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Compare Audi A3 8P1 facelift [1.2 TFSI] vs Mazda 3 II Hatchback [1.6 CD 109]

Reviews

Neo score
39%
47%
Pros
  • Slightly improved engines
  • Manual widely available
  • Rather beautifully styled
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Small turning circle
  • Strong engine lineup
Cons
  • Independent rear suspension only in AWD models
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

1.2 TFSI
1.2 TFSI DCT
1.4 TFSI
1.4 TFSI DCT
1.4 TFSI Euro5
1.4 TFSI Euro5 DCT
1.6
1.6 DCT
1.6 TDI
1.8 TFSI
1.8 TFSI DCT
1.8 TFSI quattro
1.9 TDI
1.9 TDI DCT
2.0 TDI 140
2.0 TDI 140 DCT
2.0 TDI 170
2.0 TDI 170 DCT
2.0 TDI 170 quattro
2.0 TDI 170 quattro
2.0 TFSI
2.0 TFSI DCT
2.0 TFSI quattro DCT
3.2 quattro DCT
1.6 CD 109
1.6 CD 115
1.6 105
1.6 105 AT
2.0 CD 150
2.0 DISI 150
2.0 150 AT
2.2 CD 185
2.5 167
2.5 167 AT
MPS / Mazdaspeed3

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
350 L / 12.4 cu-ft ~ 1080 L / 38.1 cu-ft
340 L / 12.0 cu-ft ~ 1360 L / 48.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
3.9 L / 4.1 qt
5.0 L / 5.3 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
560 kg / 1235 lbs
570 kg / 1257 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
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
205/55 R16
Turning Circle
10.7 m / 35.1 ft
10.4 m / 34.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
3-door Hatchback
5-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
155 mm / 6.1 in
Size | Height
1421 mm / 55.9 in
1470 mm / 57.9 in
Size | Length
4238 mm / 166.9 in
4460 mm / 175.6 in
Size | Width
1765 mm / 69.5 in
1755 mm / 69.1 in | 2002 mm / 78.8 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1534.0 mm / 60.4 in
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1507.0 mm / 59.3 in
1530.0 mm / 60.2 in
Weight
1205.0 kg / 2656.6 lbs
1260.0 kg / 2777.8 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17, 6.5J x 16
16 in
Wheelbase
2578 mm / 101.5 in
2640 mm / 103.9 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
11.0 sec
11.0 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.5 sec
10.5 sec
CO2 Emission
132 g/km
119 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.33
0.30
Fuel Economy
5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (combined)
4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 5.8 L/100km / 40.6 MPG (urban) | 3.8 L/100km / 61.9 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
192.0 km/h / 119.3 mph
185.0 km/h / 115.0 mph
Towing Capacity
660 kg / 1455 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1200 kg / 2646 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
600 kg / 1323 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Euro 4
Engine
CBZB
L5-VE
Engine | Bore
71.0 mm / 2.8 in
75.0 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
18.3:1
Engine | Displacement
1.2 L / 73.0 cu-in / 1197.0 cc
1.6 L / 95.2 cu-in / 1560.0 cc
Engine | Power
105.0 hp / 78.3 kW @ 5000 rpm
109.0 hp / 81.3 kW @ 4000 rpm
Engine | Redline
6200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
87.7 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
69.9 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
75.6 mm / 3.0 in
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
175 Nm / 129.1 lb-ft @ 1550-4100 rpm
240 Nm / 177.0 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 2 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2009 ~ 2013
2009 ~ 2010
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