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
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)36
  • Steering TypeRack-Pinion
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Second Leg Room (in)35.1
  • Front Head Room (in)39.6
  • Front Leg Room (in)41.2
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)53
  • Second Head Room (in)36.4
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)54.8
  • Mileage
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)27
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)23
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)33
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Width, Rear (in)60.1
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)70.7
  • Wheelbase (in)103.8
  • Length, Overall (in)175
  • Height, Overall (in)55.8
  • Track Width, Front (in)61.2
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)13.2
  • 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 Size (in)17 X 7.5
  • Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)Compact
  • Front Wheel Size (in)17 X 7.5
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - FrontStrut
  • Suspension Type - RearMulti-Link
  • Electrical
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)140
  • Transmission
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.05
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.91
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)3.99
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.30
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.76
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)3.99
  • Trans Description Cont.Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)3.46
  • Trans Type6
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)0.90
  • Engine
  • Displacement1.8 L/110
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM200 @ 1600
  • Engine TypeIntercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM170 @ 4500
  • Fuel SystemDirect Gasoline Injection
  • Tires
  • Spare Tire SizeCompact
  • Front Tire SizeP225/45HR17
  • Rear Tire SizeP225/45HR17
  • Brakes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10.7
  • 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
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