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Compare Audi S3 8P1 facelift [2.0 TFSI 256 quattro] vs DS 5 [BlueHDi 120] vs Audi A3 Sportback 8V facelift [1.0 TFSI]

Reviews

Neo score
53%
23%
42%
Pros
  • Generally good styling
  • Low official fuel consumption
  • Good towing capacity
  • Low official fuel consumption
  • Manual transmission widely available
Cons
  • Only available with small engine
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Roughly unchanged from pre-facelift
  • Bad 0-100kph time
  • No powerful engine options
  • No independent rear suspensions
  • Rather ungainly
  • No powerful engine options
  • Only available with tiny or small engines
  • Semi-independent rear suspensions in FWD models

Price

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Variants

2.0 TFSI 256 quattro
2.0 TFSI 256 quattro DCT
2.0 TFSI 265 quattro
2.0 TFSI 265 quattro DCT
BlueHDi 120
BlueHDi 120 AT
BlueHDi 150
BlueHDi 180 AT
Hybrid AWD
THP 165 AT
THP 210
1.0 TFSI
1.0 TFSI DCT
1.4 TFSI
1.4 TFSI DCT
1.5 TFSI
1.5 TFSI DCT
1.6 TDI 110
1.6 TDI 110 DCT
1.6 TDI 116
1.6 TDI 116 DCT
2.0 TDI 150
2.0 TDI 150 DCT
2.0 TDI 150 quattro
2.0 TDI 184 quattro DCT
2.0 TFSI
2.0 TFSI DCT
2.0 TFSI quattro DCT
30 TDI
30 TDI DCT
30 TFSI
30 TFSI DCT
35 TDI DCT
35 TFSI
35 TFSI DCT
e-tron 1.4 TFSI DCT
g-tron 1.4 TFSI
g-tron 1.4 TFSI DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
281 L / 9.9 cu-ft ~ 1011 L / 35.7 cu-ft
468 L / 16.5 cu-ft ~ 1288 L / 45.5 cu-ft
380 L / 13.4 cu-ft ~ 1220 L / 43.1 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.6 L / 9.1 qt
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.6 L / 4.9 qt
4.0 L / 4.2 qt
Fuel Capacity
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
50.0 L / 13.2 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
560 kg / 1235 lbs
461 kg / 1016 lbs
560 kg / 1235 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Semi-independent, coil spring
Semi-independent, coil spring
Tire Size
225/40 R18
215/60 R16, 215/55 R17
205/55 R16, 225/45 R17, 225/40 R18
Turning Circle
10.7 m / 35.1 ft
11.2 m / 36.7 ft
10.9 m / 35.8 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
8.8 kWh (gross) | 7.0 kWh (net)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Body Style
3-door Hatchback
5-door Hatchback
5-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Size | Height
1399 mm / 55.1 in
1505 mm / 59.3 in
1426 mm / 56.1 in
Size | Length
4230 mm / 166.5 in
4530 mm / 178.3 in
4313 mm / 169.8 in
Size | Width
1765 mm / 69.5 in
1871 mm / 73.7 in
1785 mm / 70.3 in | 1966 mm / 77.4 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1522.0 mm / 59.9 in
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
1543.0 mm / 60.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1506.0 mm / 59.3 in
1599.0 mm / 63.0 in
1514.0 mm / 59.6 in
Weight
1455.0 kg / 3207.7 lbs
1428.0 kg / 3148.2 lbs
1180.0 kg / 2601.5 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 18
16 in, 17 in
6.5J x 16, 17 in, 18 in
Wheelbase
2578 mm / 101.5 in
2727 mm / 107.4 in
2637 mm / 103.8 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.9 sec
11.7 sec
9.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.6 sec
11.1 sec
9.4 sec
CO2 Emission
198 g/km
100 ~ 105 g/km
104 ~ 110 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.330
0.32
Fuel Economy
8.5 L/100km / 27.7 MPG (combined) | 11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 6.6 L/100km / 35.6 MPG (highway)
3.8 L/100km / 61.9 MPG (combined) | 4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (urban) | 3.4 L/100km / 69.2 MPG (highway)
4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (combined) | 5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (urban) | 3.9 L/100km / 60.3 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
191.0 km/h / 118.7 mph
206.0 km/h / 128.0 mph
Towing Capacity
745 kg / 1642 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1400 kg / 3086 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
620 kg / 1367 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Euro 6
Euro 6
Engine
CDLC
CHZD
Engine | Bore
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
75.0 mm / 3.0 in
74.5 mm / 2.9 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.8:1
10.5:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
1.6 L / 95.2 cu-in / 1560.0 cc
1.0 L / 61.0 cu-in / 999.0 cc
Engine | Power
256.0 hp / 190.9 kW @ 6000 rpm
120.0 hp / 89.5 kW @ 3500 rpm
115.0 hp / 85.8 kW @ 5000-5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
129.0 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-in
76.9 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
115.1 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
76.4 mm / 3.0 in
Engine | Torque
330 Nm / 243.4 lb-ft @ 2500-5000 rpm
300 Nm / 221.3 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft @ 2000-3500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 2 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-3 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2010 ~ 2012
2015 ~ 2018
2016 ~ 2018
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