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Compare Audi A3 8Y

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Neoscore
41%
Pros
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Athletic styling
Cons
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

30 g-tron DCT
30 TDI
30 TFSI
30 TFSI DCT
35 TDI DCT
35 TFSI
35 TFSI DCT
40 TFSI e DCT
45 TFSI e DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
30 g-tron DCT280 L / 9.9 cu-ft ~ 1100 L / 38.8 cu-ft
30 TDI380 L / 13.4 cu-ft ~ 1200 L / 42.4 cu-ft
30 TFSI380 L / 13.4 cu-ft
30 TFSI DCT380 L / 13.4 cu-ft ~ 1200 L / 42.4 cu-ft
35 TDI DCT380 L / 13.4 cu-ft ~ 1200 L / 42.4 cu-ft
35 TFSI380 L / 13.4 cu-ft ~ 1200 L / 42.4 cu-ft
35 TFSI DCT380 L / 13.4 cu-ft ~ 1200 L / 42.4 cu-ft
40 TFSI e DCT280 L / 9.9 cu-ft ~ 1100 L / 38.8 cu-ft
45 TFSI e DCT280 L / 9.9 cu-ft ~ 1100 L / 38.8 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
30 g-tron DCT11.2 L / 11.8 qt
30 TDI11.2 L / 11.8 qt
30 TFSI11.2 L / 11.8 qt
30 TFSI DCT11.2 L / 11.8 qt
35 TDI DCT11.2 L / 11.8 qt
35 TFSI11.2 L / 11.8 qt
35 TFSI DCT11.2 L / 11.8 qt
40 TFSI e DCT14.6 L / 15.4 qt
45 TFSI e DCT14.6 L / 15.4 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
30 g-tron DCT5.5 L / 5.8 qt
30 TDI5.5 L / 5.8 qt
30 TFSI4.0 L / 4.2 qt
30 TFSI DCT4.0 L / 4.2 qt
35 TDI DCT5.5 L / 5.8 qt
35 TFSI4.3 L / 4.5 qt
35 TFSI DCT4.3 L / 4.5 qt
40 TFSI e DCT4.0 L / 4.2 qt
45 TFSI e DCT4.0 L / 4.2 qt
Fuel Capacity
30 g-tron DCT9.0 L / 2.4 gal
30 TDI45.0 L / 11.9 gal
30 TFSI45.0 L / 11.9 gal
30 TFSI DCT45.0 L / 11.9 gal
35 TDI DCT50.0 L / 13.2 gal
35 TFSI50.0 L / 13.2 gal
35 TFSI DCT50.0 L / 13.2 gal
40 TFSI e DCT40.0 L / 10.6 gal
45 TFSI e DCT40.0 L / 10.6 gal
Passengers
5
Payload
30 g-tron DCT455 kg / 1003 lbs
30 TDI560 kg / 1235 lbs
30 TFSI550 kg / 1213 lbs
30 TFSI DCT555 kg / 1224 lbs
35 TDI DCT550 kg / 1213 lbs
35 TFSI550 kg / 1213 lbs
35 TFSI DCT550 kg / 1213 lbs
40 TFSI e DCT505 kg / 1113 lbs
45 TFSI e DCT490 kg / 1080 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
30 g-tron DCTDisc
30 TDIDisc
30 TFSIDisc
30 TFSI DCTDisc
35 TDI DCTDisc
35 TFSIDisc
35 TFSI DCTDisc
40 TFSI e DCTDisc
45 TFSI e DCTVentilated discs
Offroad | Departure Angle
13.9 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
30 g-tron DCTThreaded twist beam
30 TDISemi-independent, coil spring, Elastic beam
30 TFSISemi-independent, coil spring
30 TFSI DCTMulti-link
35 TDI DCTMulti-link
35 TFSIMulti-link
35 TFSI DCTMulti-link
40 TFSI e DCTMulti-link
45 TFSI e DCTMulti-link
Tire Size
30 g-tron DCT205/55 R16, 225/40 R18
30 TDI205/55 R16, 225/45 R17, 225/40 R18
30 TFSI205/55 R16
30 TFSI DCT205/55 R16 91 V
35 TDI DCT205/55 R16, 225/45 R17, 225/40 R18, 235/35 R19
35 TFSI205/55 R16, 225/45 R17, 225/40 R18, 235/35 R19
35 TFSI DCT205/55 R16 91 V
40 TFSI e DCT205/55 R16
45 TFSI e DCT225/45 R17
Turning Circle
11.1 m / 36.4 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
13.0 kWh (gross)
30 TFSI DCT13.0 kWh
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Body Style
30 g-tron DCT5-door Hatchback
30 TDI5-door Hatchback
30 TFSI5-door Hatchback
30 TFSI DCT5-door mild-hybrid Hatchback
35 TDI DCT5-door Hatchback
35 TFSI5-door Hatchback
35 TFSI DCT5-door mild-hybrid Hatchback
40 TFSI e DCT5-door plug-in hybrid Hatchback
45 TFSI e DCT5-door plug-in hybrid Hatchback

Dimensions

Size | Height
30 g-tron DCT1449 mm / 57.0 in
30 TDI1449 mm / 57.0 in
30 TFSI1449 mm / 57.0 in
30 TFSI DCT1449 mm / 57.0 in
35 TDI DCT1449 mm / 57.0 in
35 TFSI1449 mm / 57.0 in
35 TFSI DCT1449 mm / 57.0 in
40 TFSI e DCT1458 mm / 57.4 in
45 TFSI e DCT1450 mm / 57.1 in
Size | Length
4343 mm / 171.0 in
Size | Width
1816 mm / 71.5 in | 1984 mm / 78.1 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
30 g-tron DCT1554.0 mm / 61.2 in
30 TDI1554.0 mm / 61.2 in
30 TFSI1554.0 mm / 61.2 in
30 TFSI DCT1554.0 mm / 61.2 in
35 TDI DCT1554.0 mm / 61.2 in
35 TFSI1554.0 mm / 61.2 in
35 TFSI DCT1554.0 mm / 61.2 in
40 TFSI e DCT1548.0 mm / 60.9 in
45 TFSI e DCT1548.0 mm / 60.9 in
Track Width | Rear
30 g-tron DCT1525.0 mm / 60.0 in
30 TDI1525.0 mm / 60.0 in
30 TFSI1525.0 mm / 60.0 in
30 TFSI DCT1525.0 mm / 60.0 in
35 TDI DCT1525.0 mm / 60.0 in
35 TFSI1525.0 mm / 60.0 in
35 TFSI DCT1525.0 mm / 60.0 in
40 TFSI e DCT1516.0 mm / 59.7 in
45 TFSI e DCT1516.0 mm / 59.7 in
Weight
30 g-tron DCT1430.0 kg / 3152.6 lbs
30 TDI1345.0 kg / 2965.2 lbs
30 TFSI1220.0 kg / 2689.6 lbs
30 TFSI DCT1280.0 kg / 2821.9 lbs
35 TDI DCT1410.0 kg / 3108.5 lbs
35 TFSI1280.0 kg / 2821.9 lbs
35 TFSI DCT1320.0 kg / 2910.1 lbs
40 TFSI e DCT1560.0 kg / 3439.2 lbs
45 TFSI e DCT1585.0 kg / 3494.3 lbs
Wheel Size
30 g-tron DCT7J x 16, 8J x 18
30 TDI7 J x 16, 8 J x 17, 8 J x 18
30 TFSI7J x 16
30 TFSI DCT7.0J x 16
35 TDI DCT7 J x 167 J x 16, 8 J x 17, 8 J x 18, 8 J x 19
35 TFSI7 J x 16, 8 J x 17, 8 J x 18, 8 J x 19
35 TFSI DCT7.0J x 16
40 TFSI e DCT7.5J x 16
45 TFSI e DCT8J x 17
Wheelbase
30 g-tron DCT2636 mm / 103.8 in
30 TDI2636 mm / 103.8 in
30 TFSI2636 mm / 103.8 in
30 TFSI DCT2636 mm / 103.8 in
35 TDI DCT2636 mm / 103.8 in
35 TFSI2636 mm / 103.8 in
35 TFSI DCT2636 mm / 103.8 in
40 TFSI e DCT2630 mm / 103.5 in
45 TFSI e DCT2630 mm / 103.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
30 g-tron DCT9.7 sec
30 TDI10.1 sec
30 TFSI10.6 sec
30 TFSI DCT10.6 sec
35 TDI DCT8.4 sec
35 TFSI8.4 sec
35 TFSI DCT8.4 sec
40 TFSI e DCT7.6 sec
45 TFSI e DCT6.8 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
30 g-tron DCT9.2 sec
30 TDI9.6 sec
30 TFSI10.1 sec
30 TFSI DCT10.1 sec
35 TDI DCT8.0 sec
35 TFSI8.0 sec
35 TFSI DCT8.0 sec
40 TFSI e DCT7.2 sec
45 TFSI e DCT6.5 sec
CO2 Emission
30 g-tron DCT99 g/km
30 TDI92 ~ 96 g/km
30 TFSI106 ~ 111 g/km
30 TFSI DCT99 ~ 104 g/km
35 TDI DCT98 ~ 103 g/km
35 TFSI111 ~ 116 g/km
35 TFSI DCT109 ~ 115 g/km
40 TFSI e DCT30 ~ 34 g/km
45 TFSI e DCT31 ~ 34 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
30 g-tron DCT0.29
30 TDI0.29
30 TFSI0.29
30 TFSI DCT0.29
35 TDI DCT0.29
35 TFSI0.29
35 TFSI DCT0.29
40 TFSI e DCT0.30
45 TFSI e DCT0.31
Electric Range
30 g-tron DCT78.0 km / 48.5 mi
30 TDI78.0 km / 48.5 mi
30 TFSI78.0 km / 48.5 mi
30 TFSI DCT78.0 km / 48.5 mi
35 TDI DCT78.0 km / 48.5 mi
35 TFSI78.0 km / 48.5 mi
35 TFSI DCT78.0 km / 48.5 mi
40 TFSI e DCT78.0 km / 48.5 mi
45 TFSI e DCT74.0 km / 46.0 mi
Fuel Economy
30 g-tron DCT3.5 L/100km / 67.2 MPG (combined) | 3.9 L/100km / 60.3 MPG (urban) | 3.2 L/100km / 73.5 MPG (highway)
30 TDI3.5 L/100km / 67.2 MPG (combined) | 3.9 L/100km / 60.3 MPG (urban) | 3.2 L/100km / 73.5 MPG (highway)
30 TFSI4.6 L/100km / 51.1 MPG (combined) | 5.7 L/100km / 41.3 MPG (urban) | 4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (highway)
30 TFSI DCT4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (combined) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (urban) | 3.9 L/100km / 60.3 MPG (highway)
35 TDI DCT3.7 L/100km / 63.6 MPG (combined) | 4.2 L/100km / 56.0 MPG (urban) | 3.5 L/100km / 67.2 MPG (highway)
35 TFSI4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (combined) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (urban) | 4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (highway)
35 TFSI DCT4.7 L/100km / 50.0 MPG (combined) | 6.0 L/100km / 39.2 MPG (urban) | 4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (highway)
40 TFSI e DCT1.4 L/100km / 168.0 MPG (combined)
45 TFSI e DCT1.4 L/100km / 168.0 MPG (combined)
Top Speed
30 g-tron DCT211.0 km/h / 131.1 mph
30 TDI206.0 km/h / 128.0 mph
30 TFSI204.0 km/h / 126.8 mph
30 TFSI DCT204.0 km/h / 126.8 mph
35 TDI DCT224.0 km/h / 139.2 mph
35 TFSI224.0 km/h / 139.2 mph
35 TFSI DCT224.0 km/h / 139.2 mph
40 TFSI e DCT227.0 km/h / 141.1 mph, 140.0 km/h / 87.0 mph (EV mode)
45 TFSI e DCT232.0 km/h / 144.2 mph, 140.0 km/h / 87.0 mph (EV mode)
Towing Capacity
30 g-tron DCT710 kg / 1565 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1400 kg / 3086 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
30 TDI710 kg / 1565 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
30 TFSI640 kg / 1411 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
30 TFSI DCT670 kg / 1477 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
35 TDI DCT740 kg / 1631 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
35 TFSI670 kg / 1477 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
35 TFSI DCT690 kg / 1521 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
40 TFSI e DCT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1400 kg / 3086 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
45 TFSI e DCT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1400 kg / 3086 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
30 g-tron DCTEuro 6d-ISC-FCM
30 TDIEURO VId - TEMP - EVAP - ISC
30 TFSIEURO 6d - ISC - FCM
30 TFSI DCTEuro 6d - ISC - FCM
35 TDI DCTEURO VId - TEMP - EVAP - ISC
35 TFSIEURO VId - TEMP - EVAP - ISC
35 TFSI DCTEURO VId - TEMP - EVAP - ISC
40 TFSI e DCTEuro 6d-ISC-FCM
45 TFSI e DCTEuro 6d-ISC-FCM
Engine
30 g-tron DCTDSUD
30 TDIDSUD
30 TFSIDLAA
30 TFSI DCTDLAA
35 TDI DCTDSRB
35 TFSIDPCA
35 TFSI DCTDPCA
40 TFSI e DCTDGEA
45 TFSI e DCTDGEA
Engine | Bore
74.5 mm / 2.9 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
30 g-tron DCT10.5:1
30 TDI10.5:1
30 TFSI10.5:1
30 TFSI DCT10.5:1
35 TDI DCT10.5:1
35 TFSI10.5:1
35 TFSI DCT10.5:1
40 TFSI e DCT10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
30 g-tron DCT1.5 L / 91.4 cu-in / 1498.0 cc
30 TDI2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
30 TFSI1.0 L / 61.0 cu-in / 999.0 cc
30 TFSI DCT1.0 L / 61.0 cu-in / 999.0 cc
35 TDI DCT2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
35 TFSI1.5 L / 91.4 cu-in / 1498.0 cc
35 TFSI DCT1.5 L / 91.4 cu-in / 1498.0 cc
40 TFSI e DCT1.4 L / 85.1 cu-in / 1395.0 cc
45 TFSI e DCT1.4 L / 85.1 cu-in / 1395.0 cc
Engine | Power
30 g-tron DCT131.0 hp / 97.7 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm
30 TDI116.0 hp / 86.5 kW @ 2750-4250 rpm
30 TFSI110.0 hp / 82.0 kW @ 5500 rpm
30 TFSI DCT110.0 hp / 82.0 kW @ 5500 rpm
35 TDI DCT150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 3000-4200 rpm
35 TFSI150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm
35 TFSI DCT150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm
40 TFSI e DCT150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm + 109.0 hp / 81.3 kW (electric motor)
45 TFSI e DCT150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm + 109.0 hp / 81.3 kW (electric motor)
Engine | Specific Output
30 g-tron DCT87.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
30 TDI58.9 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
30 TFSI110.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
30 TFSI DCT110.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
35 TDI DCT76.2 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
35 TFSI100.1 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
35 TFSI DCT100.1 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
40 TFSI e DCT107.5 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
45 TFSI e DCT107.5 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
30 g-tron DCT85.9 mm / 3.4 in
30 TDI85.9 mm / 3.4 in
30 TFSI85.9 mm / 3.4 in
30 TFSI DCT85.9 mm / 3.4 in
35 TDI DCT85.9 mm / 3.4 in
35 TFSI85.9 mm / 3.4 in
35 TFSI DCT85.9 mm / 3.4 in
40 TFSI e DCT80.0 mm / 3.1 in
45 TFSI e DCT80.0 mm / 3.1 in
Engine | Torque
30 g-tron DCT200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 1400-3400 rpm
30 TDI300 Nm / 221.3 lb-ft @ 1600-2500 rpm
30 TFSI200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 2000-3000 rpm
30 TFSI DCT200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 2000-3000 rpm
35 TDI DCT360 Nm / 265.5 lb-ft @ 1600-2750 rpm
35 TFSI250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1500-3500 rpm
35 TFSI DCT250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1500-3500 rpm
40 TFSI e DCT250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1550-3500 rpm + 330 Nm / 243.4 lb-ft
45 TFSI e DCT250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1550-3500 rpm + 330 Nm / 243.4 lb-ft
Engine | Type
30 g-tron DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine
30 TDITurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
30 TFSITurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-3 engine with 4 values per cylinder
30 TFSI DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-3 engine with 4 values per cylinder
35 TDI DCTTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
35 TFSITurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
35 TFSI DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
40 TFSI e DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
45 TFSI e DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
30 g-tron DCT7-speed
30 TDI6-speed
30 TFSI6-speed
30 TFSI DCT7-speed
35 TDI DCT7-speed
35 TFSI6-speed
35 TFSI DCT7-speed
40 TFSI e DCT6-speed
45 TFSI e DCT6-speed
Transmission | Type
30 g-tron DCTAutomatic S tronic
30 TDIManual
30 TFSIManual
30 TFSI DCTAutomatic S tronic
35 TDI DCTAutomatic S tronic
35 TFSIManual
35 TFSI DCTAutomatic S tronic
40 TFSI e DCTAutomatic S tronic
45 TFSI e DCTAutomatic S tronic

Production

Availability
2020
Debut
2020-03
30 TFSI DCT2020-10
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