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Audi RS3
2020 Audi RS3
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2021 BMW M3 Sedan
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Mercedes-AMG CLA 45
2021 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Turbo Inline-5 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
11.6 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Turbo Inline-5 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
394 hp @ 6000 rpm
473 hp @ 5500 rpm
382 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
354 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
406 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
354 lb-ft @ 4750 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,593 lbs
N/A
3,660 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
N/A
23 MPG
City
19 MPG
N/A
20 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
N/A
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
N/A
7.7 (2020) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
N/A
13.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
275.5 miles
N/A
270 miles
Cruising Range Highway
406 miles
N/A
391.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
176.3 in
N/A
184.8 in
Height
55 in
N/A
55.4 in
Max Width
70.7 in
N/A
72.2 in
Front Width
61.4 in
N/A
63.6 in
Rear Width
60.2 in
N/A
62.9 in
Wheelbase
103.6 in
N/A
107.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
N/A
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
N/A
41.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
36.5 in
N/A
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
N/A
55.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
N/A
33.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.1 in
N/A
35.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
N/A
54 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10 ft³
N/A
11.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
N/A
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
N/A
19" x 9"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8"
N/A
19" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
N/A
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/35YR19
N/A
P255/35YR19
Rear Tire
P235/35YR19
N/A
P255/35YR19

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ara Blue Crystal Effect
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Nardo Gray
  • Tango Red Metallic
N/A
  • Jupiter Red
  • Night Black
  • Polar White
  • Sun Yellow

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Patagonia Red Metallic
  • designo Mountain Grey Magno (Matte Finish)

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Crescendo Red, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black w/Rock Gray, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
N/A
  • Black, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • Neva Grey/Black, MB-TEX Upholstery w/DINAMICA Inserts

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Red, Leather Upholstery
  • Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Black, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles