2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 35

MSRP*: $46,900
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2021 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

MSRP*: $54,250 to $62,000
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Invoice* $44,086 $50,995 to $58,280
MPG - City 23 MPG 22 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 MPG 30 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 13.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4, Inline-6
Transmission Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 302 hp 255 - 362 hp
Exterior Length 184.8 in 194.3 in
Exterior Width 72.2 in 72.9 - 73.7 in
Leg Room Info not available Front 41.3 in
Rear 35.8 in
Head Room Info not available Front 37.9 in
Rear 38.2 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 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). Based on MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. 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 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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 E-Class.

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