Audi A3 is one of the classiest sedans with upscale luxury and interior features. It has set benchmarks for entry-level luxury cars in India. This sedan offers superior cabin quality and design along with highly-efficient engines, perfect to make your driving experience comfortable and unique.
Audi A3 is available in both 1.8 litre TFSI petrol and 2.0 litre diesel variants. The 1.8 litre TFSI unit develops 177bhp and 250Nm. The 2.0 litre TDI mill gives an output of 141bhp and 320Nm. Both the engines power the front wheel with a seven-speed DSG gearbox. The petrol variant is the most fuel-efficient engine offered in Audi A3. It provides good acceleration and has near-silent battery power.
The sedan has muscular taut surfaces and a coupe-like roof contour. Compared to A4, it is shorter and more compact. It has MQB underpinning and the overall appearance of the car is typical Audi. It has design elements that are very similar to A4. Audi A3 is mainly a cross between a three-box and coupe design. Attention to detail can be seen in all design elements of this sedan. From the 7” slimline and optional luxury leather seating to the electrically extending color display screen, everything about the Audi A3 spells indulgence and comfort. This sedan comes with a panoramic glass sunroof that is tinted for low heat penetration inside the cabin. The glass area creates a pleasant ambience inside the car as it floods the interior with light. The integrated wind deflector brings down wind noise when the sunroof is open.
Audi A3 has comfy seats and ample head and leg room. The car comes with Color Driver’s Information System (DIS) which is basically a 3.5” high-resolution color display in the dashboard binnacle. It shows telephone control menu, radio frequency, track title and other information from the infotainment system. The DIS also includes an on-board trip computer with long and short term trip memory, digital speedometer, outside temperature display and boot-open warning. The car comes with the MMI Touch (with MMI Navigation Plus) including 3D maps, DVD player, Bluetooth interface, 2SD car reader s and Audi Music Interface. There is ample storage space under the front passenger seat, rear bench. The luggage compartment has light in LED and net at the side. The front and rear have delayed switch off and contact switches on all doors. The car comes with parking brake function, auto-release function and emergency braking function. The car has a 6-channel amplifier with a total output of 180 watts.
Audi A3 gives a mileage of 15- 20.38 KMPL. The petrol version gives a mileage of 16.6 KMPL whereas the diesel version gives 19.19 KMPL.
The 40 TFSI Premium Plus sedan is available at Rs 31.40 Lac (Ex-showroom, Mumbai). 35 TDI Attraction is priced at Rs 24.56 Lac, 35 TDI Premium at Rs 28.55 Lac, 35 TDI Premium Plus at Rs 32.22 Lac and the 35 TDI Technology at Rs 34.06 Lacs.