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
5
JD POWER RATING
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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
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Front Head Room (in)39.6
  • Second Head Room (in)36.4
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)53
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)54.8
  • Second Leg Room (in)35.1
  • Front Leg Room (in)41.2
  • Mileage
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)27
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)33
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)23
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)13.2
  • Engine
  • Fuel SystemDirect Gasoline Injection
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM170 @ 4500
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM200 @ 1600
  • Displacement1.8 L/110
  • Engine TypeIntercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
  • Summary
  • Body StyleSedan
  • Vehicle NameAudi A3
  • Brakes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10.7
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)12.3
  • Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size (in)18 X 8
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)Compact
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)18 X 8
  • Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - RearMulti-Link
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
  • Suspension Type - FrontStrut
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Multi-Link
  • Electrical
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)140
  • Transmission
  • Trans Type6
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)0.90
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)3.99
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)3.46
  • Trans Description Cont.Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.91
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.05
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.30
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)3.99
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.76
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Wheelbase (in)103.8
  • Height, Overall (in)55.8
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)70.7
  • Length, Overall (in)175
  • Track Width, Rear (in)60.1
  • Track Width, Front (in)61.2
  • Tires
  • Spare Tire SizeCompact
  • Front Tire SizeP225/40HR18
  • Rear Tire SizeP225/40HR18
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Trunk Volume (ft )12.3
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year6.6 (Est)
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)3175
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationSubcompact Cars
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