Please Tell Us Your City

Knowing your city will help us provide relevant content to you.

Sorry! No matching results found. Try again.Error Identifying Your Location.

Log in to CarWale

Please enter your password
Forgot password?
Please enter your registered email

Or Login with

Sign in with facebook
Sign In with google

Sign up to CarWale

Please enter your name
+91
Please enter your mobile number
Please enter your password
Please enter your password
Ad

Mercedes-Benz launches locally assembled CLA and GLA

September 09, 2015, 01:57 PM IST by Ninad Mirajgaonkar
Mercedes-Benz launches locally assembled CLA and GLA

Mercedes-Benz has commenced assembly of the CLA sedan and the petrol version of the GLA crossover in India. The locally produced cars attract lower duty and the CLA lineup now starts at Rs 30.70 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The price of the GLA petrol has also been dropped by about Rs 2 lakh and now retails at Rs 33.90 lakh.

India is the first country outside Europe to assemble the CLA and GLA. The localisation of these cars has been timed to meet the increased demand around the festive season and also control the waiting period. These are one of the first models to be rolled out from the new assembly lines at the Mercedes facility in Chakan. 

All the three variants of the CLA sedan will be produced in India, the top-end Sports petrol and diesel variants have been priced at Rs 32.90 lakh and Rs 33.90 lakh respectively. On the other hand, only the GLA petrol will be built here, while the diesel will continue to be brought in as CBU. Locally assembled cars will continue to get all the features including panoramic sunroof, Telematics Generation 5 infotainment system and electrically assisted driver and co-driver seat with lumbar support.

Commenting on the update, Mercedes-Benz India Managing Director & CEO, Eberhard Kern said, “The CLA with its stunning design, technological innovations and multiple segment first attributes, is already a winning product in our portfolio. It has been rapidly acquiring new customers to the brand and replicating its global success in India as well. We are extremely satisfied with our CLA strategy, which has contributed majorly to our New Generation Cars growth and redefined the segment completely. We are confident that the local production will make the CLA even more attractive for the discerning buyers with additional value propositions and increased availability.” 

 
Tags:Mercedes-Benz,CLA,Mercedes-Benz CLA,Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class,GLA-Class
Show CommentsHide Comments
Ad
  • Upcoming Cars

Mahindra e20 NXTMahindra e20 NXT

Jul 2019

6L - ₹ 8L
Mahindra eKUV100Mahindra eKUV100

Dec 2019

8L - ₹ 9L
Jeep RenegadeJeep Renegade

Jan 2020

12L - ₹ 17L
BMW New X5BMW New X5

Apr 2019

70L - ₹ 90L
Mercedes-Benz GLE NewMercedes-Benz GLE New

May 2019

65L - ₹ 80L
All Upcoming Cars
Ask the experts1800 2090 230Mon-Fri (9 AM - 8 PM)
Sat (9 AM - 5:30 PM)
Sun (9 AM - 7 PM)
Toll free

Select your city to avail offers

Currently available only in