2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class - Road Test Specs

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan

(2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo 7-speed Automated Manual)


Year Make Model2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)
Vehicle TypeFWD 4dr 5-passenger sedan


ConfigurationTransverse, front-engine, front-wheel drive
Engine typeTurbocharged, direct-injected inline-4, gasoline with auto stop-start
Displacement (cc/cu-in)1,991/121
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)9.8
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)208 @ 5,500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)258 @ 1,250
Fuel typePremium unleaded (recommended)
Transmission typeSeven-speed automated manual
Transmission ratios (x:1)1st - 3.86; 2nd - 2.43; 3rd - 2.67; 4th - 1.05; 5th - 0.78; 6th - 1.05; 7th - 0.84
Final-drive ratio (x:1)4.133 (1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, reverse); 2.385 (3rd, 6th, 7th)


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, monotube dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, monotube dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric speed-proportional power steering
Tire typeAll-season front and rear
Tire size225/45R17
Wheel size17-by-7.5 inches front and rear
Wheel materialPainted alloy
Brakes, frontVentilated disc
Brakes, rearDisc

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)6.7

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)30 highway

Dimensions & Capacities

Length (in.)182.3
Width (in.)70.0
Height (in.)56.6
Wheelbase (in.)106.3
Track, front (in.)60.9
Track, rear (in.)60.8
Turning circle (ft.)36.1
Headroom, front (in.)37.0
Headroom, rear (in.)35.6
Shoulder room, front (in.)56.0
Shoulder room, rear (in.)53.2
Seating capacity5
GVWR (lbs.)4,334
Payload, mfr. max claim (lbs.)1,070
Ground clearance (in.)3.9

New Car Buying Guides

See which cars and trucks our editors recommend