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