The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class' coupelike styling and relative affordability will appeal to buyers looking to move up to a luxury brand, but its ride, transmission and rear-seat space should give you pause.
- Luxury-car status for a relatively affordable price
- Commendable power and handling
- Fiery performance from AMG model.
- Sluggish throttle response and unrefined transmission
- Potentially harsh ride quality
- Cramped rear seat
- Limited rear visibility.