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2019 Mercedes-AMG CLA® 45 vs. 2020 BMW M2

2019 Mercedes-AMG® CLA 45
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Shopping for a sporty coupe for a reasonable price-tag? If so, you may have crossed paths with the 2020 BMW M2, but the facts speak for themselves: the 2019 Mercedes-AMG® CLA 45 is both more powerful and cost-effective. It has years of racing heritage built into its powertrain, plus all the luxury of a Mercedes-Benz. Check out the following Mercedes-Benz vs. BMW comparison to make your decision!

Mercedes-AMG® CLA VS BMW M2
Starting at $53,100* MSRP Starting at $58,900
4.1 second Acceleration 0-60 mph 4.2 seconds
Standard AWD Drivetrain Feature Not Offered
Standard Driver Attention Monitor Feature Not Offered
Standard City/Highway MPG Feature Not Offered
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AMG® CLA 45 vs. BMW M2: Price

The 2019 Mercedes-AMG® CLA 45 has a MSRP starting at $53,100*, making it a cost-effective choice for Irvine and Costa Mesa drivers searching for a performance coupe. The 2019 BMW M2 Coupe, on the other hand, has a starting MSRP of $58,900. While it might seem that, based on price, the M2 would offer drivers more, that isn’t the case. 

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AMG® CLA 45 vs. BMW M2: Performance

Under the hood of the 2019 BMW M2, you’ll find a 3.0L inline-6 twin turbo engine and 7-speed double clutch transmission which propel the M2 from 0-60 in 4.2 seconds. As impressive as it may seem, the handcrafted AMG® 2.0L Inline-4 turbo and 7-speed dual clutch transmission of the CLA 45 allows this Mercedes-Benz to go from 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds. Along with being the faster option, the AMG® CLA comes standard with 4MATIC® AWD, thus offering more control on Laguna Beach roads. The M2 comes with standard rear-wheel drive. 

AMG® CLA 45 vs. BMW M2: Interior

Compared to others in its class, the BMW M2 interior is well-equipped, but you won’t find many of the AMG® CLA 45 Coupe’s available options. For starters, the AMG® CLA 45 makes your day-to-day life in Orange County with passengers and cargo easier, thanks to its four-door coupe design. Drivers can also experience more comfort when stuck in Huntington Beach traffic, thanks to the 4-way lumbar support. And if you start to get drowsy while on the road, the ATTENTION ASSIST® system will alert you once it senses a change in your driving habits. None of the above features are found on the BMW M2. 

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Next to the 2019 Mercedes-AMG® CLA 45, the BMW M2 lacks power, efficiency, and performance features like intelligent cruise control. Compare the CLA Coupe to other BMW cars, such as the BMW 2-Series, or you can even check out more powerful models like the AMG® E 63 S and BMW M6 Gran Coupe. When you’re ready, schedule a test drive at Fletcher Jones Motorcars in Newport Beach.

*Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer.

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