Mercedes has launched the 2017 CLA facelift in India that comes with styling updates and new features on offer. Priced from Rs. 31.40 lakhs.

2017 Mercedes CLA Launched
2017 Mercedes CLA launched in India with updated styling & features

The Mercedes CLA facelift is the 12th product launch by the German automaker in India in 2016. The luxury compact sedan has been given an updates that makes it a better package than before. The 2017 Mercedes CLA facelift is available in both petrol and diesel engine options, which remain unchanged.

On the outside, the new CLA gets new LED headlights that offer better visibility at night. It also gets a revised tail light cluster that are LEDs as well. There are no sheet metal changes on the body. The overall coupe-like silhouette remains the same and looks striking for a car this size.

The interiors get a new bigger 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system that comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. Some of the other key features include reverse camera, 6 airbags, tyre pressure monitoring system, attention assist, etc.

Powering the 2017 Mercedes CLA are two engines. The 2.0-litre petrol engine produces 184 BHP and 300 Nm and does 0-100 km/hr in 7.1 seconds with a top speed of 240 km/hr. The 2.1-litre diesel engine produces 136 BHP and 300 Nm that does 0-100 km/hr in 9 seconds with a top speed of 220 km/hr.

Both the diesel and petrol engines of the Mercedes CLA are paired with a 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. This transmission offers four driving modes – ECO, Comfort, Sport and Individual. The Mercedes CLA 200 d Style is priced at Rs. 31.40 lakhs, CLA 200 d Sport at Rs. 34.68 lakhs and the CLA 200 Sport petrol is priced at Rs. 33.68 lakhs (ex-showroom, Mumbai).

2017 Mercedes CLA Launched

– Mercedes CLA facelift launched in India, priced from Rs. 31.40 lakhs
– The luxury compact sedan gets mild cosmetic changes
– There are new features on offer including 8-inch touchscreen system
– The CLA now gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

2017 Mercedes CLA Interior
The Mercedes CLA now gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
2017 Mercedes CLA Side
The styling changes are mild including revised headlights and tail lights