2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake Review

Riding on the success of its predecessors, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake is a machine of pure beauty, awesome performance and stunning looks that will surely turn heads on the streets.

2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Interior and Exterior

In keeping up with the class associated with Mercedes, this 2016 version delivers an elegant look. It has an inclined tailgate and a slightly extended roof-line. Its rear end and shooting brake particularly deliver a superb riding experience. To add onto that, it comes with a carbon-fiber, AMG night and other AMG exclusive packages that make it possible to customize it to suit your preferences.

The “babe” measures 4630 mm long, 1777 mm wide and stands at 1435 mm with its wheels measuring 18 inch with a AMG 5 twin-spoke light –alloy. Other awesome features include carbon-fiber mirror housings and brake caliers that come in red all serving one purpose of providing you with a pleasurable ride which Mercedes has strived to keep and improve with its every production. It comes with a ample cargo capacity as well.

2016 CLA

To further heighten the epic ride, the seats are designed to give heightened comfort and are covered with artico leather and dinamica microfiber. To sum up its beauty, it comes with AMG floor mats, an electric panoramic sunroof, AMG star up screen, AMG stainless sill panels not forgetting a race time stopwatch that makes it ideal for sports car lovers.

2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA

2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake


Safety is very important and as expected Mercedes always have that in mind in each of their vehicles; as such this one comes with a whole new collision prevention assist plus system which is expected to reduce rear-end collisions by a whopping 30%.

Engine Specs and Performance


No matter how beautiful a car is in its appearance, what matters most is the engine. This new Mercedes-Benz CLA 2016 Shooting Brake outside grandeur is supported by a 355 horsepower, turbocharged two litre and four cylinder engine, with 331 lb-ft of torque at 2250 rpm.  Mercedes has really incorporated many aspects into this car as it is also somewhat eco-friendly since its engines have reduced emissions from its predecessors.

It has a maximum speed of 155 mph or 250 km/hour releasing 161 g CO2 /km in the process. It attains a 0-60 miles per hour with only 4.6 seconds while displacing 180 ponies per liter and has a 133 KW hp with EU 6 emission standards.This shiny Mercedes engine is paired with the new 7-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT transmission. Its spring and damper elements are well integrated to minimize body roll when pressing for high speed.

Price and Release Date

It is widely expected to be released in 2015 at the Geneva Motor show and one has to fork out a sum in the range of $ 48,000 – $52,500. Watch out for AUDI RS4 AVANT which has been termed as its main competitor.


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