2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA vs 2017 Jaguar XE

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA appeals to drivers with entry-level luxury on their mind. It offers a high-level driving experience with an accessible price tag. It comes with a refined and sophisticated design and a long list of premium amenities to take your drive to the next level. And drivers that opt for the 2017 Mercedes-AMG CLA45 get the enhanced performance created by the Mercedes-AMG group that gives the CLA the excellent drive that allows it to compete with other top vehicles like the Jaguar XE. Compare the 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA vs the 2017 Jaguar XE by taking a look at the chart below to see how the CLA fares.

Looking at the performance of both models, the Mercedes-AMG CLA45 sedan is easily able to overtake the Jaguar XE R Sport. That’s because it comes with a high-tech 2.0-liter inline-4 turbo engine, which allows it to deliver an impressive 375 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the 3.0-liter Biturbo V6 engine equipped in the Jaguar XE R Sport only puts out 340 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. You can learn more about the models’ different performance in the chart below.

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2017 Mercedes-AMG CLA45
2017 Jaguar XE R Sport
2.0-Liter Turbo I4 Engine 3.0-Liter Biturbo V6
375 Horsepower 340
4.1 seconds 0-60 mph Time 5.1 seconds
Standard 4MATIC full and part-time 4WD w/ Automatic Selection Not Available

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Although it’s a matter of preference, it’s easy to understand the appeal the appeal of the sleek lines and stylish design of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA. It offers an aggressive style that highlights its aerodynamic lower body, which is able to take on the wind with ease. It also features large mesh air intakes and a lower cross-strut and functional winglets in Gloss Black. The CLA45 also sees a Gloss Black spoiler for a sporty enhancement to the model’s already impressive shape. The cabin of the CLA45 also features four sporty seats for an engaging and comfortable driving experience.

The CLA45 also comes equipped with a long list of enhanced safety features. It comes with an advanced system of eight air bags, Active Brake Assist, Attention Assist, rear view camera with on-screen guidelines and 3-point seat belts equipped with Emergency Tensioning Devices and belt force limiters.

If you’re interested in the Mercedes-Benz CLA in the Chicago area, contact us here at Loeber Motors for more information and to schedule a test drive.


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2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA exterior front
2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA interior instrument cluster trip computer
2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA interior gear shifter
2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA exterior rear

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