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Mercedes-Benz CLA

4-door sedan

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Superior Front crash prevention

  • Optional Active Brake Assist with Distance Pilot
  • Optional Driver Assistance Package
Overall Evaluation
Crash avoidance rating
Superior
with optional
equipment
6 points total
This system meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's criteria for forward collision warning.
1 point
In the 12 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision.
2 points
In the 25 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision.
3 points

FCW Not Qualified Front crash prevention
With Active Brake Assist only

  • Standard Active Brake Assist
Overall Evaluation
Crash avoidance rating
FCW Not Qualified
autobrake
not tested
0 points total
This system does not meet the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's criteria for forward collision warning.
0 points
Autobrake not tested.
0 points
Autobrake not tested.
0 points

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Headlights

  • All trims
Low-beam headlight type Halogen reflector
High-beam headlight type Halogen reflector
Curve-adaptive? No
No
Overall rating
P
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On the straightaway, visibility was inadequate on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

The low beams never exceeded glare limits.

On the straightaway, visibility was good on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.