2020 Mercedes-Benz A Class vs. Its Competition

2020 Mercedes-Benz A Class
Aaron Cole Aaron Cole Managing Editor

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Quick Specs
6.6
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan is the most affordable new Mercedes on sale. Its three-pointed star will be the attraction, but there’s plenty to stick around for after.
4.7
The 2020 Acura ILX is still the most affordable car with a luxury badge, but it requires a few concessions.
6.7
The 2020 Audi A3 is a well-equipped entry-level compact sedan that delivers more substance than flash.
6.0
The 2020 Lexus IS is polished and poised, but ultimately short on compelling qualities.
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The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class packs sexy tech in a sexy bod, while it throws bargain pricing under the bus.
MSRP From     
$32,800$25,900$33,300$35,300$38,560$36,650
Gas Mileage     
24 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy24 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy23 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Compact CarsCompact CarsSubcompact CarsSubcompact CarsCompact CarsSubcompact Cars
Style Name     
A 220 SedanSedanPremium 40 TFSI230i CoupeIS 300 F SPORT RWDCLA 250 Coupe
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555455
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
SedanSedanSedanCoupeSedanSedan
Transmission     
Auto-Shift Manual w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2020 Mercedes-Benz A Class vs. 2020 Acura ILX2020 Mercedes-Benz A Class vs. 2020 Audi A32020 Mercedes-Benz A Class vs. 2020 BMW 2-Series2020 Mercedes-Benz A Class vs. 2020 Lexus IS2020 Mercedes-Benz A Class vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class