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

Should you buy Mercedes-Benz C-Class 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 C-Class and Audi A3 ex-showroom price starts at Rs 40.2 Lakh for Prime C 220d (Diesel) and Rs 28.99 Lakh for 35 TFSI Premium Plus (Petrol). C-Class has 2996 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while A3 has 1968 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the C-Class has a mileage of 11.9 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the A3 has a mileage of 20.38 kmpl (Diesel top model).

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.57,53,116*
Rs.37,87,106*
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Engine Displacement (cc)
1950
1968
Available ColorsSelenite Grey MetallicPolar WhiteDesigno Hyacinth Red MetallicMojave SilverObsidian BlackCavansite Blue+1 MoreGlacier white MetallicCosmos BlueTango red metallicBrilliant BlackVegas Yellow
Body Type
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
245bhp@4200rpm
143bhp@3500-4000rpm
User Rating
4.4
Based on 17 Reviews
4.5
Based on 19 Reviews
Boot Space (Litres)
480
425
Fuel Tank Capacity
66Litres
50Litres
Seating Capacity
5
5
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Offers & DiscountNoNo
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,11,297
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Rs.73,253
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Insurance
Rs.2,16,842
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Rs.1,52,241
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Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)NoNo
Photo Comparison
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Engine
Engine Type
In-Line Engine
TDI Diesel Engine
Displacement (cc)
1950
1968
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
245bhp@4200rpm
143bhp@3500-4000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
500Nm@1600-2400rpm
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
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
9 Speed
6 Speed
Drive Type
RWD
FWD
Clutch TypeNoNo
Steering
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Height & Reach Adjustable
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Direct Steer System
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.61
5.35
Brake System
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Fuel
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)No
20.38 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
66
50
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro V
Euro VI
Performance
Top Speed (Kmph)
250
215
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Braking TimeNoNo
Tyres
Tyre Size
225/45 R18
205/55 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size (Inch)NoNo
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
18
16
General Car Details
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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
Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesNo
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesNo
Glove Box CoolingYesNo
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesNo
USB Charger
Front
Front
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
Central Console ArmrestYesYes
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Gear Shift IndicatorNoYes
Rear CurtainNoNo
Luggage Hook And NetNoNo
Battery SaverNoNo
Lane Change IndicatorYesYes
Additional Features
Drive Modes - Comfort ,ECO
Lashing Points 4 in Luggage Compartment
Sun Visor
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesNo
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearYesNo
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
Keyless EntryYesYes
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
 Adaptive braking, Attention assist and Active parking assist ,Pedestrian Protection with Active Bonnet
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 HeadlampsYesNo
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power WindowsNoNo
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsNoYes
Isofix Child Seat MountsNoYes
Heads Up DisplayNoNo
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesNo
Blind Spot MonitorNoNo
Hill Descent ControlNoNo
Hill AssistYesNo
360 View CameraNoNo
Interior
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
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 DashboardYesNo
Additional Features
"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
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 FrontNoNo
Fog Lights RearNoYes
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 RoofNoYes
Side StepperNoNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Smoke HeadlampsNoYes
Roof RailNoNo
Lighting
LED Headlights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights,Headlight Washer
Trunk Opener
Smart
Remote
Heated Wing MirrorNoYes
Additional Features
"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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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
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
Internal StorageNoNo
Number Of Speaker
4
10
Rear Entertainment SystemNoNo
Additional Features
 10.25-inch screen for the central infotainment
Smartphone integration package
17.78 cm Display with High Resolution Graphics
Audi Phone Box With Wireless Charging
Audi Music Interface
3D Map Display
Suspension & Brakes
Front Suspension
Agility Control Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Agility Control Suspension
Multi Link
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Height & Reach Adjustable
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Direct Steer System
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.61
5.35
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
250
215
Acceleration (Seconds)
5.9
8.6
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro V
Euro VI
Tyre Size
225/45 R18
205/55 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
18 Inch
16 inch
No Of Doors
4
4
Boot Space (Litres)
480
425
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4686
4458
Width (mm)
1810
1796
Height (mm)
1442
1416
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
157
165
Wheel Base (mm)
2840
2637
Front Tread (mm)
1588
1555
Rear Tread (mm)
1588
1526
Kerb Weight (kg)
1650
1490
Grossweight (kg)
2215
1890
Rear Headroom (mm)
942
924
Rear Legroom (mm)
343
-
Front Headroom (mm)
1039
1006
Front Legroom (mm)
286
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