2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 vs. 2021 Toyota Avalon | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 vs. 2021 Toyota Avalon Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG CLA 35

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New 2021 Toyota Avalon

2021 Toyota
Avalon

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MSRP*
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$46,900
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$35,875 to $42,875
Invoice* $44,086 $32,288 to $38,588
MPG - City 23 21 - 25
MPG - Hwy 29 30 - 34
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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

Convenience
With the Toyota Avalon you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Avalon. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 and the Toyota Avalon have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 is about the same width as the Toyota Avalon. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Avalon.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Avalon.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 and the Toyota Avalon.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 and the Toyota Avalon.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA 35 than that of the Toyota Avalon.