2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250: Coupe Styling Makes for Limited Rearward Visibility
February 26, 2014
Do you see that? That's the rearward view from the driver's seat of the Mercedes-Benz CLA250. Credit the lack of scenery to the sloping roofline and gargantuan C-pillars. It's the price you pay for the CLA's exterior style.
I can see why some would complain, but it's not an issue for me. For one, I use my mirrors. A properly adjusted passenger-side mirror eliminates any blind spots and liberal use of the rear-view mirror keeps anyone from sneaking up on me.
Does that mean I never look over my shoulder? No, but I certainly don't rely on it. And if I'm in doubt I don't make the move. Problem solved.
Ed Hellwig, Executive Editor