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2021 Genesis G90 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 Review

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2021 Genesis
G90

MSRP*: $72,950 to $79,200
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 35

MSRP*: $46,900
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Invoice* $68,890 to $74,790 $44,086
MPG - City 16 - 17 MPG 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 24 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 15.7 ft3 Info not available
Engine V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 365 - 420 hp 302 hp
Exterior Length 204.9 in 184.8 in
Exterior Width 75.4 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 46.3 in
Rear 37.8 in
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Head Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
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Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

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Comparison Review

Convenience
With the Genesis G90 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 Genesis G90 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 Genesis G90 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis G90 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Genesis G90, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Genesis G90 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Genesis G90 transmits a bit more power to the wheels 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 Genesis G90 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Genesis G90 than that of the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.