2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300

Have you been considering adding a Mercedes-Benz to your lineup? There are a number of great options to choose from, but it can be difficult deciding which one is right for you. There are a couple of similar cars that offer drivers many of the same features with a few slight differences in performance, price, and standard amenities. Check out the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300.

We’ll start with performance. The CLA 250 and C 300 each offer pretty impressive combinations of power and efficiency, but if you value more power you’re better off going with the C 300 as it gets 241 horsepower. Conversely, the CLA 250 gets better fuel efficiency at an impressive 37 hwy mpg while still grinding out 208 horsepower and 258 lb-ft. of torque. Check out some additional specs and features below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250


2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300

$32,700 MSRP $40,250
24 city/37 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 24 city/33 hwy mpg
7-Speed Automatic Transmission 9-Speed Automatic
208 Horsepower 241
258 lb-ft Torque 273 lb-ft
6.9 seconds 0 to 60 time 5.8 seconds
FWD Drivetrain FWD
8 Number of Airbags 9
Standard PRE-SAFE® Standard
Optional Intelligent Cruise Control Optional
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 7 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Similarities Between the 2018 CLA 250 and 2018 C 300

Moving onto the comfort and convenience features, you’ll see that much of what these two offer are largely the same. The C 300 offers more passenger space, but the CLA 250 has a little more space in the trunk. Both vehicles offer genuine wood trim for an elegant touch, but the C 300 has it standard while the CLA offers it as an optional feature. There are many similarities though, and a few of the features you’ll find standard in both vehicles include:

  • Front power memory seats
  • Front power lumbar
  • Automatic climate control
  • Vehicle location system
  • Variable assisted steering
  • Halogen headlights
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • And much more!

Interested in learning more about either of these two models? Good news! We have both of them available here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis! Come check them out or schedule a test drive right here on our website!

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