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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

It ain't easy being the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Up until now, the compact luxury sedan has had a tough job description: offer sufficient driving dynamics to allow it to compete with the lauded BMW 3 Series, while also serving as the lowest cost of entry into the coveted Mercedes-Benz portfolio. Daimler has had to make it good enough to steal people away from BMW, Audi, Cadillac, Infiniti and Lexus, yet make it affordable and reasonable enough to win over first-time luxury shoppers. Talk about a tall order. But now Mercedes has the CLA-Class – a slick little front-drive sedan that... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Twin-Turbo 3.0L V6
Power:
329 HP / 354 LB-FT
Transmission:
7-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$38,400
As-Tested Price:
$61,000 (est.)
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