Mercedes’ CLS-Class has been around since the earliest days and is a more stylish, sleek and affordable alternative to the S-Class.The CLS returns in 2022 as the CLS 450 and while it has changed since the model. The year 2021 may not be big, but CLS will remain true to its original purpose.
The 2022 CLS hasn’t received any mechanical upgrades from the 2021, but the aesthetic changes are fine. The most significant changes to the car’s layout come in the form of a new front end with an improved bumper and a new grille with a unique Mercedes star pattern, as well as a new rear bumper. These changes came with the decision to standardize the AMG Line aesthetic package.
The interior is the steering wheel that gets the most attention. It now features a capacitive sensor and is covered in soft Nappa leather.There are also new color options and finishes for the interior.
CLS receivedAnd it’s back again. The MBUX remains one of our favorite infotainment systems and features powerful natural speech recognition to control the car’s functions. The pair of 12.3-inch, near-dash displays, too, have become one of the calling cards of Mercedes’ interior design ethics today.
As a modern Mercedes, there are many safety and driver assistance technologies on board. This includes adaptive cruising with route speed adjustment, lane assistance, automatic emergency braking and a driver attention warning system. It also has an Active Parking Assist and will automatically get you in or out of parallel or tail parking spaces.
Price and fuel economy information for the 2022 CLS-Class is not yet available. But based on past models, we expect to shift between the E-Class and the S-Class sedan, which is likely $ 70,000.Mercedes expects the CLS to be available in dealerships in early 2022.
2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450: small changes, little surprises
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