2024 Mercedes-Benz CLE: First Drive Review

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Engine Sounds
When I first started out in the CLE, I was surprised at the powerful exhaust note that seemed to rumble almost like a V8. Then, I discovered that the sound is artificially generated and can only be heard in the cabin. While it does sound good and nicely matches the throttle as if it were real, the idea of artificial sound bothered me, so I turned it off.

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