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Which Mercedes-Benz coupe is best for me?

What’s the difference between Mercedes-Benz’s coupe models and which one is right for you? Here’s our guide to the range.

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By Cazoo editorial team

Published: 15 March 2023

Mercedes-Benz makes some of the best coupe cars you can buy, whether you define ‘coupe’ as a luxurious two-door, something smaller and more sporty or even a four-door or an SUV. There’s truly something for everyone.

You’ll find two-door coupe versions of the C-Class, E-Class and S-Class, along with  four-door CLA and CLS models. As with its rivals Audi and BMW, Mercedes also gives you the option of five-door coupe versions of its SUVs, in the shape of the GLC Coupe and GLE Coupe.

Here’s our guide to the used Mercedes-Benz coupe models you can buy, to help you find one that’s right for you

What’s the smallest coupe that Mercedes-Benz makes?

Mercedes-Benz calls the CLA a coupe, but it could also pass as a saloon version of the A-Class hatchback (which, confusingly, is a model in itself). Either way, the sloping roofline makes it one of the most stylish small cars you can buy. 

While its saloon body style means that it isn’t as versatile as a hatchback, the boot in the CLA is surprisingly large and a full 90 litres bigger than that of the A-Class hatchback.

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What’s the largest coupe that Mercedes-Benz makes?

Until recently, the discontinued S-Class Coupe was the largest Mercedes-Benz coupe you could buy. Formerly known as the CL, it took everything that was great about the S-Class saloon – quality, ride comfort, opulence, performance and space – and delivered it in a sleek two-door body.

Today, the largest Mercedes-Benz coupe is the Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door Coupe. (AMG is the company’s in-house performance division,) At more than five metres in length, it’s even longer than the E-Class Coupe.

Which Mercedes-Benz coupe has the biggest boot?

If you want a coupe that’s luxurious yet practical look no further than the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, which has a huge 655 litres of boot space. That’s more than you get in most estate cars, but then it is an SUV.

The four-door CLS also has a hugely impressive boot space, with a capacity of 520 litres, while the two-door Mercedes coupe with the largest boot is the E-Class Coupe, which is a bit behind these two but still roomy at 425 litres.

Are there any electric Mercedes-Benz coupes?

Although it’s not (yet) possible to buy an electric Mercedes coupe, the GLC Coupe, GLE Coupe and CLA Coupe are available as plug-in hybrids. In the case of the CLA, you can look forward to waking up to 44 miles of electric-only range, provided you remember to plug it in overnight. If this is enough for your daily commute, you could find that you only need to call upon the 1.3-litre petrol engine at weekends.

The GLE Coupe plug-in hybrid can go even further, with up to 54 miles of electric range available, according to official figures. The smaller GLC Coupe offers up to 27 miles of electric range.

What’s the fastest Mercedes-Benz coupe?

The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance is an incredibly fast car, with the acceleration and top speed to match a supercar. Going from zero to 60mph takes less than three seconds in the fastest version. 

Opt for an AMG version of any Mercedes-Benz coupe and you can expect very quick performance and a sporty exhaust note to go with it.

What’s the most luxurious Mercedes-Benz coupe?

Few cars are as luxurious as a Mercedes-Benz, so you can look forward to a smooth and comfortable ride, whichever coupe you choose. Even entry-level models feel opulent, so you won’t feel short-changed in the most affordable CLA AMG Line Executive model or a C-Class Coupe AMG Line Edition Premium.

At the top of the spectrum, a high-spec CLS has features such as  a 13-speaker Burmester surround-sound system, three-zone climate control and four-way lumbar support for the driver and front passenger seat. Only taking a hot bath surrounded by candles could be more relaxing.

Mercedes-Benz coupe models in summary

Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe

The CLA is the smallest Mercedes-Benz coupe, but it gives you a similarly high-tech, high-spec feel as its larger coupes. It’s a four-door model that looks remarkably similar to the A-Class Saloon and has an almost identical interior. It uses many of the same mechanical parts, but the CLA has a lower, more sloping roofline and a slightly sleeker look at the front. 

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe

As the name suggests, the two-door C-Class Coupe is a sleeker version of the popular C-Class saloon.You still get enough space for four adults and their luggage, along with a feeling that everything has been built to the highest quality. There’s a broad choice of engines available, offering everything from the excellent fuel economy of a diesel to the performance of one of the AMG models. In all cases, the C-Class Coupe is comfortable and quiet.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe

Using the tried and tested ‘Goldilocks method’ of assessing cars, the E-Class Coupe could be described as being just right. You get the luxury, style and space of one of the larger Mercedes-Benz coupes, but with the affordability of one of the smaller models. The large displays on the dashboard give it a high-tech feel and you’re surrounded by an interior that’s built to last. Few coupes will cover long distances in this level of comfort and quietness.

Mercedes-Benz CLS Coupe

The CLS Coupe is the car to choose if you fancy an E-Class Coupe but need the convenience of a pair of back doors. It’s a big car, nearly five metres long, which means there’s room for three adults in the back, plus a boot that’s big enough to rival many family SUVs. All versions of the current CLS come with four-wheel drive (Mercedes-Benz calls it 4Matic), for added reassurance on slippery roads.

Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe

The GLC Coupe is a more sporty-looking version of the Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV. Its boot is slightly smaller and there’s less headroom for passengers in the back, but it’s still very comfortable and practical. There’s a wide range of engines, including fuel-efficient petrol and diesels, along with a plug-in hybrid version. 

Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe

What the GLC Coupe is to the GLC, so the larger GLC Coupe is to the GLC SUV. Several engines are available, including a plug-in hybrid and AMG versions, which offer the performance to rival some supercars. The interior is one of its most impressive attributes, with a great blend of quality materials and the latest technology.

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

Mercedes-Benz discontinued the S-Class Coupe in 2020, but it’s terrific as a used buy. As an elegant, two-door version of the S-Class luxury saloon, the S-Class Coupe is a rival to cars with Aston Martin and Bentley badges, with the performance to match. It sheds a lot of its value in the early years, so you could snap up a bargain.

Mercedes-AMG GT 4 Door Coupe

If you’re pushing the boat out, you might want to consider the Mercedes-AMG GT 4 Door Coupe, which offers a unique blend of performance, comfort and style. The car was developed by AMG, the company’s in-house performance division, which means you can look forward to incredibly fast acceleration and a suitably raucous exhaust note.

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