2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe – Features & Specs Review

The brand new Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe positions itself with exceptional quality at an accessible price point. Following a thorough refresh in 2020, the 2021 model year is an ever-advancing classic, and offers utmost driver satisfaction.

While it shares its platform with the A-class sedan, the four-door Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe offers truncated rear roofline styling and a more powerful engine, representing the modern Mercedes-Benz experience in a sporty and elegant package. The coupe’s shorter wheelbase and lighter vehicle weight enhances the car’s acceleration and braking performance.

The 64-Color Ambient Lighting, MBUX infotainment system, and Blind Spot Assist as standard features, transform the luxury coupe by combining affordable style with user-intuitive, next-generation safety. All of this and more is available in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA for sale at Ray Catena of Union.

2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe – Frequently asked questions

As a guide for breaking down the many features of the 2021 CLA 250 Coupe, we’ve summarized the most important facts you should know before coming in for a test drive.

TThe new Mercedes-Benz 2021 CLA 250 Coupe starts at $37,850. At $39,850 you can begin your upgrade to the CLA 250 4MATIC® Coupe AWD model. If you want to improve your horsepower and performance, the Mercedes-Benz AMG® line starts at $47,850.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe owes its success to the hands of unrivaled German engineering. With an annual production capacity of more than 300,000 units, Mercedes-Benz is sold in 135 countries.

CLA 250 Coupe – 25/35 mpg city/highway fuel economy.
CLA 250 4MATIC® Coupe – 24/33 mpg city/highway fuel economy.
AMG® CLA 35 Coupe – 22/29 mpg city/highway fuel economy.
AMG® CLA 45 Coupe – 20/29 mpg city/highway fuel economy.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe is everything you’d want from a premium car brand in the small luxury car class. If you’re looking for something on the sportier side, and you’re economy-conscious without a large family, the CLA 250 is absolutely worth considering.

With ultra-modern safety features such as Blind Spot Assist now included as standard for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe, a small luxury car with all the fixings has never been quite as accessible.

What are the New Features of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe?

For 2021, the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe has a slight change to its signature curvature, but the exterior in all its glory still packs a punch with its overall flair. If the new sedan wasn’t tempting enough, the new exterior paint options make it somewhat impossible to resist.

The panoramic sunroof, 18” wheels, and LED headlamps all come as standard features, meaning you don’t have to worry about expensive upgrades to access these functionalities. But if a little extra budget is not an issue, you have plenty of optional features to choose from.

The CLA 250 Coupe is available as a front-wheel (FWD) drive but a 4MATIC® all-wheel drive (AWD) option is available. With the availability of upgrades such as the spectacular night package and the helpful driver assistance package, you can easily enhance your driving experience. You can also explore the Mercedes-AMG® CLA 35 and Mercedes-AMG® CLA 45 Coupe models with even more power and features.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe comes with an intricately designed cockpit that results in the ideal mix of comfort, aesthetics, and functionality. The meticulously crafted sports seats promise the utmost relaxation even during longer drives, while the dashboard’s sleek contours provide you with plenty of eye candy.

With the 7” digital instrument cluster and 7” touchscreen multimedia display, you can instantly step into the future of the automobile experience. Since both screens can be upgraded to a 10.25” display, you have the flexibility to build upon this already impressive offering.

That’s where the 64-color Ambient Lighting does its magic. When put together with features such as Dual-Zone Climate Control and the Multifunction Leather Steering Wheel, you can indulge all your senses in the pleasure of driving a luxury vehicle. You can also look into upgrades such as heated and ventilated seats to boost this experience even further.

In addition to the new standard offerings of interior lighting and road safety, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 carries the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) Interior Assist as a stand-alone feature.

Powered by intelligent sensors, the MBUX Interior Assist understands your gestures to give you optimal control of your interiors. According to them, whether you approach the touchscreen interface as a driver or a passenger, the system recognizes your specific needs and arranges control options.

This not only takes your trips to the next level but also makes for a more comfortable driving experience. The best part? This functionality comes without massive upgrade costs and stays in line with the CLA 250 Coupe’s promise of accessibility. When combined with the standard MBUX voice assistance feature, you can turn every drive into the ultimate experience of comfort.

For 2021 Mercedes-Benz continues to lead the way with their advanced standard safety mechanics for the CLA 250 Coupe. ATTENTION ASSIST® can automatically inform the driver with both visual and audible cues if it detects motion of drowsiness, and in the unfortunate case of an emergency situation when an airbag deploys, Mercedes-Benz Emergency Call service is available 24/7 to initiate a call conveying your GPS-location and vehicle information on your behalf.

As a top performer in its class, the 221-hp 2.0L inline-4 engine pushes more power while sipping on less fuel as gears are shifted by a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.The 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe includes Dynamic Select driving mode program allowing you to tailor your journey to your mood, with Eco, Comfort, and Sport available as preset options.

The Direct-Steer functionality is a game changer and automatically varies your steering ratio based on your hand movements. It can provide optimized steering while parking and maneuvering, while maintaining outstanding directional stability and concise feedback at increased speeds.

Available amongst the AMG® line is a lowered comfort suspension, enhancing stability and lending the CLA 250 Coupe a sporty stance, while preserving the car’s composed comfort on city streets and rough roads.

What’s New for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe?

With computer-controlled components taking over vehicle construction, automotive design is advancing rapidly each model year. With driverless vehicles on the horizon, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe for sale is leading the way with its punchy powertrain, sophisticated interior, and user-friendly futuristic tech features. Competitively priced, this small and sporty luxury vehicle embodies many attractive traits.

For 2021, Mercedes-Benz engineers have equipped their new CLA 250 Coupe with a few updates, following its full refresh in 2020. Our friendly experts at Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Union can help you to explore the 2021 CLA 250 Coupe in its full glory, but here’s what you should know first.

This 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe comes equipped with a 2.0L Inline-4 Turbo engine that’s paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The standard automatic shifter is smoother and more efficient and manual shift paddles inject control at your fingertips anytime you want to play. With 221 horsepower, and 258 pound-ft of torque, there are plenty of reasons to check out everything that the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe has to offer at Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Union, New Jersey. Visit our dealership to learn more.

At Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Union, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the 2021 CLA Coupe in each of the front-wheel drive trim selections – the CLA 250, AMG® CLA 35 and AMG® CLA 45. If you’re in the market for an all-wheel drive, we’ll have the CLA 250 4MATIC® to explore too. With Blind Spot Assist as standard for 2021, other notable safety features in the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe are Active Brake Assist, emergency call service, rearview camera and Crosswind Assist.

Standard available exterior colors for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe are Polar White, Night Black and Sun Yellow. Other neutral metallic upgrades are available too. Interior MB-Tex upholstery colors include Black and Macchiato Beige. More options are available with the AMG® line, where MB-Tex and leather upholstery upgrades become available to you. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe can seat up to five people.

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What should you look for when shopping for a new or certified pre-owned luxury car? More often than not, if you don’t yet have your mind made up it can feel a little daunting. At Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Union, our goal is to do the legwork for you. Nothing is more important to us than our customer. Our staff’s commitment and quality of service is something we’ve perfected and we are here to make sure you have a comfortable buying process browsing our selection of vehicles. With Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Union, we can say for sure that finding a 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe in New Jersey has never been more enjoyable.

At Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Union, we are one of the largest luxury auto groups in the Tri-State area, and we know the importance of shopping for a high-end car with the unmatched feeling of a Mercedes-Benz. Our fleet of vehicles allows you to explore different cars in their various trim levels, and our professionals will help you to pick the option that suits you best. Before you know it, you’ll be sitting in your brand new or certified pre-owned car and ready to hit the road in style and in luxury.

Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Union is proud to be “the Legend in Luxury”, and we are dedicated to finding you a vehicle with the prestige of a Mercedes-Benz that checks all your boxes and fits your budget. Our team of industry experts is ready to welcome you at our store. Give us a call at (908) 356-6830 to pre-book your test drive of the all new 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe.

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