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2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS450 Is a Subdued Four-Door Coupe

Now in its third generation, the CLS' once-shocking form factor just seems normal.

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The Mercedes-Benz CLS450 is a disappointment.

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While still good looking, it doesn't have the same sparkle as the original model.

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For 2022 the CLS is only available in CLS450 guise.

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It has a lovely turbocharged mild-hybrid inline-6.

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All-wheel drive is standard.

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The CLS rides worse than its E-Class and AMG GT siblings.

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It's pricey at $74,000 to start.

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The back seat is a little cramped.

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Save your money and get an E450 instead.

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