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2020 BMW 540 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 Review

New 2020 BMW 540

2020 BMW
540

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 35

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MSRP*
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$59,450 to $61,750
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$46,900
Invoice* $55,790 to $57,930 $44,086
MPG - City 22 23
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Convenience
With the BMW 540 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35, due to its larger tank size and better 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 BMW 540 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35, 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 BMW 540 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 540 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the BMW 540, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW 540 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 540 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 540 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

Warranty
The BMW 540 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.