Audi RS3 vs Mercedes-AMG A45 Comparison

    Audi RS3

    Mercedes-AMG A45

    2024 Audi
    RS3
    vs
    2024 Mercedes-AMG
    A45
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
    0.0
    8.2
    8.5
    0.0
    Based on the Audi RS3 2.5 TFSI QUATTRO CARBON EDITN
    Based on the Mercedes-AMG A45 S 4MATIC+ EDITION 1
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    55L
    451 to 457 km
    51L
    454 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $96,800 - $99,300
    $106,900 - $119,900
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    CarExpert's Take

    Curt Dupriez
    Journalist
    Curt Dupriez drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Most well-rounded RS3 yet
    • Dynamite performance maintained
    • Added equipment as standard
    Misses
    • It is getting on a bit in age
    • Price rise
    • Infotainment under-baked for this money
    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 19 Inch (+$500)
    • Black Appearance Package Plus (+$700)
    • Carbon Fibre Pack (+$6,300)
    • Carbon Package Limited (+$5,000)
    • Inlays - Carbon (+$1,900)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$900)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO MPFI, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    24801991
    Size (L)
    2.5L2.0L
    Induction
    TURBO 5TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    2016
    Power
    294kW310kW
    Power RPM
    56006750
    Torque
    500Nm500Nm
    Torque RPM
    22505000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    109 - 10.5

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