2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC® vs 2018 Audi A3

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA is a quality contender for car shoppers in the market for a new luxury car. The CLA is known for its head-turning styling, both inside and out, and its impressive engine performance. Additionally, all trim levels come generously equipped with features and specifications that are consistent with the Mercedes-Benz brand. With all that being said, we're still left to wonder how the 2018 CLA compares to other top competitors in the luxury car segment.

We're digging deep to find out how the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 4MATIC® stands up to one of its biggest rivals: the 2018 Audi A3. Keep reading for a detailed look at the features and specifications offered by both vehicles!

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2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 4MATIC® Coupe VS 2018 Audi A3
208 horsepower; 258 pound-feet of torque Engine Performance 186 horsepower; 221 pound-feet of torque
4MATIC® AWD* Drivetrain FWD
13.1 cubic feet Cargo Volume 12.3 cubic feet
Standard Front Power Memory Seats Not available

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC® New Rochelle NY

The 2018 Audi A3 is a worthy competitor of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 4MATIC®Coupe, but it simply can't stand up to the 2018 CLA 4MATIC® Coupe's high-quality features and specifications. In fact, the coupe comes equipped with a huge variety of advanced features, many of which cost extra on competitors. Standard features for the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC® Coupe include:

  • 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive 

  • ECO-START®/Stop System 

  • 7-speed automatic transmission 


  • Rearview camera 

  • 14-way power front seats with memory settings 

  • Ambient interior lighting 

Interested in seeing all of the features and specifications that set the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC® apart from quality competitors for yourself? If so, feel free to stop in and see us at Mercedes-Benz of New Rochelle or schedule an obligation-free test drive online! Car shoppers with additional questions about the sedan before getting behind the wheel are encouraged to contact our team today!

*Best performance on snow and ice obtained with winter tires. Please always drive carefully, consistent with road conditions

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC® front grille and three-point star
2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC® steering wheel and dashboard design