A blue 2020 Lexus IS sedan sits in front of two gray buildings.
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Should You Buy a Lexus IS or a Mercedes-Benz CLA?

Competition in the luxury sedan segment is growing increasingly tighter. If you’re in the market for a new car, it can make choosing one a difficult task. And neck-and-neck are the 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA and Lexus IS.  If you’re torn between these two compact luxury cars, check out our breakdown of their pros and cons. …

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA
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2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA: Pros and Cons

The Mercedes-Benz CLA didn’t exactly get off to a great start. It was billed as a Mercedes that you could buy for less than $30,000. But as many reviewers pointed out, it really wasn’t a great $30,000 car, much less something you’d consider a true Mercedes. As for the AMG version, well, let’s just say …

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 Coupe is on display at the 110th Annual Chicago Auto Show
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The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 Has a Confounding Key Situation

The Mercedes-Benz CLA250 is a less expensive model in the luxury lineup. Along with the A-Class, it’s intended to appeal to younger buyers who are new to the brand. The car has a lot to offer, but there is one feature that should come standard but doesn’t. Here’s what’s confounding about the keyless features in …

a gray Mazda 3 parked in the city
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The Mazda 3 Rivals the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class on Luxury

You might have noticed that luxurious features are becoming more available on nonluxury cars. The realm of affordable luxury in the car industry is growing rapidly and has even prompted actual luxury brands to rethink their lineups as well by introducing more appealing  “entry-level” options. Because of this, it’s getting easier to find both value …