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Compare Mercedes CLS X218 Shooting Brake [CLS 250 CDI] vs Mercedes CLA X118 [AMG CLA 35 4MATIC] vs Mercedes C-Class Estate S205 [AMG C 43 4MATIC]

Reviews

Neo score
79%
31%
86%
Pros
  • Wonderful M157 engine in the AMG models
  • Improved 7G-Tronic automatic transmission
  • Decent performance
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Double-wishbone / multi-link suspension setup
  • Much more elegant styling
  • 9G-Tronic automatic transmission
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Design is an acquired taste
  • FWD Mercedes
  • Ugly proportions
  • Low build quality
  • Complex AWD
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Downsized turbo engines

Price

MSRP
36650 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

CLS 250 CDI
CLS 350
CLS 350 CDI
CLS 350 CDI 4MATIC
CLS 500
CLS 500 4MATIC
CLS 63 AMG
CLS 63 AMG 4MATIC
CLS 63 AMG S 4MATIC
AMG CLA 35 4MATIC
AMG CLA 45 4MATIC+
AMG CLA 45 S 4MATIC+
CLA 180
CLA 180 DCT
CLA 180d
CLA 200
CLA 200 DCT
CLA 200d 4MATIC DCT
CLA 200d DCT
CLA 220 DCT
CLA 220d 4MATIC DCT
CLA 220d DCT
CLA 250 4MATIC DCT
CLA 250 DCT
CLA 250e DCT
AMG C 43 4MATIC
AMG C 63
AMG C 63 S
C 160
C 160 MT
C 180 7AT
C 180 9AT
C 180 MT
C 180d
C 180d MT
C 200 4MATIC 7AT
C 200 4MATIC 9AT
C 200 7AT
C 200 9AT
C 200 MT
C 200d
C 200d MT
C 220d 4MATIC
C 220d 7AT
C 220d 9AT
C 220d MT
C 250 7AT
C 250 9AT
C 250d 4MATIC 7AT
C 250d 4MATIC 9AT
C 250d 7AT
C 250d 9AT
C 300 7AT
C 300 9AT
C 300h
C 400 4MATIC

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
590 L / 20.8 cu-ft ~ 1550 L / 54.7 cu-ft
505 L / 17.8 cu-ft ~ 1370 L / 48.4 cu-ft
490 L / 17.3 cu-ft ~ 1510 L / 53.3 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.4 L / 11.0 qt
10.9 L / 11.5 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.5 L / 6.9 qt
6.5 L / 6.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
59.0 L / 15.6 gal
51.0 L / 13.5 gal
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
525 kg / 1157 lbs
610 kg / 1345 lbs
660 kg / 1455 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.4 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
9.4 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
14.3 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Multi-link / Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
245/45 R17
225/45 ZR 18, 245/40 ZR 18
Turning Circle
11.3 m / 37.0 ft
11.1 m / 36.4 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
15.6 kWh (gross)
Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
104 mm / 4.1 in
Size | Height
1416 mm / 55.7 in
1442 mm / 56.8 in
1441 mm / 56.7 in
Size | Length
4956 mm / 195.1 in
4688 mm / 184.6 in
4771 mm / 187.8 in
Size | Width
1881 mm / 74.1 in
1830 mm / 72.0 in
1839 mm / 72.4 in | 2020 mm / 79.5 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1596.0 mm / 62.8 in
1612.0 mm / 63.5 in
1609.0 mm / 63.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1626.0 mm / 64.0 in
1602.0 mm / 63.1 in
1546.0 mm / 60.9 in
Weight
1865.0 kg / 4111.6 lbs
1545.0 kg / 3406.1 lbs
1660.0 kg / 3659.7 lbs
Wheel Size
17 in
18 in
Wheelbase
2874 mm / 113.1 in
2729 mm / 107.4 in
2840 mm / 111.8 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
7.8 sec
4.9 sec
4.8 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
7.4 sec
4.7 sec
4.6 sec
CO2 Emission
143 ~ 139 g/km
168 ~ 171 g/km
185 ~ 181 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
Electric Range
69.0 km / 42.9 mi
Fuel Economy
5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (combined) | 6.4 L/100km / 36.8 MPG (urban) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (highway)
7.4 L/100km / 31.8 MPG (combined) | 9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (urban) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (highway)
8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (combined) | 10.8 L/100km / 21.8 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
235.0 km/h / 146.0 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Euro 6d - TEMP - EVAP - ISC
Euro 6
Engine
OM 651.924
M 260 DE 20 AL
M 276.823
Engine | Bore
92.9 mm / 3.7 in
72.2 mm / 2.8 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.2:1
10.6:1
10.7:1
Engine | Displacement
2.1 L / 130.8 cu-in / 2143.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.5 cu-in / 1991.0 cc
3.0 L / 182.8 cu-in / 2996.0 cc
Engine | Power
204.0 hp / 152.1 kW @ 3800 rpm
306.0 hp / 228.2 kW
367.0 hp / 273.7 kW @ 5500-6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
95.2 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
153.7 hp/L / 2.5 hp/cu-in
122.5 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
81.4 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 1600-1800 rpm
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 3000-4000 rpm
520 Nm / 383.5 lb-ft @ 2000-4200 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
7-speed
9
Transmission | Type
Automatic 7G-TRONIC PLUS
Double clutch transmission (DCT)
Automatic 9G-TRONIC

Production

Availability
2012 ~ 2014
2019
2016 ~ 2018
Debut
2019 CES
Made In
Hungary
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