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Though the rear seat is a bit tight, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class cabin is a comfortable, quality environment.
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It stretches an additional 3 inches in length and is about 2 inches shorter, while riding on the same, 113-inch wheelbase.
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There's fractionally more shoulder room inside, though the dramatically curved roof line still compromises rear headroom, kind of like a, um, coupe.
Edmunds

The space in back is adequate for adults, but you can see why the E-class doesn't look like this. For one thing, this car could never be a taxi in Frankfurt.
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the passenger cabin remains a comfortable place for four adults.
Inside Line

As before, accessing the rear seat takes a bit of doing and headroom is limited, but trunk space is surprisingly generous and there's a nifty optional load organizer available
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With the arrival of the second-generation CLS Class in 2012, Mercedes-Benz's four-door coupe only grew slightly in size, keeping the same 113.2-inch wheelbase--and most of the compromises in the back seat.

Up front, the 2014 CLS Class is amply comfortable and spacious, with supportive seats and plenty of head, leg, and shoulder room. Standard 14-way adjustments help accommodate a wide type of body shapes and sizes, while available active-bolstered seats enhance support in high-performance driving. Seat ventilation is also available.

The rear seats are more compromised due to the low, sloping four-door-coupe profile. Head room is slight, and leg room is less than abundant. Adults can fit, if not quite in total comfort, but those seeking to regularly transport taller passengers in the back seat will do well to look into the E Class or S Class.

Leather upholstery is standard, as are metal and wood trim pieces. The plastics used throughout the cabin are high-quality and robust, and fit and finish is generally excellent. In AMG models, Nappa leather further upgrades the textural experience, and bespoke-seeming dash and door treatments enhance the visual appeal. In-cabin storage includes a large covered bin space in the center console, flanked by a pair of large cupholders.

Trunk space is fair, though it is slightly smaller in overall volume than the first-generation CLS Class. A power-closing trunk lid is available.

Conclusion

Though the rear seat is a bit tight, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class cabin is a comfortable, quality environment.

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