2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 vs. 2021 Volkswagen Arteon | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 vs. 2021 Volkswagen Arteon Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 35

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2021 Volkswagen
Arteon

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MSRP*
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$46,900
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$36,995 to $46,995
Invoice* $44,086 $35,478 to $45,068
MPG - City 23 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 29 31 - 32
Engine(s) Inline-4 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 Volkswagen Arteon 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 Volkswagen Arteon. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volkswagen Arteon.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Arteon, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 is slightly shorter than the Volkswagen Arteon, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Volkswagen Arteon.

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

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 Volkswagen Arteon.

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