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2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA vs 2018 Audi A3

When you are searching for a new luxury sedan, you might be overwhelmed by your amount of options. There are so many different models to choose from that it can be difficult to decide which one is the right fit for your needs. Today we're going help by comparing two similar models, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 and the 2018 Audi A3. These vehicles might look similar, but they have many differences to discover.

The first major difference between these two vehicles is their available power. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 has a 2.0-liter engine that offers 208 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. This helps provide a thrilling capable ride no matter where the road leads. The Audi A3, on the other hand, isn't as impressive with 186 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque. If power and performance are important to you, you might want to take a closer look at the CLA 250.

How does the CLA 250 compare to the Audi A3?

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250


2018 Audi A3

Horsepower 186
258 pound-feet
Torque 221 pound-feet
13.1 cubic feet
Maximum Luggage Volume 12.3 cubic feet
Remote Starting System Not Available

Test Drive the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA near Phoenix, AZ

Another difference to consider about these vehicles is their standard features. The Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 comes standard with a remote starting system, which means you will be able to cool down your vehicle before even opening the door. The Audi A3 doesn't come standard with this feature, which means you will entering a hot and stuffy car each day if you choose the Audi A3.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 call or visit us here at Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive here in the Phoenix area. Come see what other drivers already love about this powerful and feature-filled luxury sedan.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA Apple CarPlay
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