2017 Acura ILX vs. 2016 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.

With the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Acura ILX, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Whether you pick the Acura ILX or the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, it's going to cost you about the same. 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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Compare the 2017 Acura ILX and the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

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2017 Acura

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MSRP*: $27,990 - $34,980

2016 Mercedes-Benz

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MSRP*: $32,050 - $34,050
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 2.81%
City MPG: 25 24 - 26
Highway MPG: 35 33 - 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*: $26,359 - $32,921 $29,807 - $31,667

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.