Audi A3 1.4 TFSI Sport vs BMW 116i ES vs Mercedes A170 Elegance SE - specifications
- 1IntroductionYou don’t have to spend massive amounts of money to get behind the wheel of a Mercedes, Audi or BMW. Here we try three sub-£18,000 models from the German Premium marques to see which is the best bet for image-conscious drivers...
- 21st BMW 116iEntry-level 1-Series offers the appeal of rear-wheel-drive handling
- 32nd Audi A3New small-capacity turbo engine gives the hatchback a real boost.
- 43rd Mercedes A170Roomy A-Class offers plenty of practicality as its trump card.
- 5Facts and figures - currently reading