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2022 Kia Stinger vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 Review

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2022 Kia
Stinger

MSRP*: $36,090 to $53,490
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 35

MSRP*: $46,900
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Invoice* $34,465 to $51,082 $44,086
MPG - City 17 - 22 MPG 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 32 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 40.9 ft3 Info not available
Engine Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 300 - 368 hp 302 hp
Exterior Length 190.2 in 184.8 in
Exterior Width 73.6 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 42.6 in
Rear 36.4 in
Info not available
Head Room Front 38.3 in
Rear 37.0 in
Info not available
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Stinger as you will with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Kia Stinger will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Stinger will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

Dimensions
The Kia Stinger 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. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Kia Stinger, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

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

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Kia Stinger 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 Kia Stinger and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35.

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