AMG CLA 35 vs Audi S3 - 0-60mph, driving, interior and exterior review.

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    Which is better: the Mercedes-AMG CLA 35, or the Audi S3 saloon? On paper, these two cars - one a sporty coupe and the other a nimble saloon - seem pretty evenly matched! Both get 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, turbocharged engines, but the CLA has 306hp, as opposed to the S3’s 300! On the other hand, the Audi goes from 0-60mph in 4.7 secs - 0.2 secs faster than the Merc! Which is the best? Which is the comfiest? Which is the most fun? You’ll have to join Mat to find out!
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Comments • 80

  • carwow
    carwow  2 months ago +507

    Did you all enjoy the video? Let us know below! And don't forget to share what other challenge videos you'd like to see Mat film!

  • Lukas
    Lukas 10 hours ago

    Mercedes front beautiful but back is ugly. Audi front isn't ugly but isn't nice, too round should be more sharp but the back is beautiful compared to merc.

  • Lukas
    Lukas 10 hours ago

    Audi should start front more sharp going forwards than too round, doesn't look good.

  • Ross Thomas
    Ross Thomas 19 hours ago

    4 pipes. Enough said

  • Alex Bartlett
    Alex Bartlett 2 days ago

    So he had the top of the range Mercedes but not the RS3 for audi? Ok

  • Hon Guen Loh
    Hon Guen Loh 5 days ago

    Jack is quite dishy too...:)

  • Tracy Parker
    Tracy Parker 18 days ago

    Why do you Brits call a sedan a saloon?

  • Κυριακουλα Χατζηαγγελη

    Of course the merc should have won and it did. I agrre!!!

  • Robert Hayes
    Robert Hayes 24 days ago

    Mercedes Benz is better

  • Dark Monkey
    Dark Monkey 25 days ago

    4

  • Fay Ahmad
    Fay Ahmad 28 days ago

    The premium pack gets the ambient lighting mat do you research

  • Don Lee
    Don Lee 28 days ago

    both of them sound like 4cl econ cars

  • Farhat Iqbal
    Farhat Iqbal 29 days ago

    Mat I would take the 2 exhausts on the rs3 because you can at least hear it unlike the s3 you couldn’t hear it that far when you where racing the german hot hatchbacks and salloon

  • J Lo
    J Lo Month ago

    The 4 pipes look MUCH better. ....also I HATE fake pipes even Porche has started doing that rubbish, don't they think that we can actually see the clean metal in the fake pipes when following the car. It would have looked a bit better if they sprayed black paint in the FAKE holes.

  • Ukraine Kyiv
    Ukraine Kyiv Month ago +1

    Sound? I prefer the sound of my Tesla.

  • 林深一
    林深一 Month ago

    Forget all this ,Tesla is your best choise.

  • brad
    brad Month ago

    ill be waiting for a knock at the door

  • jonas bøgebjerg
    jonas bøgebjerg Month ago

    I honestly love this channel and have been watching it since it began. But am I the only one really sensing a bigger commercial part of these videos? Video didn't really start until 2 minutes..

  • Andy Johnson
    Andy Johnson Month ago

    Spot on Matt the S models with 4 pipes look loads better than the RS models with the large oval and 4 inside.

  • Linduvuyo Dayimani
    Linduvuyo Dayimani Month ago

    “Same shit, different cars”😂

  • owneddiagonal
    owneddiagonal Month ago

    Both sound terrible shitty

  • Gjeebs
    Gjeebs Month ago

    I was enjoying this video and then Matt stuck sticks in the exhaust pipes and started dancing around. The I loved the video

  • Where’s my penis?

    4:30
    Misuse of the stick of truth powers like this should not be allowed😂

  • Teerapote Chatmonmat

    Jack is cutee!!

  • Brian Conroy
    Brian Conroy Month ago

    I have 2017 S3 black edition manual saloon ,love it

  • Marcus Geagea
    Marcus Geagea Month ago

    Mat can you make a video Audi sq7 vs mecadeis gle63

  • Marcus Geagea
    Marcus Geagea Month ago

    The Audi is way better

  • COLIN DE NICOLO'
    COLIN DE NICOLO' Month ago

    I wonder what shall happen now that GB has exist the EU.
    In terms of car market.

  • N A
    N A Month ago

    A CLASS kills it, surely if you have the money for a new S3 you would be foolish not to get the RS3

  • Bill Sully
    Bill Sully Month ago

    i came here for the 0 to 100 km/h ???

  • Z Florentin Z
    Z Florentin Z Month ago

    I wonder what the future will bring next , regarding 0-60 ? :)

  • PeePeeGamer98
    PeePeeGamer98 Month ago +1

    The merc was so much better'

  • michael
    michael Month ago

    why doesnt he use water lol

  • Suvra Bhattacharjee

    What's the price difference between S 3 & RS 3 ?

  • progre55
    progre55 Month ago

    Spoiler: the S3 (4.3s) is faster than the BMW M235i GC (4.4s)

  • Alex Peacock
    Alex Peacock Month ago

    I prefer the 4 exhaust , the 2 looks over styled and obvious with it , the 4 looks necessary and tasteful .

  • Hugo Sequeira
    Hugo Sequeira Month ago +2

    Im sorry, but the Merc's screen looks absolutely ridiculous...

    • Don S
      Don S Month ago

      Yea, no doubt. I hate it. Information overload...

  • SirFlukealot Esquire

    BMW iDrive has left the chat

  • Minecraft Ninjas puppets 765

    Give Audi a fucking brake!

  • Harsh Last
    Harsh Last Month ago

    Obvs I prefer the 2 double exhausts

  • J D
    J D Month ago

    No answer? Bullshit!

  • Fay Ahmad
    Fay Ahmad Month ago

    Why don’t you get the driving knob selector on the cla 35 steering wheel????

  • Harry Huang
    Harry Huang Month ago

    The Mercedes certainly looks better and less bland than the but the Audi has better quality and reliability for sure,

  • Anis Elferchichi
    Anis Elferchichi Month ago

    What ? 1k didn't like this video ? How anyone can not like this ? Come on.. just unsubscribe. You don't get the vibe here.. Mat's reviews are just awesome and funny !

  • Lucas Martins
    Lucas Martins Month ago

    Damn the Audi is fast !!

  • Mandy Cowey
    Mandy Cowey Month ago

    ThatvAudi is a much better looking car imo

  • Abhisek Mishra
    Abhisek Mishra Month ago

    how much did mercedes pay you to say that?

  • Szilard Zerkula
    Szilard Zerkula Month ago

    Mersedes

  • Hash Ftd
    Hash Ftd Month ago

    Today I finally subscribed. From car-buyer days 😆

  • Jasper van der Veen

    the S3 0-60 in Just 4,3 seconds??? that's insane!! only 0.2 slower then the rs3!

  • dat way
    dat way Month ago

    mercs are for girls and footballers i'll stick to the pfl 8v s3

  • Good Person
    Good Person Month ago

    "What can I do for you?" "Cancel."

  • Prada Abi
    Prada Abi Month ago

    let’s not forget how old this s3 is

  • StormbornKing
    StormbornKing Month ago

    Mercedes is so much better, it won everything lmao.

    • Fay Ahmad
      Fay Ahmad 28 days ago

      Chris R fanboy because I think it’s better? Look at the comments, mat, and the vote lol merc easily one this audi looks like shit

    • Chris
      Chris 28 days ago

      @Fay Ahmad lmao OK fanboy

    • Fay Ahmad
      Fay Ahmad 28 days ago +1

      Chris R merc easily won

    • Chris
      Chris Month ago

      Did you watch the video? Blind.

  • Derai O'Brien
    Derai O'Brien Month ago

    7:52-7:55😂

  • Toby Price
    Toby Price Month ago

    Next verses: AMG A35 vs S3 vs M135i

  • Shamic Entertainment

    Wow, lots of new cars are going for the angry slanted front headlight look. I like that trend

  • Pi SamYNWA
    Pi SamYNWA Month ago

    The Merc is the leader.

  • Basilis Topalidis
    Basilis Topalidis Month ago +1

    If you want a Audi take one Mercedes (The best or nothing )

  • Kkkk
    Kkkk Month ago

    CLA 35 has just come out that Audi has been out for 3 and a half years and is only a facelift not even a full new version since 2013

  • Ares310788
    Ares310788 Month ago

    the interior of the Merc is absolutely stupid and not nice... hideous

  • Zeal Chao
    Zeal Chao Month ago

    S3 of course

  • The Tarantula Guru
    The Tarantula Guru Month ago +1

    I’m gonna unsubscribe and continue to watch all your vids 😂🤣

  • RacingLine
    RacingLine Month ago

    Can u add the Carwow app to Ireland , It would be a great app for me . Thank u

  • gavin parsons
    gavin parsons Month ago

    Only car i'd need is the new s8. When is it being reviewed?

  • Oliver Harris
    Oliver Harris Month ago

    RS pipes all day long !!

  • Pigeon
    Pigeon Month ago +1

    New generation Mercedes looks sh*t

  • Hayden Dibben
    Hayden Dibben Month ago

    He said that something is better than a bmw 😱🤬😨 finnaly

  • Zed Bot
    Zed Bot Month ago

    Idk why ppl think the amg sounds bad. With the newer regulations in the EU its still one of the best sounding cars.

  • ッΛCE
    ッΛCE Month ago +2

    Quad pipes ftw

  • P Mosel
    P Mosel Month ago

    The forbidden name inside a Mercedes Benz, "Mercedes Benz". Who knew?

  • cyprian chewe
    cyprian chewe Month ago

    "Use your toilet & not flash "....really 😂😂

  • 360Alabama Outdoors

    Quad exhaust tips will always be better.

  • AND SUNS
    AND SUNS 2 months ago

    Audi did 0-60mph 4.3 seconds!! That is a same time 2020 Supra.

  • Peter Lekalakala
    Peter Lekalakala 2 months ago

    And not flush lol

  • Jakub Balog
    Jakub Balog 2 months ago

    S3 looks so outdated

  • Ivaylo Kabakov
    Ivaylo Kabakov 2 months ago

    1:12 made me check whether I'm actually subscribed. Phew! Of course I am!

  • Gaming Ti
    Gaming Ti 2 months ago

    Audi Looks Like crap against the CLA. the Audi Looks Like the good old a3 since 2004

  • Hali
    Hali 2 months ago

    that Merc is hideous

  • Ibrahim gaming
    Ibrahim gaming 2 months ago

    @ 3:40 he said a3 saloon