2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 vs. 2016 Audi A4
If you’re in the market for an entry-level luxury vehicle, you’ve probably considered the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 coupe and the 2016 Audi A4. Both vehicles feature potent, fuel-efficient engines and a wide selection of standard features. Here at Mercedes-Benz Brampton, we’ve decided to compare the 2016 CLA250 to the 2016 A4 so that you can gain a better understanding of which model is the superior choice.
Price is a vital aspect of every car shopper’s research. For the well-equipped 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 coupe, you can expect to pay a starting price of $32,050 MSRP. If you opt for the 2016 Audi A4 – starting at $35,900 – you’ll have to dish out more money. If you’d like to keep an extra $3,850 in the bank while still reaping the benefits of a luxury vehicle, the CLA250 coupe is the way to go.
Performance and Fuel Economy
Furnished with a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine, the 2016 CLA250 is capable of producing 208 hp and 258 Ib-ft of torque when paired with the standard seven-speed DCT dual-clutch automatic transmission. With the CLA250, you’ll have the option of selecting front-wheel drive or a 4MATIC® all-wheel drive system. When coupled with front-wheel drive, fuel efficiency ratings for this revolutionary coupe are stellar at 9.04 L/100 km in the city and 6.19 L/100 km on the highway, and 9.80 L/100 km in the city and 7.12 L/100 km on the highway with the 4MATIC® all-wheel drive system.
Every Audi A4 is also powered by a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder. However, the 2016 Audi A4 lags behind in the fuel-efficiency department. With the continuously variable transmission, the A4 only offers fuel economy ratings of 9.80 L/100 km in the city and 7.35 L/100 km on the highway. Efficiency drops with the six-speed manual transmission and the eight-speed automatic transmission.
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 and the 2016 Audi A4 come standard with 431.8-millimetre wheels, split-folding rear seats, and cruise control. Although the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 is less expensive than the 2016 Audi A4, it’s loaded with several features unavailable on the A4, including:
- HD Radio™ Receiver: The HD Radio™ will provide you with incredibly clear audio quality for both AM and FM radio, as well as increasing the amount of stations you can pick from without a fee or subscription.
- Central Controller and 177.8-millimetre Color Display: The large console-mounted center controller and 177.8-millimetre color display let you control audio, video, handsfree calling, and optional navigation, while keeping your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.
Explore the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 at Mercedes-Benz Brampton
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 coupe delivers more power, better fuel economy, and unique standard features at a lower price point than the 2016 Audi A4. From the moment you get into the driver’s seat of this exceptional coupe, you’ll know why it’s the optimal choice for an entry-level luxury vehicle. Visit Mercedes-Benz Brampton to schedule a test drive and learn more about the 2016 CLA250! Our showroom is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.