The Audi A3 has been refreshed with a brand new model and it has been a bestseller ever since. This is because the A3 is really affordable to own, even when it belongs in the luxury compact sedan segment.
Retailing from a starting price of $30,795, consumers can get on the Audi A3 which is powered by a 1.8L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which develops 170hp and 200ft-lbs of torque. Of course, if consumers have more money to spare, they can get the higher end A3.
In detail, there are three other trims of the Audi A3. Following the base model is the one which runs on a 2L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that develops 220hp and 258ft-lbs of torque. Moving on, there is the 2L turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel that offers 150hp and 236ft-lbs of torque. Finally, there is the top of the line 2L turbocharged 4-cylinder that develops 292hp and 280ft-lbs of torque.
There is no doubt that the Audi A3 is a powerful beast and also the cheapest in the luxury compact sedan segment. Of course, the perks with the A3 are not exactly with the car’s power. Instead, it is with the luxurious treats in the cabin.
The A3 exhibits a totally comfortable and sophisticated interior. It features premium leather seats, multi-control steering wheel, soft dashboard, a neat button layout and a high-end infotainment system. To complete the package, the A3 excels in offering drivers a handling an performance that can’t be rivalled by an average compact sedan.
If there is a flaw with the A3, it has to be with the lack of a reverse camera. It is simply amazing on how Audi can offer so much with the A3 but failed to put up a reverse camera as a standard. Nevertheless, the A3 is still an enticing vehicle to own and with such a small price tag, there is no reason why consumers should hold back from buying the A3.