Compare 2019 Mercedes-Benz A Class vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class

2019 Mercedes-Benz A Class
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Sedan A 220
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Coupe CLA 250
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe CLA 250 24 37 $31,114 $33,100
4MATIC Coupe CLA 250 24 32 $32,994 $35,100
4MATIC Coupe AMG CLA 45 23 30 $49,914 $53,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,550
$31,114
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,500
$33,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$542 / month
$552 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.4
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Mercedes takes a second aim at an entry-level sedan with the A-Class, and this time hits closer to the mark. 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
24 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 38.2
Front Hip Room (in)
57.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54 53.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 56
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 35.4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 27.1
Front Leg Room (in)
- 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.7 60.9
Liftover Height (in)
67.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
179.1 182.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
107.4 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 70
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 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 36.1
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR17 P225/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
R02 NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR17 P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
R02 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3285 3274
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 17 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 @ 5800 208 @ 5500
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
221 @ 1250 258 @ 1250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
3.21 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
13.95 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
10.04 2.43
Trans Order Code
429 429
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
4.34 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
2.51 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
15.95 3.86
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
2.00 0.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
6.36 2.67
Trans Type
7 7
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.46
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Mercedes-Benz CLA
Body Style
Sedan 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 6.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 115
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A Class
  • 2019 A-Class is on sale
  • Rebates: No cash incentives
  • Finance: No APR offers
  • Lease: From $359/month
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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class
  • 2019 CLA-Class is in showrooms
  • Unadvertised incentive boosted
  • Lease: From $299/mo.
  • Finance: 1.99% APR for 72 mo.
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