The 2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 has a 2L turbo I4 with 285kW (387hp) and 500Nm, and the S has 310kW (421hp). Both come with an 8-speed DCT, AWD and 19″ wheels.
The 2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA35 shares its powertrain with the A35 sedan and hatch, but is a little less practical and a hint sportier than its siblings.
The 2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA35 4Matic has a 2L turbo with 225kW (306hp) and 400Nm (295 lb-ft), 7sp DCT, AWD, and 0-100km/h in 4.9s.
With the latest generation MFA architecture, Mercedes-Benz offers two compact sedans with FWD/AWD, and we put the A-Class and CLA side by side.
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA has improved looks, a more spacious body, and the latest MFA2 FWD/AWD platform from the latest A-Class.
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA rides on the MFA2 platform, has turbo I4 engines, and is the sportier and less practical sibling to the A-Class sedan.