(4.8) 4 reviews
MSRP: $1,747$19,191
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 19
Engine: 302-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
2001 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

Our Take on the 2001 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

Our Take

The standard equipment list grows with additional safety features and new engines spawn two additional models for the CL-Class, a two-door coupe based on the S-Class sedan. The current generation debuted last year as the CL500 with a 5.0-liter V-8 engine. This year, Mercedes-Benz adds the CL600 ... Read Full Report


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I used to chuckle at Mercedes-Benz drivers. To me, the sight of the cars either meant a rolling midlife crisis or something comparable to a weekend duffer bringing a $6,000 set of clubs to the public golf course. I mean, do you reallllllly need all that? Now, after having driven a string of Mercedes-Benz automobiles, I've become one of those motorists I used to laugh at. It must be ... Read full review for the 2001 Mercedes Benz CL Class

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by Jim In Atlanta from Atlanta GA on May 25, 2009

This is without a doubt one of the finest driving cars ever built. My CL600 is a dream car...powerful and smooth, with a ride so fine, I have never driven anything like it....new or used. I can't imag... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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