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
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - FrontStrut
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
  • Suspension Type - RearMulti-Link
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Multi-Link
  • Transmission
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)3.99
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.76
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)3.46
  • Trans Type6
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.05
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.30
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)0.90
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.91
  • Trans Description Cont.Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)3.99
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)70.7
  • Wheelbase (in)103.8
  • Height, Overall (in)55.8
  • Track Width, Front (in)61.2
  • Track Width, Rear (in)60.1
  • Length, Overall (in)175
  • Tires
  • Rear Tire SizeP225/45HR17
  • Front Tire SizeP225/45HR17
  • Spare Tire SizeCompact
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year6.6 (Est)
  • Wheels
  • Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Front Wheel Size (in)17 X 7.5
  • Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)17 X 7.5
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)Compact
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Second Leg Room (in)35.1
  • Second Head Room (in)36.4
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Front Head Room (in)39.6
  • Front Leg Room (in)41.2
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)53
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)54.8
  • Electrical
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)140
  • 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
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM170 @ 4500
  • Engine TypeIntercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
  • Fuel SystemDirect Gasoline Injection
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM200 @ 1600
  • Displacement1.8 L/110
  • Summary
  • Vehicle NameAudi A3
  • Body StyleSedan
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Trunk Volume (ft )12.3
  • Brakes
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)12.3
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10.7
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)3175
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationSubcompact Cars
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