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Compare Audi RS 3 Sportback (8PA) vs Audi S3 Sportback 8V [Manual]

Reviews

Neo score
59%
52%
Pros
  • Great I5 engine
  • Imposing exterior styling
  • More modern design than previous-gen
  • Fully independent suspensions
  • Manual transmission
Cons
  • High 0.36 drag coefficient
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Only available with a small engine
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Less attractive than the 3-door

Price

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Variants

Manual
DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
302 L / 10.7 cu-ft ~ 1032 L / 36.4 cu-ft
340 L / 12.0 cu-ft ~ 1180 L / 41.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.5 L / 6.9 qt
5.7 L / 6.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
560 kg / 1235 lbs
560 kg / 1235 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/35 R19
225/40 R18
Turning Circle
10.7 m / 35.1 ft
10.9 m / 35.8 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Hatchback
5-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Size | Height
1402 mm / 55.2 in
1404 mm / 55.3 in
Size | Length
4302 mm / 169.4 in
4324 mm / 170.2 in
Size | Width
1794 mm / 70.6 in
1785 mm / 70.3 in | 1966 mm / 77.4 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1564.0 mm / 61.6 in
1535.0 mm / 60.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1528.0 mm / 60.2 in
1511.0 mm / 59.5 in
Weight
1575.0 kg / 3472.3 lbs
1430.0 kg / 3152.6 lbs
Wheel Size
8J x 19
7.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2578 mm / 101.5 in
2631 mm / 103.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.6 sec
5.3 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.4 sec
5.0 sec
CO2 Emission
212 g/km
162 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.362
0.34
Fuel Economy
9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (combined) | 13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 6.8 L/100km / 34.6 MPG (highway)
7.0 L/100km / 33.6 MPG (combined) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 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 5
Euro 6
Engine
CEPA
CJXC
Engine | Bore
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
2.5 L / 151.3 cu-in / 2480.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
Engine | Power
340.0 hp / 253.5 kW @ 5400-6500 rpm
300.0 hp / 223.7 kW @ 5500-6200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
137.1 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in
151.2 hp/L / 2.5 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
450 Nm / 331.9 lb-ft @ 1600-5300 rpm
380 Nm / 280.3 lb-ft @ 1800-5500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-5 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
DCT S tronic
Manual

Production

Availability
2011 ~ 2012
2013 ~ 2016
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