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Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014) review: 34 facts and highlights

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
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Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)

Why is Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014) better than the average?

  • Larger engine size
    ?

    4.6lvs2.87l
  • More airbags
    ?

    11vs7.4
  • More headroom (rear)
    ?

    925mmvs912.07mm
  • Longer basic warranty (years)
    ?

    4yrsvs3.86yrs
  • Longer basic warranty (km)
    ?

    80 467kmvs79 704.4 827 586 207km
  • Lower coefficient of drag
    ?

    0.27Cdvs0.31Cd
  • Larger fuel tank
    ?

    83lvs63.57l
  • Maximum torque
    ?

    700Nmvs377.58Nm

General info

1. longer basic warranty (years)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Opel Astra GTC 1.4T Enjoy (2014)

5yrs

4yrs

2. longer drivetrain warranty (years)
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The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Elantra Coupe (2014)

10yrs

4yrs

3. longer basic warranty (km)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Opel Astra GTC 1.4T Enjoy (2014)

160 934km

80 467km

4. longer drivetrain warranty (km)
?

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Chevrolet Camaro Coupe 1LS (2014)

160 934km

80 467km

5.Has fully independent suspension
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This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
6.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
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A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)

Dimensions

1.height
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Best

Scion FR-S (2014)

1.28m

1.42m

2. more headroom (front)
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More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

BMW 640i Gran Coupe (2015)

1.03m

937mm

3. more headroom (rear)
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More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Best

Opel Astra GTC 1.4T Enjoy (2014)

947mm

925mm

4.weight
?

Best

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe (2014)

1.19t

2.11t

5. shorter length
?

Best

MINI Cooper Coupe (2014)

3.73m

5.09m

6.width
?

Best

Honda Civic Coupe LX (2014)

1.75m

1.87m

Speed

1. lower coefficient of drag
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The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Best

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)

0.27Cd

0.27Cd

Engine

1. larger engine size
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This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.

Best

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe (2014)

6.7l

4.6l

2. better fuel economy (city)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

MINI Cooper Coupe (2014)

6.9l/100 km

18.8l/100 km

3. better fuel economy (highway)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

MINI Cooper Coupe (2014)

4.1l/100 km

11.8l/100 km

4.Has a turbocharged engine
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A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
5. larger fuel tank
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A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

Rolls-Royce Wraith Coupe (2014)

100l

83l

6.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Rolls-Royce Wraith Coupe (2014)

800Nm

700Nm

Features

1. more airbags
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Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six but some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

Best

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)

11

11

2.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
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The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
3.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
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ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
4.Has smart key as standard
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A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
5.Has a rear-view camera
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A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
6.Has in-car system
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An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)

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