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Audi A3 vs Mercedes-Benz CLA Comparison

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Audi A3 vs Mercedes-Benz CLA

Should you buy Audi A3 or Mercedes-Benz CLA? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz CLA ex-showroom price starts at Rs 28.99 Lakh for 35 TFSI Premium Plus (Petrol) and Rs 31.72 Lakh for 200 CDI Style (Diesel). A3 has 1968 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while CLA has 2143 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the A3 has a mileage of 20.38 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the CLA has a mileage of 17.9 kmpl (Diesel top model).

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.38,78,590#
Rs.44,19,916#
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Engine Displacement (cc)
1968
2143
Available ColorsGlacier white MetallicCosmos BlueTango red metallicBrilliant BlackVegas YellowJupiter RedPolar WhiteMountain greyPolar SilverCosmos BlackCavansite Blue+1 More
Body Type
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
143bhp@3500-4000rpm
134.1bhp@3600-4400rpm
Mileage (ARAI)
20.38 kmpl
17.9 kmpl
User Rating
4.7
Based on 20 Reviews
4.7
Based on 21 Reviews
Boot Space (Litres)
425
470
Fuel Tank Capacity
50Litres
56Litres
Seating Capacity
5
5
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Offers & DiscountNoNo
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.76,320
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Rs.85,500
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Insurance
Rs.1,45,575
Know how
Rs.1,39,621
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Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)NoNo
Photo Comparison
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Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate Control
2 Zone
2 Zone
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYesYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Heated Seats FrontNoNo
Heated Seats RearNoNo
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
No
Smart Access Card EntryNoYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonNoYes
Glove Box CoolingNoNo
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNoYes
USB Charger
Front
Front
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
Central Console ArmrestYes
With Storage
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Gear Shift IndicatorYesYes
Rear CurtainNoNo
Luggage Hook And NetNoYes
Battery SaverNoNo
Lane Change IndicatorYesYes
Additional Features
Lashing Points 4 in Luggage Compartment
Sun Visor
Drive Modes Economy, Sport Manual
Integral Look Sports Seat
Massage SeatsNoNo
Memory Function Seats
Driver's Seat Only
Front
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
No
Autonomous ParkingNoNo
Drive Modes
0
3
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmNoYes
No Of Airbags
6
-
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearNoNo
Day Night Rear View MirrorNoYes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsYesNo
Halogen HeadlampsNoNo
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYes
Traction ControlYesNo
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorNoYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Clutch LockNoNo
EBDYesYes
Advance Safety Features
Anti Theft Wheel Bolts, Space Saving Spare Wheel, Airbag Deactivation, Adaptive Brake Light, Hazard Warning Lights Automatically Activated, Head Level Airbag System For Front and Rear, Anti Slip Regulation, Electronic Stabilisation Control (ESC)
First Aid kit, Tool Kit and Car Jack, Warning Triangle
ESP Dynamic Cornering Assist, Attention Assist (visual and audible warning) with Acceleration Skid Control (ASR), Adaptive brake lights flashing ,Lamp failure indicator ,QR code stickers for post-accident rescue
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoNo
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
-
Driver's Window
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsYesNo
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up DisplayNoNo
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsNoYes
Blind Spot MonitorNoNo
Hill Descent ControlNoYes
Hill AssistNoYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesNo
360 View CameraNoNo
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerYesYes
Cd ChangerNoNo
Dvd PlayerNoNo
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlNoNo
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesNo
Connectivity
SD Card Reader
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,SD Card Reader
Internal StorageNoYes
Number Of Speaker
10
4
Rear Entertainment SystemNoNo
Additional Features
17.78 cm Display with High Resolution Graphics
Audi Phone Box With Wireless Charging
Audi Music Interface
3D Map Display
Audio 20 CD Including Pre-Installation for Garmin Map Pilot
Garmin Map Pilot (Optional)
Integrated Media Interface Port for iPod or iPhone
2 USB ports in the centre console
Transfer of addresses from mobile phone to head unit
Cover Flow and Cover Art Display of album covers in audio menu
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Cigarette LighterYesNo
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoNo
Dual Tone DashboardNoNo
Additional Features
Air Vents in Aluminium Look
Aluminium Interior Elements Glove Compartment, Frame Around The Inside Door Handle, Coin Box, Control Buttons For The Parking Brake
Headlining in Cloth Coat Hook
Front and Rear Floor Mats
Inlays in Optic Titanium Grey
Interior lighting Front and Rear with Delayed Switch Off and Contact Switches On All Doors.Ash Tray
Interior Mirror With Dipping
Sport labelling on floor mats, illuminated door sills
Exterior
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontNoYes
Fog Lights RearYesYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesNo
Rear Window WiperNoNo
Rear Window WasherNoNo
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)YesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassYesNo
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNoNo
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesNo
Side StepperNoNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Smoke HeadlampsYesNo
Roof RailNoNo
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights,Headlight Washer
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps
Trunk Opener
Remote
Remote
Heated Wing MirrorYesYes
Additional Features
Aluminium Window Trims
Chrome Exhaust Tailpipe Trims
Chrome Front Fog Light Surrounds
Heated Rear Window
LED Number Plate Light
Exhaust Tailpipe
High Mounted Third Brake Light
New Cosmos Black paint
Sport badge
Carbon finished rear spoiler
Tyre Size
205/55 R16
225/45 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size (Inch)
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
16
17
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
20.38 kmpl
17.9 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
50
56
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
215
220
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
TDI Diesel Engine
In Line Diesel Engine
Displacement (cc)
1968
2143
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
143bhp@3500-4000rpm
134.1bhp@3600-4400rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
320Nm@1750-3000rpm
300Nm@1600-3000rpm
No Of Cylinder
4
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
DOHC
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
CRDi
Turbo ChargerYesYes
Super ChargerNoNo
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
6 Speed
7 Speed
Drive Type
FWD
FWD
Clutch TypeNo
Dual Clutch
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4458
4630
Width (mm)
1796
1777
Height (mm)
1416
1432
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
165
160
Wheel Base (mm)
2637
2699
Front Tread (mm)
1555
1549
Rear Tread (mm)
1526
1547
Kerb Weight (kg)
1490
1570
Grossweight (kg)
1890
2005
Rear Headroom (mm)
924
905
Rear Legroom (mm)
-
338
Front Headroom (mm)
1006
1006
Front Legroom (mm)
-
276
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
425
470
No. of Doors
4
4
Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi Link
Multi link
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Height & Reach
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Direct Steer
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.35
5.5
Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
215
220
Acceleration (Seconds)
8.6
9.8
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro VI
Tyre Size
205/55 R16
225/45 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
16 inch
17 Inch

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