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2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe vs 2018 Buick LaCrosse

Car shoppers searching for an upscale, premium driving experience from a trusted luxury brand may find themselves comparing Mercedes-Benz and Buick. The following 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA vs 2018 Buick LaCrosse highlights why Mercedes-Benz continues to set the standard.

Although slightly costlier than the Buick LaCrosse, the Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe offers better value. Equipped with a smaller engine, the CLA Coupe delivers over ten more horsepower and earns better fuel efficiency than the LaCrosse. The CLA Coupe also offers several standard features not available as standard equipment on the LaCrosse. 

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe


2018 Buick LaCrosse

$32,700* Starting MSRP $29,565
2.0L I-4 Engine 2.5L I-4
208 horsepower Engine Output 194 horsepower
24 city / 37 highway Fuel Economy (MPG) Up to 25 city / 35 highway

Standard Safety Features on the CLA Coupe

The CLA Coupe was designed and engineered with safety in mind. Owners of the 2018 CLA Coupe can drive with confidence and peace of mind thanks to the model’s impressive arsenal of standard safety features, including smart driver-assistance features and innovative monitoring systems. Check out the list of highlighted standard safety features on the 2018 CLA Coupe below:Discover some of the AMG® GT C Coupe’s cockpit features below:

  • SmartKey with KEYLESS-START
  • 8 air bags
  • Active Brake Assist
  • Rearview Camera
  • Advanced Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Adaptive Braking Technology
  • Brake Assist® (BAS®)


*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, and Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale prep. Options, model availability, and price may vary. See Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale for details.

Side View of White 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe
Dashboard and Black Front Seats of 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe
Grey Seats in 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe
Side View of Red 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe