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2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, CLA, GLA recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for 2019 model-year A-Class, CLA and GLA vehicles over concerns one of the airbags could detach while driving. "The four lock nuts for fastening the airbag may have been installed incorrectly," the company says in its recall notice...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz has expanded its CLA four-door coupe line-up in Australia with the announcement of two new additions, the CLA250 4Matic and Mercedes-AMG CLA35 4Matic. Following on from the arrival of the CLA200 earlier this year, the CLA250 and CLA35 are expected to become the volume sellers amongst the CLA range. Later in 2020 the flagship CLA45 4Matic+ will also join the range...

SsangYong Korando, BMW Z4 score five-star Euro NCAP ratings

Euro NCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings this week, with several upcoming models bound for Australia scoring five-star ratings – including the SsangYong Korando and BMW Z4. The Korando is the first model from SsangYong to get a five-star rating, with AEB as standard across the range in Europe...

Citroen C5 Aircross falls short with ANCAP, Mercedes and Peugeot achieve five stars

The recently-released Citroen C5 Aircross SUV has scored four stars out of five in the latest round of ANCAP results, due to a missing piece of semi-autonomous safety technology. Aimed at the Mazda CX-5 and Toyota RAV4 in the hotly-contested mid-sized SUV space, the C5 Aircross's four-star safety rating is down to a 'marginal' result in 'vulnerable road user' (cyclist and pedestrian) protection...

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE, CLA, C-Class, E-Class and S-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled the 2019 GLE, CLA, C-Class, E-Class and S-Class over concerns about the brake assist software. According to the company, an issue with the active brake assist software could make one of the radar sensor control units fail. If the radar sensor unit fails, braking assist mightn't activate in a collision, increasing the risk of injury to occupants and other road users...

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA200 pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz buyers will pay a hefty price to stand out from the crowd in the new CLA 200 coupe-like sedan. Despite sharing its underpinnings with the more conventionally-designed A-Class sedan, Mercedes-Benz has added a $10,000 premium to the CLA200's list price, starting from $59,500 before on-roads...

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA: Australian details

Preliminary Australian details for the new 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA have been released today, ahead of its sales launch during the third quarter of 2019. Pricing and full specifications are still to be confirmed, but first to arrive will be the CLA200, followed shortly by the CLA250 4Matic...

2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA35 revealed

Mercedes-AMG has taken the wraps off the new CLA35, joining the related A35 hatchback and sedan in the company's compact performance line-up. Based on the new Mercedes-Benz CLA, the AMG 35 variant gets the beefed up powertrain and go-fast cosmetic bits in line with the A35 twins, and should arrive Down Under early in the fourth quarter of this year...

2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA45 drops camouflage

The next-generation Mercedes-AMG CLA45 has been spied again, this time with a bit less disguise than previous prototypes we've seen. Compared to the vehicle spied just a week ago, this CLA45 has far less swirly black-and-wipe wrap concealing its front and rear fascias, giving us a much clearer look at the light units and bumpers...

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake unveiled, not coming to Australia

The second-generation Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake has made its debut at the 2019 Geneva motor show, just two months after its sedan sibling stepped out in Las Vegas. The new CLA Shooting Brake is 4688mm long, 1830mm wide, 1442mm tall, and rides on a 2729mm wheelbase. This means the new wagon is 48mm longer, 53mm wider, 2mm lower, and has a 30mm longer wheelbase than the old car...