2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Front exterior view of a red 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe on the left "vs" front exterior view of a black 2018 Mercedes-Benz C300 sedan in the right

It is easy to understand the attraction to the 2018 Mercedes-Benz lineup of vehicles thanks to their sophisticated and strong styling, powerful and efficient engines as well as their unparalleled cabin comforts. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe and the C300 Sedan are two similar Mercedes-Benz models that offer owners all of the amenities you’d expect from Mercedes-Benz but it is their differences that will determine which one will fit your needs best. You can find out all of the similarities and differences between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe and C300 Sedan right here below.



Standard Drivetrain Specs

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA

Versus

2018 Mercedes-Benz C300

2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder
208 HP/ 258 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 241 HP/ 273 LB-FT
7-Speed Manually Interactive Automatic Standard Transmission 9-Speed TouchShift Manually Interactive Automatic
24 MPG City*/ 37 MPG HWY* Fuel Economy 24 MPG City**/ 33 MPG HWY**
*EPA estimated 37 MPG highway and 24 MPG city with 14.8-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions ** EPA estimated 33 MPG highway and 24 MPG city with 17.4-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions

Both the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe and C300 Sedan also get equipped with a 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System w/ Brake Assist, Ventilated Front & Rear Brakes, Independent Front & Rear Suspension, a Vehicle Stability Program, and Traction Control. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe offers an Interactive Adaptive Variable Suspension while the 2018 C300 Sedan does not.

Interior Dimensions

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA

Versus

2018 Mercedes-Benz C300

5 People Seating Capacity 5 People
38.2”/ 35.4” Front/ Rear Headroom 40.9”/ 37.1”
40.2”/ 27.1” Front/ Rear Legroom 41.7”/ 35.2”
13.1 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume 12.6 Cubic Feet

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sedan offers more interior space than the CLA Coupe and it also is taller, longer, and wider but the CLA Coupe does provide more cargo space in the trunk. Both the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe and C300 sedan get equipped with large touchscreen displays, a CD Player, an MP3 Player, and Navigation Aid w/ Voice Activation but the CLA Coupe gets an 8-Speaker Stereo while the C300 Sedan only gets a 5-Speaker Stereo. The 2018 CLA Coupe and C300 Sedan also get standard Emergency SOS Services, Internet Services, Roadside Assistance, and Stolen Vehicle Tracking and can also get equipped with a Power Sunroof. Take the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe and C300 Sedan for a test drive at Mercedes-Benz of Salem today to find out which one fits you better.