Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

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Mid-Size, Coupe, Premium


2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

Mercedes-Benz sets the standard in this premium segment for mid-size coupes, winning the Vincentric Best Value in America award for 2012. With a 6% lower than expected cost-of-ownership, the CLS Class earned the win, with additional assistance from its best in class insurance costs. Although the Audi A5 gave a valiant effort, it ended up settling for second place and hoping for better results next year.


Cost-of-Ownership Compared to Segment Averages

The Vincentric Best Value in America awards are based on the model level average of all trim levels within the model. Ownership costs for each trim level are measured at annual mileages of 10,000, 15,000, and 20,000.