Luxury Heading (Down) To Compact
Mercedes-Benz CLA typifies a trend among auto luxury brands. At first glance, it’s easy to confuse the coupe-like sedan with the older Mercedes CLS model, something that was far from coincidental, company officials concede. But there’s no confusing the numbers on the Munroney window sticker, the CLA starts at $29,990 – compared with the $73,025 base price of the bigger four-door. The brand isn't alone.