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Audi A3 vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Comparison

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    Audi A3
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    Rs31.99 Lakh*
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    Rs48.74 Lakh*
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Audi A3 vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Should you buy Audi A3 or Mercedes-Benz C-Class? 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 C-Class ex-showroom price starts at Rs 28.99 Lakh for 35 TFSI Premium Plus (Petrol) and Rs 40.2 Lakh for Prime C 220d (Diesel). A3 has 1968 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while C-Class has 2996 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the A3 has a mileage of 20.38 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the C-Class has a mileage of 12.6 kmpl (Diesel top model).

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.37,86,356*
Rs.57,52,367*
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Engine Displacement (cc)
1968
1950
Available ColorsGlacier white MetallicCosmos BlueTango red metallicBrilliant BlackVegas YellowSelenite Grey MetallicPolar WhiteDesigno Hyacinth Red MetallicMojave SilverObsidian BlackCavansite Blue+1 More
Body Type
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
143bhp@3500-4000rpm
245bhp@4200rpm
Mileage (ARAI)
20.38 kmpl
12.6 kmpl
User Rating
4.5
Based on 19 Reviews
4.4
Based on 17 Reviews
Boot Space (Litres)
425
480
Fuel Tank Capacity
50Litres
66Litres
Seating Capacity
5
5
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Offers & DiscountNoNo
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.73,237
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Rs.1,11,281
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Insurance
Rs.1,51,491
Know how
Rs.2,16,093
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Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)NoNo
Photo Comparison
Rear Right Side
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  • Audi A3 Front Air Vents
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  • Audi A3 Steering Wheel
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    Mercedes-Benz C-Class Steering Wheel
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  • Audi A3 Wheel
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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
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryNoYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonNoYes
Glove Box CoolingNoYes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNoYes
USB Charger
Front
Front
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
Central Console ArmrestYesYes
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Gear Shift IndicatorYesNo
Rear CurtainNoNo
Luggage Hook And NetNoNo
Battery SaverNoNo
Lane Change IndicatorYesYes
Additional Features
Lashing Points 4 in Luggage Compartment
Sun Visor
Drive Modes - Comfort ,ECO
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
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearNoYes
Day Night Rear View MirrorNoNo
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
 Adaptive braking, Attention assist and Active parking assist ,Pedestrian Protection with Active Bonnet
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power WindowsNoNo
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsYesNo
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesNo
Heads Up DisplayNoNo
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsNoYes
Blind Spot MonitorNoNo
Hill Descent ControlNoNo
Hill AssistNoYes
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 ScreenYesYes
Connectivity
SD Card Reader
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Internal StorageNoNo
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
 10.25-inch screen for the central infotainment
Smartphone integration package
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Cigarette LighterYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoNo
Dual Tone DashboardNoYes
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
"Analogue Clock
12.3-inch digital display
Interior with new generation flat bottom steering wheel
Anthracite open-pore oak wood trim elements
64 color Ambient lighting
Exterior
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontNoNo
Fog Lights RearYesNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperNoNo
Rear Window WasherNoNo
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)YesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassYesYes
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
Trunk Opener
Remote
Smart
Heated Wing MirrorYesNo
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
"AMG bodystyling consists of AMG front apron with sporty air intakes and chrome trim element
AMG diffuser-look rear apron with insert in black and AMG side sill panels
Low-beam headlamp light and activated cornering lights
Roller sunblinds in left and right rear doors
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Tyre Size
205/55 R16
225/45 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size (Inch)NoNo
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
16
18
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
20.38 kmpl
12.6 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
50
66
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro V
Top Speed (Kmph)
215
250
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
TDI Diesel Engine
In-Line Engine
Displacement (cc)
1968
1950
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
143bhp@3500-4000rpm
245bhp@4200rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
320Nm@1750-3000rpm
500Nm@1600-2400rpm
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
9 Speed
Drive Type
FWD
RWD
Clutch TypeNoNo
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4458
4686
Width (mm)
1796
2020
Height (mm)
1416
1442
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
165
157
Wheel Base (mm)
2637
2840
Front Tread (mm)
1555
1588
Rear Tread (mm)
1526
1588
Kerb Weight (kg)
1490
1650
Grossweight (kg)
1890
2215
Rear Headroom (mm)
924
942
Rear Legroom (mm)
-
343
Front Headroom (mm)
1006
1039
Front Legroom (mm)
-
286
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
425
480
No. of Doors
4
4
Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Agility Control Suspension
Rear Suspension
Multi Link
Agility Control Suspension
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Height & Reach Adjustable
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Direct Steer System
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.35
5.61
Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
215
250
Acceleration (Seconds)
8.6
5.9
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro V
Tyre Size
205/55 R16
225/45 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
16 inch
18 Inch

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