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Lincoln MKZ vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Lincoln MKZ vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $52,315

Lincoln MKZ Reserve   
Difference: $11,425

Lowest Total Invoice: $49,157

Lincoln MKZ Reserve   
Difference: $10,191

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelMKZMKZCLA
TrimReserveBlack LabelAMG CLA45
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $40,010 $47,830 $50,400
Base Invoice $37,809 $44,960 $46,872
Technology Package 2,495 2,495  
Sunroof, large 2,995 1,795 1,480
3.0L V6 4,000 4,000  
AWD 1,890 1,890  
Multimedia Package     2,300
Premium Package     1,800
AMG Red Cut Exclusive Package     1,650
Driver Assistance Package     1,500
Parktronic Package     970
Convenience Package     400
Illuminated door sill trim plates     350
Adaptive dampers - electrical     850
Wood trim     325
Metallic paint (extra cost)     720
Technology Package 2,271 2,271  
Sunroof, large 2,726 1,634 1,376
3.0L V6 3,640 3,640  
AWD 1,786 1,777  
Multimedia Package     2,139
Premium Package     1,674
AMG Red Cut Exclusive Package     1,535
Driver Assistance Package     1,395
Parktronic Package     902
Convenience Package     372
Illuminated door sill trim plates     326
Adaptive dampers - electrical     791
Wood trim     302
Metallic paint (extra cost)     669
Options (change) 11,380 10,180 12,345
Options (change) 10,423 9,322 11,481
Destination 925 925 995
Total Price $52,315 $58,935 $63,740
Total Invoice $49,157 $55,207 $59,348

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Lincoln MKZ vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lincoln MKZ Reserve
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,620
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $10,374
Model Year201820182018
ModelMKZMKZCLA
TrimReserveBlack LabelAMG CLA45
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine400hp V6400hp V6375hp I4
TransmissionT6T6S7
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)17/26 MPG17/26 MPG23/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 14?, 20?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-19245/40-19235/40-18
Total Price$52,315$58,935$63,740
Adjustments for Features-195-2,1950
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$52,120$56,740$63,740
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,620$0
Total Invoice$49,157$55,207$59,348
Adjustments for Features-183-2,0560
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$48,974$53,151$59,348
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,177$0

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Features Comparison: Lincoln MKZ vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA

Model Year201820182018
ModelMKZMKZCLA
TrimReserveBlack LabelAMG CLA45
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
7-speed automated manual  $1200
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100 
Active noise reduction$0$0 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate  $100
Keyless entry keypad$50$50 
Power trunk closer$350$350 
Remote start$150$150 
Remote start via app  $75
Remote window/roof operation$15$15 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual  $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100 
Inflatable rear seat belts $200 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200 
Pedestrian detection$50$50 
Rollover sensor  $50
Safety key$5$5 
Temporary spare tire$150$150 
Tires, run-flat  $150
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40$40 
Console with shifter  $150
Console without shifter$150$150 
Rear seat pass-through$100$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Concierge Services - 4 year subscription $200 
DVD-compatible player  $0
In-vehicle Internet  $150
Media drive  $15
Navigation map updates, three years  $0
SD Card slot  $25
Surround sound$250$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $325
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)  $0
Body kit  $0
Bodyside cladding$350$350 
Front splitter spoiler  $200
Laminated front side windows$200$200 
Rear spoiler  $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection$25$25 
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200 
Chronometer  $100
Compass$0$0 
Fog light, rear  $100
Fog lights$125$125 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250 
LED headlights $1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse  $25
Power-folding mirrors$50$50 
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Xenon HID headlights$500  
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop  $150
Dual-mode exhaust  $250
Launch control  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Color seat belts  $0
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300 
Interior trim, special color  $0
Leather door panel trim $250 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Memory system, passenger seat  $150
Metal pedals  $75
Synthetic suede headliner $650 
Upgraded floor mats $0 
Upholstered instrument cluster hood, leather $200 
Upholstered instrument panel  $300
Wood trim$300 $300
Wood trim, alternative type $300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Performance steering system (optional)  $0
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$7,485$9,485$7,290
Value of Feature Adjustments$195$2,195$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-183-2,0560

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Specifications Comparison: Lincoln MKZ vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA

Model Year20182018
ModelMKZCLA
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.2 in106.3 in
Length193.9 in182.3 in
Width73.4 in70.0 in
Height58.1 in56.6 in
Curb Weight4,191 lb.3,494 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.5 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.9 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.7 in56.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.1 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.8 in40.2 in
Row 2 Headroom36.6 in35.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.3 in53.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom37.0 in27.1 in
Cargo Volume15.4 ft313.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lincoln MKZ Reserve

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested260085%
Total Not Requested45015%

Option Package Details
Lincoln MKZ Black Label

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested260085%
Total Not Requested45015%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG CLA45

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Smartphone integration0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested102583%
Total Not Requested21517%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested85089%
Total Not Requested10011%
AMG Red Cut Exclusive Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Interior trim, special color0No
Color seat belts0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Upholstered instrument panel300No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Total Requested90069%
Total Not Requested40031%
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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