Not just a small car. A small Audi.
Where is it written that those
wanting a compact, efficient** car must settle for less quality and
driving pleasure? The Audi A3 may cast a modest shadow, but its adroit
handling, responsive powertrains, and interior craftsmanship strongly
evoke its larger siblings. Factor in its surprisingly roomy interior and
With other Audi models so well represented in the top tiers of performance, the A3 directs its talents toward matters more practical. Its standard 2.0-liter TFSI® engine features direct injection and a turbocharger, with the resulting 200 horsepower propelling its modest weight with ease. Its pioneering six-speed S tronic® remains the only dual-clutch transmission in its segment, delivering quick shifts and greater efficiency than conventional automatics. A tight 35.1-foot turning radius complements its naturally nimble handling, with available quattro® all-wheel drive blessing it with more sure-footed traction in any weather. And when it comes to fuel efficiency, the A3 presents a choice between great and excellent--the latter thanks to a clean diesel TDI® engine that can reach 42 mpg* on a highway cruise, taking you well over 500 miles between fill-ups.*
other premium compacts resort to drastic shapes to achieve style, the
Audi A3 stands apart with its classically handsome body. Clean, chiseled
features, unique LED taillights, and available LED daytime running
lights represent its signature Audi style. The A3 also comes with five
full-size doors that do wonders to facilitate entry, exit, and luggage
loading compared to its two- and three-door peers, with available
Upholding a high standard.
The universal Audi philosophy of creating rich, stylish cabins is obvious from the driver's seat of the A3. High-grade materials comprise every surface in sight, with the levers, switches, and buttons providing firmly defined feedback. Genuine aluminum and Flex metallic accents tastefully brighten up the surroundings while rich leather covers the seat surfaces, with or without the available Alcantara® inserts. The available Open Sky panoramic sunroof boasts enough surface area to shower natural light on the front and rear seats, all of which feature room and comfort fit for full-size adults.
In the Audi A3, safety
takes as high a priority as performance or practicality. Up to eight
airbags (including available rear side airbags) help keep occupants
protected, while Electronic Stability Control helps secure your intended
path at all times.* In the event of a