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Compare Audi S3 (8Y) Sedan vs Audi S3 8V Sedan facelift

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Neoscore
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Pros
  • Decent performance
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • One of the last 6-speed manual
Cons
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Worse styling than the hatchback
  • 2.0 TFSI got the Euro 6d treatment
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Variants

Euro6 DCT
Euro6 MT
Euro6d DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
325 L / 11.5 cu-ft
390 L / 13.8 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.7 L / 6.0 qt
5.7 L / 6.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
520 kg / 1146 lbs
550 kg / 1213 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/40 R 18 92 Y XL
Euro6 DCT225/40 R18, 235/35 R19Euro6 MT225/40 R18, 235/35 R19Euro6d DCT225/40 R18
Turning Circle
11.1 m / 36.4 ft
11.0 m / 36.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1415 mm / 55.7 in
1392 mm / 54.8 in
Size | Length
4504 mm / 177.3 in
4466 mm / 175.8 in
Size | Width
1816 mm / 71.5 in | 1984 mm / 78.1 in (mirror unfolded)
1796 mm / 70.7 in | 1960 mm / 77.2 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1545.0 mm / 60.8 in
1551.0 mm / 61.1 in
Track Width | Rear
1519.0 mm / 59.8 in
1526.0 mm / 60.1 in
Weight
1505.0 kg / 3318.0 lbs
Euro6 DCT1470.0 kg / 3240.8 lbsEuro6 MT1430.0 kg / 3152.6 lbsEuro6d DCT1495.0 kg / 3295.9 lbs
Wheel Size
8 J x 18
Euro6 DCT8J x 18, 19 inEuro6 MT8J x 18, 19 inEuro6d DCT8 J x 18
Wheelbase
2630 mm / 103.5 in
2631 mm / 103.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.8 sec
Euro6 DCT4.6 secEuro6 MT5.3 secEuro6d DCT4.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.6 sec
Euro6 DCT4.4 secEuro6 MT5.0 secEuro6d DCT4.5 sec
CO2 Emission
165 ~ 166 g/km
Euro6 DCT148 ~ 151 g/kmEuro6 MT162 ~ 163 g/kmEuro6d DCT155 ~ 158 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
0.31
Fuel Economy
7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (urban) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (highway)
Euro6 DCT6.4 L/100km / 36.8 MPG (combined) | 8.2 L/100km / 28.7 MPG (urban) | 5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (highway)Euro6 MT7.0 L/100km / 33.6 MPG (combined) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (urban) | 5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (highway)Euro6d DCT6.8 L/100km / 34.6 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
EURO 6
Euro6 DCTEuro 6Euro6 MTEuro 6Euro6d DCTEuro 6d - TEMP
Engine
DNF
Euro6 DCTCJXG, DJHAEuro6 MTCJXG, DJHAEuro6d DCTDNUE
Engine | Bore
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.3:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
Engine | Power
310.0 hp / 231.2 kW @ 5450-6500 rpm
Euro6 DCT310.0 hp / 231.2 kW @ 5500-6500 rpmEuro6 MT310.0 hp / 231.2 kW @ 5800-6200 rpmEuro6d DCT300.0 hp / 223.7 kW @ 5300-6500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
156.2 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
Euro6 DCT156.2 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-inEuro6 MT156.2 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-inEuro6d DCT151.2 hp/L / 2.5 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 2000-5450 rpm
Euro6 DCT400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 2000-6500 rpmEuro6 MT380 Nm / 280.3 lb-ft @ 1850-5700 rpmEuro6d DCT400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 2000-5200 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Euro6 DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderEuro6 MTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderEuro6d DCTTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
Euro6 DCT7-speedEuro6 MT6-speedEuro6d DCT7-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic S tronic
Euro6 DCTDCT S-tronicEuro6 MTManualEuro6d DCTDCT S-tronic

Production

Availability
2020
Euro6 DCT2016 ~ 2018Euro6 MT2016 ~ 2018Euro6d DCT2018 ~ 2020
Debut
2020-08-11
Made In
Germany
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