2005 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

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5 reviews
Available Price Range $5,734-$32,326 Trims4 Combined MPG 15-20 Seats 4

Our Take on the 2005 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

Our Take

Mercedes-Benz is notorious for introducing high-performance AMG editions of its passenger cars, and the CL-Class is no exception. A supercharged V-8 became available in the CL55 AMG for 2003. Merce... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Fuel economy
  • Control layout

Notable Features

  • Four potent powertrain choices
  • New 604-hp CL65 AMG
  • Stylish two-door profile
  • Mercedes-Benz pedigree
  • Seven-speed automatic in CL500


Consumer Reviews

4.8 out of 5

Based on 5 reviews


by Brit in the USA from New Yprk, NY on July 28, 2009

This is one of the best cars I have ever owned. It has poise, power and reliability with enough toys to keep the most bored driver out of mischief. Petrol costs are extortionate - but the performance ... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

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.


Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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