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Compare the 2019 Audi A3 vs the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA

If you've you been looking a compact, luxury car in the Charlotte area, the 2019 Audi A3 and 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA models may be for you. These German engineered vehicles are heavily sought after by drivers who want top-of-the-line technology features, sleek profiles and additional safety features.

We invite you to compare the two models below today.

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2019 Audi A3 vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA

  • The 2019 Audi A3 starts around $32,500 and comes standard with a variety of premium features, like leather upholstery
  • The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA starts around $33,100 and may surprise you with its lack of standard options on the base model
  • The 2019 Audi A3 sees up to 26 mpg in the city, compared to just 24 mpg for the Mercedes-Benz CLA, making it the preferred commuter car for local drivers
  • The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA offers just one body style: four-door coupe

  • The 2019 Audi A3 gives you your choice of three stunning body-style options: A3 sedan, A3 Sportback e-tron, and A3 Cabriolet
  • The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA offers slightly more standard and available horsepower than the 2019 Audi A3
  • The Audi A3 line offers a handsome plug-in hybrid hatchback (the A3 Sportback e-tron), while the Mercedes-Benz CLA offers no such hybrid option
  • The 2019 A3 sedan and 2019 CLA offer about the same amount of cargo space in their trunks--but the A3 Sportback e-tron model clearly offers the most storage area
  • The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA is about eight inches longer than the 2019 Audi A3, making it harder to squeeze into tight parking spots
  • Both cars offer technology features like  Android Auto/Apple CarPlay compatibility