Mercedes CLA 2013 vs Audi S5 2016

Mercedes CLA
2013 - 2014
Audi S5
2016 -
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 2.1 Diesel3.0 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 170 HP354 HP
Torque: 350 NM500 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.2 seconds4.7 seconds
Audi S5 is a more dynamic driving.
Mercedes CLA engine produces 184 HP less power than Audi S5, whereas torque is 150 NM less than Audi S5. Due to the lower power, Mercedes CLA reaches 100 km/h speed 3.5 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.27.3
The Mercedes CLA is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Mercedes CLA consumes 3.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Audi S5, which means that by driving the Mercedes CLA over 15,000 km in a year you can save 465 litres of fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres58 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1190 km in combined cycle790 km in combined cycle
1380 km on highway1000 km on highway
Mercedes CLA gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Average engine lifespan: 350'000 km350'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 14 years8 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 13 other car models, including Mercedes C klase, Mercedes E klase, Mercedes ML, Mercedes A klaseUsed also on Audi S4
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Mercedes CLA might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.63 m4.69 m
Width: 1.78 m1.85 m
Height: 1.43 m1.37 m
Mercedes CLA is smaller, but higher.
Mercedes CLA is 6 cm shorter than the Audi S5, 7 cm narrower, while the height of Mercedes CLA is 6 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 470 litres465 litres
Mercedes CLA has 5 litres more trunk space than the Audi S5.
Turning diameter: 11 meters11.5 meters
The turning circle of the Mercedes CLA is 0.5 metres less than that of the Audi S5, which means Mercedes CLA can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`0052`115
Safety: no datano data
Quality: no datano data
Average price (€): 15 80017 800
Pros and Cons: Mercedes CLA has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • lower price
Audi S5 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • has 4x4 drive
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