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Here's how the 2019 Audi A3, 2020 Audi S3, 2019 BMW 230 and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class measure up.
Premium Plus 40 TFSI
$32,500
Starting MSRP
S line Premium Plus 2.0 TFSI quattro
$43,000
Starting MSRP
230i Coupe
$35,300
Starting MSRP
$32,500
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 2-door 4-door
Seats
5 5 4 5
Engine

184.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

288.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

248.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

188.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
29 25 25 28
Size
175.5" length, 55.7" height 175.8" length, 54.8" height 174.7" length, 55.4" height 179.1" length, 56.9" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Tan

Rock Gray

Saddle Brown / Black

Ivory

Vanilla

Rotor Gray w / Anthracite

Black w / Red Highlight

Cognac / Dark Brown

Black

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

Oyster / Black

Black

Ash / Black

Red / Black

Almond / Mocha

Cashmere

Neva Grey / Black

Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 18 X 8 in 17 X 7.5 in 17 X 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 18 X 8 in 17 X 7.5 in 17 X 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A N/A N/A
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel N/A N/A

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
320 320 N/A N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 320 170 115

Engine

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 4300 288 @ 5400 248 @ 5200 188 @ 5800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
221 @ 1600 280 @ 1900 258 @ 1450 221 @ 1600

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
35 MPG 29 MPG 35 MPG 35 MPG
Cruising Range - City
343.20 mi 319.00 mi 328.80 mi 312.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
26 MPG 22 MPG 24 MPG 24 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
29 MPG 25 MPG 28 MPG 28 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
462.00 mi 420.50 mi 479.50 mi 455.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link Torsion Beam

Brakes

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in 13.4 in 12.3 in 12.6 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in 12.2 in 11.4 in 11.6 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal 14.5 gal 13.7 gal 13 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 ft 36.1 ft 35.8 ft N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/45HR17 P225/40YR18 P205/50HR17 P205/55HR17
Rear Tire Size
P225/45HR17 P225/40YR18 P205/50HR17 P205/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A N/A N/A

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3197 lbs 3461 lbs 3373 lbs 3285 lbs

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity
5 5 4 5
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Head Room
36.5 in 36.5 in 40.1 in 40.3 in
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.2 in 41.5 in 41.8 in
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in 54.8 in 54.4 in 55.1 in
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A 57.4 in
Second Head Room
36.1 in 36.1 in 36.5 in 37.2 in
Second Leg Room
35.1 in 35.1 in 33 in 33.9 in
Second Shoulder Room
53 in 53 in 53.4 in 54 in
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A 56.9 in
Wheelbase
103.8 in 103.6 in 105.9 in 107.4 in
Length, Overall
175.7 in 175.8 in 174.7 in 179.1 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in 70.7 in 69.8 in 70.7 in
Height, Overall
55.7 in 54.8 in 55.8 in 56.9 in
Track Width, Front
61.2 in 61.1 in 59.9 in 61.7 in
Track Width, Rear
60.1 in 60.1 in 61.3 in 60.9 in
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A 26.5 in
Trunk Volume
10 ft³ 10 ft³ 13.8 ft³ 8.6 ft³

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