Compare 2021 AMG® CLA 35 Coupe vs 2021 AMG® CLA 45 CoupeView Inventory
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe is a gorgeous model that falls into the subcompact executive car class. While the CLA 250 holds strong appeal, you may be interested in the high-powered capabilities of the AMG®-enhanced CLA coupes. For 2021, there are two options to consider. Our associates at Mercedes-Benz at Long of Chattanooga are eager to meet with you and can help you to compare the options in greater detail. After you compare the 2021 AMG® CLA 35 Coupe vs 2021 AMG® CLA 45 Coupe, which car will stand out to you as your preferred option?
Exterior - 2021 AMG® CLA 35 Coupe
As you continue comparing the 2021 AMG® CLA 35 Coupe vs 2021 AMG® CLA 45 Coupe, you will discover additional differences in exterior styling. Both versions of the CLA Coupe have smoothed-over accents across the flowing hood and sides. They also both have an LED light ribbon that angles on top of the geometric headlights. Twin five-spoke wheels, heated side mirrors and a sunroof are also shared between both options. The 2021 AMG® CLA 35 Coupe stands apart with its double-bar grille design. This bar feature runs horizontally over a black background. The double-bar design is also featured in the lower-side air vents.
In comparison, the 2021 AMG® CLA 45 Coupe comes with the same wheel design with a bright chrome finish. The grille shows off a series of vertical bars on a black background. The lower-front air vents are outlined with a body-colored accent piece for added definition.
The most significant differences that you will notice between these AMG®-enhanced coupes are found under the hoods. The 2021 AMG® CLA 35 Coupe comes with an AMG®-enhanced 2.0-liter, I-4 turbo engine. This is paired with an AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® dual-clutch seven-speed auto transmission. With this grouping in your CLA coupe, you can enjoy 302 horsepower under your control and acceleration to 60 miles per hour achieved in 4.8 seconds. This version of the CLA coupe also comes with an AMG® Performance 4MATIC® all-wheel-drive drivetrain, electromechanical power-assisted steering, a four-wheel independent AMG® Sport suspension system, a MacPherson front strut and a rear multilink strut.
If you choose to drive the 2021 AMG® CLA 45 Coupe, your car will come with a hand-crafted AMG® 2.0-liter, I-4 turbo engine. This is combined with an AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® dual-clutch eight-speed auto transmission. The combination produces 382 horsepower and can achieve cruising speed in four seconds. This trim level also comes with an AMG® Performance 4MATIC®+ all-wheel-drive drivetrain. All other performance features hold steady.
AMG® CLA Coupe Features
While these two AMG®-enhanced coupes share many interior features, there are several standout qualities that you should be aware of before you pick out your next car from our inventory at Mercedes-Benz at Long of Chattanooga. The 2021 AMG® CLA 35 Coupe has a high-tech cabin with a 10.25-inch digital display screen rising above a cascading dashboard. This screen’s features are accessed via a touch control pad mounted in the center console and touch control buttons on the heated steering wheel. Standard features at this trim level are sport front seats, cruise control, keyless start, a 64-color LED ambient lighting system, Mercedes Me, voice controls for the navigation system, an MBUX system with a voice-activated assistant, a 10.25-inch digital screen for the driver’s gauges, Apple CarPlay®, Android AutoTM, hands-free Bluetooth®1, several USB-C ports and more.
The 2021 AMG® CLA 45 Coupe has comparable interior features as standard equipment. The two trim levels also share safety features like active brake assist, ATTENTION ASSIST®, a dashcam, crosswind assist, rain-sensing wipers and more. Both the 35 and 45 versions of this coupe are offered with an array of options. These include a Burmester® sound system, wireless device charging, a heads-up display screen, AMG® Track Pace, leather upholstery, red seatbelts, a garage door opener and more.
Our sales agents at Mercedes-Benz at Long of Chattanooga want you to feel completely confident in your selection of a new coupe. While the CLA 250 is an impressive coupe in its own right, the AMG®-enhanced versions of this coupe take performance and luxury to new heights. Understanding the differences between the AMG® CLA 35 and the AMG® CLA 45 for both trim levels is important because of their many standout traits. You can continue your comparison in person by taking both options out for a test drive at our Chattanooga-area auto dealership.*Article for general informational purposes, for complete details please contact the dealership.
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