2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC® vs 2018 Audi A3

If you're in the market for a luxury vehicle that comes equipped with plenty of standard amenities and has plenty of power under the hood, you're going to want to keep an eye on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC®. The vehicle is known for its generous list of standard features and driver-oriented handling, but what else sets it apart from other quality competitors?

We're putting the 2018 CLA 4MATIC® to the test, comparing the impressive car with one of its biggest competitors: the 2018 Audi A3. Keep reading to learn more about the features and specifications offered by both luxury vehicles!

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2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 4MATIC® Coupe VS 2018 Audi A3
4MATIC® AWD* Drivetrain FWD
Five Passenger Capacity Five
208 hp; 258 lb.-ft. Horsepower and Torque Rating 186 hp; 221 lb.-ft. 
13.1 cubic feet Cargo Volume 12.3 cubic feet

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC® New Rochelle NY

The 2018 Audi A3 puts up a worthy fight against the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 4MATIC® Coupe, but the 2018 CLA 4MATIC® simply overpowers the 2018 A3 with its generous list of standard features. In fact, the coupe comes equipped with plenty of high-quality standard amenities, such as:

  • 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine 

  • ECO-START®/Stop System® 

  • 4MATIC® AWD System 

  • 7-speed automatic transmission 

  • Rearview camera 

  • Advanced Tire Pressure Monitoring System 


  • 14-way power front seats with memory settings 

  • Remote Start 

  • 8-inch color infotainment display 

Car shoppers with additional questions about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC® Coupe are encouraged to contact a member of our team here at Mercedes-Benz of New Rochelle or stop right in and speak with us in person at 77 E Main Street in New Rochelle. Drivers ready to get behind the wheel of the 2018 CLA, or any other model in our inventory, are invited to schedule an obligation-free test drive online or by phone at 914-315-7624.

*Best performance on snow and ice obtained with winter tires. Please always drive carefully, consistent with road conditions

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC® front grille and three-point star
2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4MATIC® steering wheel and dashboard design