White 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA

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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? Contact us to learn more!

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