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2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC AWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is a large luxury car with coupe-like styling. It was last redesigned for the 2019 model year and gets updated tech features for 2021. It competes with cars...

2022 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD
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Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC AWD
2022 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 20.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
362 hp @ 5,500 RPM
335 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
331 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
11:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.9 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 35 in 44.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 11.9 cu ft 18.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,389 lbs 915 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.4 in 207.4 in
Width 81.5 in 85.4 in
Height 56.3 in 58.2 in
Wheelbase 115.7 in 126.4 in

Available Options

2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Arabian Grey
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Cashmere White MAGNO
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Cote D'AZUR Light Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Deep Green
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Graphite Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Teide Light Grey
  • Designo Manufaktur Midnight Blue
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Cardinal Red Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Diamond White Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Selenite Grey MAGNO
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Soft-Close Doors
  • AMG Line
  • Acoustic Comfort Package
  • BURMESTER Surround Sound System
  • DESIGNO Black/Titanium Grey Pearl Leather Package
  • DESIGNO MACCHIATO Beige/Titian Red Leather PKG
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Interior Styling Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Exterior Lighting Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • Premium Package
  • Rear Side Airbags
  • Warmth & Comfort Package
  • DESIGNO BLK Piano Lacquer Flowing Lines Wood Trim
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • MACCHIATO Beige/Grey, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/MACCHIATO, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Active Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage Feature
  • Marsala Brown/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Heated Rear Seats
  • Wheels: 20" AMG Black Multi-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" AMG Multi-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" AMG Multi-Spoke W/Black Accents
  • Wheels: 20" Twin 5-Spoke
2022 BMW 7 Series
740i RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Bernina Grey Amber Effect Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • DRAVIT Grey Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Donington Gray Metallic
  • Frozen Bluestone Metallic
  • Individual AVENTURIN Red Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
  • Alcantara Headliner in Upholstery Color
  • Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
  • Ash Grain Black & Red Wood Trim
  • Individual Piano Finish Black Trim
  • Autobahn Package
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Executive Package
  • Interior Design Package
  • Luxury Rear Seating Package
  • M Sport Brakes W/Black Calipers
  • M Sport Brakes W/Blue Calipers
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Remote Control Parking
  • Wood Inlay Leather Steering Wheel
  • Cognac, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • ZAGORA Beige, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • AMARONE Brown/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Nappa Leather W/Quilting Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Front Massaging Seats
  • Front Ventilated Seats
  • Ivory White/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather W/Quilting Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Night Blue, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Integral Active Steering
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.5" V-Spoke Style 620
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR M Orbit Grey
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR M Star-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR Multi-Spoke
  • Wheels: 20" X 8.5" FR & 20" X 10" RR V-Spoke

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