2019 BMW 2 Series vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA
If you’re on the hunt for an entry-level sports coupe or convertible that's not too harsh on your pocketbook, then look no further than the outstanding 2019 BMW 2 Series, with its athletic styling, excellent performance and driving dynamics, a comfortable and luxurious cabin, and a plethora of state-of-the-art technologies. One of the competitors of the BMW 2 Series is the Mercedes-Benz CLA. Check out this 2019 BMW 2 Series vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA comparison to see how they measure up.
If you place a premium on performance, then the BMW 2 Series is the far superior choice. The base 2.0L TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder engine in the BMW 2 Series delivers 248 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. While the 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine in the Mercedes-Benz CLA generates the same amount of torque (258 lb-ft), it only produces 208 horsepower. For a more powerful driving experience, the BMW 2 Series offers the turbocharged M Performance 3.0L 6-cylinder engine, which churns out 355 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. With this powerful engine, the BMW 2 Series can go from zero to 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds. The Mercedes-Benz CLA has slower acceleration, with a zero to 60 mph time of 6.9 seconds.
|2019 BMW 2 Series||VS||2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA|
|248-hp/258 lb-ft||Base Engine Output (Horsepower/Torque)||208-hp/258 lb-ft|
|13.8 cu-ft||Trunk Volume||13.1 cu-ft|
Advantages of the 2019 BMW 2 Series over the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA
The 2019 BMW 2 Series has a roomier cabin. It offers 41.5” of front legroom and 33” of rear legroom, compared to 40.2” of front legroom and 27.1” of rear legroom for the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA. Also, the BMW 2 Series has a more spacious trunk, with a cargo capacity of 13.8 cu-ft, compared to 13.1 cu-ft for the Mercedes-Benz CLA. Additionally, unlike the Mercedes-Benz CLA, the BMW 2 Series offers a convertible option.
Another strength of the BMW 2 Series is its advanced connectivity and multimedia technologies, such as the in-car Wi-Fi hotspot, a wireless charger, the BMW iDrive infotainment system, and BMW ConnectedDrive services. Also, the BMW 2 Series provides high-level safety with its advanced driving assistance technologies, such as City Collision Mitigation, the Lane Departure Warning System, and Active Cruise Control with Stop & Go.
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