Comparison - BMW 3 Series 330i xDrive 2019 - vs - Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class AMG CLA 45 2019

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Average Price: 
$
45,000
Updated: 
10 Dec 2018
$
53,100
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.80gals
14.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Mineral Grey Metallic
#8C9693
Estoril Blue Metallic
#44689C
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Mediterranean Blue Metallic
#213955
Mineral White Metallic
#EAEAEA
Jet Black
#000000
Sunset Orange Metallic
#B03810
Platinum Silver Metallic
#989792
Glacier Silver Metallic
#C8C8C8
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Melbourne Red Metallic
#920F0D
Color: 
Designo Magno Polar Silver(Matte Finish)
#B8B9B6
Cocoa Brown Metallic
#5E4024
Mountain Grey Metallic
#585657
Polar White
#E7E8E2
Jupiter Red
#970802
Polar Silver Metallic
#C1C2BD
Cosmos Black Metallic
#23221E
Lunar Blue Metallic
#223C5F
Night Black
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 BMW 3-Series continues its evolution from a sport compact luxury car into a tech-heavy sedan.

Pros
Evolved looks
Good standard safety tech
Impressive technology
Familiar powertrains
More to come

Cons
More than $40,000 to start
Not much more spacious
No electrified powertrains to start
Not a dramatic departure

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 3 Series sedan has been redesigned for 2019, but the wagon carries over largely unchanged

PROS
Balances sharp handling with a ride quality that won't beat you up
Engine choices offer power, smoothness and fuel efficiency
Interior is upscale and spacious with logical, easy-to-use controls

CONS
Storage for small personal items is limited

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Sedan is offered in the following styles: CLA 250 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM), CLA 250 4MATIC 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM), and AMG CLA 45 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7AM).

Pros
Generous list of standard features
Athletic handling instills confidence
Luxury badging without the premium price
Potent performance from the AMG CLA 45

Cons
Engine and transmission are slow to respond at low speeds
The ride can be rather stiff
Rear seats are confining
Some interior elements aren't up to luxury-car standards

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is a compact luxury car with finesse. Its low price is justified in its small footprint and interior, but it still looks great.

Pros
Striking design
Responsive powertrains
Comfortable front seats
Good infotainment with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto added
Confident ride

Cons
Almost nonexistent rear seat
Price tag gets crazy quickly
Unforgiving ride
Hard to enter and exit
Busy transmission

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
23.00mpg
23.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
33.00mpg
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 450rpm
350ft-lbs
at 2 250rpm
Horsepower: 
248hp
at 5 200rpm
375hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.40Feet
36.10Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Cooled Storage Compartment
Sun Sensor
Extended Cabin Heating yes
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Electric Power Steering
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.80in
183.80in
Width: 
71.30in
70.00in
Height: 
56.50in
55.70in
Ground Clearance: 
5.70in
Wheel Base: 
110.60in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.40
38.20
Front Leg Room: 
42.00in
40.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.10in
56.00in
Rear Head Room: 
38.30
35.40
Rear leg room: 
35.00in
27.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in
53.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
53.00cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.50cu.ft
13.10cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3867.00lbs
3450.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
Front Seats Features: 
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leatherette
2 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Sport Front Seats
Leatherette/Suede
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Interior Air Filtration
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(s)
205 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
9 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
Memory Card Slot
12 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.5 In.
19 X 8.0 In
Wheels more: 
Run Flat Tires
Performance Tires
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Emergency Braking Preparation
Brake Drying
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System

Options

Packages: 
Shadow Sport Edition
Driving Assistance Package
Premium Package
Executive Package
Luxury Package
Track Handling Package
M Sport Package
Convenience Package
Premium Package
Driver Assistance Package
Multimedia Package
AMG DINAMICA Interior Package
Interior Package
AMG "Red Cut" Exclusive Package
AMG Dynamic Plus Package
Convenience Package
AMG Performance Studio Package
Exterior Options: 
18" M Star-Spoke Wheels W/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
18" V-Spoke Orbit Grey Wheels W/Performance Non-Runflat Tires
18" Bi-Color Jet Black Double-Spoke Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
18" Double-Spoke Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
18" Bi-Color Jet Black Double-Spoke Wheels W/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
18" M Star-Spoke Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
18" Double-Spoke Wheels W/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
AMG Performance Exhaust
19" AMG Cross-Spoke Black Wheels W/Yellow Rim
Wheel Locks
Illuminated Star
19" AMG Cross-Spoke
AMG Carbon Fiber Mirror Covers
19" AMG Cross-Spoke (Black)
Panorama Sunroof
19" AMG Multispoke Wheels
Red Brake Calipers
AMG Center Cap
19" AMG Multispoke Wheels (Black)
Interior Options: 
Rear Manual Side Window Shades
Heated Steering Wheel
Navigation System W/Touchpad
Non Sport Seats For Luxury Package
Heated Front Seats
Wireless Charging
Active Cruise Control
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
Heated Rear Seats
Garmin MAP PILOT
Red Seat Belts
Compass
AMG Illuminated Door Sill Panels
AMG Performance Front Seats By Recaro
KEYLESS-GO
Black Seat Belts
Heated Front Seats
Harman/Kardon LOGIC7 Surround Sound System
Multicolor Ambient Cabin Lighting
Smartphone Integration
AMG Performance Steering Wheel (Nappa/DINAMICA)

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Oyster Dakota, leather
#C8C5C0
Venetian Beige Sensa Tec, leatherette
#C9C6B7
Black Dakota w/Red Highlight and Red Stitching, leather
#000000
Black Sensa Tec w/Red Stitching, leatherette
#000000
Black Sensa Tec, leatherette
#000000
Coral Red Dakota w/Black Highlight, leather
#882A22
Cognac Dakota w/Dark Brown Highlight and Cognac Lower Dashboard, leather
#987C64
Venetian Beige Dakota w/Dark Oyster Highlight, leather
#C9C6B7
Cognac Dakota w/Dark Brown Highlight, leather
#987C64
Black Dakota w/Dark Oyster Highlight, leather
#000000
Color: 
Nut Brown, leather
#594A45
Sahara Beige/Black, leather
#CFCAC7
Black, leatherette
#000000
Black w/Red Stitching, leatherette/suede
#000000
Black/Red Cut, leather
#000000