Compare 2021 BMW 2-Series vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz A Class

2021 BMW 2-Series
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228i Gran Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2 Series 228i Gran Coupe 24 33 $33,700 $35,700
2 Series 228i xDrive Gran Coupe 23 33 $35,560 $37,700
2 Series 230i Convertible 23 33 $39,420 $41,850
2 Series 230i Coupe 25 32 $33,885 $35,900
2 Series 230i xDrive Convertible 21 30 $41,280 $43,850
2 Series 230i xDrive Coupe 21 30 $35,745 $37,900
2 Series M235i xDrive Gran Coupe 23 32 $42,815 $45,500
2 Series M240i Convertible 21 30 $47,885 $50,950
2 Series M240i Coupe 21 30 $43,605 $46,350
2 Series M240i xDrive Convertible 21 30 $49,745 $52,950
2 Series M240i xDrive Coupe 21 30 $45,465 $48,350
M2 Competition Coupe 18 24 $55,275 $58,900
A 220 4MATIC Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,700
$33,973
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,700
$35,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$595 / month
$599 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
No matter the flavor, the 2021 BMW 2-Series lineup offers plenty of appeal—if not so much back-seat room. The 2022 Mercedes-Benz A220 gives shoppers a taste of luxury in a small sedan package.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 40.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 33.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.8
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 54
Front Hip Room (in)
- 57.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
178.5 179.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 107.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 61.7
Liftover Height (in)
- 26.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 8.6
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
927 R66
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P205/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
927 R66
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P205/55HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3393 3395
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 6.5
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
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
228 @ 5000 188 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 35
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.18 10.04
Trans Order Code
205 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 4.34
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 2.51
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.52 15.95
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.96 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 6.36
Trans Type
8 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 2.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 3.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 13.95
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 2 Series Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 115
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2021 BMW 2-Series
  • 2022 BMW 2-Series arriving; 2021s sold out
  • Lease: Deals starting at $369 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $500 Conquest Cash
  • Finance: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
2022 Mercedes-Benz A Class
  • A-Class being discontinued
  • Lease: From $429/month
  • Rebates: No cash incentives
  • Finance: No finance incentives
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