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Compare Audi A3 8P1 [1.4 TFSI] vs Audi S3 Sportback 8PA [2.0 TFSI 256 quattro]

Reviews

Neo score
35%
49%
Pros
  • Interesting VR6 engine
  • Manual widely available
  • Decent styling
Cons
  • Semi-independent suspensions in FWD models
  • Unreliable DCT (DSG) transmissions
  • Only available a small engine
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Low cargo capacity

Price

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Variants

1.4 TFSI
1.6
1.6 AT
1.6 FSI
1.8 TFSI
1.8 TFSI DCT
1.9 TDI
2.0 FSI
2.0 FSI AT
2.0 TDI 140
2.0 TDI 140 DCT
2.0 TDI 140 quattro
2.0 TDI 170
2.0 TDI 170 DCT
2.0 TDI 170 quattro
2.0 TFSI 200
2.0 TFSI 200 DCT
2.0 TFSI 200 DSG
2.0 TFSI 200 quattro
3.2 quattro
3.2 quattro DCT
2.0 TFSI 256 quattro
2.0 TFSI 256 quattro DCT
2.0 TFSI 265 quattro
2.0 TFSI 265 quattro DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
350 L / 12.4 cu-ft ~ 1080 L / 38.1 cu-ft
302 L / 10.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.6 L / 9.1 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
3.6 L / 3.8 qt
4.6 L / 4.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
560 kg / 1235 lbs
560 kg / 1235 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Semi-independent
Multi-link
Tire Size
205/55 R16, 225/45 R17
225/40 R18
Turning Circle
10.7 m / 35.1 ft
10.7 m / 35.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
3-door Hatchback
5-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Size | Height
1421 mm / 55.9 in
1402 mm / 55.2 in
Size | Length
4214 mm / 165.9 in
4302 mm / 169.4 in
Size | Width
1765 mm / 69.5 in
1765 mm / 69.5 in
Track Width | Front
1534.0 mm / 60.4 in
1522.0 mm / 59.9 in
Track Width | Rear
1507.0 mm / 59.3 in
1506.0 mm / 59.3 in
Weight
1260.0 kg / 2777.8 lbs
1495.0 kg / 3295.9 lbs
Wheel Size
6.5J x 16, 7.5J x 17
7.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2578 mm / 101.5 in
2578 mm / 101.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
9.6 sec
6.0 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
9.1 sec
5.7 sec
CO2 Emission
156 ~ 163 g/km
199 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.33
0.33
Fuel Economy
6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (combined)
8.5 L/100km / 27.7 MPG (combined) | 11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 6.7 L/100km / 35.1 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
203.0 km/h / 126.1 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 5
Engine
CAXC, CMSA
CDLC
Engine | Bore
76.5 mm / 3.0 in
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
9.8:1
Engine | Displacement
1.4 L / 84.8 cu-in / 1390.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
Engine | Power
125.0 hp / 93.2 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm
256.0 hp / 190.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
89.9 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
129.0 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
75.6 mm / 3.0 in
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm
330 Nm / 243.4 lb-ft @ 2500-5000 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2007 ~ 2008
2010 ~ 2012
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