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Mercedes-Benz CLA vs Audi A3 Comparison

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Mercedes-Benz CLA vs Audi A3

Should you buy Mercedes-Benz CLA or Audi A3? 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. Mercedes-Benz CLA and Audi A3 ex-showroom price starts at Rs 31.72 Lakh for 200 CDI Style (Diesel) and Rs 28.99 Lakh for 35 TFSI Premium Plus (Petrol). CLA has 2143 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while A3 has 1968 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the CLA has a mileage of 17.9 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the A3 has a mileage of 20.38 kmpl (Diesel top model).

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.42,55,781*
Rs.37,86,356*
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Engine Displacement (cc)
2143
1968
Available ColorsJupiter RedPolar WhiteMountain greyPolar SilverCosmos BlackCavansite Blue+1 MoreGlacier white MetallicCosmos BlueTango red metallicBrilliant BlackVegas Yellow
Body Type
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
136bhp@3200-4000rpm
143bhp@3500-4000rpm
Mileage (ARAI)
17.9 kmpl
20.38 kmpl
User Rating
4.8
Based on 21 Reviews
4.5
Based on 19 Reviews
Boot Space (Litres)
470
425
Fuel Tank Capacity
56Litres
50Litres
Seating Capacity
5
5
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Offers & DiscountNoNo
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.82,316
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Rs.73,237
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Insurance
Rs.1,66,916
Know how
Rs.1,51,491
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Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)NoNo
Photo Comparison
Rear Right Side
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    Audi A3 Rear Right Side
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  • Mercedes-Benz CLA Front Air Vents
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    Audi A3 Front Air Vents
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  • Mercedes-Benz CLA Headlight
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    Audi A3 Headlight
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  • Mercedes-Benz CLA Taillight
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    Audi A3 Taillight
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  • Mercedes-Benz CLA Instrument Cluster
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    Audi A3 Instrument Cluster
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    Audi A3 Front Left Side
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Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
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 RestNoYes
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
Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryNoNo
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesNo
Glove Box CoolingNoNo
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesNo
USB ChargerNo
Front
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
Yes
Tailgate AjarNoYes
Gear Shift IndicatorNoYes
Rear CurtainNoNo
Luggage Hook And NetNoNo
Battery SaverNoNo
Lane Change IndicatorNoYes
Additional Features
Drive Modes Economy, Sport Manual
Integral Look Sports Seat
Lashing Points 4 in Luggage Compartment
Sun Visor
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmNoNo
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearNoNo
Day Night Rear View MirrorNoNo
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNoYes
Halogen HeadlampsNoNo
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYes
Traction ControlNoYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesNo
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Clutch LockNoNo
EBDYesYes
Advance Safety Features
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
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
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoNo
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power WindowsNoNo
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockNoYes
Knee AirbagsNoYes
Isofix Child Seat MountsNoYes
Heads Up DisplayNoNo
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsNoNo
Blind Spot MonitorNoNo
Hill Descent ControlYesNo
Hill AssistYesNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNo
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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
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,SD Card Reader
SD Card Reader
Internal StorageNoNo
Number Of Speaker
4
10
Rear Entertainment SystemNoNo
Additional Features
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
17.78 cm Display with High Resolution Graphics
Audi Phone Box With Wireless Charging
Audi Music Interface
3D Map Display
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Cigarette LighterNoYes
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
Sport labelling on floor mats, illuminated door sills
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
Exterior
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesNo
Fog Lights RearYesYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperNoYes
Rear Window WiperNoNo
Rear Window WasherNoNo
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)YesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassYesYes
Rear SpoilerNoYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNoNo
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNoNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Smoke HeadlampsNoYes
Roof RailNoNo
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights,Headlight Washer
Trunk Opener
Remote
Remote
Heated Wing MirrorNoYes
Additional Features
New Cosmos Black paint
Sport badge
Carbon finished rear spoiler
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
Tyre Size
225/45 R17
205/55 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size (Inch)NoNo
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
17
16
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
17.9 kmpl
20.38 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
56
50
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
220
215
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
In Line Diesel Engine
TDI Diesel Engine
Displacement (cc)
2143
1968
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
136bhp@3200-4000rpm
143bhp@3500-4000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
300Nm@1400-3000rpm
320Nm@1750-3000rpm
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
7 Speed
6 Speed
Drive Type
FWD
FWD
Clutch Type
Dual Clutch
No
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4630
4458
Width (mm)
1777
1796
Height (mm)
1432
1416
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
160
165
Wheel Base (mm)
2699
2637
Front Tread (mm)
1549
1555
Rear Tread (mm)
1547
1526
Kerb Weight (kg)
1570
1490
Grossweight (kg)
2005
1890
Rear Headroom (mm)
905
924
Rear Legroom (mm)
338
-
Front Headroom (mm)
1006
1006
Front Legroom (mm)
276
-
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
470
425
No. of Doors
4
4
Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Four Link
Multi Link
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Height & Reach
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Direct Steer
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.5
5.35
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
220
215
Acceleration (Seconds)
9.8
8.6
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro VI
Tyre Size
225/45 R17
205/55 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
17 Inch
16 inch

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