Audi RS3 vs Mercedes-Benz A-Class Comparison

    Audi RS3

    Mercedes-Benz A-Class

    2024 Audi
    RS3
    vs
    2024 Mercedes-Benz
    A-Class

    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
    7.9
    0.0
    Based on the Audi RS3 2.5 TFSI QUATTRO CARBON EDITN
    Based on the Mercedes-Benz A-Class
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Fuel Efficiency
    55L
    451 to 457 km
    NA
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty

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    MSRP
    $96,800 - $99,300
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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
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • MBUX displays are ace
    • Wafty ride comfort with adaptive dampers
    • Loaded to the nines with tech
    Misses
    • Bloody expensive
    • Road noise on run-flat tyres
    • Tight back seat

    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)
    NA

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJ-
    Size (cc)
    2480-
    Size (L)
    2.5L-
    Induction
    TURBO 5-
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAM-
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    20-
    Power
    294kW-
    Power RPM
    5600-
    Torque
    500Nm-
    Torque RPM
    2250-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10-

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