Used 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

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2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
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$24,965 - $33,988

Pros

  • Majestic V8 engines
  • beautifully crafted interior
  • abundant safety and convenience features
  • excellent ride and handling balance
  • distinctive styling.

Cons

  • Two-person backseat with limited headroom
  • costs more than the related Mercedes E550.

Used 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class for Sale

Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2013 CLS550 4MATIC 4dr Sedan AWD (4.7L 8cyl Turbo 7A)
80,015 miles
Used 2013
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS550 4MATIC
List$24,965
Est.Loan: $455/mo
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$300 Below Market
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BACK TO SCHOOL SALE!! ALL UNITS MUST LEAVE THE LOT! BRING YOUR DOWN PAYMENT AND DRIVE HOME. WE ARE AN 'A+' BBB AND HAVE BEEN IN BUSINESS OVER 11 YEARS. OVER 100+ VEHICLES TO CHOSE FROM AND WE WILL MAKE THE DEAL EXTRA SWEET FOR YOU. COME SEE US TODAY! Internet Prices are based on cash or cashier's check. Our Internet price does not include a $395 Processing fee, Tags, title and FINANCE FEES!
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2013 CLS550 4MATIC 4dr Sedan AWD (4.7L 8cyl Turbo 7A)
51,319 miles
Used 2013
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS550 4MATIC
List$25,966
Est.Loan: $473/mo
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Great Deal!
$300 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
This Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is reliable and stylish. It will ease your mind knowing you are making a great investment. We here at Merlex Auto Group have done the research for you and know that this car has had only one previous owner. Finding the right used car can create some real headaches when mileage is a factor. At only 51,319 miles, you can feel confident that this CLS-Class is in prime condition. Want that 'new car' smell? This car still has it, because it has never been smoked in. We have the complete SERVICE HISTORY, since it was new so you can see for yourself that it was properly cared for and maintained. Building upon our commitment to excel in customer satisfaction, every vehicle within our dealership is subjected to an unmitigated MULTI-POINT INSPECTION. Anything meant to stand the test of time must first be built upon a solid foundation. Without a shred of doubt, we guarantee that this vehicle's foundation has not been compromised by any structural damage. Looking for power? Look no further! This 4.7L V8 DOHC 32V engine has all the power that you want in a vehicle. The 4.7L V8 DOHC 32V engine gets great gas mileage and performs well on the highway. Driving has never been so much fun than with this sports tuned suspension. Have fun enjoying the great outdoors with this off-road suspension. Beauty is nothing if not matched on the inside. For every envious glance this Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class creates on the outside, an equal amount of joy and comfort has been crafted for those on the inside. Compared with other car's out there, you will not find another better equipped Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class at the price we are offering. You won't find a mechanical difference between this car and the same car fresh off the factory floor. It is obvious that the previous owner took really good care of it because the exterior finish is immaculate. The interior is in perfect condition without a spot on it anywhere. Rest easy knowing that all of the major mechanical systems have been checked and are confirmed to be in great shape and road ready. Aside from the usual wear and tear, the exterior is first-rate. Apart from a few touch up spots the interior of this one is in adequate condition. We run a CARFAX report on every car we buy and make that information available to you just for asking. By becoming a CARFAX CERTIFIED dealership we have thrown out the gimmicks and provided you with facts. We want you to buy with confidence. Wondering how many owners this car has had? Don't take our word for it, simply read the CARFAX One Owner report. For peace of mind, this car comes with our STANDARD WARRANTY protection package. Stop by or call us for more information. Still not sure? Ask about our extended warranty. Call us now to find out how our GUARANTEED FINANCING program will put you in this ride today! Call us today at (703) 685-9312 to find out just how low your monthly payments can be with approved credit and low money down. Are you a bargain shopper? We have a deal for you. This car is beneath the BLUE BOOK value. With amazing deals at Merlex Auto Group, you will be sure to drive away smiling. We are conveniently located near Gaithersburg.
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2013 CLS550 4MATIC 4dr Sedan AWD (4.7L 8cyl Turbo 7A)
40,775 miles
Used 2013
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS550 4MATIC
List$33,988
Est.Loan: $619/mo
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ONE OWNER~CLEAN CARFAX~402 H/P & 443 Ft lbs of Torque~Blind Spot Monitor~
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2013 CLS550 4dr Sedan (4.7L 8cyl Turbo 7A)
29,220 miles
Used 2013
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS550
List$28,900
Est.Loan: $526/mo
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Great Deal!
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If you've been looking for just the right vehicle, then stop your search right here. Climb inside the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class! A great car and a great value! A turbocharger is also included as an economical means of increasing performance. With less than 30,000 miles on the odometer, this vehicle is constructed with the discerning driver in mind. Mercedes-Benz prioritized comfort and style by including: a headlight cleaning system, turn signal indicator mirrors, and the power moon roof opens up the cabin to the natural environment. Mercedes-Benz made sure to keep road-handling and sportiness at the top of it's priority list. Under the hood you'll find an 8 cylinder engine with more than 400 horsepower, and load leveling rear suspension maintains a comfortable ride. Our team is professional, and we offer a no-pressure environment. They'll work with you to find the right vehicle at a price you can afford. Stop in and take a test drive!

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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is one of the most attractive luxury sedans you can purchase, but its high price tag should give potential buyers some pause.

vehicle overview

Beauty has its price, and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is a prime example. There's no doubt the CLS has a presence about it. Its stretched, sleek and athletic stance basically invented the "four-door coupe" body style in 2006. But under the gorgeous sheet metal, the CLS shares its underpinnings with the more affordable Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and it's clear that such style comes with its own compromises.

Consider for a moment that the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class costs considerably more than a similarly equipped E-Class sedan. To compound matters, the backseat of the CLS suffer from a lack of headroom -- a consequence of the sweeping roof line that defines the car's shape.

Now, don't get us wrong -- if money were no object, the CLS 550 and its bonkers 550-horsepower CLS63 AMG stablemate would definitely be on our "must-have" list. In typical Mercedes-Benz fashion, the CLS-Class delivers impeccable ride quality, confident road-hugging handling, a long list of standard and optional high-tech features and an interior that is, quite simply, beyond reproach.

Granted, the same can be said of other luxury sedans in this segment, and some of them are also variations on the four-door coupe theme. The latest entrant is the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, which gains favor with a bit more rear headroom. Even more headroom can be had in the Porsche Panamera, though most will agree that it looks pretty homely by comparison. One could also look at the more shapely Audi A7 and S7, which are less expensive and offer standard all-wheel drive.

The good news is that there's no bad choice in the bunch, even when you factor in the cost of beauty in the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

trim levels & features

The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is a four-passenger, four-door sedan available in CLS550, CLS550 4Matic and CLS63 AMG trim levels.

The CLS550 and CLS550 4Matic come standard with 18-inch wheels, an adaptive air suspension, bi-xenon headlights, LED running lights, auto-dimming rearview and driver-side mirrors, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, 10-way power front seats with memory functions and four-way lumbar adjustment, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and leather upholstery. Electronics features include a 7-inch video display, the COMAND interface, a navigation system, voice controls, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, Mercedes' mbrace2 telematics system and a 14-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound audio system with a six-CD changer, HD radio and satellite radio.

The CLS63 AMG adds a more powerful twin-turbo V8, a different transmission, 19-inch wheels, a sport-tuned adaptive suspension, a sport steering wheel with shift paddles, upgraded leather upholstery, a power rear sunshade, a split-folding rear seat (optional for the CLS550) and an iPod/USB audio interface. The AMG Performance package adds additional power, a higher top speed, a more aggressively tuned suspension, a carbon-fiber engine cover and rear spoiler, and a sport steering wheel trimmed in faux suede. Forged alloy wheels, a limited-slip differential and carbon-ceramic brakes are stand-alone options for the AMG.

Available on either model, the Premium 1 package adds adaptive LED headlights, automatic high beams, a rearview camera, a power trunk closer, keyless ignition/entry, and heated and ventilated front seats. On the CLS550, this package includes a power rear sunshade and an iPod/USB audio interface. The CLS63 version includes front seats with active bolsters and massage.

The Lane Tracking package adds a blind-spot warning system and a lane-departure warning system. The Driver Assistance package gets adaptive cruise control and enhanced, active versions of the Lane Tracking items. The Parktronic package includes front and rear parking sensors and an automatic parking system. Stand-alone options include an infrared night-view display, heated rear seats and a premium Bang & Olufsen surround-sound system (late availability). The CLS550 can be equipped with a heated steering wheel and massaging front seats with active bolsters.

performance & mpg

The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 is powered by a twin-turbo 4.7-liter V8 that sends 402 hp and 443 pound-feet of torque to the rear wheels through a seven-speed automatic transmission. In Edmunds performance testing, the CLS550 went from zero to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds -- truly impressive performance for a V8-powered sedan of this size. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 17 mpg city/25 mpg highway and 20 mpg in combined driving for the CLS550, while 4Matic drops these estimates by 1 mpg each for city and combined figures.

The CLS63 AMG gets a twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 that sends 518 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels through a specialized seven-speed automatic transmission. If that's not good enough, the AMG Performance Pack pumps output to 550 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque. In Edmunds testing with the Performance Pack, a CLS63 hit 60 mph in an incredible 3.9 seconds. Estimated fuel economy with the regular CLS63 engine tune is 16/25/19.

safety

Every 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class features standard four-wheel antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front knee airbags, front side airbags (both torso and pelvic), full-length curtain airbags and the updated Mercedes-Benz mbrace telematics system (smartphone integration and Web-based apps that include remote controls, driver monitoring and emergency services). Also standard is Attention Assist (a driver drowsiness and alerting monitor) and PreSafe (it anticipates an imminent crash and automatically takes measures to better secure occupants).

Options include rear side airbags, infrared night-view sensors and rearview parking sensors. The Driver Assistance package adds blind-spot and lane-departure systems; the active version of this package takes action should you fail to heed those warnings.

In Edmunds brake testing, a CLS550 with summer tires came to a stop from 60 mph in 108 feet, which is excellent but just a tad better than average for the class. The CLS63 actually took a bit longer at 113 feet, but that's still excellent.

driving

Simply put, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 drives beautifully. The adaptive air suspension and variable dampers provide secure handling and an impressive ride quality. The electrically assisted steering offers good feedback, loads up naturally and quickens the more you turn, making the CLS feel smaller than it actually is. Also helping that effort is a "base" engine that utterly flattens you into your seat with a simple brush of the pedal. It's hard to imagine needing any more power.

But then you drop yourself into the CLS63, brushits pedal and feel yourself melt at the glorious burbling roar of the bigger twin-turbo V8 at work. This is a truly majestic power plant, and it's complemented beautifully by a transmission that swaps gears with surgical precision. Though a manual mode with paddle shifters is included, Sport+ mode is so adept at downshifting one or two gears during braking (accompanied by the glorious bark of an engine blip) that we found ourselves never using the paddles.

Handling is also exceptional. As with the 550, the AMG's steering feels light, but there is an abundance of feel fed to your hands that rewards a delicate touch. The three-mode suspension system eliminates body roll and brings the big CLS around corners without breaking a sweat. It's quite firm even in its Comfort setting, however, so those looking for a sumptuous ride should stick with the comfier yet still composed CLS550.

interior

As with the exterior, the CLS cabin takes the current Mercedes-Benz design aesthetic and makes it more organic and curvaceous. Materials are beyond reproach. The control layout is similar to the E-Class, though it swaps in an analog clock and the older knob-style climate controls in lieu of the newer toggle buttons. Stepping up to the CLS63 adds a chunky AMG wheel and fills the center console with AMG vehicle controls and the MCT transmission selector (complete with an embossed AMG crest) in lieu of the 550's electronic shift lever on the steering column.

With its low, racy roof line and two-passenger backseat, the 2013 Mercedes CLS isn't what we'd call the ideal people carrier. If you frequently ferry people around or have particularly tall friends, opting for an E-Class is probably a wiser idea. Trunk space is pretty generous, however, with 15.7 cubic feet available.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

best sedan/coupe I've driven
hgoldstein, 12/29/2012
Tested the Audi s7, BMW 6, Jaguar and then clearly decided on the CLS 4 matic. Incredible design inside and out. Perfect driving in terms of handling, pick up and comfort. Keep getting compliments almost every time I take it for a drive. Could hardly recommend it more highly.
Beautiful but a little fragile
adm77450, 5/1/2013
Overall very pleased with the CLS. Looks to kill. Really makes a statement. However, does not handle rough roads very well especially with the AMG tire and rim package. Glad I bought the road hazard coverage.
Proud owner of '13 CLS 550
pedalmetal, 4/7/2013
I have to say that this is one fine automobile! It is an orgasmic experience-wow! The handling,power,linear lineage,interior layout and exceptional craftsmanship to detail is wonderful. I have read some reviews that mention that the rear seats and headroom are a negative-really?! I bought this car for myself and my wife-I could care less about the comfort of the rear passengers-take a cab! The features that jump out at me are the side bolsters, passive massage, COMMAND features, Lane Assist option, raw power and acceleration. I work in auto sales with a competitor, but after reviewing this vehicle for 2 years, I had to have it. I may be looking for a new job, but this baby is worth it!
Love The Car 2013 CLS550
Phil, 12/13/2015
Three weeks ago I traded in my 2009 SL550 for this car (2013 CLS550). I had some initial concerns that I would miss my SL, a car I liked very much. I like the CLS so much I haven't spent one minute missing the SL. The CLS is very quiet, luxurious, comfortable, powerful and handles well. It drives smaller than it is, in fact, while it is physically larger than my SL, it doesn't it feel it to me. I am looking forward to a long term, trouble free, relationship with my CLS550. It's now been one year since I wrote my original review. I have to say I'm still very happy with my CLS 550.
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Features & Specs

MPG
17 city / 25 hwy
Seats 4
7-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
402 hp @ 5000 rpm
MPG
16 city / 25 hwy
Seats 4
7-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
402 hp @ 5000 rpm
MPG
16 city / 25 hwy
Seats 4
7-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
518 hp @ 5250 rpm
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Used 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Overview

The Used 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is offered in the following submodels: , . Available styles include CLS550 4dr Sedan (4.7L 8cyl Turbo 7A), CLS550 4MATIC 4dr Sedan AWD (4.7L 8cyl Turbo 7A), and CLS63 AMG 4dr Sedan (5.5L 8cyl Turbo 7A).

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Save up to $300 on one of 5 Used 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $24,965 as of08/21/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from3 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class trim styles:

  • The Used 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS550 4MATIC is priced between $24,965 and$33,988 with odometer readings between 40775 and80015 miles.
  • The Used 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS550 is priced between $28,900 and$28,900 with odometer readings between 29220 and29220 miles.

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