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Compare Honda Civic 11 Hatchback [1.5 VTEC] vs Mercedes A-Class W169 [A 150] vs Mercedes CLC CL203 [CLC 160]

Reviews

Neo score
61%
1%
31%
Pros
  • Improved exterior styling
  • Sweet manual transmission
  • Characterful VTEC engine lived on
  • Three-pointed star
  • RWD remained
  • Slight interior improvements
Cons
  • No powerful engine options
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • CVT
  • Poor engine options
  • No independent rear suspensions
  • CVT
  • Exceptionally ugly
  • Great insult to the Mercedes name
  • Arguably less appealing than its predecessor
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Cheaply put together

Price

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Variants

1.5 VTEC
1.5 VTEC CVT
2.0 VTEC
2.0 VTEC CVT
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
CLC 160
CLC 160 AT
CLC 180 Kompressor
CLC 180 Kompressor AT
CLC 200 CDI
CLC 200 CDI AT
CLC 200 Kompressor
CLC 200 Kompressor AT
CLC 220 CDI
CLC 220 CDI AT
CLC 230
CLC 230 AT
CLC 250
CLC 250 AT
CLC 350
CLC 350 AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
435 L / 15.4 cu-ft ~ 1995 L / 70.5 cu-ft
310 L / 10.9 cu-ft ~ 1100 L / 38.8 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.0 L / 5.3 qt
5.5 L / 5.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
54.0 L / 14.3 gal
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
4
Payload
465 kg / 1025 lbs
545 kg / 1202 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Disc
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Semi-independent
Multi-link
Tire Size
235/40 R18 91W
185/65 R15
Front wheel tires: 195/60 R16, 205/55 R16, 225/45 R17, 225/40 R18 Rear wheel tires: 195/60 R16, 205/55 R16, 225/45 R17, 245/35 R18
Turning Circle
10.8 m / 35.3 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Hatchback
5-door Hatchback
3-door Coupe

Dimensions

Size | Height
1415 mm / 55.7 in
1593 mm / 62.7 in
1405 mm / 55.3 in
Size | Length
4549 mm / 179.1 in
3838 mm / 151.1 in
4448 mm / 175.1 in
Size | Width
1801 mm / 70.9 in
1764 mm / 69.4 in
1728 mm / 68.0 in | 2078 mm / 81.8 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1537.0 mm / 60.5 in
1556.0 mm / 61.3 in
1505.0 mm / 59.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1565.0 mm / 61.6 in
1551.0 mm / 61.1 in
1476.0 mm / 58.1 in
Weight
1225.0 kg / 2700.7 lbs
1395.0 kg / 3075.4 lbs
Wheel Size
6J x 15
Front wheel rims: 6J x 16, 7J x 16, 7.5J x 17, 7.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 6J x 16, 7J x 16, 7.5J x 17, 8.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2736 mm / 107.7 in
2568 mm / 101.1 in
2715 mm / 106.9 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
12.6 sec
11.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
12.0 sec
10.6 sec
CO2 Emission
165 ~ 173 g/km
Fuel Economy
6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (combined) | 7.9 L/100km / 29.8 MPG (urban) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (highway)
6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (combined) | 9.7 L/100km / 24.2 MPG (urban) | 5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
175.0 km/h / 108.7 mph
210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Engine
L15B7
M 266.920
M 271.911
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
82.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
11.0:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
1.5 L / 91.4 cu-in / 1498.0 cc
1.5 L / 91.4 cu-in / 1498.0 cc
1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1597.0 cc
Engine | Power
180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 6000 rpm
95.0 hp / 70.8 kW @ 5200 rpm
129.0 hp / 96.2 kW @ 5000 rpm
Engine | Redline
6600 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
120.2 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
63.4 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
80.8 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
69.2 mm / 2.7 in
75.6 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Torque
240 Nm / 177.0 lb-ft @ 1700-4500 rpm
140 Nm / 103.3 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
220 Nm / 162.3 lb-ft @ 2500-3800 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 engine with 2 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
5-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2021
2004 ~ 2012
2010 ~ 2011
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