Skip advert
Advertisement

New Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake unveiled at Geneva

The new CLA estate breaks cover at Geneva with improved boot space and tech

The new Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. It joins the recently revealed saloon in the CLA range and will rival the Volkswagen Golf Estate, Mercedes C-Class Estate and the upcoming BMW 3 Series Touring. The new CLA Shooting Brake will arrive in the UK in the last quarter of 2019, with pricing to be confirmed.

Advertisement - Article continues below

The new model carries forward a similar design to the outgoing CLA but features a slight increase in size; it’s 48mm longer and 53mm wider. It also features a restyled front with a new shaped grille, headlights and front bumper, restyled wing mirrors, new LED tail lights and a redesigned rear bumper.

Carbuyer best estate cars

Thanks to a 30mm increase in wheelbase, the new CLA Shooting Brake is bigger on the inside, with increased shoulder, head and elbow room for passengers. The boot is also larger, with 505 litres of load space and a wider boot opening measuring 87cm, up from 495 litres and 64cm respectively in the outgoing model.

The inside gets a much-needed tech update; the dashboard features Mercedes’ latest MBUX infotainment system with dual screens of varying sizes, including an optional digital dash, voice command for the navigation and a heads up display, depending on the trim and options chosen.

Mercedes has yet to confirm the full engine lineup for the CLA, only confirming that the range-topping model at launch will be the 221bhp CLA 250. Further variants are expected to be announced in the coming months, including a 1.5-litre diesel and 1.6-litre petrol, together with details of the automatic and manual gearbox choices.

Want to know more about the Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake? Check out the Carbuyer review of the outgoing model, or see our list of the best estate cars you can buy in 2019.

Skip advert
Advertisement
Skip advert
Advertisement

Recommended

Top 10 best fast estate cars
Best fast estate cars
Best cars
12 Jan 2024

Top 10 best fast estate cars

Mercedes CLA review - are looks everything?
Mercedes CLA review
In-depth reviews
15 Nov 2023

Mercedes CLA review - are looks everything?

New 2024 Fiat Panda: latest details
2023 fiat panda render
News
15 Aug 2023

New 2024 Fiat Panda: latest details

Most Popular

Engine management light: what to do if it comes on
Engine warning light
Tips and advice
12 Jun 2024

Engine management light: what to do if it comes on

New Alpine A290: fast, stylish and very blue electric hot hatchback revealed
Alpine A290 front quarter
News
13 Jun 2024

New Alpine A290: fast, stylish and very blue electric hot hatchback revealed

Best new car deals 2024: this week’s top car offers
Carbuyer best new car deals hero
Deals
14 Jun 2024

Best new car deals 2024: this week’s top car offers

Tips & advice

View All
Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide
Car dashboard symbols and meanings
Tips and advice
26 Mar 2024

Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide
Public EV charge point
Tips and advice
11 Jan 2023

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?
PCP vs HP
Tips and advice
17 May 2022

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?

Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Tips and advice
21 Mar 2024

Average speed cameras: how do they work?

Best cars

View All
Top 10 best car interiors
Peugeot 208 hatchback
Best cars
25 Jun 2021

Top 10 best car interiors

Top 10 best electric cars 2024
Best electric cars
Best cars
16 May 2024

Top 10 best electric cars 2024

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2024
The best cheap-to-run cars 2023
Best cars
2 Jan 2024

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2024

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks 2024
Fastest hot hatchbacks hero
Best cars
2 Jan 2024

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks 2024