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2015 Hyundai Genesis vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
The Hyundai Genesis will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
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). The Hyundai Genesis will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Genesis and the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Genesis is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Hyundai Genesis, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Genesis transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

Handling
The Hyundai Genesis has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Genesis has a much more powerful engine than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Genesis and the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class. The Hyundai Genesis has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Genesis than that of the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

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2015 Hyundai
Genesis

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MSRP*: $38,000 - $51,500

2014 Mercedes-Benz
CLA-Class

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MSRP*: $29,900 - $47,450
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.39% As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 15 - 18 23 - 26
Highway MPG: 23 - 29 31 - 38
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $35,659 - $47,665 $27,807 - $44,129

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