BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
MSRP
$46,550
Invoice
$43,790
Average Price Paid
$44,262
112 listings nationwide

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2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
CLA 250 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$39,850
Invoice
$37,459
Average Price Paid
$38,179
387 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Fair Price
$45,452
Good Price
$43,154
Great Price
$41,841
2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
CLA 250 4MATIC AWD
Fair Price
$38,874
Good Price
$36,762
Great Price
$35,554

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$52,909
2 listings nationwide

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2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
CLA 250 4MATIC AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$47,055
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Hot off the heels of its seventh-generation debut, BWM's iconic sports sedan returns with a new trick up its sleeve: plug-in power. After tooling around Europe the last few years, the ...

2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
CLA 250 4MATIC AWD
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
No User Reviews
2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
CLA 250 4MATIC AWD
Rupali writes:
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Specs

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
CLA 250 4MATIC AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 10.6 gal 13.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
221 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
--
258 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.23 in x 3.72 in
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 41.8 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 33.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 11.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 891 lbs 1,114 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.7 in 184.6 in
Width 81.4 in 78.7 in
Height 56.9 in 56.3 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 107.4 in

Available Options

2021 BMW 3 Series
300e xDrive Hybrid Plug-in AWD
2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
CLA 250 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Night Black
  • Patagonia Red Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Sun Yellow
  • designo Mountain Grey Magno

Option Packages

  • Burmester Surround Sound System
  • AMG Line
  • Adaptive Suspension
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Exterior Lighting Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • Illuminated Door Sills
  • Keyless-Go
  • Multimedia Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Rear Side Airbags
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Heated & Ventilated Front Seats
  • Multicontour Seats
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Wheels: 19" AMG Multi-Spoke Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" AMG Multi-Spoke Black Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" Twin-5-Spoke Alloy

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