2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class - Road Test Specs

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan

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


Model year2014
StyleCLA45 AMG 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)
Base MSRP$47,450


Drive typeAll-wheel Drive
Engine typeTurbocharged, direct-injected inline-4, gasoline with auto stop-start
Displacement (cc/cu-in)1,991/121
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)8.6
Redline (rpm)6,700
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)355 @ 6,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)332 @ 2,250-5,000
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeSeven-speed automated manual
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)1st - 3.86; 2nd - 2.43; 3rd - 1.54; 4th - 1.05; 5th - 0.78; 6th - 0.61; 7th - 0.48; FD - 2.44


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, monotube dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, monotube dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist, rack-and-pinion steering
Steering ratio (x:1)14.5
Tire brandDunlop
Tire modelSport Maxx RT
Tire typeSummer
Tire size, front235/40R18 (235/35R19 optional)
Tire size, rear235/40R18 (235/35R19 optional)
Wheel size18-inch (19-inch optional)
Wheel materialCast aluminum
Brakes, front13.8-by-1.2-inch one-piece ventilated cross-drilled steel discs with four-piston fixed calipers
Brakes, rear13-by-0.8-inch one-piece ventilated cross-drilled steel discs with single-piston sliding calipers

Track Test Results

0-60 mph (sec.)4.5 (manufacturer's claim)

Testing Conditions

Test date6/13/2013
Elevation (ft.)0

Fuel Consumption

Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)16.9

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,494
Length (in.)184.7
Width (in.)70.0 (80.0 including mirrors)
Height (in.)55.7
Wheelbase (in.)106.3
Track, front (in.)61.3
Track, rear (in.)61.4
Turning circle (ft.)36.1
Headroom, front (in.)38.2
Headroom, rear (in.)35.4
Shoulder room, front (in.)56.0
Shoulder room, rear (in.)53.2
Seating capacity5


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsDual front
Head airbagsFront and rear
Knee airbagsDriver only
Antilock brakesFour-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsBraking assist, electronic brakeforce distribution
Traction controlTraction control
Stability controlStability control
Rollover protectionSide curtain airbag, rollover sensor
Tire-pressure monitoring systemTire pressure monitoring
IIHS offsetNot tested

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