2019 Lexus LS 500 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 | NewCars.com

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2019 Lexus LS 500 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 Review

New 2019 Lexus LS 500

2019 Lexus
LS 500

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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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$75,450 to $84,670
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$54,800
Invoice* $69,415 to $77,896 $51,512
MPG - City 18 - 19 20
MPG - Hwy 27 - 30 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
With the Lexus LS 500 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). The Lexus LS 500 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 Lexus LS 500 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus LS 500 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Lexus LS 500, 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
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Lexus LS 500 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus LS 500 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 Lexus LS 500 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Warranty
The Lexus LS 500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.