Mercedes-Benz introduced the new CLA earlier this year, and it was naturally expected to hit the Indian market soon given the German luxury auto giant’s ever growing Indian portfolio. Now, the company has confirmed that the new Mercedes-Benz CLA facelift will launch in the Indian car market on 30th of November, 2016. All these exterior styling changes, makes the already stunning CLA all the more alluring and gorgeous.
Mercedes-Benz introduced the new CLA earlier this year, and it was naturally expected to hit the Indian market soon given the German luxury auto giant’s ever growing Indian portfolio. Now, the company has confirmed that the new Mercedes-Benz CLA facelift will launch in the Indian car market on 30th of November, 2016.
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA facelift comes with many subtle changes and updates. Some of the primary exterior updates on the refreshed CLA include a new while the new diamond black front radiator grille which will come as a standard fitment, a revised design for both the front and rear bumpers and newly designed lightweight and stylish 18-inch alloy wheels. All these exterior styling changes, makes the already stunning CLA all the more alluring and gorgeous.
When it comes to the updates on the inside of the new updated CLA, the luxury car flaunts new premium upholstery for the seats, new more attractive trim parts, chrome plated controls, a large 8-inch media display and Dynamic Select. Thus, the luxurious vehicle has now become more stylish, premium and feature-rich on the inside in order to offer better creature-comfort to its driver as well as passengers.
In some global car markets, the new refreshed 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA offer the option of choosing from a classy chrome or sporty black strips on its rear bumper between its exhaust pipes. This styling feature adds to the sportiness and visual attraction of the new CLA facelift, but it remains to be seen whether Mercedes-Benz India offers this styling option in the domestic market or not. There is another cool option that the new CLA facelift buyers can avail – the choice of trendy Black alloy wheels or premium looking Titanium Grey alloys. This option of alloy wheel colors is again yet not confirmed for the Indian car market, but we will get to know about it soon as the facelift model launches in our shores in about a week’s time.
As the 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA is just a facelift model, although it gets some nice styling updates, additional design element options and added new features, it will not be coming with any changes when the mechanical specs are concerned. Thus, under the hood everything will remain unchanged in the new refreshed 2017 CLA. The car hence retains the same 2.0-liter petrol as well as the 2.1-liter diesel mill that do the duty under the hood of the outgoing model. The petrol engine is capable of churning out a peak power of 183 PS and a top torque of 300 Nm. On the other hand, the diesel motor is good to pump out a max power output of 135 PS and a peak torque of 300 Nm. Both the mill come paired to a highly skillful 7 speed automatic transmission gearbox.
As the new 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA facelift comes with a number of updates, it is likely to be a bit pricier than the current model. Post its Indian launch, the new CLA facelift will take on the Audi A3.