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

2019 BMW 2-Series
2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA 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
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AMG CLA 45 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CLA AMG CLA 45 4MATIC Coupe 23 30 $49,914 $53,100
CLA CLA 250 4MATIC Coupe 24 32 $32,994 $35,100
CLA CLA 250 Coupe 24 37 $31,114 $33,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,725
$49,914
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,100
$53,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$685 / month
$885 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 2-Series coupe or convertible is proof that the formula BMW helped create still works. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is a compact luxury car with finesse. Its low price is justified in its small footprint and interior, but it still looks great.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
42.2 53.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 38.2
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 56
Second Leg Room (in)
31.8 27.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 40.2
Second Head Room (in)
37 35.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.9 61.3
Length, Overall (in)
174.7 184.7
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 61.5
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.8 70
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.8 13.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 13.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.7 14.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 36.2
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA STDTR
Front Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P235/35WR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA STDTR
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P235/35WR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3680 3450
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 115
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1450 350 @ 2250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 5200 375 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 30
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.16
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 3.86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.81 4.13
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.90
Trans Type
8 7
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 2.43
Trans Order Code
2TB 429
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.19
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Convertible 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
BMW 2 Series Mercedes-Benz CLA
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 6.8

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