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If you’re in the market for the kind of high-spirited driving experience only a luxury coupe can provide, chances are you’ve heard of the Mercedes-Benz CLA and the BMW 2-Series. In several categories, these sporty coupes share some similarities. However, a quick look at the new CLA 250 Coupe vs. BMW 2-Series Coupe is sure to reveal some differences that could help you narrow down your search!Schedule a Test Drive
|2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe||VS||2018 BMW 2-Series Coupe|
|8 speakers||Standard Sound System||7 speakers|
|Standard||Frontal Collision Mitigation System||Optional|
A 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine powers the CLA 250 Coupe and the 2-Series 230i Coupe. Both come similarly matched with horsepower in excess of 200 working alongside 258 lb-ft of torque. Either vehicle includes an automatic transmission, electric power steering, and multiple drive modes. The CLA 250, however, proves itself to be the more efficient with a 37 mpg highway rating vs. 35 mpg from the 2-Series Coupe. It also offers a larger fuel capacity of 14.8 gallons to 13.7 gallons, so you’ll be stopping at gas stations around Green Valley less frequently.
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 (starting at $32,700) and the 2018 BMW 2-Series (starting at $34,800) are two athletic coupes with plenty of appealing features, such as a leather-wrapped steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, optional leather upholstery, an optional power sunroof, and optional navigation. Behind the wheel of the CLA 250, however, you’ll gain access to several desirable features not included or not offered with the base 2-Series, such as an 8-inch central display and an 8-speaker sound system.
For dependable protection on Enterprise and Boulder City roadways, both vehicles include safety systems like multiple airbags and telematics. When it comes to driver assists, though, you’re likely to be more impressed by the CLA 250 Coupe vs. the BMW 2-Series Coupe. The CLA 250 comes standard with Active Brake Assist, which mitigates or prevents frontal accidents using radar-based technology. The CLA 250 also includes ATTENTION ASSIST®—a driver attention monitor that helps you maintain focus throughout the duration of each journey.
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 offers greater fuel economy and interior features at a much fairer starting MSRP than the BMW 2-Series. Experience the excitement of the CLA 250 firsthand; contact Mercedes-Benz of Henderson near North Las Vegas and Anthem. Be sure to check out our BMW vs. Mercedes-Benz comparison to learn more about the excellence of the CLA and its siblings!