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2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe vs. 2020 Volkswagen Arteon | Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown
2020 Mercedes Benz CLA Coupe

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe

2020 Volkswagen Arteon

2020 Volkswagen Arteon

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe vs. 2020 Volkswagen Arteon

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe combines performance, visual appeal, and technology all in a single machine. It makes a highly rewarding investment which provides an all-inclusive driving experience to owners. Let us find out of the Arteon is of any match against the CLA Coupe.

Design & Style

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe can accommodate up to 5 people within its roomy cabin interior. Its seats at both rows are sufficiently bolstered whereas its leg- and headroom are plentiful as well. Soft plastics and synthetic leather are its choice of materials to adorn its internal surfaces and sides which create a stunning upscale outlook for its cabin.

The 2020 Volkswagen Arteon has a seating capacity that supports up to 5 people. It has seats that are full of space at the front row with full cushioning. Legroom is also aplenty at both rows but headroom may be an issue especially at the back row. Its cabin looks elegant with expensive materials being seen inside, but hard plastics are also used which look a little sloppy.

Technology & Safety

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe offers a comprehensive list of tech features such as its MBUX system which is a new upgrade for this year’s edition that is user-friendly. Other features are a 7-inch digital setup, 7-inch touchscreen, voice control, Android/Apple compatibility, USB ports, Bluetooth®, and HD radio. It also comes with various safety technology like a rearview camera, attentiveness monitor, collision warning, auto emergency brakes, crosswind assist, and rain-sensing wipers.

The 2020 Volkswagen Arteon comes equipped with several tech devices which include 8-inch touchscreen, Apple/Android, USB ports, 8 speakers, satellite and HD radios, WiFi, and climate control. For safety, the Arteon offers rearview camera, rear traffic alert, blind spot monitor, collision warning, pedestrian detection, and auto emergency brakes.


The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe is able to make 221 horsepower under a 2L turbocharged 4-cylinder under a 7-speed dual-clutch auto. Its fuel economy ratings can fetch up to 25 mpg in cities and 35 mph on highways.

The 2020 Volkswagen Arteon can put out 268 horsepower on a 2L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine under an 8-speed automatic and front-wheel mode. Its fuel efficiency is rated at 22 mpg and 29 mpg in cities and on highways respectively.

The Bottom Line

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe’s latest edition focuses on creating a good mix of various aspects that contribute towards a satisfying drive. Owners can anticipate to ride in style, comfort and at an efficient performance rate all in just one CLA Coupe. In comparison, the Arteon could use improvements on various aspect of its vehicle like its slow acceleration, measly fuel economy and sloppy cabin interior.

Ready to Schedule a 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Test Drive Today?

At Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown, we offer a wide variety of Mercedes-Benz models for you to choose from, including the 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA and we are more than happy to arrange for a test drive so that you can experience the stellar features of this vehicle. Call us today to make an appointment or simply pay us a visit at our showroom today!


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630 Middle Country Road St. James, NY


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630 Middle Country Road St. James, NY
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