All Details & Performance of Audi A3 2023
Audi A3 is a subcompact executive car that came into production in 1996. Initially, the vehicle used a 3-door and 5-door hatchback body style and had similar looks to the Volkswagen Golf Mk4. The first model year vehicle came with a 1.8 turbocharged engine making 178 hp, and a 1.9 TDI diesel engine with Pumpe Düse technology. The four-wheel-drive A3 1.8T Quattro used either the 148 hp or 178 hp engine. Currently, the vehicle is in its fourth generation with the first fourth-generation model being the 2020 Audi A3 which was design highly inspired by Lamborghini. This entry-level sedan gets a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that makes either 184 hp or 228 hp. The Audi A3 is a well-praised German car for its performance and reliability.
What’s New ?
The 2023 Audi A3 is only offered in two trim levels as they discontinue the Prestige trim. Equipped with LED headlights both the trims get many new features either as standard or optional. The Premium trim gets an optional LED interior lighting package while the Premium trim gets adaptive cruise control. A wireless smartphone charging pad is include with the Convenience package. The interior made much cleaner with good armrests and the seats get faux-suede upholstery. And with the Technology package, the standard 10.3-inch digital gauge display can changed to a 12.3-inch display.
Engine Specifications & Performance
The 2023 Audi A3 has a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 201hp and a torque of 221 lb-ft. The engine is mate to a seven-speed S Tronic dual-clutch automatic transmission. It has a standard front-wheel drive while the all-wheel drive is optional. The vehicle handles well with the electromechanical steering that has speed-dependent power assist. And looks aggressive even with a 201 hp power output. It can accelerate from 0-60 mph in a time of 6.6 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 130 mph just as its previous year’s model. The new S3 gets more power than this vehicle, up to 306 hp, and becomes a better alternative if you need more power.
Fuel Economy & Mileage
|2023 Audi A3||City||Highway|
|Front-wheel drive||29 mpg||38 mpg|
|All wheel drive||28 mpg||36 mpg|
The Audi A3 with front-wheel drive gets an estimated EPA rating of 29mph in the city and 38 mpg on the highway. Whereas the all-wheel drive gets 28 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. 14.5
Dimensions & Space
|2023 Audi A3|
|Passenger Volume||88 ft3|
|Trunk Volume||8–11 ft3|
|Curb Weight||3350–3550 lb|
|2023 Audi A3||Price (USD)|
The 2023 Audi A3 has a starting price of $35,995 for the Premium trim, and $39,595 for the Premium Plus trim. The top trim gets the best value for money with some dividend features, it has adaptive cruise control, memory seat and mirror settings, lane-keeping assist and many more.
Performance, Top Speed & Acceleration
|2022 Audi A3|
|Drivetrain||Front or All-wheel drive|
|Engine||2.0 L turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4|
|0-60 mph||6.2 sec|
|0-100 mph||15.0 sec|
|Top Speed||130 mph|