2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 | NewCars.com

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2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 Review

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2021 INFINITI
Q50

MSRP*: $36,700 to $57,850
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 45

MSRP*: $54,800
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Invoice* $34,682 to $54,668 $51,512
MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 13.2 - 13.5 ft3 Info not available
Engine V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 300 - 400 hp 382 hp
Exterior Length 189.6 in 184.8 in
Exterior Width 71.8 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.1 in
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Head Room Front 39.5 - 40.2 in
Rear 36.8 - 37.5 in
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Basic Warranty 4 years/60,000 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 INFINITI Q50 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). When looking only at MSRP, the INFINITI Q50 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The INFINITI Q50 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The INFINITI Q50 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the INFINITI Q50, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the INFINITI Q50 is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
With its lower torque, the INFINITI Q50 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as 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 INFINITI Q50 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Warranty
The basic warranty for the INFINITI Q50 offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 in terms of months/miles.