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2018 CLA 250 vs. The Audi A3

The 2018 CLA 250 vs. The Audi A3

See which luxury coupe wins

The younger generations of car lovers are always looking out for something extra, something capable of quenching the taste of their never-ending quest in search of new and unique ways to showcase themselves. As such when it comes to cars, manufacturers are always on their toes trying to re-invent their cars in ways that have not been done before and with Mercedes-Benz trying to capture the hearts of these younger generations of car lovers, the race to stay on top is on.

Both the Mercedes-Benz and the Audi have come a long way in creating designs that set the bar high when it comes to which is the better car model, but as always there is always that thing that makes one stand superior above the other. We are going to compare and contrast between the Mercedes-Benz and the Audi A3 and finally put a stop to the battle of who is the best.

2018 CLA 250 vs. The Audi A3


Well if you are spending enough money to buy a luxury car, you would definitely expect it to perform exactly like one and the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 performance is nothing short of being perfect when it comes to performance. Built with an in-line turbocharged four-cylinder engine giving out a tremendous output of 208 horsepower and an astonishing torque of 258 lb-feet, it is way ahead of its rival the Audi A3 which is just 186 horsepower with a torque of 221 lb-feet.

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 is clearly the winner of this round and there is no reason why you should compromise the thrilling experience it has to offer for anything less.

Fuel Economy

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 was designed by default to improve fuel economy with the Eco start and stop feature. This feature automatically shuts down the engine any time the car comes to a complete stop and immediately switch it back on the moment the driver takes their foot off the brake pedals. The car in itself was made smart and compared to the Audi A3 which does not have this function and comes with a 1.8 litres engine compared to the Mercedes-Benz 2 litres.

Mercedes-Benz also has this round under its belt, because you aren't just economizing on your fuel, you are also contributing to making the environment a healthier place.

2018 CLA 250 vs. The Audi A3
2018 CLA 250 vs. The Audi A3

High-Tech Features

Both the Mercedes-Benz and the Audi came with their own arsenal of high-tech features, but the 2018 Mercedes-Benz still leads with features that include an 8-inch touchscreen that allows you to access the command system and emergency telematics system of the car. It also provides you with many safety features like collision prevention assist and the attention assist among others. The Audi A3 has no such telematics system and lack some of the safety features found on the Mercedes-Benz.

The decision is very obvious as to who also won this round – Mercedes-Benz of course.


The Mercedes-Benz interior is very elegant with a lot of space. The Audi A3, on the other hand, is much spacious than the Mercedes.

After comparing and contrasting, you don’t need rocket science to tell you which of the two is better and when you decide to go with the Mercedes-Benz, you won’t only be driving a great car with style and elegance but one from an astounding manufacturer as well.

Mercedes-Benz also has this round under its belt, because you don’t just economize your fuel, you are also contributing to making the environment healthier.

2018 CLA 250 vs. The Audi A3

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2018 CLA 250 vs. The Audi A3
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