2019 Kia Cadenza vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2019 Kia Cadenza vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Review

New 2019 Kia Cadenza

2019 Kia
Cadenza

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250

2020 Mercedes-Benz
CLA 250

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MSRP*
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$33,100 to $44,100
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$36,650 to $38,650
Invoice* $31,502 to $41,216 $34,451 to $36,331
MPG - City 20 23 - 25
MPG - Hwy 27 33 - 35
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Kia Cadenza than the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250. The Kia Cadenza will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Kia Cadenza as you will with the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Kia Cadenza is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Kia Cadenza and the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Kia Cadenza is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Kia Cadenza, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Kia Cadenza and the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Kia Cadenza has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Kia Cadenza is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Kia Cadenza and the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250. The Kia Cadenza has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Kia Cadenza than that of the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250.