A3 Technical Specification Comparison

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A3 2.0T

A3 2.0T quattro®

A3 Sportback e-tron®

S3

Engineering | Performance

Engine type

2.0-liter four-cylinderFour-cylinder1.4-liter four-cylinder2.0-liter four-cylinder

Engine block/Cylinder head

Cast-iron/Aluminum-alloyCast-iron/Aluminum-alloyCast-iron/Aluminum-alloyCast-iron/Aluminum-alloy

Displacement (cc)/Bore and stroke (mm)

1,984/82.5 x 92.81,984/82.5 x 92.81,395/74.5 x 80.01,984/82.5 x 92.8

Horsepower (@ rpm)

186 @ 4,400–6,000220 @ 4,500–6,200204 combined292 @ 5,400–6,200

Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)

221 @ 1,600–4,300258 @ 1,600–4,400258 combined280 @ 1,900–5,300

Compression ratio

11.7:19.6:110.0:19.3:1

Valvetrain

16-valve DOHC with Audi valvelift system16-valve DOHC with Audi valvelift system16-valve DOHC16-valve DOHC with Audi valvelift system

Induction/Fuel injection

Turbocharged/TFSI®Turbocharged/TFSI®Turbocharged/TFSI®Turbocharged/TFSI®

Start-stop engine system

Standard[1]Standard[1]Standard[1]Standard[1]

Regenerative braking

Standard

Acceleration, Sedan/Cabriolet (0–60 mph)

6.6 seconds/6.9 seconds5.8 seconds/5.9 seconds7.6 seconds4.6 seconds

Top track speed

13O mph[2]13O mph[2]13O mph[2]155 mph/Optional 130 mph[2]

Transmission | Drivetrain

Seven-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission and front-wheel drive

Standard

Six-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission and front-wheel drive

Standard

Six-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission and quattro® all-wheel drive

Standard75/102

Seven-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission and quattro® all-wheel drive

Standard

Suspension | Braking | Chassis

MacPherson front suspension

StandardStandardStandardStandard

Four-link rear suspension

StandardStandardStandardStandard

Sport suspension

StandardAvailable

S sport suspension

Standard

Audi magnetic ride

Available

Ventilated front disc/Solid rear disc brakes (in)

12.3/10.712.3/10.712.3/10.7

Ventilated front and rear disc brakes (in)

13.4/12.2

Red brake calipers

Available

Electromechanical power steering system

StandardStandardStandardStandard

Audi progressive steering

Standard

Steering ratio

15.3:115.3:115.3:114.3:1

Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft)

36.136.135.836.1

Exterior measurements,
Sedan | Cabriolet

Wheelbase (in)

103.8/102.2103.8/102.2103.5103.6

Length (in)

175.5/174.1175.5/174.1169.7175.8

Height (in)

55.7/55.555.7/55.556.154.8

Overall width with mirrors (in)

77.277.277.477.2

Track, front/rear (in)

61.2/60.161.2/60.160.7/59.661.1/60.1

Curb weight (lb)

3,197/3,4393,362/3,6273,6163,483

Drag coefficient (Cw)

0.30/0.310.30/0.310.320.31

Interior measurements

Head room front (in)

36.5/37.436.5/37.438.736.5

Head room rear (in)

36.1/36.336.1/36.337.536.1

Leg room front (in)

41.2/41.241.2/41.241.241.2

Leg room rear (in)

35.1/31.935.1/31.935.435.1

Shoulder room front (in)

54.8/54.854.8/54.854.854.8

Shoulder room rear (in)

53.0/45.753.0/45.752.953.0

Cargo volume, rear seatbacks (cu ft)

12.3/9.9 (7.1 with roof down)10.0/9.9 (7.1 with roof down)13.610.0

Seating capacity

5/45/455

EPA mileage estimates | Capacities

S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission (city/highway/combined)

26/35/29 (Sedan) / 25/33/28 (Cabriolet)[4]NA[3]22/28/25[4]22/28/25[4]

Engine oil (qt)

6.06.04.26.0

Fuel (gal)

13.2[5]14.5[5]10.5[5]14.5[5]

Minimum fuel grade required

RegularRegularPremiumPremium

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