Used 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan

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Pros & Cons

  • Generous list of standard features
  • Potent performance from the AMG CLA 45
  • Athletic handling instills confidence
  • Luxury badging without the premium price
  • Engine and transmission are slow to respond at low speeds
  • Ride can be rather stiff
  • Rear seats are confining
  • Some interior elements aren't up to luxury car standards
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2018
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class for Sale
2018
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$18,952 - $27,000

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APPLE CAR PLAY, BLIND SPOT ASSIST AND MORE! ** Mercedes-Benz Certified,, ** Local Lease Turn-In, ** Non-Smoker, ** Clean CarFax History - No Accidents or Damage Reported, ** CARFAX One-Owner.- Shop Online and Get Pre-Qualified from home- 1.99% APR Financing for up to 36 months AND 90-day FIRST PAYMENT DEFERRAL with approved credit!- Video Walkaround available for all cars- COMPLIMENTARY HOME DELIVERY within 100 miles- Complete your entire purchase at home, no need to visit the dealership** Service Record Available** Good Tires** Good Brakes** Freshly Detailed** Services Up-to-Date - 3rd year30,000 mile Service Complete!- Original MSRP was $37,500- Android Auto- Apple CarPlay- Blind Spot Assist- Heated Front Seats- Smartphone Integration.Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned Details: * Transferable Warranty * Warranty Deductible: $0 * Limited Warranty: 12 MonthUnlimited Mile beginning after new car warranty expires or from certified purchase date * Roadside Assistance * 165 Point Inspection * Vehicle History * Includes Trip Interruption Reimbursement and 7 days500 miles Exchange PrivilegeMARKET-BASED PRICING:Our market-based pricing software scans the market hourly and prices our vehicles based on real-time market supply and demand data. This means you get our best price upfront. No games, just an easy and transparent shopping experience!All prices plus tax, tags and $695 dealer processing fee. Defer your payments on this vehicle for up to 90 Days! With approved credit on 2008 or newer models up to 84 months. Pennsylvania residents are not eligible. See dealer for complete details. - -
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Rates as low as 1.99%, with approved credit on select Certified Pre-Owned models. AND 90 days to the FIRST payment with approved credit!COMPLIMENTARY HOME DELIVERY WITH IN 150 MILES!Vehicle professionally detailedInspection by experienced Mercedes-Benz certified technicianLow milesWell keptGood tires and brakesPassed both VA, safety and emissions inspectionOne ownerIt has:Premium packagePush button startApple carplayAndroid autoMemory seatBluetooth handsfreeBluetooth audioPanorama sunroof moonroofWe also do up to a 162-point rigorous inspectionreconditioning, 247 roadside assistance, trip-interruption services, and a complete CARFAX vehicle history report MARKET-BASED PRICING Our market-based pricing software scans the market hourly and prices our vehicles based on real-time market supply and demand data. This means you get our best price upfront. No games, just an easy and transparent shopping experience! *WE WILL YOUR CAR EVEN YOU DO NOT BUY OURS.*PLEASE ASK ABOUT A CUSTOM VIDEO OF THIS CAR WE CAN MAKE FOR YOU. - Air Conditioning, Climate Control, Dual Zone Climate Control, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Power Windows, Power Mirrors, Leather Steering Wheel, Power Passenger Seat, Memory Seat Position, Clock, Tachometer, Digital Info Center, Tilt Steering Wheel, Telescoping Steering Wheel, Steering Wheel Radio Controls, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Side Airbags, Keyless Entry, Security System, ABS Brakes, Traction Control, Dynamic Stability, Rear Defogger, Fog Lights, Intermittent Wipers, AMFM, CD Player, Anti-Theft, Alloy Wheels, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim, Radio: Audio 20 CD with Garmin Navigation Pre-Wiring, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest, Automatic temperature control, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, Delay-off headlights, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Dual front impact airbags, Dual front side impact airbags, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front reading lights, Fully automatic headlights, Heated door mirrors, Illuminated entry, Knee airbag, Low tire pressure warning, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Overhead console, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Power door mirrors, Power driver seat, Radio data system, Rain sensing wipers, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear reading lights, Rear seat center armrest, Split folding rear seat, Telescoping steering wheel, Turn signal indicator mirrors, Front beverage holders, Child-Seat-Sensing Airbag, 8 Speakers, Exterior Parking Camera Rear, Emergency communication system: mbrace Bluetooth, Carpeted Floor Mats, Center Arm Rest, Child Proof Door Locks, Daytime Running Lights, Heated Mirrors, Overhead Console, Rear Fog Lamps, Reverse Camera, Roll Stability Control, Side Curtain Airbags, Tire Pressure Monitor, Vanity Mirrors -
Dealer Notes
2018 CLA250 4Matic AWD with only14k miles..1-owner Clean Carfax..Panoramic Sunroof, Navigation, Rearview Camera, Heated seats, Keyless-Go, Satellite radio, Apple CarPlay, Split folding rear seats, Paddle shifters and even more. Features a Cirrus White exterior over Sahara Beige Interior and Burl wallnut wood trim. Balance of Mercedes factory warranty 4 years or 50k mi *MSRP 38,430* SHOWROOM READY! - Contact Moshe Bregman at 301-330-2323 or moshe@eliteautobrokers.net for more information. -
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Looking for a family vehicle? This Mercedes Benz CLA-Class CLA250 4MATIC 7-Speed Automatic is great for kids and adults. It is a one-owner car that has truly been well maintained. Finding the right used car can create some real headaches when mileage is a factor. At only 29,132 miles, you can feel confident that this CLA-Class CLA250 4MATIC 7-Speed Automatic is in prime condition. We have confirmed that the previous owner was not a smoker. Have no fear the complete SERVICE HISTORY is here. We here at Merlex Auto Group want to make sure our customers are satisfied, so before we sell a vehicle it must complete our MULTI-POINT INSPECTION. The body is perfect and straight as a pin and has never been wrecked. We know the importance of a powerful engine for those tough jobs. This Mercedes Benz CLA-Class CLA250 4MATIC 7-Speed Automatic is equipped with a 2.0L L4 DOHC 16V engine to help you complete all of the tough jobs. With rising gas prices, fuel efficiency is more important than ever. This Mercedes Benz CLA-Class CLA250 4MATIC 7-Speed Automatic's 2.0L L4 DOHC 16V gives you the gas mileage that you want. Become one with the road with the performance tuned suspension of this Mercedes Benz CLA-Class CLA250 4MATIC 7-Speed Automatic. Have fun enjoying the great outdoors with this off-road suspension. You want nothing less than the best and the luxurious accommodations on-board will give you exactly what you are looking for in that special ride. Compared with other car's out there, you will not find another better equipped Mercedes Benz CLA-Class CLA250 4MATIC 7-Speed Automatic at the price we are offering. We have gone over this car with a fine tooth comb and can assure you that everything under the hood is in perfect working order. Completely free of any door dings or scratches, you will have a hard time telling this one from new. The interior is spotless with no rips, stains, or blemishes of any kind. The road has been great to this one and everything is in proper working order. Unless you plan on driving this one straight into a mud pit you won't have to worry about any exterior maintenance for quite some time. This interior has wear but is 'cleaner than a whistle' with no stains, tears, or rips. Buy from us with full confidence. Get a free CARFAX report on this or any other vehicle that we have for sale. By becoming a CARFAX CERTIFIED dealership we have thrown out the gimmicks and provided you with facts. We want you to buy with confidence. Check out the included CARFAX report which shows this car to be a one-owner vehicle. We provide a free AutoCheck report without the run around and hassle on this vehicle and all others on our lot. By becoming an AutoCheck CERTIFIED dealership we have thrown out the gimmicks and provided you with facts. We want you to buy with confidence. Don't be left in the dark with a purchase, we can shine some light by including our STANDARD WARRANTY on this car. For more information, stop by or give us a call. Optional EXTENDED WARRANTIES are available for purchase upon request. We provide the best GUARANTEED FINANCING of any used car dealership around and back this up by actually getting you approved. Upon credit approval call or drop by to see just how low we can get your monthly payments. We set this car's price well below its BLUE BOOK value because we want it to move fast. It is only a matter of time before someone snags up this great deal. With amazing deals at Merlex Auto Group, you will be sure to drive away smiling. We are conveniently located near Ft Myer. Clean title.
Dealer Notes
This Mercedes-Benz won't be on the lot long! This car delivers affordable transportation inside an attractive four-door package with class leading standard safety features and a fuel efficient powertrain. The engine breathes better thanks to a turbocharger, improving both performance and economy. Mercedes-Benz prioritized practicality, efficiency, and style by including: power windows, cruise control, and a split folding rear seat. Mercedes-Benz made sure to keep road-handling and sportiness at the top of it's priority list. Performance and efficiency are both prioritized thanks to the 2 liter 4 cylinder engine, and for added security, dynamic Stability Control supplements the drivetrain. We pride ourselves in the quality that we offer on all of our vehicles. Stop by our dealership or give us a call for more information.
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Irresistible in Polar White, our One Owner No Accident Reported 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 4MATIC 4 Door Coupe is built to exceed your expectations! Fueled by a TurboCharged 2.0 Liter 4 Cylinder that offers 208hp while perfectly paired with a race-inspired 7 Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic transmission. This All Wheel Drive CLA features Eco startstop as well as Dynamic Select which allows you to drive according to your mood plus delivers brisk acceleration to 60mph in just 6.8 seconds and near 38mpg on the open road. Our CLA 250 4MATIC captures admiring eyes with its diamond-block grille, sweeping tail lamps, and unique alloy wheels. Inside our CLA 250, get acquainted with the powerful audio featuring a color intuitive central controller display to keep you informed. Pair your Bluetooth to stay connected and take note of top-shelf features including keyless start, a full-color navigation system, large sunroof, highly adjustable leather sport seats with heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and ambient lighting. You'll see that the spacious and sporty cabin is a haven of luxury and innovation! Advanced safety systems from Mercedes-Benz such as Attention Assist, Active brake assist, and a rearview camera offer you peace of mind as you enjoy the brilliant driving dynamics of our 4-Door Coupe. Simply put, our CLA 250 provides superior performance and exciting design that you must see for yourself! Print this page and call us Now... We Know You Will Enjoy Your Test Drive Towards Ownership! RARE WHITE AMG SPORT CLA 1-OWNER 4 NEW TIRES EXCELLENT CONDITION FACTORY WARRANTY REMAINING DETAILED  INSPECTED
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We are the only dealer in the Eastern United States that guarantees in writing that all our Certified vehicles have no frame damage and no body panel replacements. Original MSRP $39,230.00, Panorama Roof, Navigation, Apple CarPlay, 18 Wheels, Comfort Suspension, Heated Front Seats & so much more............ 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 4Matic *Night Black on Black *ONLY 19,870 Miles *Certified *Like New *Original MSRP $39,230.00 *Panorama Roof ($1,480) *Navigation ($625) *Heated Front Seats ($580) *18 Multi-Spoke Wheels ($500) *Smartphone Integration PKG ($350): -Apple CarPlay -Android Auto *Black Ash Matte Wood Trim ($325) *Rear Deck Spoiler ($300) *Comfort Suspension *Still Under Full Factory Warranty up to 09-13-2021 or 50,000 Miles, whichever comes first. *We are the only dealer in the Eastern United States that guarantees in writing that all our Certified vehicles have no frame damage and no body panel replacements. *Several more to choose from as well. We can arrange to ship your car Nationwide. Please contact us for more details. 1-877-971-9100 sales@selectautoimports.com Select Auto Imports, 5630 South Van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22310 -RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov All prices are subject to change without prior notice and are exclusive of any State or County fees and taxes for all buyers, in state and out. There will be fees applied to your final purchase price along with a Processing Fee of $699.00. (Not required by law).
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JUST ARRIVED. PENDING INSPECTION. Balance of Factory Warranty, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Blind Spot Assist, HANDS-FREE ACCESS, Heated Front Seats, KEYLESS GOÂ , Premium Package, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Smartphone Integration, Smartphone Integration (14U), Wheels: 18 5-Spoke Multi-Spoke. Mountain Gray Metallic 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA CLA 250 4MATICÂ 7-Speed Double-clutch 2.0L I4 Turbocharged 4MATICÂ 4D Sedan CARFAX One-Owner. 2432 CityHighway MPG Recent Arrival! 2432 CityHighway MPG *Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer.
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Black 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA CLA 250 FWD 7 Speed Dual Clutch DCT 2.0L I4 Turbocharged 2018 Mercedes Benz CLA 250 ** LEATHER ** HEATED SEATS ** MOONROOF ** KEYLESS ENTRY ** PUSH BUTTON START ** ALLOY WHEELS **.Recent Arrival! 2437 CityHighway MPGAwards:* ALG Residual Value Awards, Residual Value AwardsWe want to make your vehicle purchase easy and hassle free. Our Automotive Group has been providing local families with exceptional value and service for over Fifty Years. All our vehicles are maryland state inspected and come with a warranty.The eprice does not include state taxes, state tags, mva fees, destination charge and a dealer processing fee of two hundred ninety nine dollars not required by law and assumes a qualifying credit score.
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With our nationwide inventory at no-haggle prices, CarMax makes it easy to find your next car. We stand behind every used car we sell with a 7-Day Money-Back Guarantee and a 90-Day/4,000-Mile (whichever comes first) Limited Warranty. Price assumes final purchase will be made in IL, and excludes tax, title, tags and $299 documentary fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.

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Which CLA-Class does Edmunds recommend?

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 delivers more performance than the typical driver expects, leaving the AMG CLA 45 for the select few who desire much more. The standard features list is already lengthy, but we'd suggest adding the Premium package for some luxurious creature comforts as well as the Multimedia package for the navigation and smartphone integration.

Edmunds' Expert Review

Overall rating

The Mercedes-Benz three-pointed star is one of the most recognizable luxury badges in the world. The fact that acquiring one typically sets you back a hefty sum has been well established, but that's not necessarily the case with the 2018 CLA-Class. For about the same price as a non-luxury sedan, you can get a lot of Mercedes charm and quality. And for a lot of shoppers, that could be enough.

If it were the only sedan in its class, we'd be inclined to agree. But there are some similarly priced vehicles out there, and they don't have the same drivability, comfort and space issues that the CLA does. As a result, we suggest checking out those European rivals before signing on the dotted line.

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class models

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class sedan is offered in CLA250 (208 horsepower, 258 pound-feet of torque) and a higher-performance AMG CLA 45 (375 hp, 350 lb-ft) trims. Both models are powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic transmission. The standard CLA250 is front-wheel-drive, but all-wheel drive (Mercedes' 4Matic) is available as an option. All-wheel drive is standard with the AMG CLA 45.

Standard feature highlights for the CLA250 models include 17-inch wheels, automatic wipers, selectable drive modes, dual-zone automatic climate control, simulated leather upholstery (MB-Tex), eight-way power front sport seats with memory functions, and 60/40-split folding rear seats with a center pass-through.

On the technology front, you get an 8-inch infotainment screen, Mercedes' COMAND infotainment system, Bluetooth connectivity, a rearview camera, forward collision warning and mitigation, a drowsy driver monitor, the Mbrace emergency telematics, and an audio system with
a CD player, HD radio, two SD card slots and two USB ports.

Upgrading to the AMG CLA 45 adds 19-inch wheels, LED headlights and running lights, unique styling and aerodynamic flourishes, a sport exhaust system, upgraded brakes and transmission, a torque-vectoring differential, a sport steering wheel and simulated suede upholstery inserts.

There are a few main option packages to look out for. These include the Premium package (keyless ignition and entry, a hands-free trunklid, blind-spot monitoring, heated front seats and satellite radio); the Convenience package (auto-dimming mirrors and a universal garage door opener); the Interior package (leather upholstery, upgraded dash and door trim, and interior ambient lighting); the Multimedia package (a navigation system, voice controls, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration); and the Driver Assistance package (adaptive cruise control and lane departure warning and intervention).

Many AMG-based styling elements are available on the CLA250. Other notable add-ons include an automated parking system, an adjustable suspension, a panoramic sunroof and a 12-speaker premium Harman Kardon audio system.

Trim tested

Each vehicle typically comes in multiple versions that are fundamentally similar. The ratings in this review are based on our full test of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 (turbo 2.0L inline-4 | 7-speed dual-clutch automatic | FWD)

Since this test was conducted, the current CLA-Class has received some revisions, including a retuned-suspension, a minor interior and exterior styling update, extendable front-seat thigh supports and a new infotainment screen. Our findings remain broadly applicable to this year's CLA250, however.

Driving

With its strong four-cylinder and quick-shifting transmission, the CLA250 offers enough performance to impress owners of the larger C-Class. Unfortunately, that same transmission can be quirky in normal driving.

Acceleration

With its 208-hp four-cylinder and a quick-shifting dual-clutch automatic, the CLA250 gets up to speed effortlessly, especially from 20 mph on. In our testing, the CLA accelerated from zero to 60 mph in a respectably quick 6.4 seconds.

Braking

Even in heavy traffic, the CLA's brakes are linear and easy to modulate. We recorded a panic-stop distance of 121 feet from 60 mph, which is an average distance for this class of car.

Steering

The CLA250's steering is nicely weighted; it's neither too heavy nor too light. Turn-in is sharp, and there's enough articulation for easy parking. The steering, however, doesn't give you much feel for the road.

Handling

The CLA250 has enough poise and control to feel stable on a twisty road or highway off-ramp curve.

Drivability

The CLA's transmission can be slow to react to your commands, like when making a three-point turn. It also allows rollback, and at times its operation makes it feel like the engine is over-revving.

Comfort

The CLA250 falls in between the expectations of a sport sedan and a luxury car. This may be the least expensive Mercedes, but it sure doesn't feel entry-level in terms of its suspension capabilities or the cabin's noise suppression.

Seat comfort

The CLA's seats offer nice bolstering, but they have a short cushion that lacks thigh support. Mercedes' MB-Tex faux leather feels exceptional and durable but lacks ventilation. Prepare to feel sticky.

Ride comfort

A mixed bag here. The CLA250 (before the suspension retune) handles potholes and breaks in the pavement with zero drama, but gets jostled by seams in the highway and pulled around by grooved pavement.

Noise & vibration

In true Mercedes fashion, the CLA250 is quiet at all speeds and does an admirable job blocking out the ambient sounds you'll find on the road.

Interior

A traditional Mercedes-Benz interior design in that it isn't flashy, but it surprises with its ease of use. Limited rear-seat access and space, plus lackluster visibility, hurt the CLA's score in this category.

Ease of use

The CLA's interior is deceptively simple and remarkably easy to use, with a large infotainment screen, clear gauges and an easy knob- and button-based climate control. The gear-selector stalk is love-it-or-hate-it.

Getting in/getting out

Front-seat access is a nonissue with wide door openings and a reasonably high seat. Rear-seat access is hugely problematic. Because of the sloping roof, there just isn't enough head clearance.

Roominess

The CLA's interior feels tight. Not unpleasant, but cozy. The rear seats have good legroom but severely lack headroom.

Visibility

The rearview camera is a near-necessity due to the CLA's poor rear visibility. You can thank that sloping roofline. Driving this car definitely requires proper mirror adjustment.

Quality

Meticulous types will be able to find some bits on the CLA that wouldn't make it to the C-Class. But most everything you touch — from steering wheel to stalks, switches, the COMAND controller and the seats — feels like a Mercedes.

Utility

Smart interior packaging allows for more storage options than in some rival sedans. The trunk is well shaped with a large opening and benefits from added rear-seat convenience items for larger objects.

Small-item storage

With the shifter relocated to the steering column, the center console is freed up to house more bins and cupholders. There's plenty of them to hold all of your personal effects.

Cargo space

The trunk is decently proportioned, with a large opening and shrouded hinges. Total capacity is 13.1 cubic feet. The standard split and folding rear seats and a center pass-through will help when things get tight.

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AeroEng,09/04/2019
CLA 250 4MATIC 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM)
There are few things to dislike about this car. It’s easiest to say what I don’t like since the list is shorter. I hate the way it shifts. Sloppy. Visibility to the rear is challenging. Rear seat comfort is nil. Trunk lid when open will cause a few headaches if not careful. Carpeting is pretty low class. Plastic I could do without. Everything else may cause you to notice but not mind what you don’t like

Features & Specs

MPG
24 city / 37 hwy
Seats 5
7-speed automated manual
Gas
208 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG
24 city / 32 hwy
Seats 5
7-speed automated manual
Gas
208 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG
23 city / 30 hwy
Seats 5
7-speed automated manual
Gas
375 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

Our experts like the CLA-Class models:

Active Brake Assist
Warns of an impending front collision and applies the brakes if the driver doesn't react.
Blind Spot Assist
Displays a warning triangle in the mirror if a car is in your blind spot and beeps if you activate a turn signal.
Attention Assist
Uses many sensors and other data to tell if a driver is getting fatigued and suggests a rest stop.

More about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
Used 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan Overview

The Used 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan is offered in the following styles: CLA 250 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM), CLA 250 4MATIC 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM), and AMG CLA 45 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM).

What's a good price on a Used 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan?

Price comparisons for Used 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan CLA 250 4MATIC is priced between $18,966 and$27,000 with odometer readings between 6957 and36173 miles.
  • The Used 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan CLA 250 is priced between $18,952 and$22,995 with odometer readings between 31409 and47548 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

Check out Mercedes-Benz lease specials
Check out Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class lease specials