2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

MSRP*: $55,950
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 45

MSRP*: $54,800
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Invoice* $52,593 $51,512
MPG - City 19 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine 385-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 382-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 385 hp 382 hp
Exterior Length 185.0 in 184.8 in
Exterior Width 71.3 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 35.2 in
Info not available
Head Room Front 37.1 in
Rear 37.1 in
Info not available
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 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 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). The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 is somewhat more expensive 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 is a little narrower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 transmits a bit more power to the wheels 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.