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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class

2014 Buick Verano

  2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class 2014 Buick Verano Turbo
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Invoice $27,807 $22,752
23/38 21/32
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Bottom Line A scaled-down CLS with turbocharged performance, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA proves the car world is shrinking--even at the luxury level. Read Full Review Mild or slightly spicy--in either flavor, the 2014 Buick Verano delivers long on comfort, without bowing to sport-sedan cliches. Read Full Review
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  • Mini-CLS silhouette
  • Eager turbo four-cylinder engine
  • Grippy front seats to go with handling
  • The least expensive new Mercedes
  • The three-pointed star gets Facebook in the car


  • Are we ready for a Civic-sized Benz again?
  • Rear-seat headroom is tight
  • LCD screen's tacked-on look
  • Ride can feel stiff
  • Shifts need to speed up


  • Composed and quiet beyond its class
  • Luxurious interior
  • Very good ride quality
  • Connectivity and safety are up to speed
  • Base price is a bargain


  • Base Verano isn't quick
  • Just, no.
  • Fuel economy's relatively low
  • Cozy rear seats are cozy
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