Mercedes Benz CLS W219 CLS 550 - Facts and Figures

General Value
Chassis W219
Model CLS 550
Engine 5461cc
Engine Code M273
Fuel Type Petrol
Production 2004 - 2010
Predecessor -
Successor W218
Performance Value
Power 281 kW - 388 BHP
Torque 530 Nm - 391 lb/ft
Acceleration 5.1 (s)
Top Speed 155 MPH
MPG City 23.0 MPG
MPG Motorway 34.0 MPG
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CLS W219 CLS 550 Problems, Faults and Recalls

  • R/2005/056 - Brake Pedal May Require More Effort Than Expected - In isolated cases it is possible for vibrations within the vehicle to in turn vibrate the wiring harness connected to the Sensotronic Brake Control unit. This causes the internal contacts within the unit to suffer abrasion and subsequent resistance increase. The resultant affect is that more effort will be required on the brake pedal to stop the vehicle.
  • R/2008/149 - Engine Could Lose Power. - The electrical connection in the interior of the crankshaft sensor's chip housing may be interrupted which may result in loss of power and the inability to restart engine