Comparison - Audi A3 2.0 TFSI Prestige quattro 2019 - vs - Mercedes-Benz A-Class A 220 4MATIC 2019

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Average Price: 
$
44,800
Updated: 
13 Feb 2019
$
34,500
Updated: 
18 Feb 2019
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed dual-clutch
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.50gals
13.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Monsoon Gray Metallic
#505455
Mythos Black Metallic
#000000
Glacier White Metallic
#e7e8ea
Brilliant Black
#000000
Florett Silver Metallic
#b2b2b2
Cosmos Blue Metallic
#262a50
Nano Gray Metallic
#626262
Tango Red Metallic
#b01137
Ibis White
#ffffff
Color: 
Cosmos Black Metallic
#23221e
Night Black
#000000
Polar White
#e7e8e2
Mountain Grey Metallic
#585657
Mojave Silver Metallic
#bfb7b7
Iridium Silver Metallic
#adb1b2
Digital White Metallic
#ffffff
Jupiter Red
#970802
Denim Blue Metallic
#2b4172

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Audi A3 ranked #14 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the Audi A3 has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 40 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lots of tech features
Excellent ride and handling
Energetic engines

Cons
Smallish rear seats and trunk
Some rivals are more upscale inside

By: 
usnews.com

Front-wheel-drive models make 2 fewer horsepower than last year; all-wheel-drive models get an increase of 8 hp.Apple CarPlay and Android are now standard.LED headlights and a wireless charging pad are now standard on Premium Plus models.The Sport package is no longer available.

PROS
Good balance of comfortable ride and sporty handling
Strong acceleration from the turbocharged engine
Refined and stylish cabin

CONS
Small trunk, especially with all-wheel drive
Limited backseat space

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Audi A3 is a well-equipped entry point to luxury sedan ownership with few drawbacks.

Pros
Impressive Virtual Cockpit
Well-equipped base model
Active safety features included
Potent turbocharged engine
Available in convertible form

Cons
Cramped back seat and trunk
Best safety equipment reserved for top-tier
Diminutive size may be a turn-off
Options get expensive fast

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The A-class sedan may be the smallest Mercedes-Benz sold in the United States, but it boasts high-tech features and a roomy cabin—more interior passenger space, in fact, than the longer the longer Mercedes-Benz CLA-class. The A-class also has subtle exterior styling that nicely incorporates Mercedes-Benz's new front-end design and focuses on aerodynamic efficiency. Unfortunately, its quest to maximize cabin space and the resulting stubby proportions compromise the overall aesthetic.

Pros
Roomy cabin,
overachieving powertrain,
sporty chassis.

Cons
Bland exterior styling,
ergonomics need work,
signature technology still in beta.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Mercedes takes a second aim at an entry-level sedan with the A-Class, and this time hits closer to the mark.

Pros
Roomy interior for the size
Value pricing
Lots of safety tech
Cutting-edge control interface
Conservative good looks

Cons
Front-drive Mercedes still seems wrong
Safety adds significantly to cost
Just one model and powertrain

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The A-Class is an all-new model.Part of the first A-Class generation (for the U.S.) introduced for 2019.In golfing terms, you could say the new 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a mulligan. Mercedes' previous entry-level sedan, the CLA, was a hook into the rough because of its middling driving experience, mediocre comfort and uninspiring build quality.

Pros
Excellent blend of comfort and performance
Classy interior design and high-quality cabin
MBUX infotainment system works great

Cons
Noticeable amount of wind noise
Some advanced safety features are oversensitive

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
33.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
221ft-lbs
at 1 250rpm
Horsepower: 
228hp
at 4 500rpm
188hp
at 5 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.10Feet
36.10Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
no
no
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
driver assisted parking assist
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
Cargo floor mats
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
175.70in
179.10in
Width: 
70.70in
70.70in
Height: 
55.70in
56.90in
Wheel Base: 
103.80in
107.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
36.50
40.30
Rear Head Room: 
36.10
37.20
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
41.80in
Rear leg room: 
35.10in
33.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.80in
55.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
53.00in
54.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
10.00cu.ft
8.60cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3428.00lbs
3417.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Center limited slip differential
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
leather
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
leatherette
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
driver seat thigh extension
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Bang & Olufsen premium brand speakers
705 watts stereo output
memory card slot
speed sensitive volume control
14 total speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 In.
17 X 6.5 In.
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Run flat tires
alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
205.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
cornering lights
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
emergency braking preparation
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
brake drying
emergency braking preparation
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
Rear fixed headrests
LED headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Prestige
AMG Line
Driver Assistance Package
Premium Package
Exterior Lighting Package
Multimedia Package
Parking Assistance Package
AMG Line w/Night Package
Exterior Options: 
Audi Beam - Rings
Carbon Fiber Package - Spoiler & Mirror Caps (w/Side Assist)
19" 5-Arm Wing Design Wheels
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Carbon Fiber Trunk Spoiler
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Audi Beam - quattro
18" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Wheels
18" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Wheels w/Black Accents
19" AMG Multispoke Wheels
19" AMG Black Multispoke Wheels
18" 5-Spoke Wheels w/Black Accents
Interior Options: 
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Audi First Aid Kit
Stainless Steel Pedal Caps
Head-Up Display
Burmester Surround Sound System
KEYLESS-GO
Heated Steering Wheel
Garage Door Opener
Multicontour Front Seats
SiriusXM Radio
64-Color LED Ambient Lighting w/Illuminated Vents
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
Heated Front Seats
Inductive Wireless Charging and NFC Pairing

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#282828
Chestnut Brown, leather
#563b34
Rock Gray/Gray, leather
#9e9c9d
Color: 
Bahia Brown, leather
#50372a
Black, leather
#000000
Neva Grey/Black, leatherette
#a5acb4
Black w/Red Stitching, leatherette/suede
#000000
Titanium Grey/Black, leather
#71706e
Classic Red/Black, leather
#993238
Macchiato Beige, leatherette
#e2dddd
Black, leatherette
#000000