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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class vs. 2016 Volkswagen CC Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen CC than the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class and the Volkswagen CC in the front seats.

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

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volkswagen CC. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class will cost more in transportation costs than the Volkswagen CC.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is much slimmer than the Volkswagen CC, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is slightly shorter than the Volkswagen CC, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen CC, 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 Volkswagen CC.

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 Volkswagen CC. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class as you will in the Volkswagen CC.

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

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2016 Mercedes-Benz
CLA-Class

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MSRP*: $32,050 - $34,050

2016 Volkswagen
CC

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MSRP*: $31,570 - $44,355
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.92% As low as 4.85%
City MPG: 24 - 26 17 - 22
Highway MPG: 33 - 38 25 - 32
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
Invoice*: $29,807 - $31,667 $30,276 - $42,537

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.