Mercedes-Benz India, in accordance with PM Narendra Modi's Make-in-India initiative, has rolled out the locally assembled CLA sedan at an introductory price of Rs. 30.70 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom, Delhi). In addition, the German luxury automaker has also started the local production of petrol GLA 200 Sport and it is now priced at Rs. 33.90 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom, Delhi). The seventh product to be produced in India, the CLA was rolled-out of Mercedes-Benz’s new production facility by Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India and Piyush Arora, Executive Director, Operations, Mercedes-Benz India.
“The CLA with its stunning design, technological innovations and multiple segment first attributes, is already a winning product in our portfolio. It has been rapidly acquiring new customers to the brand and replicating its global success in India as well. We are extremely satisfied with our CLA strategy, which has contributed majorly to our New Generation Cars growth and redefined the segment completely. We are confident that the local production will make the CLA even more attractive for the discerning buyers with additional value propositions and increased availability.” commented Eberhard Kern.
Piyush Arora added, “The start of local production of the CLA simultaneously in petrol and diesel variants is a key decision that will help curtail the long wait list for the sedan. Our ‘future readiness’withthe new manufacturing facility is bearing fruits as we started the production of both the CLA and thepetrol GLA from the new assembly lines. We are glad to offer world-class products to our Indian customers Mercedes-Benz India with significant local value addition, in the shortest possible time.” Just so you know, Mercedes-Benz CLA features diamond radiator grille, daytime driving lights and indicators, Driver and front passenger seat electrically adjustable with memory, 4-way electrically adjustable lumbar support, Reversing camera, and Panoramic sunroof as standard.
Under the hood, the Mercedes-Benz CLA has a 2.0L, 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. This engine develops a maximum power of 136 bhp and peak torque of 300Nm, while it delivers a stunning mileage of 17.9kmpl. The CLA sedan does a 0-100kmph sprint in just 7.8 seconds with a top speed of 235kmph. Moreover, the sedan has the segment best drag coefficient for any luxury production car in India. It comes loaded with exquisite safety features such as six airbags, ABS, BAS, ESP, ASR and Hill Start Assist as standard. For those asking, Mercedes-Benz CLA has a 5 star rating from EURO NCAP. Below is the variant-wise pricing (Ex-Showroom, Delhi) of the Make-in-India Mercedes-Benz CLA:
Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 CDI Style - Rs. 30.70 Lakhs
Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 Petrol Sport - Rs. 32.90 Lakhs
Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 CDI Sport - Rs. 33.90 Lakhs