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Mercedes-Benz CLS550 Coupe (2014)

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Mercedes-Benz CLS550 Coupe (2014) review: 33 facts and highlights

Mercedes-Benz CLS550 Coupe (2014)
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Mercedes-Benz CLS550 Coupe (2014)

Why is Mercedes-Benz CLS550 Coupe (2014) better than the average?

  • Larger engine size
    ?

    4.6lvs2.87l
  • More cylinders
    ?

    8vs5.6
  • More headroom (rear)
    ?

    917mmvs912.07mm
  • Greater cargo volume
    ?

    433lvs332.63l
  • Maximum torque
    ?

    601Nmvs377.58Nm
  • Larger fuel tank
    ?

    80lvs63.57l
  • Longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.88mvs2.76m
  • Longer basic warranty (years)
    ?

    4yrsvs3.86yrs

General info

1.Has rear-wheel drive
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Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.

Mercedes-Benz CLS550 Coupe (2014)
2.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 CLS550 Coupe (2014)
3. longer basic warranty (years)
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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.

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Opel Astra GTC 1.4T Enjoy (2014)

5yrs

4yrs

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

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

917mm

4.weight
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Best

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe (2014)

1.19t

1.93t

5. greater cargo volume
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Volkswagen Beetle (2014)

436l

433l

6.width
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Best

Honda Civic Coupe LX (2014)

1.75m

1.88m

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

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0.27Cd

0.28Cd

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

16.6l/100 km

3.Has Stop-Start system
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A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.

Mercedes-Benz CLS550 Coupe (2014)
4. more cylinders
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Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.

Best

Rolls-Royce Wraith Coupe (2014)

12

8

5. 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

11.3l/100 km

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

601Nm

Features

1.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 CLS550 Coupe (2014)
2.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 CLS550 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 CLS550 Coupe (2014)
4.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Cadillac ELR Coupe (2014)

3

1

5.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 CLS550 Coupe (2014)
6. bigger screen size
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A bigger screen size for the in-car system provides a better user experience and is easier to use while driving.

Best

BMW 640i Gran Coupe (2015)

10.2"

7"

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