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