White 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA

Silver 2019 Mercedes-Benz C 300

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class


Starting MSRP

208-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder


255-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder
7-speed dual-clutch automatic


9-speed automatic
8 inches

Central Display

7 inches
Feature Not Offered

Car-to-X Communication


2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA vs. C-Class

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA and 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class are two of the brand’s best sellers, thanks to their turbocharged performance and lavish cabins. Neither is a poor choice, so which should you buy or lease? Mercedes-Benz of Marin can help you decide! Let our Mercedes-Benz CLA vs. C-Class comparisons below be your guide.

CLA vs. C-Class: Pricing

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA starts at $33,100 MSRP, while the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts at $41,400 MSRP. If you’re shopping for an entry-level luxury car at a reasonable price, the new CLA is worth considering. The new C-Class, on the other hand, offers more power and interior luxuries for a higher price-tag.

CLA vs. C-Class: Engines & MPG

The CLA Coupe offers less engine power than the C-Class Sedan but is more efficient on Novato roads. The C-Class — while still efficient — focuses more on sporty driving and handling. Here’s a quick look at their performance specs:

  • Engine: The CLA comes standard with a 208-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine rated at 258 lb-ft of torque. The C-Class houses a 255-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine that outputs 273 lb-ft of torque.
  • Transmission: Both vehicles include automatic transmissions; the CLA gets a 7-speed dual-clutch and the C-Class gets a 9-speed.
  • Fuel Economy: As of this writing, the 2019 CLA 250 Coupe’s fuel economy ratings haven’t been released, but they’re expected to remain close to the 2018 model’s, which are 24 mpg city/37 mpg highway. The C 300 Sedan earns 23 mpg city/34 mpg highway.
  • AMG® Models: The CLA Coupe is available in one AMG® model: AMG® CLA 45. The C-Class Sedan is offered in three: AMG® C 43, AMG® C 63, and AMG® C 63 S.

CLA vs. C-Class: Luxury Features

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA — includes Mercedes me connect Assist Services, power front seats, driver memory settings, 8-inch display, and Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay®.
  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class — includes KEYLESS START®, HomeLink™ garage door opener, 7-inch display, Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™, steering wheel with Touch Control buttons, optional 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and an optional 10.25-inch display.

CLA vs. C-Class: Standard Safety Features

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA — includes eight airbags, Active Brake Assist, a rearview camera, Mercedes-Benz Emergency Call, and ATTENTION ASSIST®.
  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class — includes LED headlamps, eight airbags, Active Brake Assist, a rearview camera, ATTENTION ASSIST®, optional Intelligent Light System with Ultra Wide Beam headlamps, and optional Car-to-X Communication.

Test Drive the CLA or C-Class at Mercedes-Benz of Marin in San Rafael!

Compare the Mercedes-Benz CLA vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class up close at Mercedes-Benz of Marin! Schedule a test drive near Oakland. Have questions about the CLA vs. A-Class or C-Class vs. E-Class or C-Class vs. BMW 3-Series? Contact us to learn more!

More Mercedes-Benz Comparisons


Recent News from Mercedes-Benz of Marin

  • What’s Inside the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Interior?

    Finding a luxury vehicle that truly stands out on San Francisco roads isn’t always easy, but the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class fits the bill and overshadows competitors like the BMW 5-Series. Part of what makes the new E-Class so special is its interior, which is rich with natural accents, high-end comfort features, and next-level technologies. Want to…

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC Dimensions & Cargo Space

    The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC complements luxury features with generous interior dimensions, making it a smart pick for drivers seeking ample cargo and spacious seating for five. New GLC SUVs and GLC Coupes combine everything from power-folding rear seats and programmable side mirrors to a diverse range of accessories to help with everyday errands and family…

  • Where to Find the Best Coffee in San Francisco

    Most people head to San Francisco and take in the variety of exciting sights and tourist attractions. But if you’re looking for the best coffee in San Francisco, so you have enough fuel to actually do all the fun things in town, including exploring all the parks and trails in Marin County, you’re in luck!…

Saved Vehicles ×


You don't have any saved vehicles!

Look for this link on your favorites:


Once you've saved some vehicles, you can view them here at any time.

Contact Us ×

Schedule Test Drive

(415) 455-5508

Call Now

Schedule Service

(415) 455-5566

Call Now

540 Francisco Blvd. W, • San Rafael, CA 94901

Get Directions

Today's Hours:

Open Today! Sales: 8:30am-7pm

Open Today! Service: 7:30am-6pm

Open Today! Parts: 8am-6pm

Mercedes-Benz of Marin

540 Francisco Blvd. W, San Rafael, CA

Phone: (415) 233-6509



Phone: (415) 454-0811

540 Francisco Blvd. W, San Rafael, CA


Phone: (415) 455-5508

540 Francisco Blvd. W, San Rafael, CA


Phone: (415) 455-5566

540 Francisco Blvd. W, San Rafael, CA
37.9649957 -122.5158295
[schema type="organization" orgtype="LocalBusiness" url="www.mbofmarin.com" name="Mercedes-Benz of Marin" description="" street="540 Francisco Blvd. W," city="San Rafael" state="CA" postalcode="94901" country="United States" email="rabmotors@eleadtrack.net" phone="(415) 233-6509" logo="https://di-uploads-pod2.dealerinspire.com/mercedesbenzmarin/uploads/2017/12/LOGO-DNDELETE.png"]
Mercedes-Benz of Marin
Mercedes-Benz of Marin
540 Francisco Blvd. W,
San Rafael, CA, 94901 United States
(415) 233-6509
Mercedes-Benz of Marin 37.9649957, -122.5158295.