Mike Stevens | Jun 28, 2011

Joining its top-shelf AMG-powered CLS 63 stablemate, the 2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS 350 CDI BlueEfficiency is now available in Australian showrooms.

As the first diesel-powered CLS to be offered in Australia, the 350 CDI is also the only non-AMG model available in the CLS line until later this year, when the CLS 500 and CLS 350 (both petrol) will flesh out the range.

Power for the diesel-powered CLS is provided by Mercedes' direct-injected and turbocharged six-cylinder 3.0 litre engine, developing 195kW and 620Nm of torque.

With power sent to the rear wheels through a 7G Tronic Plus automatic transmission, fuel consumption for the CLS 350 CDI is listed at 6.2 l/100km. Fitted with an 80 litre fuel tank, the CLS 350 CDI offers a theoretical driving range of around 1300km/h off one fill.

Standard features include LED headlights (142 LED lights in each unit), Distronic Plus radar cruise control and Mercedes' COMAND APS system which offers a high resolution LCD screen, a 10gb music storage drive, sat nav and a Harman Kardon seven-speaker surround sound system.

On the safety front, the CLS 350 CDI offers all the bells and whistles: Active Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist (vibrates the wheel if you veer over the lane markings) and Attention Assist (detects if you're drowsy and flashes/sounds an alert). There are also 11 airbags.

 

Pricing

2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS 350 CDI BlueEfficiency - $159,200 (plus on-roads)

Get the best deal on this car!
Get a great deal from our national accredited supply network. Fill in the form or call 1300 438 639
 
Name required
Last Name should be a hidden field. Please delete if you are a real person.
Valid Phone required
Valid Postcode required
Valid Email required
Thank you for your enquiry.
One of our accredited supply network will be in touch in the next 24 hours.
 
Follow Mike Stevens on Google+