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30 Days of the Mercedes CLA: Mega Photo Gallery
30 Days of the Mercedes CLA: Mega Photo Gallery

We're down to our final ten days with the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, as we spend this month sorting out whether it's a true luxury car, how it's changed on its way to the U.S., and how we'd order one. So far, we've spent more than 2,500 miles in it, lapping the East Coast from I-95 to I-85 and...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG leaked photos
30 Days of the Mercedes CLA: What Is A Luxury Car Anymore, Anyway?

We're speeding through a month of seat time in the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, over more than 2000 miles in a $36,320 Cirrus White example with Sahara beige MB-Tex upholstery and an infotainment system that connects us with Facebook feeds and Yelp reviews, right from the driver's seat. That spray...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250
30 Days of the Mercedes CLA: How Does Its Quality Measure Up?

October is halfway through, and so is the month we're spending with the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, just as it goes on sale in the U.S. The $36,320 CLA 250 in our driveway has racked up nearly 2000 miles so far, as we try to figure out what it does best--and today, whether its initial quality...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG leaked photos
30 Days of the Mercedes CLA: How To Buy One For $31,000--Or More

This month, we're getting a deeper dive with one of the bigger new-car stories of the year. We're spending 30 days with the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, just as it goes on sale in the U.S. One of the reasons it's a big story? It's a Mercedes-Benz at a $29,900 base price (not including a $925...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class - small overlap IIHS crash test
2014 Mercedes M-Class Is A Top Safety Pick+

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2014 Mercedes M-Class mid-size luxury SUV the highest designation of Top Safety Pick+. The Mercedes M-Class thus becomes the first Mercedes to earn Top Safety Pick+ status since the IIHS began testing in 2012 for small overlap...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250
30 Days of the Mercedes CLA: Vs. The Competition

The 2014 Mercedes CLA 250 is the latest arrival in TCC's garage, and for the next 30 days we'll be studying what you get for your $30,000 entry price. To do that, we'll first put the CLA 250 in some better context. There are remarkably few direct competitors to the CLA, and in part, that's on...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG leaked photos
30 Days of the Mercedes CLA: Road Test Revisited

Our October is booked, as far as drive time is concerned: This month, we're putting ourselves into the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 just as it goes on sale, spending 30 days with it to bring you more details, driving impressions, and information on the new compact four-door. We've just updated our...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG, First Drive, Bilster Berg
30 Days of Mercedes CLA: Video, Video, Video

This month, we're spending lots of quality time with the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, the brand-new, front-wheel-drive, compact sedan that's been hustling across TV screens since the Super Bowl--and is now hustling its way into showrooms as it goes on sale. We've had lots of fun with the CLA...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG, First Drive, Bilster Berg
30 Days of Mercedes CLA: Everything So Far

We're setting out this week on an in-depth look at the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250. But before we dig too deeply into the details, it's time to take a tour through our past coverage--the headlines that show where we've already been with the CLA, from Detroit to Geneva, from southern France to...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250
30 Days Of The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250

We regularly cruise the Interstates and autobahns behind the wheel of high-performance machinery--plenty of it wearing the three-pointed star. This month, we'll be turning our sights on the opposite end of the luxury and performance spectrum, toward something a little more mainstream--to the 2014...Read More»

A new Mercedes-Benz initiative: QR code that can save lives
Mercedes-Benz Creates QR Codes To Save Lives

The good news is that our cars are safer than they've ever been. Improvements in vehicle structure and the addition of countless safety features have led to record-low traffic fatality rates. (For now, anyway.) The bad news is that our safer cars are doing a much better job of trapping occupants...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Preview: More MPGs, More Safety

The commercial van market is heating up here in the U.S. with new or heavily revised entries from both Ford and Dodge on the way in the form of the Transit and Ram. But Mercedes-Benz is prepared to take on the competition with a revised Sprinter van lineup for 2014. Downsizing the diesel Because...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class SUV Recalled For Seat Belt Anchor Bolt Issue

Mercedes-Benz is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 model year GL Class full-size SUVs for second-row seat belt anchor bolts that may have been improperly torqued during assembly. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of...Read More»

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250
Geneva Motor Showdown: Mercedes-Benz, CLA Pick A Fight With Audi, BMW

Geneva is a peaceful town, and the annual auto show marks a detente--usually--for the world's carmakers. McLarens park next to Bentleys and leave room to spare. Space is made for one-off tuner fantasies. Even rival execs rub shoulders and shake hands as they get a glimpse of the latest supercars...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz C Class
2011-2012 Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Recalled For Fire Risk

Mercedes-Benz is conducting a voluntary safety of certain 2011 and 2012 vehicles over concerns that a faulty fuel filter flange may pose a fire risk. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 5,800...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550: Recall Alert

Mercedes-Benz is conducting a voluntary safety recall of a small number of 2012 model year CLS550 and CLS550 4MATIC luxury sedans to fix a defective hood latch. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website lists the number of vehicles potentially affected at just...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz M Class
2012-2013 Mercedes-Benz M-Class: Recall Alert

Mercedes-Benz is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 and 2013 model year M-Class luxury SUVs over concerns that accessory floor mats could cause a stuck gas pedal. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potentially involved...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class: First Drive and Video Road Test

Back in the mid-1990s, when Mercedes decided to build a factory in America, and an M-Class to take on Ford's Explorer and Jeep's Grand Cherokee, the idea of also taking on the big GM and Ford SUVs one day seemed even more far-fetched. Today, the reality is a little more square. The M-Class isn't so...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG Makes Debut

Mercedes-Benz is expanding its portfolio of high-performance AMG models with the brand new GL63 AMG, which is set to go on sale early next year as a 2013 model. The vehicle is based on the latest 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class, which itself was only revealed at last month’s 2012 New York Auto...Read More»

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