2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 vs. 2021 Volvo S60 | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 vs. 2021 Volvo S60 Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 45

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2021 Volvo
S60

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MSRP*
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$54,800
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$38,950 to $48,000
Invoice* $51,512 $36,613 to $45,120
MPG - City 20 21 - 23
MPG - Hwy 29 32 - 34
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 Volvo S60 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45, 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 45 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volvo S60, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 45 and the Volvo S60 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 is about the same width as the Volvo S60. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo S60.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Volvo S60.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 is somewhat more powerful than the Volvo S60.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 and the Volvo S60.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 45 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo S60.