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2020 Audi RS3
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2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 35
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Overview

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

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Turbo Inline-5 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
394 hp @ 6000 rpm
302 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
354 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/35YR19
P235/40HR18
Rear Tire
P235/35YR19
P235/40HR18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
176.3 in
184.8 in
Height
55 in
55.3 in
Max Width
70.7 in
72.2 in
Front Width
61.4 in
63.4 in
Rear Width
60.2 in
63.3 in
Wheelbase
103.6 in
107.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
36.5 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
36.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,593 lbs
3,505 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10 ft³
N/A

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
  • Jupiter Red
  • Night Black
  • Polar White
  • Sun Yellow

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White Metallic
  • 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
  • Black w/Red Stitching, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • Neva Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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