Now as Audi introduces its most economical saloon A3 in India at Rs 22.95 lakh, let's have a closer look on the features and specification of the car. Audi A3 is available in both the fuel trims with four variants Attraction, Premium, Premium plus and Technology in diesel and Premium plus in petrol. Audi A3 locks horns with Mercedes Benz A class and BMW 1 series; but being a saloon, Audi A3 has an edge over its competitors.
Exterior Features and Dimensions Bi-Xenon headlamps with daytime-running LEDs S-line body kits 5-spoke 16"/17" alloy wheels Length: 4,456 mm Width: 1,796 mm Height: 1,416 mm Wheelbase: 2,637 mm Kerb weight: 1295kg Petrol model and 1340 kg Diesel model Boot capacity: 425 liters and 880 -litres with rear seats folded Fuel tank Capacity: 50 liters Turning radius: 5.5 meters
Interior Features 7-inch retractable display and MMI touch with handwriting recognition 3.5 inch Colored Driver's Information System (DIS) Dual-zone climate control Audi Parking system plus rear view camera. 6 channel amplifier, subwoofer and 10 speakers producing output of 180watts Milano leather upholstery LED ambient lighting Panoramic sunroof
Safety features Seven airbags standard in all the models Rest recommendation attention assist system Anti-lock brake system (ABS) and Anti-slip Regulation (ASR) Electronic stabilisation control (ESC) Audi Pre sense Active bonnet for pedestrian safety Secondary collision assist
Engine and Gearbox
Powered by 1.8L TFSI motor (Turbo fuel stratified injection ), the engine churns a maximum power of 177.5bhp and peak torque of 250Nm. The engine is coupled to seven speed S-Tronic transmission.
Diesel model gets 2.0L TDI turbo diesel which does duty of developing power of 141bhp and max torque of 320Nm. The engine is mated to six speed S-Tronic transmission.
Performance and Mileage
The petrol model powered by 1.8-litre TFSI engine allows the car to achieve 0 to 100 kmph in 7.3 seconds with a top speed of 250kmph. The petrol model delivers a fuel economy of 16.60kmpl.
The diesel model gets 2.0-litre TDI engine which allows A3 to touch 100kmph from standstill in 8.6 seconds with a maximum speed of 215kmph. The diesel model gives a mileage of 20.38kmpl.
Source : CarDekho