Comparison - Volvo S60 Polestar 2018 - vs - Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class AMG CLA 45 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
60,000
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
50,400
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.80gals
14.80gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Other than the shuffling of some minor trim items, the 2018 Volvo S60 carries over unchanged.

PROS
Good balance between a comfortable ride quality and sporty handling
Excellent safety scores and available advanced safety features
Available extended-wheelbase model offers extra legroom

CONS
Fuel economy for high-performance engine might not live up to expectations
Standard-wheelbase sedan has less rear legroom than competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Volvo S60 is a pleasant car, but rivals and even the rest of Volvo’s lineup have left it in the dust.

Pros
Great safety scores
Broad lineup
Strong acceleration
Exceptionally comfortable seats
High-buck feel inside

Cons
Bland, dated styling
Old-school infotainment
Even at its best, not all that fun
Light on personality versus Volvo’s latest

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class ranked #18 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class has a score of 7.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 25 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lively engine with excellent fuel economy
Agile handling
Large, convenient trunk

Cons
Cumbersome infotainment system and controls
Small back seat
Run-flat tires create stiff, noisy ride

By: 
usnews.com

For 2018, the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class returns largely unchanged.If it were the only sedan in its class, we'd be inclined to agree. But there are some similarly priced vehicles out there, and they don't have the same drivability, comfort and space issues that the CLA does.

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

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

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is a gorgeous shape in an impressive package. Equally impressive? Its ability to get expensive, even despite being the most affordable sedan in Mercedes' stable.

Pros
Sleek silhouette
Responsive turbo engines
Supportive front seats
Andriod Auto/Apple CarPlay ready
Big, 8.0-inch infotainment screen

Cons
Small rear seat
Can get pricey
Stiff ride
Too eager to upshift
Difficult entry/exit in rear

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
23.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
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: 
347ft-lbs
at 3 100rpm
350ft-lbs
at 2 250rpm
Horsepower: 
362hp
at 6 000rpm
375hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
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: 
yes
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 On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Heated Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Sun Sensor
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.50in
183.80in
Width: 
73.40in
70.00in
Height: 
58.40in
55.70in
Ground Clearance: 
5.40in
Wheel Base: 
109.30in
106.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.60
38.20
Front Hip Room: 
54.90in
Front Leg Room: 
41.90in
40.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.00in
56.00in
Rear Head Room: 
37.60
35.40
Rear Hip Room: 
53.50in
Rear leg room: 
33.50in
27.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.20in
53.20in

Weights and capacites

Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3300lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
12.00cu.ft
13.10cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3854.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
Front Seats Features: 
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Premium Leather/Sueded Microfiber
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating
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: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Interior Air Filtration

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Adjustable Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
650 Watts Stereo Output
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
12 Total Speakers
Radio Data System
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
Memory Card Slot

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 8.0 In
18 X 8.0
Wheels more: 
Painted Alloy Wheels
Performance Tires
Performance Tires
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R18

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 front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
Rear 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: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Self-Leveling Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
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

Options

Packages: 
Vision Package
Technology Package
Sport Package
Navigation/Harman Kardon Package
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) Package
Climate 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: 
19" X 8.0" Portia Diamond Cut Silver Wheels
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: 
Heated Front Seats & Heated Steering Wheel
Power Passenger Seat
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)