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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan
2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan
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$33,650
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
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$41,400
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.5
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Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
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$37,850
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
8.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.6 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
188 hp @ 5800 rpm
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
221 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
36.8 ft
36.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR18
P225/45HR18
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P225/45HR18
P245/40HR18
P225/45HR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
28 MPG
29 MPG
City
25 MPG
24 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
35 MPG
35 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
17.4 gallons
13.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
337.5 miles
417.6 miles
337.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
486 miles
609 miles
472.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
179.1 in
184.5 in
184.6 in
Height
56.9 in
57 in
56.7 in
Max Width
70.7 in
71.3 in
72 in
Front Width
61.7 in
61.5 in
63.5 in
Rear Width
60.9 in
60.9 in
63.1 in
Wheelbase
107.4 in
111.8 in
107.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
3.8 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.8 in
41.7 in
41.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.3 in
37.1 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
55.3 in
55.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.4 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.9 in
35.2 in
33.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.2 in
37.1 in
35.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54 in
55 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
56.9 in
N/A
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,285 lbs
3,472 lbs
3,362 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
8.6 ft³
12.6 ft³
11.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Night Black
  • Polar White
  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Night Black
  • Polar White
  • Sun Yellow

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Patagonia Red Metallic
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Patagonia Red Metallic
  • designo Mountain Grey Magno

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, DINAMICA/MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Neva Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Saddle Brown, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • designo Platinum White, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Macchiato Beige, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Neva Grey/Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Optional
Optional
Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Automatic Parking
Optional
Optional
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Optional
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Optional
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Standard
Optional
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Optional
Standard
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles