A3 vs C-Class

Compare for Audi A3 vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Below is the detailed car comparison, based on price, specifications & other features, of Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Audi A3 is priced between ₹ 33.10 - ₹ 36.69 Lakh while Mercedes-Benz C-Class is priced between ₹ 40.20 - ₹ 75.00 Lakh. Talking about the technical specifications, Audi A3 35 TFSI Premium Plus houses 1395 cc engine whereas Mercedes-Benz C-Class Prime C 220d engine displacement is 1950 cc.

Overview Audi A3 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Ex-Showroom Price*
(New Delhi)
₹ 33.10 Lakh ₹ 40.20 Lakh
Available Color(s)
A3 Colors
C-Class Colors
Fuel Type
All Petrol Cars
All Diesel Cars
Vehicle Type
All Sedans Cars
All Sedans Cars

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Audi A3

 Superb quality

 Stylish and superb build

 Has a wide line-up of engines

 Superb grip and direct steering

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

 Great ambiance and comfortable front seats

 Looks upmarket

 Good efficiency from diesel engine

Well cushioned ride

 Good performance

 Stable high speed ride. Confident road manners

Audi A3

 Lacks rear seat space

 Looks small

 Not as fun as BMW 1 Series

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

 Rear seat needs to offer more under thigh support

Design could have been more sporty

 Sharp bumps seep through

 Nothing really

Steering could have offered more feedback.

Technical Specifications
Seating Capacity 5 5
Top Speed 224 kmph 240 Kmph
Fuel Type Petrol Diesel
Engine Displacement 1395 1950
Power 150 194
Torque 250Nm 400nm
Acceleration 8.2 Seconds 6.9 Seconds
Engine Description 1.4-litre 150bhp 16V TFSI Petrol Engine 2.0-litre 194bhp 16V In-Line Engine
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Turbo Charger Yes Yes
Super Charger No No
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Supply System Direct Injection CRDi
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
Engine Type TFSI Petrol Engine In-Line Engine
Drive Type FWD RWD
Gear Box 7 Speed 9 Speed
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Dimensions & Capacity
No Of Doors 4 4
Length 4458mm 4686mm
Width 1796mm 1810mm
Height 1416mm 1442mm
Ground Clearance (Unladen) 165mm 157mm
Wheel Base 2637mm 2840mm
Front Tread 1555mm 1588mm
Rear Tread 1526mm 1588 mm
Kerb Weight 1415kg 1655kg
Gross Weight 1800kg 2165 Kg
Front Headroom 1006mm 1039mm
Rear Headroom 924mm 942mm
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 50 66
Cargo Volume 425-litres 480-litres
Suspension & Brakes
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut Agility Control Suspension
Rear Suspension Multi Link Agility Control Suspension
Front Brake Type Ventilated Disc Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc Disc
Wheel & Tyre
Tyre Size 205/55 R16 225/50 R17
Tyre Type Tubeless,Radial Tubeless, Radial
Alloy Wheel Size 16 Inch 17 Inch
Turning Radius 5.35 metres 5.61 metres
Steering Gear Type Rack & Pinion Direct Steer System
Adjustable Steering Column Yes Yes
Steering Column Tilt & Telescopic Height & Reach Adjustable
Steering Type Power Power
Safety & Security
Anti-Lock Braking System
Parking Sensors Front & Rear Rear
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Brake Assist
Door Ajar Warning
Crash Sensor
Child Safety Locks
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Rear Camera
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Engine Check Warning
Vehicle Stability Control System
Central Locking
Smart Access Card Entry
Power Door Locks
Engine Immobilizer
Anti Theft Device
Comfort & Convenience
Air Conditioner
Power Steering
Rear A/C Vents
Engine Start/Stop Button
Remote Trunk Opener
Foldable Rear Seat 60:40 Split 60:40 Split
Adjustable Seats
Low Fuel Warning Light
Automatic Climate Control 3 3
Air Quality Control
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Center Arm Rest
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Bottle Holder Front & Rear Door Front & Rear Door
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Multi-function Steering Wheel
Automatic Headlamps
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Keyless Entry
Power Windows Front
Power Windows Rear
Accessory Power Outlet
Navigation System
CD Player
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
Bluetooth Connectivity
USB & Auxiliary Input
Voice Control
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Adjustable Headlights
Alloy Wheels
Chrome Garnish
Chrome Grille
Integrated Antenna
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Spoiler
Rear Window Defogger
Sun Roof Standard Standard
Tinted Glass
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Emission Norm Compliance Euro VI Euro V
Advance Safety Feature Anti Theft Wheel Bolts, Space Saving Spare Wheel, Airbag Deactivation, Adaptive Brake Light, Hazard Warning Lights Automatically Activated, Head Level Airbag System For Front and Rear, Anti Slip Regulation, Electronic Stabilisation Control (ESC)/nFirst Ai  Adaptive braking, Attention assist and Active parking assist ,Pedestrian Protection with Active Bonnet
Automatic Driving Lights
Digital Clock
Digital Odometer
Driving Experience Control Eco
Electric Adjustable Seats Front Front
Electronic Multi Tripmeter
Leather Steering Wheel
Outside Temperature Display
Tacho Meter

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