Compare 2022 Audi A3 vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz A Class

2022 Audi A3
2022 Mercedes-Benz A Class
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Premium 40 TFSI
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A3 Premium 40 TFSI 29 38 $32,712 $34,800
A3 Premium 40 TFSI quattro 28 36 $34,592 $36,800
A3 Premium Plus 40 TFSI 29 38 $32,712 $34,800
A3 Premium Plus 40 TFSI quattro 28 36 $34,592 $36,800
A3 Prestige 40 TFSI 29 38 $32,712 $34,800
A3 Prestige 40 TFSI quattro 28 36 $34,592 $36,800
S3 Premium 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 32 $43,052 $45,800
S3 Premium Plus 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 32 $43,052 $45,800
S3 Prestige 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 32 $43,052 $45,800
A 220 4MATIC Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,712
$33,973
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,800
$35,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$580 / month
$599 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Audi A3 sports the looks and technology that draw buyers into the brand in a fun-to-drive package. The 2022 Mercedes-Benz A220 gives shoppers a taste of luxury in a small sedan package.
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Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 54
Front Leg Room (in)
- 41.8
Front Hip Room (in)
- 57.4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 33.9
Front Head Room (in)
- 40.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
177 179.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
60 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
103.8 107.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 61.7
Liftover Height (in)
- 26.5
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 36.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R66
Front Tire Size
P225/45HR17 P205/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R66
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45HR17 P205/55HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3329 3395
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 17 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 17 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
320 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 115
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
221 @ 1600 221 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/91 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 4800 188 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
29 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 35
Transmission
Trans Order Code
UG NA
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.12 -
Trans Type
7 7
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 10.04
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 4.34
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.51
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 15.95
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 6.36
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.21
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 13.95
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A3 Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 6.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 8.6
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2022 Audi A3
  • Redesigned 2022 Audi A3 is hard to find
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  • Rebates: No cash incentives
  • Finance: From 3.49% APR for 60 months
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2022 Mercedes-Benz A Class
  • A-Class being discontinued
  • Lease: From $429/month
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  • Finance: No finance incentives
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