2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

At a Glance

Pricing $75,150 - $108,900
Drive Types RWD, AWD
Engines 4.7l V8 T, 5.5l V8 T
Transmissions A9, SM7
Fuel Economy 16-18 (city), 22-26 (highway)

The CLS-Class is a mid-sized car with four full side doors and seating for four passengers. The CLS is a stylish and pricey alternative to the conservatively styled E-Class sedan upon which it is based. Mercedes refers to the CLS as a coupe due to its four passenger seating and sleek styling. The model range includes the V8 powered CLS550 and the high-performance CLS63 AMG model. Both models include seven-speed automatic transmissions and rear-wheel-drive, although the CLS550 is offered with an optional all-wheel-drive setup (CLS550 4MATIC). Recent Mercedes-Benz models have touted high output engines and the latest engines in the CLS are no exception. The standard 4.7l V8 (CLS550) is rated at 402-bhp and the optional 5.5l V8 (CLS63 AMG) produces an impressive 518-bhp. There is a long list of standard and optional features befitting a luxury car. With a base price exceeding $71,000, the CLS is aimed a well-heeled niche.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
CLS-Class CLS 550 4 4.7l V8 T (402-bhp) A9 RWD 18/26/22 74 $75,150
CLS-Class CLS 550 4MATIC 4 4.7l V8 T (402-bhp) A9 AWD 17/25/21 76 $77,650
CLS-Class AMG CLS 63 S 4 5.5l V8 T (577-bhp) SM7 AWD 16/22/19 79 $108,900

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