Compare 2019 BMW 2-Series vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz A Class

2019 BMW 2-Series
2019 Mercedes-Benz A Class
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230i Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2 Series 230i Convertible 23 33 $38,725 $41,100
2 Series 230i Coupe 24 35 $33,330 $35,300
2 Series 230i xDrive Convertible 23 33 $40,585 $43,100
2 Series 230i xDrive Coupe 24 33 $35,190 $37,300
2 Series M240i Convertible 21 30 $47,370 $50,400
2 Series M240i Coupe 21 30 $43,095 $45,800
2 Series M240i xDrive Convertible 21 30 $49,230 $52,400
2 Series M240i xDrive Coupe 21 30 $44,955 $47,800
M2 Competition Coupe 18 25 $55,275 $58,900
A 220 4MATIC Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,725
$32,430
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,100
$34,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$685 / month
$575 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 2-Series coupe or convertible is proof that the formula BMW helped create still works. Mercedes takes a second aim at an entry-level sedan with the A-Class, and this time hits closer to the mark.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
42.2 54
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 40.3
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
31.8 33.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.9
Front Hip Room (in)
- 57.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.8 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.9 61.7
Length, Overall (in)
174.7 179.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 107.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 26.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.8 8.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 11.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.7 13
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P205/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Front Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P205/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3680 3417
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 115
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1450 221 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 5200 188 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 34
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 10.04
Trans Order Code
2TB 429
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 2.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 4.34
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 2.51
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 15.95
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.81 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 6.36
Trans Type
8 7
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 3.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 13.95
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 2 Series Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Body Style
Convertible 4MATIC Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 6.4

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