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Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $59,395

Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG CLA35   
Difference: $6,310

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2021202120212021
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassCLA
TrimAMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 SAMG CLA35
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $56,500 $68,600 $76,200 $47,850
Garmin Map Pilot 625 625 625  
Parking Assist Package 1,090 1,090 1,090  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 720 720 720 720
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only 850   850  
Leather seating surfaces 1,620      
Black exterior trim (optional) 300 750 750  
Panoramic sunroof 1,000 1,000 1,000  
Carbon fiber rear spoiler 700      
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable 1,250      
AMG Leather Package   2,590    
Multimedia Package       2,300
Premium Package       1,800
Interior Package       1,650
Parktronic Package       970
Convenience Package       400
Sunroof, large       1,480
Adaptive dampers - electrical       850
Wood trim       325
Garmin Map Pilot 581 581 581  
Parking Assist Package 1,014 1,014 1,014  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 670 670 670 669
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only 791   791  
Leather seating surfaces 1,507      
Black exterior trim (optional) 279 698 698  
Panoramic sunroof 930 930 930  
Carbon fiber rear spoiler 651      
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable 1,163      
AMG Leather Package   2,409    
Multimedia Package       2,139
Premium Package       1,674
Interior Package       1,535
Parktronic Package       902
Convenience Package       372
Sunroof, large       1,376
Adaptive dampers - electrical       791
Wood trim       302
Options (change) 8,155 6,775 5,035 10,495
Options (change) 7,586 6,302 4,684 9,760
Destination 1,050 1,050 1,050 1,050
Total Price $65,705 $76,425 $82,285 $59,395

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG CLA35
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63 S
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,995
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,918
Model Year2021202120212021
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassCLA
TrimAMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 SAMG CLA35
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine385hp V6469hp V8503hp V8302hp I4
TransmissionT9T9T9S7
DrivetrainAWDRWDRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 5590, 13590, 13?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18245/40-18245/35-19235/40-18
Total Price$65,705$76,425$82,285$59,395
Adjustments for Features-1,4500-700-1,135
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$64,255$76,425$81,585$58,260
Cost Above Minimum$0$12,170$17,330$0

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Features Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA

Model Year2021202120212021
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassCLA
TrimAMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 SAMG CLA35
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400$1400$1400 
7-speed automated manual   $1200
AWD$1700  $1700
RWD $0$0 
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate   $100
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual   $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500$500$500 
Knee airbag, passenger   $100
Rear side airbags$300$300$300 
Rearview camera   $200
Rollover sensor   $50
Tires, run-flat$150  $150
Cargo Management 
Console with shifter   $150
Console without shifter$150$150$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support   $100
App support   $100
Apple CarPlay support   $100
Automatic air recirculation$100$100$100 
Aux input   $50
DVD-compatible player   $0
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15 
Media drive   $15
Navigation map updates, three years   $0
Surround sound $250$250 
Traffic + travel information   $25
Traffic information$25$25$25 
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)   $25
Carbon fiber rear spoiler$300   
Front splitter spoiler   $200
Painted brake calipers (optional)  $0 
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200$1200 
Rear spoiler $200$200$200
Sunroof, large   $1100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Boost gauge$75$75$75 
Compass$0$0$0 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable   $150
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50 
Powertrain 
Active rear differential  $500 
Dual-mode exhaust $250$250$250
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500   
Electronically-variable engine mounts (performance-oriented)  $500 
Launch control $100$100$100
Limited-slip rear differential $300  
Raised top speed limiter  $0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100  $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 $150
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat   $50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat   $50
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50 
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100 
Synthetic suede inserts in seating surfaces   $450
Synthetic suede steering wheel  $150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Crosswind stabilization$50$50$50 
Performance steering system (optional)   $0
Suggestive steering$0$0$0 
Total Value of Features$7,430$5,980$6,680$7,115
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,450$0$700$1,135
Value of Feature Adjustments-1910-49-207

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Specifications Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA

Model Year20212021
ModelC-ClassCLA
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.8 in107.4 in
Length184.5 in184.6 in
Width71.3 in72.0 in
Height56.8 in56.7 in
Curb Weight3,418 lb.3,363 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.4 gal.13.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.1 in38.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.3 in55.1 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in41.8 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in35.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in54.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in33.9 in
Cargo Volume12.6 ft311.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C43

Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Total Requested100077%
Total Not Requested30023%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63

Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Total Requested100077%
Total Not Requested30023%
AMG Leather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63 S

Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Total Requested100077%
Total Not Requested30023%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG CLA35

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Smartphone integration0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Apple CarPlay support100No
Android Auto support100No
App support100No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested92575%
Total Not Requested31525%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested85089%
Total Not Requested10011%
Interior Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Total Requested120092%
Total Not Requested1008%
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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