Freshly facelifted for 2021, the Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG presents itself elegantly. It has every right to be a luxury four-door coupe from the CLA-Class with its AMG-specific and high-tech features.
Power comes from a 1.3-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, and through a 7-speed automatic transmission gearbox, allowing the new CLA180 to produce 136 horsepower and 200 Nm of torque.
This engine performance is impressive for a small four-door coupe as it sprints from zero to 100 km/h in just 9 seconds, with a top speed of 215 km/h.
Designed for more comfort and refinement, this new CLA-class is an eye-catcher from the inside out.
Drawing inspiration from the A-Class makes its interior look more luxurious and special, hence delivering a perfect combination of style and performance.
Special Features of the Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG
The CLA boasts its design for combining the dynamic coupe silhouette and a four-door car’s practicality layout.
Thanks to the bulky shoulder line coursing through the front wheels to the shaped rear end, the Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe looks incredibly athletic.
Along with the diamond radiator grille with pins and silver-painted louver and insert, all in chrome, this new CLA stands out from its CLA siblings.
Heated Front Seats
While the THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control maintains a cozy atmosphere inside the cabin at all times, during colder days, front seats are provided with a heating option.
Each passenger has the luxury of choosing between three heating levels with just a push of a button on the center console.
Mercedes assembles the all-new Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG with a technology that allows the drivers to choose various driving modes.
The DYNAMIC SELECT can change the new CLA180 Coupe’s functional properties by choosing ‘Slippery,’ ‘Comfort,’ ‘Sport,’ ‘Sport+,’ ‘Run,’ and ‘Individual’ from the AMG DYNAMIC SELECT drive programs.
This feature changes fundamental parameters like engine and transmission response, steering dynamics, suspension damping, and sound.
Automatic Climate Control
THERMOTRONIC ‘s automatic climate control features are standard for pleasant indoor conditions.
The integrated climate control system offers two climate zones and three climate forms with an exceptional onboard well-being condition.
This function allows both the driver and the passenger to pick their preferred temperature independently.
KEYLESS-GO Starting Function
Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG arrives with a KEYLESS-Go feature taking comfort and productivity to the next level.
With your SmartKey never leaving your pocket, this function allows you to unlock, start, and drive.
To lock and unlock your car, touch the door handles, or step on the brake pedal and click the Start/Stop button to start the engine straight away.
“Hey Mercedes” Voice Activation
This AI-powered voice control activates with a simple “Hey Mercedes” command, enabling you to interact directly with your Mercedes’ different functions.
This feature of the MBUX is intelligent enough to understand even necessary orders and queries.
Simply asking if you need an umbrella today, will give you the day’s weather forecast, or saying you’re cold, and it will lower the car’s temperature for you.
Interior of the Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG
Seat Comfort Package
You’ll quickly find a comfortable seating place best suited to your specific needs with the Seat Comfort Package.
It loads the front seats with several electrical and manual adjustments that meet the essential body and comfort specifications of drives and front passengers.
Multifunction Steering Wheel
Bring the driver extra style and comfort with galvanized gearshift paddles in clean Nappa leather with punctured leather in the grip area and buttons for different functions.
Without taking your hands off the wheels, you can easily and quickly track virtually all cockpit functions, such as audio, Bluetooth®, cruise control, and more.
With the wireless charging feature added, you can go through the day without worrying about your phone’s battery.
To start charging, just place your phone on the charging dock; your phone will still be charged during your drive and will be ready for use at the end of your ride.
The Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG features an ISOFIX with an ISOFIX anchor consisting of two lower loops per position to which the child seat can be attached and keeps your child safe.
A top tether anchor use also comes practical when the child seat is in the forward-facing position.
10.25-inch Touchscreen Media Display
The 10.25 wide-touchscreen multimedia display has a multitouch interface, making it easy to navigate through a wide selection of features in the MBUX, including audio, phone, and vehicle settings.
Besides touchscreen, console touchpad, and touch-control steering wheel, the other three input methods of the standard screen also respond and activate through voice command by saying, “Hey, Mercedes”.
This large touchpad, located on the centre console, allows you to manage the in-dash media display with just a flicker of your fingers.
Meticulously built to understand multitouch movements like swiping through menus for the smartphone-like setup and pinching to zoom. It also contains, as well as familiarizing and reading handwriting, virtual keys for Back, Skip, and Home.
Exterior of the Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG
18” AMG Alloy Wheels
Achieving a sportier exterior offers 18” AMG alloy wheels painted in titanium grey with a high-sheen finish as standard. The 5-twin-spoke design wheels fit the car’s athletic stance.
Light-weight alloy wheels with AMG performance standards ensure dynamic driving and impressive launching.
Diamond Radiator Grille
The Diamond Radiator Grille is where the Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG exudes its power and strength— displaying crafted single louvre in matte iridium silver with chrome trim.
The grille showcases a massive Mercedes emblem sitting right in front, which altogether presents what Mercedes could offer.
Electronically movable exterior mirrors allow you to adjust your mirrors without leaving your seat.
It conveniently prevents damage to the exterior mirrors, especially when moving through small spaces. This package comes with an auto-dimming feature for the driver’s exterior mirror and the inside rear-view mirror.
LED High-Performance Headlamps
Individually controlled LEDs respond quicker and more accurately to various light conditions.
These high-performance headlamps light up your path without dazzling oncoming traffic on your way. Other features, such as navigation-assisted light functions, ensure safe driving even at night.
LED Tail Lamps
Compared to other taillights, LED tail lamps react quicker in case of a sudden stop, preventing accidents.
These high-performing tail lights emit more vibrant colors that are much more noticeable, helping you and other drivers safe on any road, even at night. Because it uses low power, the LED tail lamps last longer as compared with other lights.
Parking Assist Package
This feature is a cluster of the latest parking technology securing safe and hassle-free driving and maneuvering in parking spaces.
A 180° reversing camera gives you a visual of your surroundings on the Media Display, while the Parking Sensors provide you with a systematic guide when parking.
The Active Parking Assist with PARKTRONIC gives both visual and audible warnings for detected barriers while parking.
Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG Specifications
- Air conditioning – air vents with surround in silver chrome
- THERMOTRONIC luxury automatic climate control, two-zone, with display
- Centre armrest – front, with stowage
- KEYLESS-GO starting function
- Brushed stainless-steel sports pedals with rubber studs
- Seat Comfort package
- Heated front seats
- Stowage compartment in centre console, with retractable cover
- Sports seats with fixed head restraints
- Touchpad on centre console – buttons in matt black
- Trim – light longitudinal-grain aluminum
- Steering column – manually adjustable for height and reach
- 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel, trimmed in leather with perforated leather in the grip area, flattened bottom section with galvanized gearshift paddles
- DAB digital radio tuner
- “Hey Mercedes” voice activation
- 7-inch digital instrument display
- 10.25-inch touchscreen media display
- MBUX multimedia system
- Smartphone integration including Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM
- Mercedes-Benz sound system – output of 100 W from six speakers
- USB (type C) ports: two in stowage compartment and one in front of centre console
- Wireless charging
- 18” AMG alloy wheels – 5-twin-spoke design, painted titanium grey with a high-sheen finish
- AMG bodystyling
- Mirror package
- Electrically folding exterior mirrors
- Automatically-dimming driver’s side mirror and rear-view mirror
- Beltline strips in chrome
- Front brake calipers with ‘Mercedes-Benz’ lettering on front
- Door mirrors – electrically adjustable and heated with integrated LED indicators
- Front door sills with ‘Mercedes-Benz’ lettering
- Two visible tailpipe trim elements and rear apron with trim in chrome
- High-level third brake light, LED
- LED High-Performance headlamps with integrated LED daytime running lights
- LED tail lamps
- Parking package
- 180° reversing camera
- Active Parking Assist with PARKTRONIC
- Front and rear parking sensors
- Diamond radiator grille with pins in chrome, silver-painted louvre, and insert in chrome
- Active bonnet
- Active Brake Assist
- Active Lane Keeping Assist
- Airbags –
- Dual-stage, driver & front passenger
- Head and sidebags, driver and front passenger
- Kneebag for driver
- Windowbags, driver & front passenger
- ATTENTION ASSIST
- Adaptive Brake Assist with HOLD function and Hill Start Assist
- Adaptive brake lights
- Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Brake Assist (BAS)
- Crash-responsive emergency lighting
- Electric parking brake
- Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) with Acceleration Skid Control (ASR)
- ESP® Curve Dynamic Assist
- Headlamp Assist – automatic headlamp activation
- Remote central locking and crash sensor with an emergency opening function
- Rain-sensing windscreen wipers with two sensitivity settings
- ISOFIX and top-tether child seat fixing points in the rear (two outer seats)
- Tyre pressure monitoring system
- Cruise control with limiter
- Direct-Steer system
- DYNAMIC SELECT
- ECO start/stop function
*Due to chip shortages, this feature is no longer available at the moment:
- Wireless Charging
Technical Data of the Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG
|Engine||4-cylinder In-line, 16 Valves|
|Engine Capacity||1,332 cc|
|Max Output||136hp (100kW) / 5,500 rpm|
|Max Torque||200 Nm / 1,460 rpm|
|Tops Speed||215 km/h|
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||4,688 mm x 1,999 mm x 1,439 mm|
|Fuel Tank capacity||43 L|
Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG Reviews
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History of Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG
Mercedes-Benz introduced its subcompact executive line through the CLA-Class in 2013. At the same, this four-door fastback comes as the first-generation line of this class. It carries over the concept of the A-Class and B-Class of the German automaker. The CLA-Class holds the title as the first-ever front-wheel-drive sedan of Mercedes-Benz and the first model to offer a front-wheel-drive vehicle in the U.S. market.
In the following years, the CLA range successfully developed at a fast pace. It manufactured different versions and trims that feature AMG styling packages, high fuel economy while manufacturing Mercedes-Benz accessories GmBH equipment for CLA-Class vehicles. Later in 2018, CLA-Class added AMG models that entirely transformed the range, offering the best and highest performing model.
After a successful year, the German automaker unveiled their second-generation CLA-Class in 2019. It has kept the fastback styling of its predecessor to have it distinct from the A-Class. Its frameless door style and rear lights resemble the CLS-Class’. This car model exudes a sensuous exterior and coupe-like silhouette that cannot deny its own expressive, unique, and luxurious feel.
Designed to fit the youthful, modern, and tech-savvy generation of car users, the CLA-Class notably has a lot more space inside and features much more advanced technology than its predecessors. This latest generation of the CLA-Class includes features like a 10.25-inch touchscreen Media display with AMG-specific content, a touchpad on the center console that houses many functions, an AMG Performance Steering wheel, and other enhancements in the dashboard.
The CLA180 Coupe AMG is one of the variants offered in the line-up that’s assembled in a production plant in Kecskemét, Hungary. This model is known for its prominent look, thanks to its AMG-specific radiator grille partnered with a more comprehensive lower contour and 12 vertical louvres. With the name it established in the industry, the CLA-Class earns Europe and the United States as their top largest markets.
Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG FAQ
How many seats does the Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG have?
The Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG has a seating capacity of up to 5 people.
How many cc/power is the Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG?
The Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG is engaged with 1,332cc powered by 4-cylinder In-line, 16 Valves engine, generating 136hp of power and 200 Nm torque.
What is the top speed of the Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG?
The Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG accelerates 9.0s (0-100km/h), with a top speed of 215 km/h.
What is its fuel efficiency?
The Mercedes-Benz CLA180 Coupe AMG has a fuel tank capacity of 43-litres and has a fuel consumption of 17 km/L with 7G-DCT automatic transmission.
Where can I view the CLA180 Coupe AMG?