2020 Lexus GS 350 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 | NewCars.com

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2020 Lexus GS 350 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 Review

New 2020 Lexus GS 350

2020 Lexus
GS 350

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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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$51,065 to $55,155
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$54,800
Invoice* $47,490 to $51,226 $51,512
MPG - City 19 - 20 20
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 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 Lexus GS 350 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Lexus GS 350 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 Lexus GS 350 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Lexus GS 350 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 Lexus GS 350, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Drivetrain
The Lexus GS 350 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Performance
The Lexus GS 350 has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus GS 350 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Warranty
The Lexus GS 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.