2018 BMW 3 Series vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA: Head to Head

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Winner: 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA

The Mercedes-Benz CLA starts at $32,700 for the CLA250 base model. Buyers can upgrade from front-wheel drive to all-wheel drive for an additional $2,000. The CLA’s other trim, the high-performance Mercedes-AMG CLA45, begins at $50,400.

The BMW 3 Series is available in several trims, beginning with the $34,900 320i base model. Starting at $40,250 and $48,950, respectively, the 330i and 340i trims increase the sedan’s performance and horsepower. The 330i is also available as a Sports Wagon ($44,450) and Gran Turismo hatchback ($44,850), while the 340i is available as a Gran Turismo for $50,700. The 3 Series’ high-performance M3 model begins at $65,500.

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