Do the CLA and GLA model names have you confused?

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealership News on Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 4:42 pm
2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA

Mercedes-Benz has produced some of the most impressive vehicles ever built in just about every luxury class of the global automotive industry. For as many great things as the automaker has done for its customers, the naming conventions for its various models continues to be a struggle for some – especially those new to the immersive world of Mercedes-Benz coupes, sedans and SUVs. For instance, what is the difference between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA? While both are outstanding vehicles, just hearing their names doesn’t clearly tell anyone what they are. Star Motor Cars believes the happiest customers are the most well-informed customers, this guide to the two new models, should help bolster that philosophy.

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What is the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA?

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA is a sedan and the GLA is a crossover SUV
From the outset, the Mercedes-Benz CLA is one of the most sought-after models available at Star Motor Cars. How does it differ from the Mercedes-Benz GLA? Well, first of all, the Mercedes-Benz CLA is a sedan, whereas the GLA is a SUV. The Mercedes-Benz CLA was developed just a few years ago to make it easier for buyers to get into the brand. Almost without exception, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA is highly regarded among independent reviews for its handling, performance and overall quality. You can learn more about the 2018 CLA by clicking on the photo.

What is the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA?

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA is a crossover SUV and the CLA is a sedan
While the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA is a crossover SUV, it does actually have the Mercedes-Benz CLA as an ancestor. The automaker took the CLA sedan and added a new body to make it into the GLA crossover SUV. Like its sedan version, the 2018 GLA is widely praised for having outstanding handling qualities and a plethora of Mercedes’ technology features, which available at a very impressive price point for the class. For the new model-year, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA offers few small aesthetic changes. Click on the photo for a deeper dive into the new Mercedes-Benz GLA.

Anyone that would like to schedule a test drive with either the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA or the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA should make an appointment with a Star Motor Cars sales professional today