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Compare Mercedes CLA X118 [AMG CLA 35 4MATIC] vs BMW 5 Series G30 LCI [520d]

Reviews

Neo score
31%
83%
Pros
  • Decent performance
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Decent performance
  • Improved base engines
  • Excellent 0.23 drag coefficient
  • Low official fuel consumption
Cons
  • FWD Mercedes
  • Ugly proportions
  • Low build quality
  • Complex AWD
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Too many electronics
  • Stupid emission control systems

Price

MSRP
36650 USD
38600 GBP
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

AMG CLA 35 4MATIC
AMG CLA 45 4MATIC+
AMG CLA 45 S 4MATIC+
CLA 180
CLA 180 DCT
CLA 180d
CLA 200
CLA 200 DCT
CLA 200d 4MATIC DCT
CLA 200d DCT
CLA 220 DCT
CLA 220d 4MATIC DCT
CLA 220d DCT
CLA 250 4MATIC DCT
CLA 250 DCT
CLA 250e DCT
520d
520d xDrive
520e
520i
530d
530d xDrive
530e
530e xDrive
530i
530i xDrive
540d xDrive
540i
540i xDrive
545e xDrive
M550i xDrive

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
505 L / 17.8 cu-ft ~ 1370 L / 48.4 cu-ft
530 L / 18.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.8 L / 9.3 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.5 L / 5.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
51.0 L / 13.5 gal
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
610 kg / 1345 lbs
670 kg / 1477 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.4 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
9.4 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
14.3 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/55 R17 101Y XL
Turning Circle
11.1 m / 36.4 ft
12.0 m / 39.4 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
15.6 kWh (gross)
0.5 kWh (gross)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Battery | Voltage
354.0 V
Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
4-door mild-hybrid Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
104 mm / 4.1 in
144 mm / 5.7 in
Size | Height
1442 mm / 56.8 in
1479 mm / 58.2 in
Size | Length
4688 mm / 184.6 in
4963 mm / 195.4 in
Size | Width
1830 mm / 72.0 in
1868 mm / 73.5 in
Track Width | Front
1612.0 mm / 63.5 in
1605.0 mm / 63.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1602.0 mm / 63.1 in
1630.0 mm / 64.2 in
Weight
1545.0 kg / 3406.1 lbs
1675.0 kg / 3692.7 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17
Wheelbase
2729 mm / 107.4 in
2975 mm / 117.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.9 sec
7.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.7 sec
6.8 sec
CO2 Emission
168 ~ 171 g/km
108 ~ 112 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.23
Electric Range
69.0 km / 42.9 mi
53.0 km / 32.9 mi
Fuel Economy
7.4 L/100km / 31.8 MPG (combined) | 9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (urban) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (highway)
4.1 L/100km / 57.4 MPG (combined) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (urban) | 3.7 L/100km / 63.6 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
235.0 km/h / 146.0 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6d - TEMP - EVAP - ISC
EURO 6d
Engine
M 260 DE 20 AL
B47D20B
Engine | Bore
72.2 mm / 2.8 in
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.6:1
16.5:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.5 cu-in / 1991.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.7 cu-in / 1995.0 cc
Engine | Power
306.0 hp / 228.2 kW
190.0 hp / 141.7 kW @ 4000 rpm + 11.0 hp / 8.2 kW (electric motor)
Engine | Specific Output
153.7 hp/L / 2.5 hp/cu-in
95.2 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
81.4 mm / 3.2 in
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 3000-4000 rpm
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Twin-scroll turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Double clutch transmission (DCT)
Automatic Steptronic

Production

Availability
2019
2020
Debut
2019 CES
2016-10-12
Facelift
2020-05-27
Made In
Hungary
Germany, China, Austria, Thailand
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