BMW 2 Series vs Mercedes-Benz CLA

BMW 2 Series

When you’re looking to cruise around Tampa and South Tampa, FL, in a luxury coupe, the 2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe and the 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA are two great choices. Both vehicles offer incredible performance, advanced technology, and comprehensive safety features. But which one is right for you?

To help you decide, we at Reeves BMW Tampa have created this BMW 2 Series vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA comparison. Ready to see which one is right for your Brandon and Wesley Chapel travels? Keep reading!


Performance Capabilities

BMW 2 Series Performance SpecsCruising around town is a breeze thanks to the 2.0L engines in both coupes. While both models are equipped with the same type of engine, not all engines are created equally. With the CLA, you’ll only get 221 horsepower, but with the 2 Series Gran Coupe, you’ll have 228 horsepower fueling your travels.

For drivers who want even more power, upgrade to the optional 2.0L BMW M Performance TwinPower Turbo engine for a hair-raising 301 horsepower.

The Mercedes-Benz CLA doesn’t offer any more power than its one 2.0L engine.


BMW 2 Series vs Mercedes-Benz CLA Technology

With so much power, you’ll be traveling to new places with ease. Thanks to the technology found inside each cabin, you can stay connected no matter where you adventure coupe takes you.

While both the 2 Series Gran Coupe and the CLA come with similar features like Apple CarPlay™, Bluetooth®, and USB charging ports, the 2 Series offers even more multimedia features, like:

  • 8.8-inch center touchscreen compared to 7-inch screen in the CLA
  • Stolen Vehicle Recovery
  • Concierge Services

With the BMW 2 Series, you’ll always be able to find where you’re going thanks to its larger screen, advanced navigation features and more.

Want to learn more about the 2 Series interior? Check out our BMW 2 Series vs. INFINITI Q60 review!


BMW 2 Series Safety Features

Standard Safety

Safety is always a top priority when traveling around town. That’s why both the 2 Series Gran Coupe and the Mercedes-Benz CLA come standard with comprehensive safety features. Both can monitor the road ahead and alert you to potential hazards with their front monitoring systems.

Unfortunately, this similarity is the extent of their standard systems. The BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe also comes with additional monitoring features, like Lane Departure Warning, Active Blind Spot Detection, and Speed Limit Info. Mercedes-Benz CLA drivers who want similar features will only find them with an optional upgrade.


BMW 2 Series vs Mercedes-Benz CLA: Which Will You Choose?

When it comes to your Tampa and South Tampa travels, the sporty, advanced features of a luxury coupe are just what you’ve been looking for. After taking a closer look at the performance, technology, and safety features of the BMW 2 Series vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA, though, it’s clear the 2 Series is the better option.

To learn more about the features of the 2 Series Gran Coupe and how they’ll take your Brandon and Wesley Chapel, Florida, travels to the next level, we invite you to visit our dealership. Here, you’ll get an up-close look and have the opportunity to take it for a test drive.

What are you waiting for? Stop by Reeves BMW Tampa today to experience the BMW 2 Series for yourself!