New Mercedes Benz CLS Class 2016 Prices in Pakistan, Pictures and Reviews

2005 - 2010 ( 1st Generation )

Mercedes Benz CLS Class Overview

The 1st Generation Mercedes CLS was introduced in 2005. The 1st Generation Mercedes CLS is a front engine rear-wheel drive four-door mid-size luxury coupe. The CLS was introduced by Mercedes to slot in above the E-Class but below the S-Class. The Mercedes CLS class is based on the platform of the Mercedes E-Class, it was designed to offer the atheistically appealing looks of a 2-door coupe but also offers the everyday practicality of a 4-door saloon.  It is available in 5 models CLS 350, CLS 500, CLS55 AMG, CLS63 AMG and CLS 350 CDI. Production of the Mercedes CLS 1st Generation lasted for 6 years, the Mercedes CLS was available to purchase in the years 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and the year 2010. The price of the 1st Generation Mercedes CLS was not competitive when compared to other cars in the same class.

Exterior

The exterior of the 1st Generation Mercedes CLS features a unique design language. The front end houses sleek narrow upswept headlights, a trapezium chrome grille and standard circular fog lights. The slanting rear end houses triangular side swept taillights, dual sport exhaust tips and a chrome trim piece running the length of the trunk. The Higher end CLS 63 AMG variant features a more aggressive front spoiler with larger intakes, the rear end houses a larger rear bumper with a rear diffuser and a sports exhaust system. All other variants of the Mercedes CLS feature identical styling in every aspect. The overall exterior of the 1st Generation Mercedes CLS features a very distinctive design language that can stand out amongst other cars in its competition.

Interior

The interior of the 1st Generation Mercedes CLS compromises of black and beige premium trim pieces. The front and rear seats are covered in a choice of black, cream, beige or ivory leather. Standard features include automatic climate control, cruise control, power heated door mirrors, 10-way power front heated seats with memory function, keyless entry, multifunction steering wheel, satellite navigation, 12-speaker stereo audio system, traction control and stability control. Options and features on the higher end CLS 500 and CLS 63 AMG models include power open and close trunk, moon roof, adaptive cruise control, headlight cleaning system, rear automatic window blind, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats and leather/wood steering wheel. The overall interior of the 2005 Mercedes CLS features a good amount of interior space in the front but a lack of interior space in the rear due to the rear coupe like sloping roof line, it also offers a decent level of comfort and interior refinement.

Engine

Engine
(CLS 350) 3.5 Liter V6
(CLS 500) 5.0 Liter V8
(CLS 55 AMG) 5.4 Liter Supercharged V8
(CLS63 AMG) 6.2 Liter V8
(CLS 350 CDI) 3.0 Liter Turbocharged V6 Diesel

Gearbox
5-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic

Mileage

The Mercedes CLS 1st Generation can achieve an average of up between 6KM/L to 9KM/L making for an estimated driving range of up to 420KM to 630KM from the sedans 70 Liter fuel tank.

Competitor

The main competitors of the 1st Generation Mercedes CLS 2005 are the BMW 5 Series, Audi A6, Toyota Mark II, Toyota Mark X and the Jaguar XJ.

Specifications

(CLS 350) 3.5 Liter V6 272bhp@5000RPM
(CLS 500) 5.0 Liter V8 388bhp@6000RPM
(CLS 55 AMG) 5.4 Liter Supercharged V8 493bhp@6250RPM
(CLS63 AMG) 6.2 Liter V8 514bhp@6000RPM
(CLS 350 CDI) 3.0 Liter Turbocharged V6 Diesel 224bhp@4500RPM

Pros & Cons

Pros
Comfortable interior
Good range of engine choices 
Good performance 
Great handling and drive 
Good ride quality 

Cons
Below par interior spa

Mercedes Benz CLS Class Price in Pakistan

Mercedes Benz CLS Class Reviews

CLS 350

Posted by captmak on Mar 05, 2012

Price wise just reasdonale and consumption details not yet avaliable in specs. The problum in our country is no resale value as only selected people go for this car. I strongly think that with th...