Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 0-60 times

Out of all performance specs, nothing but Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 0-60 times can better speak about the vehicle's temper. While horsepower and torque blow smoke in the eyes, CLS-Class zero to sixty specs and average time to run a quarter mile are pretty straightforward metrics allowing to compare against its competitors.

Very often there is no chance of doing CLS-Class 0-to-60 test personally and making conclusions from the experience of the other drivers is the last thing you want.

Conducting a trustworthy test drive requires following a strict methodology that is intended to eliminate the inconsistent circumstances like weather, tires, surface, engine temperature. It is always better to leave it for professionals.


Increase Horsepower

The cold air part is also important in making more power. Cold air is denser and contains more oxygen molecules than warm air does. So if you can get cooler air into your Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class engine, your car will be able to mix more fuel with that air, making more power. Combine that with the more air through the larger and less restrictive filter and intake tube and you can see up to a 15-20 horsepower increase. K&N has even reported an estimated increase of 56.96 horsepower out of the 57-2571 intake for 2007-2009 Shelby GT500!


2017 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
Base CLS550 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
402 Hp, 443 Lb-Ft., 4365 Weight, 17 City / 25 Hwy mpg
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 110
Base CLS550 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
402 Hp, 443 Lb-Ft., 4255 Weight, 17 City / 26 Hwy mpg
4.7 sec, 13.3 @ 107

2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
Base CLS550 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
402 Hp, 443 Lb-Ft., 4365 Weight
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 110
Base CLS550 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
402 Hp, 443 Lb-Ft., 4255 Weight
4.7 sec, 13.3 @ 107
Base CLS400 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
329 Hp, 354 Lb-Ft., 4365 Weight
5.1 sec, 13.7 @ 103
Base CLS400 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
329 Hp, 354 Lb-Ft., 4255 Weight
5.4 sec, 13.9 @ 105

2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
S-Model CLS63 AMG 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
577 Hp, 590 Lb-Ft., 4277 Weight
3.9 sec, 12.6 @ 108
Base CLS550 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
449 Hp, 516 Lb-Ft., 4365 Weight
4.4 sec, 12.9 @ 110
Base CLS550 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
402 Hp, 443 Lb-Ft., 4255 Weight
4.7 sec, 13.3 @ 107
Base CLS400 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
329 Hp, 354 Lb-Ft., 4365 Weight
5.1 sec, 13.7 @ 103
Base CLS400 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
329 Hp, 354 Lb-Ft., 4255 Weight
5.4 sec, 13.7 @ 0

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
S-Model CLS63 AMG 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
577 Hp, 590 Lb-Ft., 4277 Weight
3.5 sec, 12.3 @ 108
Base CLS63 AMG 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
550 Hp, 531 Lb-Ft., 4277 Weight
3.6 sec, 12.3 @ 107
Base CLS550 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
402 Hp, 443 Lb-Ft., 4365 Weight
4.9 sec, 13.4 @ 97
Base CLS550 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
402 Hp, 443 Lb-Ft., 4255 Weight
5.1 sec, 13.8 @ 99

2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 0-60 times, all trims

Trim0-60 times, 1/4 mile
Base CLS63 AMG 4dr Sedan
518 Hp, 516 Lb-Ft., 4277 Weight
3.6 sec, 12.4 @ 106
Base CLS550 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
402 Hp, 443 Lb-Ft., 4365 Weight
4.9 sec, 13.4 @ 97
Base CLS550 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
402 Hp, 443 Lb-Ft., 4255 Weight
5.1 sec, 13.8 @ 99


Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 0-60 mph acceleration across years

Year of a Model0-60 times1/4 mile times
2017

4.4 - 4.7 sec

12.9 @ 110 - 13.3 @ 107 mph
2016

4.4 - 5.4 sec

12.9 @ 110 - 13.9 @ 103 mph
2015

3.9 - 5.4 sec

12.6 @ 110 - 13.7 @ 103 mph
2014

3.5 - 5.1 sec

12.3 @ 108 - 13.8 @ 97 mph
2013

3.6 - 5.1 sec

12.4 @ 106 - 13.8 @ 97 mph
2012

3.6 - 5.1 sec

12.4 @ 106 - 13.8 @ 97 mph
2011

4.5 - 5.3 sec

12.8 @ 112 - 14 @ 101 mph
2010

4.5 - 5.3 sec

12.8 @ 112 - 13.9 @ 101 mph
2009

4.5 - 5.3 sec

12.9 @ 111 - 13.9 @ 101 mph
2008

4.5 - 5.3 sec

12.9 @ 111 - 13.9 @ 101 mph
2007

4.4 - 5.3 sec

12.7 @ 112 - 13.9 @ 101 mph
2006

4.7 - 6 sec

13 @ 108 - 14.7 @ 93 mph

The Mercedes was the first to mix an agile character of a 2-door coupe and the sedan functionality in one vehicle 15 years ago. Its CLS with a restored power-transmission plant is the product of this trailblazing experiment. However, the CLS competitors were not too far behind. BMW Gran Coupe 6, Audi A7, Porsche Panamera entered the automotive market thick and fast.
 

Engine, 0-60 historical progress

After the CLS 400 model removed from 2018 sale, the CLS 550 stays the basic main lineup vehicle. It’s V8 twin-turbo engine gets 4.6-liter and pushes 402 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of turning couple. The motor takes to start with inspiring acceleration via the 9-speed-changing box. The buyers can choose the rear-wheel drive vehicle or all-wheel drive. The model smooths over most potholes, bumps and rough spots with its modified shocks.

The CLS63 AMG like supercar pushes about 585 hp using rear wheel drive due to 7-speed automated shift gearbox. The Mercedes-Benz CLS 0-60 time is no more than 3,5 seconds.

High tire grip and AMG bracket make the steering easier and more maneuverable. The Mercedes-Benz CLS 1/4 mile time is 11,5 seconds. However, you stay in the sedan yet.
 

Exterior & Interior

Looking at the CLS model you don’t see visually striking forms with sheet metal as in an E-Class model. CLS with its bonnet star, thoughtful design of grille kit and soft LED light shows to advantage among the competitors, which, in turn, go away from details in the styling. Also, they visually reduce the vehicle by cutting its sites while the CLS gets the roofline arching curve. Thanks to such signature feature as the back wheels design and short deck lid the CLS has subtly and classic style.

Interior excels at the aesthetic mix of wood and leather. The display is on the dash and looks a little frumpish. But the brand-new models of sedans have an advanced controls built-in center stack.

The CLS gets linden, ash, poplar, or walnut to the interior. Whatever the type of wood the CLS gets colorful styling treatment is at its best.
 

Conclusion

In fact, the CLS is a visually improved version of the traditional Mercedes saloon. However, you lose a little comfort in comparison with the larger sedans due to interior space in the back and short backlights with high beltline. By contrast, the front seats are no different than the Mercedes’ S-Class flagship car.

However, the CLS goes up against the competitors in lux-class thanks to its large-capacity engines, up-market interior, and the Mercedes-Benz 0 to 60 mph and quarter mile specs. The CLS don’t need any recommends and the experienced drivers can instantly see the true value of its functioning and ride comfort.



Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class specs