2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 vs. 2016 BMW 320i
Soulfully designed for an energetic ride, the introductory model in the Mercedes-Benz CLA coupe family and the BMW 3 Series sedan stand out to luxury enthusiasts from Orangeville, Georgetown, and beyond. If you’re shopping for a well-appointed and slightly sporty vehicle, you’ve likely crossed paths with one or both of these models. To learn more about what you can expect from the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 vs. the 2016 BMW 320i, head over to Mercedes-Benz Brampton in the Greater Toronto Area! For now, take a quick look at our comprehensive comparison.
Engine Specs and Fuel Economy
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 and the 2016 BMW 320i both feature a 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine, connected to a manually interactive automatic transmission. Independent rear and front suspension, as well as electromechanical power steering, come standard on the CLA250 and 320i, resulting in adaptive and intuitive handling. When Greater Toronto Area drivers compare horsepower and torque figures, however, they’ll find the CLA250 coupe reigns superior with 208 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, outdoing the 320i sedan’s 180 hp and 200 lb-ft of torque. The CLA250 coupe also excels in the fuel economy department, earning a 9.0 city/6.2 L/100 km highway rating that bests the 320i sedan’s 9.8 city/6.5 L/100 km highway score.
Comforts and Infotainment
Interiorly, the CLA250 and the 320i come equipped with many of the same luxuries, including a leather-wrapped steering-wheel, a CD and MP3 player, Bluetooth®* connectivity, dual-zone automatic climate control, and more. Either model can also be upgraded with several optional features for a more comfortable, stylish ride, such as genuine wood trim, leather upholstery, heated front seats, a multi-adjustable power passenger seat, and a navigation system. Out of the two vehicles, however, the Mercedes-Benz is the only one to include a 12-way power driver seat with memory, 4-way power lumbar support for the driver, sport-contoured front seats with adjustable cushions, and a 177.8-millimetre display with a central controller.
Safety and Security Features
When it comes to safety features, the CLA250 and the 320i have them in spades. Rain-sensing wipers, perimeter lighting, and keyless entry promote visibility and security, while multi-airbag protection, Brake Assist, and traction and stability control keep drivers reassured and in command. If you’re shopping for a high-tech vehicle near Orangeville, you’ll likely find more of what you’re looking for inside the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 vs. the 2016 BMW 320i. Standard ATTENTION ASSIST® keeps track of up to 70 parameters of driving behavior, and alerts you the moment it senses inattentiveness. Also included is radar-based COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS®, which scans for oncoming vehicles/objects, and uses Adaptive Brake Assist to aid drivers with emergency braking.
Get the Greatest Value for Your Money!
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 coupe offers greater efficiency and standard features than the 2016 BMW 320i sedan – and for a lesser starting MSRP. To take this spectacular luxury coupe for a spin, contact Mercedes-Benz Brampton, located in the Greater Toronto Area, at 888-291-5418! Our sales department is available to take your call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
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