Mercedes-Benz updated the CLA for the 2015MY and the first thing that caught our attention is that the CLA 220 CDI is now more powerful. Of course, it is not a big number, only 5 kw for a total of 130 kW or 177 hp and 350 Nm of torque, but us enough to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 8.2 seconds, with a top speed limited at 232 km/h or 144 mph.
Fuel consumption of this model is 4.0 l/100 km, while CO2 emissions are 104 g/km. Moreover, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA 180 CDI has CO2 emissions of just 99 g/km. Other equipment and appointments for 2015MY CLA include a new option available for the sports models: the AMG 19-inch multi-spoke light-alloy wheels are available painted black and with high-sheen finish.
The interior is now available with an updated ambient lightning system that offers 12 colour schemes, while the trim is available in a satin-finish light brown poplar wood variant. Also for the interior there is a new optional 8-inch screen, while the Convenience Telephony is now able to connect in to high-speed LTE networks.
The Media Interface is offered as standard and allows the driver to connect Apple devices using the “Apple Lightning” interface. Keyless-Go is available as an option too and allows the driver to open, start and lock the vehicle just my carrying the electronic key.
When it comes to safety, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA is available with Collision Prevention Assist Plus system that extends the function of Collision Prevention Assist with the addition of autonomous partial braking.
According to Mercedes-Benz, the autonomous partial braking is able to reduce the risk of rear-end collisions. Furthermore, the Attention Assist system was upgraded and now operates between 60 and 200 km/h (37-124 mph) and uses a five-stage display to visualize the driver’s current attention level.