The guys at Auto Express have recently pinned together two brand new Mercedes-Benz vehicles, the A45 AMG and the CLA45 AMG.
Auto Express has not only tested two of the hottest affordable vehicles on the market, the A45 AMG and the CLA45 AMG, signed by Mercedes-Benz, but it has also pitted them against each other in a head-to-head throwdown, so if you’re interested on finding out which one is better, the four-door coupe or the hatchback, all you have to do is scroll down and click play.
As a quick reminder, both vehicles are mechanically identical but they are getting different body styles. the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG is coming with a 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine under its hood, which is producing an impressive 360 HP (256 kW), at 6,000 rpm, with a peak torque of 450 Nm (332 lb-ft), available between 2,250 and 5,000 rpm. The engine is mated to an AMG Speed Shift DCT seven-speed sports transmission, sending power to the 4MATIC all-wheel drive system. The A45 AMG can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 4.6 seconds. The CLA45 AMG is getting 355 HP from the same engine.