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RS 3
Engineering | Performance
Engine type
2.5-liter five-cylinder
Engine block/Cylinder head
Aluminum-alloy
Displacement (cc)/Bore and stroke (mm)
2,480/82.5 x 92.8
Horsepower (@ rpm)
400 @ 5,850–7,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)
354 @ 1,700–5,850
Compression ratio
10.0:1
Valvetrain
20-valve DOHC with Audi valvelift system
Induction/Fuel injection
Turbocharged/TFSI®
Sport exhaust system with Black tips
Available
Acceleration, Sedan (0–60 mph)
3.9 seconds[1]
Top track speed
155 mph/Optional 174mph[2]
Transmission | Drivetrain
Seven-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission and quattro® all-wheel drive
Standard
Suspension | Braking | Chassis
MacPherson front suspension
Standard
Four-link rear suspension
Standard
RS 3 sport suspension
Standard
Audi magnetic ride
Standard
RS fixed sport suspension (deletes Audi magnetic ride)
Available
Ventilated front and rear disc brakes (in)
14.6/12.2
Audi ceramic front disc brakes
Available
Red brake calipers
Available
Electromechanical power steering system
Standard
Audi progressive steering
Standard
Steering ratio
14.6:1
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft)
36.1
Exterior measurements, 
Sedan
Wheelbase (in)
103.6
Length (in)
176.3
Height (in)
55.0
Overall width with mirrors (in)
77.2
Track, front/rear (in)
61.4/60.2
Curb weight (lb)
3,593
Drag coefficient (Cw)
0.33
Interior measurements,
Sedan
Head room front (in)
36.5
Head room rear (in)
36.1
Leg room front (in)
41.2
Leg room rear (in)
35.1
Shoulder room front (in)
54.8
Shoulder room rear (in)
53.0
Cargo volume, rear seatbacks (cu ft)
10.0
Seating capacity
5
EPA mileage estimates | Capacities
S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission (city/highway/combined)[3]
NA
Engine oil (qt)
7.5
Fuel (gal)
14.5[4]
Minimum fuel grade required
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