There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding Mercedes-Benz lately. While each year brings with it a few changes and updates to the current lineup, the changes from 2019 to 2020 have been pretty steep. While we could talk your ear off about all of them, today we’re focusing on the all-new AMG® CLA 35 Coupe and the all-new AMG® A 35 Sedan. both models are new for the 2020 model year, with the A-Class being an entirely new lineup just released for the 2019 model year. Both sports cars offer similar features under the hood (as you might expect given their similar names), but there are some key differences that may sway your decision one way or another. Check out this comparison between the 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG® CLA 35 Coupe vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG® A 35 Sedan!
2020 Mercedes-AMG® CLA 35 Coupe
2020 Mercedes-AMG® A 35 Sedan
|302 hp/295 lb-ft||Horsepower/Torque||302 hp/295 lb-ft|
|4.6 seconds||0 to 60 mph time||4.7 seconds|
|Standard||Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) System||Standard|
As far as performance goes, you’ll get the same power output under the hood of each. They both come standard with a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, which delivers 302 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The main difference here is in the body styles of each. The AMG® CLA is a coupe, which gives it a sleek, sporty appearance with a sloping rear profile. Complementing that sporty appearance are 18-inch AMG® wheels, LED headlamps, a panorama roof, and an AMG® Sport Suspension. The inside is highlighted with dual driver display and infotainment screens as well as smartphone integration.
The AMG® A 35 Sedan is a more recent announcement, but we’ve managed to grasp a few key highlights from this model to share with you. It offers the same engine under the hood, but there are some surprisingly sporty performance features that make it equally worthy of consideration for those seeking a sports car. The AMG® A 35 comes with a twin-scroll turbocharger, Race-Start functionality, and AMG DYNAMIC SELECT® with five different driving modes to choose from. Additionally, you’ll be able to add some optional features like the AMG RIDE CONTROL® suspension with adaptive adjustable damping and the AMG® Aerodynamics Package.
You really can’t go wrong picking the AMG® CLA 35 or the AMG® A 35. Interested in learning more about one of these two models? Get in touch with our team here at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert today to schedule a test drive and find out how you can reserve yours right away!