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2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe vs 2018 Cadillac ATS Coupe

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe in Blue vs 2018 Cadillac ATS Coupe in Navy Blue

The following 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe vs 2018 Cadillac ATS Coupe comparison focuses on the base model of each vehicle: the CLA 250 Coupe and the ATS Coupe Standard.

The CLA 250 Coupe has an advantage right out of the gate with its lower starting price. Both coupes sport a 2.0L I-4 turbo engine on their base models, but the AMG® CLA Coupe's engine delivers the most horsepower with a 350-maximum output. The CLA Coupe is also more fuel efficient than the ATS Coupe--another great opportunity to save money in addition to its low starting price. 

See the information below to learn a little bit more about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe.

2018 Mercedes-Benz

CLA 250 Coupe


2018 Cadillac

ATS Coupe Standard

$32,700* Base Price $38,495
2.0L I-4 Turbo Engine Details 2.0L I-4 Turbo

208 horsepower (350 max)



272 horsepower (335 max)
Up to 24 city / 37 highway Fuel Economy (MPG) Up to 22 city / 31 highway

2018 CLA Coupe Model Options

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe is offered in three model options: the CLA 250 Coupe starting at $32,700*, the CLA 250 4MATIC® Coupe starting at $34,700*, and the AMG® CLA 45 Coupe starting at $50,400*. The CLA 250 Coupe and the CLA 250 4MATIC® Coupe are largely identical besides the 4MATIC® AWD** capability. The AMG® CLA 45 Coupe adds upgrades to the vehicle's performance, style, and technology features. Check out the performance specs of each model option with the quick, easy-to-read overview below.

CLA 250 Coupe | 2.0L Inline-4 Turbo engine - 208 horsepower, 258 lb-ft of torque, and 6.9 seconds to 60 MPH from 0 MPH

CLA 250 4MATIC® Coupe | 2.0L Inline-4 Turbo engine - 208 horsepower, 258 lb-ft of torque, and 6.8 seconds to 60 MPH from 0 MPH

AMG® CLA 45 Coupe | Handcrafted AMG® 2.0L Inline-4 turbo engine - 375 horsepower, 350 lb-ft of torque, and 4.1 seconds to 60 MPH from 0 MPH

*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, and Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead prep. Options, model availability, and price may vary. See Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead for details. 

**Best performance on snow and ice obtained with winter tires. Please always drive carefully, consistent with road conditions.

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