What Changed

All-new 4-door model is based on the E-series platform. Mercedes calls the CLS a 4-door coupe, but four traditional full-sized door seem to indicate otherwise. Two models offered: the 300hp CLS500 and the 469hp CLS55 AMG. The former being paired with the industry's first 7-speed automatic transmission.

Comparison to Prior Model

2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
Price Range ($) $64,900 - $86,600
Length (in) 194
Wheelbase (in) 112.4
Width (in) 73.7
Height (in) 55.2
Track (in) 62
Exterior Volume (cu. ft.) 382.8
Curb Weight (lbs.) 3812-4050
Legroom Total (in.) 77.1
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 91.5
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.8
Driven Wheels
  • RWD
  • 5.0l V8 (302-bhp)
  • 5.4l V8 (469-bhp)
Transmissions A5, A7
City MPG 14-16
Highway MPG 20-22
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