The Verano better equipped and more affordable than just about anything else in it's segment, leaving it without any true competitor so far.
The Acura ILX may be the next closest thing, but it's not as comfortable as the base Verano, and it's nowhere near as quick as the Turbo.
The Lexus IS offers better driving dynamics than ever before, making it more of a sport sedan than ultra-soft luxury car.
The Audi A3 is new this year and drives well, but offers fewer options for the same money.
That leaves the Mercedes-Benz CLA as the Verano's closest competitor.
It's a little firmer on the road than the Verano, but its extra-stylish looks and unmatched cachet might make it worth the extra coin.
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|2015 Buick VeranoBrowse Used Listings||2015 Acura ILXBrowse Used Listings||2015 Audi A3Browse Used Listings||2015 Chevrolet CruzeBrowse Used Listings||2015 Lexus ISBrowse Used Listings||2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA ClassBrowse Used Listings|
|21 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City / 43 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 46 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy|
|Gas/4-cyl||Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Gas I4||Premium Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4|
|Compact||Compact Cars||Subcompact Cars||Midsize Cars||Compact Cars||Compact Cars|
|4-Door Sedan w/1SV||4-Door Sedan 2.0L||4-Door Sedan FWD 1.8T Premium||4-Door Sedan Manual L||4-Door Sport Sedan RWD||4-Door Sedan CLA 250 FWD|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Automatic w/Manual Shift||Automatic w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Manual||Automatic w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD|
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|2015 Buick Verano vs. 2015 Acura ILX||2015 Buick Verano vs. 2015 Audi A3||2015 Buick Verano vs. 2015 Chevrolet Cruze||2015 Buick Verano vs. 2015 Lexus IS||2015 Buick Verano vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class|