2016 Acura ILX vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Review

Comparison Review

Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Acura ILX than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class. The Acura ILX will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura ILX as you will with the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the Acura ILX is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura ILX and the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class have similar Destination Charges.

The Acura ILX is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class. When looking at overall length, the Acura ILX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

The Acura ILX has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

The Acura ILX has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Acura ILX has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura ILX and the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class. The Acura ILX has less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

The Acura ILX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

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2016 Acura

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MSRP*: $27,900

2015 Mercedes-Benz

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MSRP*: $31,500 - $48,500
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 3.72%
City MPG: 25 23 - 26
Highway MPG: 36 31 - 38
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $26,275 $29,295 - $45,105

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