New Audi A3 sedan launched/unveiled at 2014 Auto Expo

The German luxury carmaker, Audi has finally revealed/launched the much-anticipated A3 sedan at the ongoing 2014 Delhi Motor Show. With this small luxury, the company aims to further enhance its market share in the Indian car market. Based on the popular MQB platform, the Audi A3 is the company's cheapest offering for the buyers.

Audi A3

Audi A3 sedan will directly compete against the likes of upcoming Mercedes-Benz CLA and BMW 1 Series sedan. This sedan measures 4.46 meter and it share most of its design cues with the A3 Sportback. The car offers enough space to accommodate five adults comfortably and has a boot space of 425-litres.  

The new Audi A3 comes in both petrol and diesel guise. While the petrol version is powered by 1.8-litre TFSI unit that churns out a maximum power output of 168bhp and 320Nm, the oil burner gets the 2.0-litre TDI unit which is capable of producing 150bhp of power and 320Nm of top torque. Both the engines will be paired to seven-speed DSG gearbox, which transmits power to front wheels of the car. (The company has also introduced a bigger diesel version with Quattro) 

The new Audi A3 comes loaded with features such as Audi's drive select system, two zone climate control, new MMI and a multi-functional steering. It also sports Anti-Lock braking system (ABS) with EBD (Electronic BrakeForce Distribution), ESP and airbags.

Source : CarDekho - Audi A3 review - New Audi A3 sedan launched/unveiled at 2014 Auto Expo