Mercedes-Benz A-Class vs Volkswagen Golf Comparison

    Mercedes-Benz A-Class

    Volkswagen Golf

    2024 Mercedes-Benz
    A-Class
    vs
    2024 Volkswagen
    Golf

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
    0.0
    7.9
    8.2
    0.0
    Based on the Mercedes-Benz A-Class
    Based on the Volkswagen Golf GTi
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Fuel Efficiency
    NA
    50L - 55L
    290 to 429 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty

    -
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    -
    $32,790 - $77,490
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    CarExpert's Take

    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
    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Remains the consummate all-rounder
    • Impressive front differential and DSG
    • Price cut is very welcome
    Misses
    • Interior remains a Golf 8 weak point
    • Evolution, not revolution under the bonnet
    • Stock isn't as abundant as it once was

    Colours Available

    On the core range, metallic paint is a $600 option while premium metallic paint is a $900 option.

    The following shades are available on the core range:

    • Candy White
    • Deep Black
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Reflex Silver (excludes R-Line)
    • Moonstone Grey (R-Line only)
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Pomello Yellow

    All shades are a no-cost option in the GTI, but for Kings Red which costs $300. The following shades are available:

    • Pure White
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Deep Black
    • Moonstone Grey
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Kings Red

    The Golf R is available in three exterior paint colours:

    • Pure White
    • Lapiz Blue metallic
    • Deep Black pearl

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