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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class vs. 2015 Honda Accord Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Accord than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Honda Accord will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class.

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

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 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is somewhat more expensive than the Honda Accord. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is much higher than that for the Honda Accord.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is much slimmer than the Honda Accord, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Honda Accord.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Accord.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Honda Accord, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Honda Accord.

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

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

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
CLA-Class

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MSRP*: $29,900 - $47,450

2015 Honda
Accord

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MSRP*: $22,105 - $33,630
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.22%
City MPG: 23 - 26 21 - 27
Highway MPG: 31 - 38 34 - 36
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Invoice*: $27,807 - $44,129 $20,237 - $30,749

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