model.

Diesel Engine Line-Up

Diesel CLA 200 CDI CLA 220 CDI
Number of cylinders/arrangement 4 in-line 4 in-line
Displacement (cc) 2143 2143
Rated output (kW/hp at rpm) 100/136 at 3200-4000 130/177 at 3600-3800
Rated torque (Nm at rpm) 300 at 1400-3000 350 at 1400-3400
Combined fuel consumption from (l/100 km) (4,2-3,9) 4,4-4,1 (4.3-4.0)
Combined CO2 emissions from (g/km) (111-101) 115-108 (112-105)
Efficiency class (A+) A+ (A+)
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (s) (9,9) 9,5 (8.3)
Top speed (km/h) (215) 215 (228)

Figures for version with 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission in (parentheses).

There is a choice of the petrol engines, CLA 180, CLA 200 and the CLA 250 - both the CLA 180 and CLA 200 feature a 1.6-litre unit with the choice of either 122hp or 156hp outputs. The 2.0-litre CLA 250 outputs 211 hp.

Petrol Engine Line-Up

Petrol CLA 180 CLA 200 CLA 250 CLA 250 4MATIC
Number of cylinders/arrangement 4 in-line 4 in-line 4 in-line 4 in-line
Displacement (cc) 1595 1595 1991 1991
Rated output (kW/hp at rpm) 90/122 at 5000 115/156 at 5300 155/211 at 5500 155/211 at 5500
Rated torque (Nm at rpm) 200 at 1250-4000 250 at 1250-4000 350 at 1200-4000 350 at 1200-4000
Combined fuel consumption from (l/100 km) 6,0-5,5 (5,6-5,3) 6,0-5,6 (5,6-5,3) (5,7-5,5) (6,8-6,6) [6,8]
Combined CO2 emissions from (g/km) 140-128 (132-124) 140-130 (132-124) (132-128) (156-152) [158]
Efficiency class B (B) B (B) (B)] (C) [C]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (s) 9,4 (9,3) 8,8 (8,7) (6,9) (6,8) [6,8]
Top speed (km/h) 210 (210) 225 (225) (240) (240) [240]

Figures for version with 7G-DCT dual clutch transmission in (parentheses) [in square brackets: CLA 250 Sport 4MATIC].

Published : 25/11/14 Author : Staff

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