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2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS

The Mercedes-Benz CLS is well-known for begin a good starter vehicle in the Mercedes-Benz line. Fast, fun, and filled with modern technologies, this luxury coupe is quite easy to fall in love with. However, even if you decide this is your future luxury vehicle, you still need to decide whether or not to get the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS or the 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS. So, let’s take a look at these two vehicles to discuss some of their similarities and differences.

To begin, you’re probably going to be a bit disappointed that the 2021 CLS doesn’t have a power boost. Both the 2021 and 2020 CLS share the same power range of 362 – 429 horsepower and 369 – 384 lb.-ft. of torque. However, the 2021 CLS does differ in the rather important category of technology features. So, let’s take a closer look at those.

2021 MB CLS


2020 MB CLS
362 – 429 hp Horsepower 362 – 429 hp
369 hp – 384 lb.-ft. Torque 369 – 384 lb.-ft.
Available Mojave Silver & Cirrus Silver N/A
Available Latest-gen MBUX N/A
Available Augmented Reality Technology N/A


Advantages of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS Coupe

As you can see in the table above, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz does indeed have a few advantages over the 2020 mode. Namely, you’ll get to explore 2 new color options of Mojave Silver and Cirrus Silver in the 2021 model, as both these colors are now available in the newest year model and not in the old one. However, that isn’t the only perk you’ll see.

Inside, the 2021 CLS is packed with exciting new technologies. One of them is, of course, the latest generation of the Mercedes-Benz User Experience infotainment system, which will give you natural-language voice control, an Interior Assistant, and a 12.3-inch touchscreen display to help you navigate the entertainment offered by the CLS. You’ll also be able to include an augmented reality technology in the 2021 CLS for the occasions when you need to use the navigation feature in your CLS.

If you are looking for a more complete list of the available technologies in the 2021 CLS and the other perks it will bring to your drive, we encourage you to contact us here at Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale. Our team would love to tell you more.