2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 vs. 2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 vs. 2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 35

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New 2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

2020 Lincoln
MKZ Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$46,900
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$42,500
Invoice* $44,086 $40,376
MPG - City 23 42
MPG - Hwy 29 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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
With the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35, due to its tank size and 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 is somewhat more expensive than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. 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 CLA 35 and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 is a little narrower than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 has a much more powerful engine than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.