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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe vs 2019 BMW 230i Coupe

2018 MB CLA 250 exterior front fascia and passenger side in city vs 2018 BMW 230i exterior front fascia and drivers side in city

We can’t tell you which vehicle to drive, but we can help you research them! This time, we are looking at the 2019 Mercedes-Benz 250 Coupe. This vehicle has found a fierce competitor in the 2019 BMW 230i Coupe. Each vehicle has their own advantages and disadvantages, and you’ll be seeing some in this comparison.

As we’ve already said, we are taking some of the specs and features of the 250 trim of the CLA Coupe. This is the lowest trim, so you might run into different specs and features on higher trims. This is compared to the BMW 230i Coupe, which is the lowest trim of the BMW 2 Coupe Series. For this comparison, we will be looking at the horsepower, torque, safety features, and fuel efficiency that both of these vehicles have to offer. Take a look below!



2019 MB CLA 250 Coupe

Vs

BMW 230i Coupe

208 hp Horsepower 248 hp
258 lb.-ft. Torque 258 lb.-ft.
standard PRESAFE®* n/a
24 mpg / 37 mpg Fuel Economy** (city/hwy) 24 mpg /35 mpg

Features of the 2019 MB CLA 250

Right away, you can see that the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe doesn’t have as much horsepower as the BMW 230i. However, if you look at the torque of each vehicle, you’ll notice that the both have 258 lb.-ft. of torque. So, while the CLA 250 is a bit less powerful, it has the same kick to it as the BMW 230i.

The CLA 250 Coupe also has the PRESAFE®* safety features, a safety package that can potentially reduce the amount of damage if the vehicle is in a car crash.

The two vehicles are tied when it comes to fuel economy in the city, as both have 24 miles per gallon. However, if you look at the highway economy, you’ll see that the CLA 250 Coupe has 37 mpg, while the 230i Coupe has 35 mpg. That means you’ll go a few more miles on the highway in the CLA 250 Coupe, depending on driving conditions and your own driving style. This is helped by having a larger 14.8-gallon fuel tank on the CLA 250 Coupe.

This comparison is by no means a complete list of the specs and features that the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe has to offer. If you are looking for more information on this model be sure to contact us here at Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead!

*PRESAFE® closes the side windows when the system's sensors detect side movements that suggest a possible rollover. A small gap is left near the fully closed position. Seat and head restraints adjust only when equipped with memory system.

**EPA estimated 37 MPG highway and 24 MPG city with 14.8-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.


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