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2023 Audi A3 vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Review

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2023 Audi

MSRP*: $35,400 to $37,400
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2022 Mercedes-Benz

MSRP*: $33,950 to $35,950
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MPG - City 27 - 28 MPG 24 - 25 MPG
MPG - Hwy 35 - 38 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
  • 201-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 188-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 201 hp 188 hp
Exterior Length 176.9 in 179.1 in
Exterior Width 71.5 in 70.7 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 35.2 in
Front 41.8 in
Rear 33.9 in
Head Room Front 36.8 in
Rear 36.6 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 37.2 in

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Comparison Review

The Audi A3 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Mercedes-Benz A-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A3.

The Audi A3 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, making it more convenient to drive.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi A3 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

The Audi A3 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Audi A3 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

The Audi A3 has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A3 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

With similar torque, the Audi A3 and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A3 and the Mercedes-Benz A-Class.