2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA vs 2017 BMW 3 Series

Finding a compact luxury sedan to fit your exact driving needs can be difficult. There are many options to choose from and it can get overwhelming. It can help to simply compare similar models side-by-side to get a better idea of what vehicles have the fight features for you. Today we're going to do just that with the 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 and 2017 BMW 3 Series 320i.

The first major difference between these two vehicles is their performance capabilities. The Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 comes with a turbocharged 2.0-liter I4 engine that provides 208 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque. It also comes standard with full-time 4-wheel drive to give you maximum control when you need it most. The BMW 3 series on the other hand, also comes with a 2.0-liter I4 engine, but it is only able to provide 180 horsepower and 200 lb.-ft. of torque plus it doesn't have full-time 4-wheel drive.

2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 VS 2017 BMW 3 Series 320i
208 Horsepower 180
5 Seating 5
Standard Full-Time 4-Wheel Drive Not Available
Optional Intelligent Cruise Control Not Available


Test Drive the 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA in Phoenix, AZ

Another advantage to choosing the 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA is its long list of available safety features. These features include stability and traction control, antilock brakes, a driver knee airbag, front-seat side pelvic airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and a rear view camera. It also comes standard with a forward collision system with automatic braking and a drowsy driver warning system that are not available or optional on other models like the BMW 3 Series.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA call or visit Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead. We will be able to help answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive here in the Phoenix, AZ area.

2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA on the race track
2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA driving on a race track on a sunny day
2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA driving past garages
2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA taking a fast turn on a race track