Mercedes-Benz CLA vs Tesla Model 3 Comparison

    Mercedes-Benz CLA

    Tesla Model 3

    2024 Mercedes-Benz
    CLA
    vs
    2024 Tesla
    Model 3
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the medium category, between scores of NaN and NaN.
    0.0
    NA
    8.8
    0.0
    Based on the Mercedes-Benz CLA
    Based on the Tesla Model 3 REAR-WHEEL DRIVE
    Best suitable for...
    LuxuryLuxury
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Fuel Efficiency
    43L - 51L
    245 to 342 km
    NA
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year years/
    warranty
    4 year years/
    warranty
    MSRP
    $76,900 - $85,900
    $61,900 - $91,600
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    CarExpert's Take

    NA
    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Overhauled ride is a game changer
    • Luxury-class seats with ultra-quiet cabin
    • Fun to drive with host of chassis upgrades
    Misses
    • No Apple CarPlay could be a dealbreaker
    • Real-world range to be challenged
    • There are cheaper rivals emerging

    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

    NA
    • Enhanced Autopilot (+$5,100)
    • Full Self Driving Capability (+$10,100)
    • Interior Colour - Black & White (+$1,500)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,500)
    • Solid Paint (+$1,500)

    Colours Available

    The 2024 Mercedes-Benz CLA range, depending on the variant, is available in the following exterior paint colours:

    • Cosmos Black metallic
    • Hyperblue Metallic (NEW)
    • Spectral Blue Metallic (NEW)
    • Iridium Silver Metallic
    • Digital White Metallic
    • Mountain Grey Metallic
    • Manufaktur Patagonia Red Metallic

    Pearl White Multi-Coat is standard, with the following finishes are optional:

    • Solid Black ($1500)
    • Deep Blue Metallic ($1500)
    • Stealth Grey ($2300)
    • Ultra Red ($2600)

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJELECTRIC
    Size (cc)
    1332 - 1991-
    Size (L)
    1.3L, 2.0L0.0
    Induction
    TURBO 4NOT APPLICABLE
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMNOT APPLICABLE
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16-
    Power
    120kW - 165kW208kW - 366kW
    Power RPM
    5500-
    Torque
    250Nm - 350Nm350Nm - 590Nm
    Torque RPM
    1620 - 1800-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10.5 - 10.6-

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