The Audi A3 is a compact executive car introduced by Audi in 1996. Although it was launched in the hatchback body style, the German automaker has also been producing sedan and cabriolet variants since 2013. In fact, the introduction of new body configurations has boosted the demand of Audi A3. Moreover, the 2015 A3 has earned World Car of the Year award for its first-class design, craftsmanship and inspiring execution.
The 2015 Audi A3 is already in the markets, and today we will highlight the key specifications, features and pricing details of the 1.8T version.
The 2015 Audi A3 is available in 3 trims namely, Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. The 1.8T version is powered by a 1.8 liter four-cylinder turbocharged TFSI engine generating 170 horsepower and 200 lb-ft of torque, which enable it to accelerate from 0 to 60mph in around 6.5 seconds and achieve a top speed of 129mph. All the versions use the standard six-speed S-Tronic dual-clutch transmission with front-wheel drive system. The average fuel economy of this version lies somewhere between 5.6 and 6.6 liters/100km.
The all-new Audi A3 1.8T carries a stylish Singleframe front grille with Xenon plus automatic headlights and LED daytime running lights on both of its sides. At the rear end, the car carries an integrated trunk spoiler and dual exhaust outlets. Moreover, the power-adjustable side mirrors integrated with the LED turn indicator lights and matte black trim around exterior windows give the A3 a more contemporary and stylish appearance.
Leather seats with electronically powered seat and lumbar adjustments ensure a comfortable driving experience. In addition, the three-spoke multifunction sport steering wheel adds further sophistication to the interior.
The infotainment and technology features of 2015 Audi A3 1.8T include an advanced driver information system, HD Radio technology with ten speakers, Cruise Control, Bluetooth and SD Card connectivity and Audi Pre-Sense Basic, whereas the safety features range across Advanced Airbag Systems, Antilock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and Electromechanical Parking Brake.
The starting price of 2015 Audi A3 1.8T Premium Sedan in the US is $29,900.