Compare 2016 Buick Verano vs 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class

2016 Buick Verano
2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class
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4-Door Sedan Leather Group
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Verano 4-Door Sedan Leather Group 21 32 $25,444 $26,505
Verano 4-Door Sedan Premium Turbo Group 21 30 $27,523 $28,670
Verano 4-Door Sedan Sport Touring 21 32 $23,102 $24,065
Verano 4-Door Sedan w/1SD 21 32 $22,540 $23,480
Verano 4-Door Sedan w/1SV 21 32 $20,959 $21,065
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4-Door Sedan AMG CLA 45 4MATIC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CLA 4-Door Sedan AMG CLA 45 4MATIC 23 31 $46,035 $49,500
CLA 4-Door Sedan CLA 250 4MATIC 24 33 $31,667 $34,050
CLA 4-Door Sedan CLA 250 FWD 26 38 $29,807 $32,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,444
$46,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,505
$49,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$442 / month
$825 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Buick Verano delivers heavily on comfort and quiet, even if it's not much of a sport sedan. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA is tight on rear-seat space, and on value—but long on style and in AMG trim, explosive performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Subcompact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.7 27.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 56
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 35.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 53.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 40.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.0 -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.4 70
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
183.9 184.7
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.7 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 13.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 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)
11.5 x - TBD - 13
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 14.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/45R18 P235/40WR18
Rear Tire Order Code
RJ0 STDTR
Front Tire Size
P235/45R18 P235/40WR18
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 NA
Front Tire Order Code
RJ0 STDTR
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3300 3494
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4.0 NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 X 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.5 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
512 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 115
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4900 350 @ 2250
Engine Order Code
LEA NA
Displacement
2.4L/145 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6700 375 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas/4-cyl Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.16
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.86
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 2.90
Trans Type
6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.43
Trans Order Code
MH8 429
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 2.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.19
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.94
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
Buick Verano Mercedes-Benz CLA
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 6.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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