2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 vs 2018 Buick Cascada

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 vs 2018 Buick Cascada

Looking for a luxury coupe without the luxury price tag? Mercedes-Benz has just what you’re looking for! The 2018 CLA 250 is a remarkable machine that puts driver comfort and convenience front and center. Buick, a rising luxury brand, offers a similar model at a similar price, so how do you decide which is better? Just take a look at the comparison we’ve written up between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 vs 2018 Buick Cascada.

Engine performance is a powerful mark when it comes to luxury coupes, and the 2018 CLA 250 has just that. It’s a standard 2.0L I4, which gives it more power than its Buick rival as well as better fuel efficiency. German engineering is a powerful thing, and that’s why the CLA 250 has such versatile capabilities. Take a look at more comparisons in the table below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250


2018 Buick Cascada 1 SV

$32,700 MSRP $33,065
24 city/37 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 21 city/29 hwy mpg
7 Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
208 Horsepower 200
258 lb-ft Torque 207 lb-ft
6.9 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
FWD Drivetrain FWD
8 Number of Airbags 7
Standard Front Power Memory Seats Not Available
Optional Intelligent Cruise Control Not Available
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 7 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2018 CLA 250

The performance in the 2018 CLA 250 is something to be admired. With the bigger engine comes better power and torque, but on top of that it also gets better fuel efficiency. There’s so much more to it than that, though. The CLA 250 comes with intelligent cruise control, allowing drivers to keep the cruise control activated even in inconsistent traffic as the sensors will match the speed of the vehicle in front of you to prevent a collision. Other features in the 2018 CLA 250 that are unavailable in the Cascada include:

  • Adaptive variable suspension

  • Genuine wood trim

  • Front power memory seats

  • Front power lumbar

  • Universal garage door opener

  • Rain sensor wipers

  • Halogen headlights

  • and much more!

Interested in learning more about the 2018 CLA 250? Get that info here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis! We have all the knowledge to get you into the car that fits your needs the best. Give us a call or stop by today!

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