2013 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG is an all wheel drive road car, with the engine positioned in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body. Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 355 bhp (360 PS/265 kW) at 6000 rpm and 450 N·m (332 lb·ft/45.9 kgm) at 2250-5000 rpm respectively. A 7 speed automatic transmission transfers the power to the wheels. It weighs a claimed 1585 kg at the kerb. Top quoted speed is 250 km/h (155 mph), quoted fuel consumption is 8.8/5.8/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 161.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2013 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How heavy?
1585 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1991 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
360 PS / 355 bhp / 265 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
450 Nm / 332 ft.lb / 45.9 kgm @ 2250-5000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.6 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
8.8/5.8/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
161.0 CO2 g/km

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2013 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2699 mm 106.3 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1585 kg 3494 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 56 litres 12.3 UK Gal 14.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz/Renault
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1991 cc
(121.498 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 92 mm
3.27 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 360 PS (355 bhp) (265 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 178.3 bhp/litre
2.92 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 450 Nm (332 ft·lb) (45.9 kgm)
at 2250-5000 rpm
Specific torque 226.02 Nm/litre
2.73 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.6:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2840.2 kPa (411.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 6700 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 497.75 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 twin-scroll turbocharger
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 227.09 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
167.02 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
223.97 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.99 kg/kW
10 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 8.8/5.8/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km8.8/5.8/6.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre11.4/17.2/14.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG32.1/48.7/40.9 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG26.7/40.6/34.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 161.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 160.08 g/km
VED band (UK) G
CO2 Effizienz (DE) C
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split 100:0-50:50
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8.0J x 18
Wheel size rear 8.0J x 18
Tyres front 235/40 R 18
Tyres rear 235/40 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 350 mm
Rear brake diameter 330 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.48
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID325259
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2013 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG added 2013-03-27.
Last modified 2013-08-10.