AMG CLA 45 S review - see how quick it REALLY is to 60mph!

3 יול 2020
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This is the absolutely gorgeous Mercedes-AMG CLA45 S! Under the skin, it’s effectively an A45 S, including the same 2-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder as found in the hot hatch! It’ll put down 421hp and 500Nm, but if you’re not in the market for the boy racer vibes of the hot hatch, should you choose the CLA? Stick with Mat and find out!
00:00 Intro
00:36 Engine
01:09 0-60mph
01:52 Brakes
02:47 Chassis
03:19 Suspension
03:33 Drifting
04:52 Twisty Road Driving
05:55 Styling
08:20 Interior
09:46 Back Seats
10:11 Boot
10:33 Annoying Features
11:36 Good Features
13:13 Daily Driving
14:23 Infotainment
14:58 Trims
15:31 Verdict
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  • Is it quicker than a m4 ?

    Enes GuneyEnes Guney20 שעות לפני
  • please make a drag race video with super cars, like koenigsegg, bugatti, laferarri and even hennessey venom gt

    Deivid VidenovDeivid Videnovיום לפני
  • Mat tests all these cars just to buy a suzuki jimmy

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  • why you so awesome?

    Sapanbarman_Sapanbarman_יום לפני
  • does mercedes make cars with real exhaust or not? 52k for fake exhaust ...

    Jarl BlondeJarl Blonde5 ימים לפני
  • Hy mat you didn't tell us if it has Android auto or applecar play

    Brian davidBrian david5 ימים לפני
  • He looks like the 21st century Ken Miles from ford v ferrari

    Art stuffArt stuff5 ימים לפני
  • ILworld are getting confident with double non skippable ads

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  • mat was going ham around those corners

    Nuwantha Panangala GamageNuwantha Panangala Gamage6 ימים לפני
  • The wing of the A45 is ridiculous

    CrimsonRiderCrimsonRider8 ימים לפני
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    Tyler LutherTyler Luther9 ימים לפני
  • Please do C43 bro

    Robert MakaryanRobert Makaryan9 ימים לפני
  • those fake exhausts😂🤣😂 I almost rather have a punto

    Inspiration Unlimited LtdInspiration Unlimited Ltd10 ימים לפני

  • How much does this car cost?

    Gorrilazshock LoLGorrilazshock LoL10 ימים לפני
  • How much is this??

    Jack DanielsJack Daniels11 ימים לפני
  • Hi mat, can you the a drag race with a45s vs cla45, pls🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

    O OO O12 ימים לפני
  • Dominant Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 technology trickling down the pipeline is the greatest thing ever.

    TheGomezIndustriesTheGomezIndustries13 ימים לפני
  • Could you drive it permanently in drift mode? Seems like a haldex system and it would overheat the clutches?

    Mark XMark X14 ימים לפני
  • If Alan Partridge did car reviews

    AdamAdam14 ימים לפני
  • I am not affordable to buy the car but I can hit the like button ☺️🙂

    Muthukumaran VijayakumaarMuthukumaran Vijayakumaar14 ימים לפני
  • Lol carnards reminds you of ducks 😂😂😂😂😂

    Lubasi MubitaLubasi Mubita16 ימים לפני
  • This engine is intriguing. That is 3.7 to 62! From a 4 cylinder turbo! Very cool. I sure wish we got the hatchback version of this in the US.

    hockeymann88hockeymann8817 ימים לפני
  • EBD - AWC - C.DIFF - RWD 😉

    김준회김준회17 ימים לפני
  • It could be really great car if it wouldn't have so much fake shit in it

    Pipka RulkaPipka Rulka19 ימים לפני
  • Placed my order 3 weeks ago for one of these...super pumped

    Nabil MNabil M20 ימים לפני
  • 😂😂😂😂👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

    Emir khaniEmir khani20 ימים לפני
  • Wtf is this my add was unskippable and it was almost 20 sec?!?!?!?

    Werner FedermayerWerner Federmayer25 ימים לפני
  • ai ba mai ai freo unu an minus?

    FuxyFuxy26 ימים לפני
  • Alright ! The car as the picture (NEW CLA) really happen at Mercedes Benz Because. It really tune in white to yellow From engine room to out side, if you want that too buy it and i wish you luck

    seAn MaseAn Ma26 ימים לפני
  • whats up with the fuckin 4 zylinders wtf

    Michael SteinerMichael Steiner27 ימים לפני
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    Hassy olaHassy ola27 ימים לפני
  • Dealer knows 4:31 but says "this demo? barely left the show room. Untouched. Just used for a 3 minute test drive I tells ya".

    Salt & PepperSalt & Pepper28 ימים לפני
  • First: sorry for my english, I'm german, the home of Mercedes 😊 got a "normal" cla just with a few extras (orange art edition, amg line, sport pack...) and I can tell you: No one with a normal job can finance a car like it's shown in the video. It's not the price when you buy it, it's just that the taxes and insurance are expensive and every year you have to do the service check and my last was about 816€-and nothing was out of order. Just for keeping it like that. I don't want to know what new brakes will cost... all the car components are expensive, for example original Mercedes aluminium Rims, fitting to my car, will cost about 3000€ - plus tyres... so you should thinke twice whether you can keep up. And again: I got a quite normal CLA, not a AMG...

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  • Pls view a cla 45 amg 2016 I have one but I'm in south africa

    Zachariah NaidooZachariah Naidooחודש לפני
  • Looks much better than the previous CLA45!

    Nate MNate Mחודש לפני
  • Love all your videos but this the most coz of Duran Duran reference 🥰

    Rajoo SamyRajoo Samyחודש לפני
  • Mat pleaseeeee make video on Mercedes glc 300

    ilkin huseynliilkin huseynliחודש לפני
  • Jes jes jes this is itt i love it

    aabdiaabdiחודש לפני
  • I wonder how much can these sporty seats be comfy on longer 3+ hour rides?

    MedyMedyחודש לפני
  • That's literally the best sounding 4 cylinder...“IMO”

    EUGENE _EugeneEUGENE _Eugeneחודש לפני
  • This is my dream car

    Milesh AnandMilesh Anandחודש לפני
  • Massive front! What a BOmb! Exhaust pipes..... look good but don't match "details"

    Pedro LopesPedro Lopesחודש לפני
  • Asking why it needs more cylinders in the C63, so from experience and a bit of engineering education id say first of all, more cylinders really makes a difference with torque at higher speeds, going from 120 to 160 in a 4 cylinder is really hard but eases out on a v8. Secondly, smaller engines are prone to shorter lives due to the demand on them, they barely get the job done using turbocharger combos and it makes them wear out alot more than a v8.

    SuperAbbidSuperAbbidחודש לפני
  • a 4 cylinder 0-60 in 3.7 seconds? jesus christ, and I thought my c43 was fast at 4.3

    Kevin SosaKevin Sosaחודש לפני
  • I want it but not as a race car but as a casual everyday car I can drive to the movies and etc

    kartell 66kartell 66חודש לפני
  • this or e400 coupe?

    Hustle HumblyHustle Humblyחודש לפני
  • That's the "Digital White" colour?

    TheMontegonianTheMontegonianחודש לפני
  • I never knew a 4 cylinder could produce more than 400 horse power.

    The Novice GamerThe Novice Gamerחודש לפני
  • hey can you do a drag race btwn the rolls culinun the bently bentiga and smth else that would be fun yani can help get the cars his loaded lol

    Rugera BrianRugera Brianחודש לפני
  • 2.0L but 400++ bhp, Madnesss

    Mystic KnightMystic Knightחודש לפני
  • Anyone remember back in the day how AMGs used to get negative reviews on how’d they drift now it gets positive reviews for it?

    BBC YupBBC Yupחודש לפני

    Juan camilo MirandaJuan camilo Mirandaחודש לפני
  • if you really think about it, if this does 0-60 in 3.7 then the a45s would be .1 second faster lmfao

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  • Hi Sorry I need to lexus 570 I want to seen specification Lexus 570

    Karim KassimKarim Kassimחודש לפני
  • Somebody Wanna buy me this thing?

    ErikErikחודש לפני
  • a45s review? pls

    noobie44noobie44חודש לפני
  • faking vents and exhausts does it matter?? the car looks awesome do i dont mind it and im a fan of mercedes but also on audi

    noobie44noobie44חודש לפני
  • Good video, thank You!!!

    Mercedes W169 A150Mercedes W169 A150חודש לפני
  • The AMG GT 63s has fake exhausts too😒

    Avinash PatelAvinash Patelחודש לפני
  • I wonder who jabbed Mat through the chair holes because it left an impact on him :(

    Vitek SmrkovskyVitek Smrkovsky2 חודשים לפני
  • I really wish we got the A45 S hatchback in North America, better looking and more practical.

    Doug MaverickDoug Maverick2 חודשים לפני
  • This is the first Mercedes I would actually consider buying.

    andres kashaniandres kashani2 חודשים לפני
  • What is that abrasive under the camera infront of the dashboard

    Brandon ButlerBrandon Butler2 חודשים לפני
  • Can we have a drag race of gls and x7 pls

    sunkoj sadgunasunkoj sadguna2 חודשים לפני
  • “Money don’t make you happy” This car: “Hello it’s me Mercedes”

    If you know...If you know...2 חודשים לפני
  • You don't get a manual gearbox unfortunately.

    Alex K.Alex K.2 חודשים לפני
  • Damn I love the sound. Try use some quality headphones 🎧. I love Benz

    Frank MbalaFrank Mbala2 חודשים לפני
  • Drifting an AWD cla45 = mind blown 🤯

    bigcmlgbigcmlg2 חודשים לפני
  • Dyson CLA 45

    Taiyo JTaiyo J2 חודשים לפני
  • Matwatson you are the only youtuber that i realy enjoy watching

    make money onlinemake money online2 חודשים לפני
  • Drove this for a weekend. What a car 🔥

    Mubin ValiMubin Vali2 חודשים לפני
  • I am sad that 4 Cylinders are so quick today.

    Hanz KranzHanz Kranz2 חודשים לפני
  • this man needs to be on top gear and then i will start watching it again

    Patrick RyanPatrick Ryan2 חודשים לפני
  • Member brak and criminals!..

    Юрий ДерюгинЮрий Дерюгин2 חודשים לפני
  • 2 liters 4 cyl ! 400+ hp ?

    onewithsix onewithsixonewithsix onewithsix2 חודשים לפני
    • @Ben Walsh This is why they are bagging F1 poles most of the times. It is extraordinary . Inline 4 and 400 hp damn. This is ridiculous.

      onewithsix onewithsixonewithsix onewithsix2 חודשים לפני
    • onewithsix onewithsix go to the Mercedes Benz website and go to the configuration and go on the a45s or the cla45s they both have 421 hp can do 0-60 in 3.8 seconds (which is faster that a Ferrari f430😱 and come fully speced at £52k or around that area

      Ben WalshBen Walsh2 חודשים לפני
    • onewithsix onewithsix the s and e class have basically the same engine both v8s same hp

      Ben WalshBen Walsh2 חודשים לפני
    • ​@Ben Walsh I am just checking S and E class engines vs hp rating. If these numbers are true and 4cyl is really a magic prices would drop and other brands have problems. I am still checking some info on this engine . If you have any link do the honors :)

      onewithsix onewithsixonewithsix onewithsix2 חודשים לפני
    • onewithsix onewithsix I know it doesn’t make sense it’s actually insane the amount of performance they have go out of the engine it’s actually the worlds most powerful four cylinder engine ever made

      Ben WalshBen Walsh2 חודשים לפני
  • 9:19 Good lord, that shit wobbly! Wth Mercedes?

    Krish PatelKrish Patel2 חודשים לפני
  • Drag Race It!!!

    Ben ColeBen Cole2 חודשים לפני
  • I wanted One of these so bad but I could not afford it so I got a 2018 A3 S-line and did an intake, downpipe and APR stage 1 tune and TCU. Thing pulls hard now and im happy with it. Should be about 320hp and 360tq

    Aaron PAaron P2 חודשים לפני
  • Like in f1 merx are superior nowadays

    Marcus The STARLORDMarcus The STARLORD2 חודשים לפני
  • Yes no soft limiter

    TalhaTabPlayzTalhaTabPlayz2 חודשים לפני
  • If you had bloody tarmac you could have made that drift part of the video much much more entertaining, since the wheels would smoke

    Abhiram Kwaza KIDDOAbhiram Kwaza KIDDO2 חודשים לפני
  • Its even quicker than the c63s off the line.

    John isaac BaliliJohn isaac Balili2 חודשים לפני
  • Man thats a badass car

    Kevin JamesKevin James2 חודשים לפני
  • This fake tail pipes thing need to stop. Seriously

    666demonknight666666demonknight6662 חודשים לפני
  • Audi learn something here 3:30!!!

    NeoNeo2 חודשים לפני
  • AMG should just ditch the non S models of their lineup. Who the hell is going to buy an AMG and not select the S model? C63s, E63s etc. except the GT of course.

    666demonknight666666demonknight6662 חודשים לפני
  • C63 is a different beast. The sound itself beats anything, the sound of money exploding! Can’t tell me this 4 pot sounds better than the v8 no way.

    666demonknight666666demonknight6662 חודשים לפני
    • The c63 sounds bad when compared the the n/a model of it so the c63 is pointless the a45s is all round better

      Ben WalshBen Walsh2 חודשים לפני
  • Bloody huge for a mid size car. I hope this model is more reliable than the previous model years CLA45.

    666demonknight666666demonknight6662 חודשים לפני
  • This car is awesome but I’m pretty sure I won’t fit in it being 6’2.

    CommanderikilluCommanderikillu2 חודשים לפני
  • one of the flaws was the 0-60 being 0.1 seconds slower than the a45s...still does a 3.7 😂

    yusuf kajeeyusuf kajee2 חודשים לפני
  • This is a great car but it’s the same price as the c43, I’ll take a 6 cylinder engine and proper size car thanks

    frank callaghanfrank callaghan2 חודשים לפני
    • Enjoy being slower

      Nick NgNick Ng2 חודשים לפני
    • C43 has less power and what do you understand under "proper sice care"?

      Zed BotZed Bot2 חודשים לפני
  • Hold on a second.. the CLA 45s has a proper exhaust than the A45 s?

    Billal mabuzaBillal mabuza2 חודשים לפני
  • Love the way you explain man top notch 🏁 love from india 🇮🇳

    Anmol JAnmol J2 חודשים לפני
  • So what exactly happened???????

    Sean LSean L2 חודשים לפני
  • I still Love my 16 CLA 45 fact sounds better lol.

    Car1itosWAY93 CCCar1itosWAY93 CC2 חודשים לפני
    • Bit slower

      Nick NgNick Ng2 חודשים לפני
  • thank goodness for the michelin pilot sport 4s.

    Kyphong NguyenKyphong Nguyen2 חודשים לפני
  • Crum crevis. Honestly matts reviews are amazing. Should be on topgear

    Ross BrownRoss Brown2 חודשים לפני
  • old steering wheel?

    KRY SKRY S2 חודשים לפני
    • New actually

      Ben WalshBen Walsh2 חודשים לפני
  • Can’t get enough of this car stunning on all sides interior is to die for

    HecticZenonHecticZenon2 חודשים לפני