2018 BMW 2 Series vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA
The 2018 BMW 2 Series is a great choice for drivers who desire the high-level performance, luxury and sophistication of a BMW — but at a more wallet-friendly price. With its high-tech engine options, refined and comfortable interior and abundance of premium features, 2 Series owners can count on a thoroughly enjoyable driving experience. See how the new 2 Series favorably stacks up against the competition in this 2018 BMW 2 Series vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA comparison.
The biggest advantage that the 2 Series has over the CLA is for performance. Much of this can be credited to the latest BMW EfficientDynamics engine family that features BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. The 4-cylinder engine in the BMW 230i produces 248 horspower, and for even greater performance, the M240i M Performance model features a 6-cylinder engine that generates 335 horsepower. In comparison, the 2018 CLA250 only manages 204 horsepower. The BMW 2 Series boasts impressive acceleration as well, with the 230i achieving a 0–60 mph time of 5.3 seconds and the M240i M Performance reaching 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds. The CLA250 takes 6.9 seconds for the 0-60 mph sprint.
|2018 BMW 230i||VS||2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA250|
|5.3 seconds||0–60 MPH Time||6.9 seconds|
|33.0 inches||Rear Legroom||27.1 inches|
|Yes||Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go Function||No|
BMW 2 Series vs Mercedes-Benz CLA: Which is better?
Another advantage of the 2018 BMW 2 Series is its state-of-the-art driver assistance features. Its Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go — which isn't offered in the 2018 CLA, enables the vehicle to automatically move along with the flow of traffic on the highways, with it braking or accelerating depending on the traffic situation. If necessary, the vehicle can come to a full stop. The 2 Series also comes with the available Lane Departure Warning system, City Collision Mitigation and Parking Assistant.
The 2018 BMW 2 Series boasts a spacious, refined and comfortable interior, with high-quality materials throughout the cabin. While both models have a similar amount of front legroom, rear seat passengers have nearly six more inches of legroom in the 2 Series (33.0 vs 27.1 inches). Interior features in the 2 Series include 10-way power front sport seats with 2-way power side bolsters, SensaTec upholstery, high-gloss trim with Pearl Chrome accent, three 12V power sockets, automatic climate control with microfilter and iDrive 6.0, the latest available BMW user interface.
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