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2019 BMW M550 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 Review

New 2019 BMW M550

2019 BMW
M550

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 45

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MSRP*
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$74,450
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$54,800
Invoice* $69,740 $51,512
MPG - City 18 20
MPG - Hwy 25 N/A
Engine(s) V-8 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
The BMW M550 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45, 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 BMW M550 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45, 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 M550 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW M550 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45, 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 M550, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW M550 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M550 is somewhat more powerful 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 M550 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Warranty
The BMW M550 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.