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