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BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $59,890

Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG CLA35   
Difference: $22,655

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202020202020
Model5-SeriesCLACLA
TrimM550iAMG CLA35AMG CLA45
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $76,650 $46,900 $54,800
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,700    
Driving Assistance Package 1,700    
Parking Assistance Package 700    
Wood trim 0 325 325
Heated front seats 500    
Apple CarPlay support 300    
Multimedia Package   2,300 2,300
Premium Package   1,800 1,800
Interior Package   1,650  
Driver Assistance Package   1,500 1,500
Parktronic Package   970 970
Convenience Package   400 400
Sunroof, large   1,480 1,480
Adaptive dampers - electrical   850 850
Metallic paint (extra cost)   720 720
Sport exhaust     650
AMG Red Cut Exclusive Package     1,650
Painted brake calipers (optional)     300
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,565    
Driving Assistance Package 1,565    
Parking Assistance Package 645    
Wood trim 0 302 302
Heated front seats 455    
Apple CarPlay support 275    
Multimedia Package   2,139 2,139
Premium Package   1,674 1,674
Interior Package   1,535  
Driver Assistance Package   1,395 1,395
Parktronic Package   902 902
Convenience Package   372 372
Sunroof, large   1,376 1,376
Adaptive dampers - electrical   791 791
Metallic paint (extra cost)   669 669
Sport exhaust     605
AMG Red Cut Exclusive Package     1,535
Painted brake calipers (optional)     279
Options (change) 4,900 11,995 12,945
Options (change) 4,505 11,155 12,039
Destination 995 995 995
Total Price $82,545 $59,890 $68,740

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG CLA35
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: BMW 5-Series M550i
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $18,500
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,743
Model Year202020202020
Model5-SeriesCLACLA
TrimM550iAMG CLA35AMG CLA45
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine523hp V8302hp I4382hp I4
TransmissionT8S7S8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)600, 16?, 8?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-19235/40-18255/35-19
Total Price$82,545$59,890$68,740
Adjustments for Features-4,255-1000
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$78,290$59,790$68,740
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$8,950

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Features Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA

Model Year202020202020
Model5-SeriesCLACLA
TrimM550iAMG CLA35AMG CLA45
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300  
7-speed automated manual $1200 
8-speed automated manual  $1300
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000$1000
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware$1150  
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving$200  
Power trunk closer$350  
Remote climate control $25$25
Remote start via app $75$75
Remote window/roof operation$15  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250$250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Around view cameras$500  
Cross-traffic warning, front$25  
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100  
Evasive maneuver assist$200  
Hill descent control$250  
Lane keeping assist$400  
Pedestrian detection$50  
Rearview camera $200$200
Side collision intervention$200  
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Wide-view front camera$150  
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50  
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25
Rear seat pass-through$100  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50  
Android Auto support $100$100
Automatic air recirculation$100  
Handwriting recognition$200  
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15  
Residual heat$50  
S Voice support$0  
Satellite radio $200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250  
SD Card slot $25$25
Surround sound$250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300  
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325
Text dictation$50  
Voice control for external devices$0  
Voice recorder$0  
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25$25
Front splitter spoiler $200$200
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 $0
Sunroof$900  
Sunroof, large $1100$1100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200  
Chronometer $100$100
Cornering lights$50  
Fog light, rear $100$100
Head-up display (HUD)$350  
LED headlights$1000  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750
Power-folding mirrors$50  
Steering-linked headlights$150  
Powertrain 
Dual-mode exhaust $250 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500 $500
Regenerative braking$0  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Color seat belts  $0
Interior trim, special color  $0
Leather door panel trim$250  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50$50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50  
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50  
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100  
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat$100  
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat$100  
Synthetic suede inserts in seating surfaces $450 
Total Value of Features$12,505$8,350$8,250
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,255$100$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-293-200

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA

Model Year20202020
Model5-SeriesCLA
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase117.1 in107.4 in
Length194.6 in184.6 in
Width73.5 in72.0 in
Height58.2 in56.7 in
Curb Weight3,747 lb.3,363 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.13.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in38.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in55.1 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in41.8 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in35.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.9 in54.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in33.9 in
Cargo Volume18.7 ft311.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series M550i

Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Cross-traffic warning, front25No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Side collision intervention200No
Total Requested30013%
Total Not Requested192587%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested80062%
Total Not Requested50038%
Parking Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested50053%
Total Not Requested45047%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG CLA35

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Smartphone integration0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100No
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested109088%
Total Not Requested15012%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Interior Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parktronic Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Total Requested1000100%
Total Not Requested00%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Compass0No
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG CLA45

Sport exhaust
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport exhaust0No
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable250Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Smartphone integration0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100No
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested109088%
Total Not Requested15012%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
AMG Red Cut Exclusive Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Interior trim, special color0No
Color seat belts0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parktronic Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Total Requested1000100%
Total Not Requested00%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Compass0No
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

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