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2021 BMW M340 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 Review

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2021 BMW
M340

MSRP*: $54,700 to $56,700
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 45

MSRP*: $54,800
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Invoice* $51,370 to $53,230 $51,512
MPG - City 22 - 23 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 32 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 17.0 ft3 Info not available
Engine Inline-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 382 hp 382 hp
Exterior Length 185.7 in 184.8 in
Exterior Width 71.9 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 35.2 in
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Head Room Front 38.7 in
Rear 37.6 in
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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 M340 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45, 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). Whether you pick the BMW M340 or the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45, 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 BMW M340 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW M340 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45. When looking at overall length, the BMW M340 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the BMW M340 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW M340 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M340 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Warranty
The BMW M340 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.