2015 Audi A3

2015 Audi A3
MSRP
$29,900
BASE MODEL
MPG
23
CITY
33
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
170 HP
Intercooled Turbo I-4 ENGINE
Rating
0
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Overview

The 2015 Audi A3 sheds its hatchback history for a new set of clothes. Now a handsome compact sedan, the A3 raises the bar on what that segment has to offer. The new A3 boasts the athletic proportions of its sister sedans in the Audi lineup, and is unmistakably Audi, including the automaker's "Singleframe" grille. The A3 also benefits from Audi ultra, a lightweight construction philosophy that reduces weight in order to increase performance. In the A3, this is evident in the aluminum frame construction.The A3 is available in three distinct trims: Premium, Premium plus and Prestige. Within each trim, front-wheel-d...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Innovative technologies; superior craftsmanship; performance; all-wheel drive; cabriolet, clean diesel and potent sport sedan models
  • Steering
  • Steering TypeRack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)36
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Front Leg Room (in)41.2
  • Second Leg Room (in)35.1
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)53
  • Front Head Room (in)39.6
  • Second Head Room (in)36.4
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)54.8
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Mileage
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)23
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)33
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)27
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)13.2
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Height, Overall (in)55.8
  • Track Width, Rear (in)60.1
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)70.7
  • Length, Overall (in)175
  • Wheelbase (in)103.8
  • Track Width, Front (in)61.2
  • Summary
  • Body StyleSedan
  • Vehicle NameAudi A3
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Trunk Volume (ft )12.3
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year6.6 (Est)
  • Wheels
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Front Wheel Size (in)18 X 8
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)18 X 8
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)Compact
  • Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
  • Suspension Type - RearMulti-Link
  • Suspension Type - FrontStrut
  • Electrical
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)140
  • Transmission
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)3.46
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.30
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)3.99
  • Trans Type6
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)3.99
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.91
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)0.90
  • Trans Description Cont.Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.76
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.05
  • Engine
  • Engine TypeIntercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
  • Fuel SystemDirect Gasoline Injection
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM170 @ 4500
  • Displacement1.8 L/110
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM200 @ 1600
  • Tires
  • Front Tire SizeP225/40HR18
  • Spare Tire SizeCompact
  • Rear Tire SizeP225/40HR18
  • Brakes
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)12.3
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10.7
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)3175
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationSubcompact Cars
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