2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 Review

Picture of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 35

MSRP*: $46,900
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Picture of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 45

MSRP*: $54,800
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Invoice* $44,086 $51,512
MPG - City 23 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 302 hp 382 hp
Exterior Length 184.8 in 184.8 in
Exterior Width 72.2 in 72.2 in
Leg Room Info not available Info not available
Head Room Info not available 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45, 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
With its lower torque, the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as 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 CLA 35 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45.