Mercedes-Benz CLS CLS 450 4Matic AMG Line Premium Plus 4dr 9G-Tronic Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £64,630What Car? Target Price£57,877
Review

Despite having four doors, you still trade practicality for style, but otherwise the Mercedes CLS offers great pace and tidy handling

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Trim: AMG Line

Comes with plenty of luxury gizmos, including adaptive LED headlights, leather seats, part-electric front seats with lumbar adjustment and heating, climate control, parking sensors front and rear, a rear-view camera and power-folding door mirrors. Infotainment wise, you get sat-nav, a DAB radio and Bluetooth, all operated via the 12.3in central screen, with another 12.3in screen adjacent to it in place of analogue instruments. Safety aids include automatic emergency braking and lane assist, with blindspot monitoring an option.

Engine: CLS 450 4Matic

This mild hybrid option features a 3.0-litre straight-six turbocharged petrol engine and a small electric starter generator. That means you get small boosts (equivalent to around 20bhp extra) of electric power to supplement the engine’s already heady 362bhp. There’s no delay when you put your foot down – this is especially noticeable when darting away from traffic lights.


Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH4.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

34

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

490

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

203

g/km

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