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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA: refreshed coupe and wagon range arrives in Australia from $52,500

The refreshed 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA coupe and CLA Shooting Brake range has arrived in Australia, bringing a new look and updated specifications across the range. Following its reveal in March, the refreshed CLA coupe and Shooting Brake line-up are now available in Australia, which sees similar updates to the 2016 model-year Mercedes-Benz A-Class range – including the addition of a new 8...

2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, CLA, GLA recalled for transmission fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 14 vehicles from its A-Class, CLA and GLA lines over concerns a fracture in the transmission could result in a loss of drive. The German brand reports that a welded seam in the dual-clutch transmission’s assembly may fracture over time. If the fault occurs, a loss of drive poses an accident hazard to the vehicle’s occupants and other road users...

2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA updates revealed, Australian launch due in third quarter

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA and 2016 CLA Shooting Brake mid-life updates arrive in Australia around August this year with a host of tweaks to keep it sharp against compact premium rivals such as the Audi A3. Stylistically, the new-look CLA gets different bumpers, a diamond radiator grille and revised alloy wheel designs, plus a new cavansite blue metallic hero colour...

Small cars coming in 2016

Small cars coming in 2016 Mainstream small cars Hyundai Elantra – February Toyota Prius – March Kia Cerato update – April Honda Civic – mid 2016 MG 6 – September Alfa Romeo Giulietta update – Q3 DS 4 and/or DS 4 Crossback – Q3 Hyundai Ioniq – Q3 Suzuki Baleno – Q3 (TBC for Oz) Renault Megane hatch – September/October Holden Astra hatch - quarter four Luxury/sports small cars Mercedes-Benz A-Class update (includes A45) – January Mercedes-Benz CLA45 update – Q1 Peugeot 308 GTi – Q1 Ford Focus RS – mid 2016 Hyundai Elantra sports model – Q3 Infiniti Q30 – Q3 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class update – Q3 Volvo V40 update – Q3 BMW 1 Series update – second half BMW 2 Series update – second half...

Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake facelift spy photos

A prototype for the facelifted Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Shooting Brake has been nabbed by our spy photographers out on the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Given that the A-Class hatch has already been updated, and our spies have spotted the...

2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA facelift spy photos

The upcoming facelift for the Mercedes-Benz CLA has been captured by our spy photographers outside the company's research and development headquarters in Sindelfingen, Germany. As with the recent update for the A-Class hatchback, the facelift is a blink-and-miss affair that even aficionados will have trouble picking out...

2016 Mercedes-AMG CLA45 and GLA45 get big power boost, new tech - UPDATE

Mercedes-AMG’s CLA 45 sedan and Shooting Brake wagon, and the GLA 45 compact SUV, have picked up significant upgrades for the 2016 model year, joining their A 45 stablemate in dialling up the fun. Just two weeks ago, the in-house tuning arm of Mercedes-Benz revealed a handy power boost for its A 45 hatch, retaking its crown from the new Audi RS 3...

Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake pricing and specifications

The Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake will command a $1500 premium over its sedan sibling when deliveries commence in June. Mercedes-Benz has confirmed the sleek wagon range will come with the same four variants as the sedan, kicking off with the 115kW/250Nm, 1.6-litre CLA200 at $52,400 plus on-road costs. And extra $500 gets you the 100kW/300Nm 2...

Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake revealed

The Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake, the fifth member of the Stuttgart brand’s growing family of front- and all-wheel-drive small cars, has broken cover.  As the name suggests, the CLA Shooting Brake is a conceptual shoot-off from the CLS Shooting Brake and a sleek wagon version of the already familiar CLA four-door sedan...

2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake spied and rendered

The Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake is now months away from its world premiere, and our spy photographers have caught a late-stage test vehicle out in public with next to no camouflage.  Using these shots, and others caught previously, as a basis, we are also able to provide you with a pair of computer-generated images of what the car is likely to look like...

Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class: CLA200 CDI gets new 2.2-litre turbo diesel

The sole diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class - the CLA200 CDI - has been updated with a new engine. The CLA200 CDI that has been sold up until now was powered by a 1.8-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel with 100kW of power and 300Nm, but the CLA-Class will now move to a larger 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel while retaining the same power outputs...