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Compare Audi A3 Sportback 8V facelift [1.0 TFSI] vs Mercedes B-Class W247 [B 160] vs Mercedes A-Class W169 [A 150]

Reviews

Neo score
42%
27%
1%
Pros
  • Low official fuel consumption
  • Manual transmission widely available
  • Excellent 0.24 drag coefficient
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Better-looking than before
  • Three-pointed star
Cons
  • No powerful engine options
  • Only available with tiny or small engines
  • Semi-independent rear suspensions in FWD models
  • No powerful engine options
  • Basic suspension setup for FWD vehicles
  • Utilitarian
  • Poor engine options
  • No independent rear suspensions
  • CVT
  • Exceptionally ugly
  • Great insult to the Mercedes name

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

1.0 TFSI
1.0 TFSI DCT
1.4 TFSI
1.4 TFSI DCT
1.5 TFSI
1.5 TFSI DCT
1.6 TDI 110
1.6 TDI 110 DCT
1.6 TDI 116
1.6 TDI 116 DCT
2.0 TDI 150
2.0 TDI 150 DCT
2.0 TDI 150 quattro
2.0 TDI 184 quattro DCT
2.0 TFSI
2.0 TFSI DCT
2.0 TFSI quattro DCT
30 TDI
30 TDI DCT
30 TFSI
30 TFSI DCT
35 TDI DCT
35 TFSI
35 TFSI DCT
e-tron 1.4 TFSI DCT
g-tron 1.4 TFSI
g-tron 1.4 TFSI DCT
B 160
B 180
B 180 DCT
B 180d
B 180d DCT
B 200
B 200 4MATIC DCT
B 200 DCT
B 200d DCT
B 220 4MATIC DCT
B 220 DCT
B 220d 4MATIC DCT
B 220d DCT
B 250 4MATIC DCT
B 250 DCT
B 250e DCT
A 150
A 150 CVT
A 160 CDI
A 160 CDI CVT
A 170
A 170 CVT
A 180 CDI
A 180 CDI CVT
A 200
A 200 CDI
A 200 CDI CVT
A 200 CVT
A 200 Turbo
A 200 Turbo CVT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
380 L / 13.4 cu-ft ~ 1220 L / 43.1 cu-ft
455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 1540 L / 54.4 cu-ft
435 L / 15.4 cu-ft ~ 1995 L / 70.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
6.8 L / 7.2 qt
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.0 L / 4.2 qt
5.1 L / 5.4 qt
5.0 L / 5.3 qt
Fuel Capacity
50.0 L / 13.2 gal
43.0 L / 11.4 gal
54.0 L / 14.3 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
560 kg / 1235 lbs
625 kg / 1378 lbs
465 kg / 1025 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Disc
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.4 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
9.4 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
17.2 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Semi-independent, coil spring
Torsion
Semi-independent
Tire Size
205/55 R16, 225/45 R17, 225/40 R18
205/60 R16, 205/55 R17
185/65 R15
Turning Circle
10.9 m / 35.8 ft
11.0 m / 36.1 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
8.8 kWh (gross) | 7.0 kWh (net)
15.6 kWh (gross)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Body Style
5-door Hatchback
5-door Hatchback
5-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
104 mm / 4.1 in
Size | Height
1426 mm / 56.1 in
1562 mm / 61.5 in
1593 mm / 62.7 in
Size | Length
4313 mm / 169.8 in
4419 mm / 174.0 in
3838 mm / 151.1 in
Size | Width
1785 mm / 70.3 in | 1966 mm / 77.4 in (mirror unfolded)
1796 mm / 70.7 in
1764 mm / 69.4 in
Track Width | Front
1543.0 mm / 60.7 in
1567.0 mm / 61.7 in
1556.0 mm / 61.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1514.0 mm / 59.6 in
1547.0 mm / 60.9 in
1551.0 mm / 61.1 in
Weight
1180.0 kg / 2601.5 lbs
1310.0 kg / 2888.1 lbs
1225.0 kg / 2700.7 lbs
Wheel Size
6.5J x 16, 17 in, 18 in
6.5J x 16, 6.5J x 17
6J x 15
Wheelbase
2637 mm / 103.8 in
2729 mm / 107.4 in
2568 mm / 101.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
9.9 sec
11.3 sec
12.6 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
9.4 sec
10.7 sec
12.0 sec
CO2 Emission
104 ~ 110 g/km
131 ~ 136 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.32
0.25
Electric Range
70.0 km / 43.5 mi
Fuel Economy
4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (urban) | 3.9 L/100km / 60.3 MPG (highway)
5.7 L/100km / 41.3 MPG (combined) | 7.5 L/100km / 31.4 MPG (urban) | 4.7 L/100km / 50.0 MPG (highway)
6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (combined) | 7.9 L/100km / 29.8 MPG (urban) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
206.0 km/h / 128.0 mph
198.0 km/h / 123.0 mph
175.0 km/h / 108.7 mph
Towing Capacity
620 kg / 1367 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
690 kg / 1521 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Euro 6d - TEMP - EVAP - ISC
Engine
CHZD
M 282.814, M 282.914
M 266.920
Engine | Bore
74.5 mm / 2.9 in
82.0 mm / 3.2 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.6:1
11.0:1
Engine | Displacement
1.0 L / 61.0 cu-in / 999.0 cc
1.3 L / 81.3 cu-in / 1332.0 cc
1.5 L / 91.4 cu-in / 1498.0 cc
Engine | Power
115.0 hp / 85.8 kW @ 5000-5500 rpm
109.0 hp / 81.3 kW
95.0 hp / 70.8 kW @ 5200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
115.1 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
81.8 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
63.4 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
76.4 mm / 3.0 in
92.3 mm / 3.6 in
69.2 mm / 2.7 in
Engine | Torque
200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 2000-3500 rpm
180 Nm / 132.8 lb-ft @ 1375-3500 rpm
140 Nm / 103.3 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-3 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 engine with 2 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6 / 7 / 8-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual / automatic / DCT
Manual

Production

Availability
2016 ~ 2018
2019
2004 ~ 2012
Debut
2018 Paris Auto Show
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