Audi A3 vs Mercedes-AMG A45 Comparison

    Audi A3

    Mercedes-AMG A45

    2024 Audi
    A3
    vs
    2024 Mercedes-AMG
    A45
    Select Variants...

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
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    Based on the Audi A3 35 TFSI MHEV
    Based on the Mercedes-AMG A45 S 4MATIC+ EDITION 1
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L - 55L
    245 to 369 km
    51L
    454 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $50,600 - $60,200
    $106,900 - $119,900
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    CarExpert's Take

    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Genuinely efficient mild-hybrid donk
    • Thoughtful tech and equipment list, mostly
    • Attainable entry point
    Misses
    • Adaptive cruise optional
    • Some plastics don't feel 'premium'
    • Road noise on optional 19s not premium either
    Paul Maric
    Founder
    Paul Maric drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Stupidly quick in a straight line and through corners
    • Interior presentation is second to none in this segment
    • Now with a five year warranty
    Misses
    • Big step up in price over the outgoing AMG A45
    • High levels of road noise transmitted into the cabin
    • Idle noise could be more AMG

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Alloy Wheels Special 18 Inch (+$1,950)
    • Heated Front Seats (+$845)
    • Inlays - Aluminium (+$481)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,625)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$900)

    Colours Available

    The 2024 Audi A3 range, depending on the variant, is available with the following exterior paint colours:

    • Arkona white
    • Brilliant black
    • Glacier white metallic
    • Mythos black metallic
    • Navarra blue metallic
    • Phython yellow metallic
    • Floret silver metallic
    • Manhattan grey metallic
    • Daytona grey pearl effect
    • Kyalami green
    • Kemora grey metallic

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO MPFI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1498 - 19841991
    Size (L)
    1.5L, 2.0L2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 4TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    110kW - 140kW310kW
    Power RPM
    4200 - 50006750
    Torque
    250Nm - 320Nm500Nm
    Torque RPM
    15005000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.59 - 10.5

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