2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 vs 2019 Audi A7 Sportback

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 vs 2019 Audi A7 Sportback

The lineup for Mercedes-Benz is pretty extensive, but each model brings with it its own special touch of special features. The CLS 450, for instance, is a sporty coupe making a unique mark due to having four doors. The streamlined body is complemented by the bold front fascia and signature three-prong star ornament on the hood. See how it compares to another popular model here as we look at the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 vs 2019 Audi A7 Sportback!

If performance is what you’re looking for, you’ll find that there’s more of it to go around in the CLS 450. Under the hood sits a standard 3.0L 6-cylinder turbocharged engine with EQ Boost that grinds out an impressive 362 horsepower with a 4.8-second 0 to 60 time, both figures that beat the A7 Sportback. Take a look at some additional comparisons in the table below!



2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450

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2019 Audi A7 Sportback

362 hp/369 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque 335 hp/369 lb-ft
9-speed automatic Transmission 7-speed automatic
4.8 seconds 0 to 60 time 5.2 seconds
12.3 inches Infotainment Screen Size 8.8 inches

Advantages in the 2019 CLS 450

Continuing with performance, you’ll notice that greater power and a quicker acceleration aren’t the only areas where the CLS excels. With two more transmission speeds to work with, the CLS 450 will have a quicker engine response with gear changes that you won’t even feel. Just like all other Mercedes-Benz models, the CLS 450 makes things efficient by adding a standard ECO Start/Stop system to help save you fuel. When you’re idling in traffic or stopped at stoplights, the system will automatically turn off the engine briefly so no gas goes to waste. The system is so subtle that you won’t notice it at work, but you’ll notice the savings over time. Some of the other features found in the 2019 CLS 450 include:

  • DYNAMIC SELECT®
  • SmartKey with KEYLESS-START®
  • DISTRONIC® intelligent cruise control
  • Power front seats with memory
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
  • Online navigation map
  • Bluetooth® technology
  • Wi-Fi hotspot
  • And much more!

There are a ton of available features you can add to the CLS 450 to customize it to your liking. The A7 Sportback doesn’t offer quite as many options. To see the CLS for yourself, come check it out at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert and let us help you find your perfect match!


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