Impressive 2015 Audi A3 Driving for Fans of Small Cars
2015 Audi A3 is considered as more affordable luxury sedan with totally comfortable interior. The diesel engine option is also made available for better fuel economy.
If you are a fan of small, luxury car, the new 2015 Audi A3 surely will work its charm on you. Even though the 2015 Audi A3 price may stun you with its exceeding-thirty-thousands price tag, this luxury sedan is definitely a car you would love to drive since its price doesn’t lie. Well, despite the small size, new Audi A3 for 2015 model year offers you plenty of pleasure you can enjoy to enrich your driving experience with great feelings.
|2015 Audi A3 1.8T|
|PRICE AS TESTED||$34,545|
|VEHICLE LAYOUT||Front-engine, FWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan|
|ENGINE||1.8L/170-hp/200-lb-ft turbo DOHC 16-valve I-4|
|TRANSMISSION||6-speed twin-clutch auto.|
|CURB WEIGHT (F/R DIST)||3108 lb (60/40%)|
|LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT||175.4 x 77.2 x 55.7 in|
|0-60 MPH||6.8 sec|
|QUARTER MILE||15.4 sec @ 89.4 mph|
|BRAKING, 60-0 MPH||106 ft|
|LATERAL ACCELERATION||0.88 g (avg)|
|MT FIGURE EIGHT||26.7 sec @ 0.67 g (avg)|
|EPA CITY/HWY/COMB FUEL ECON||23/33/27 mpg|
|ENERGY CONS., CITY/HWY||147/102 kW-hrs/100 miles|
|CO2 EMISSIONS||0.73 lb/mile|
Small but quite powerful for its class, the 2015 Audi A3 specification features the 1.8L engine generating 170 horsepower, which allows the sedan to run from naught to 60 mph for slightly more than 7.0 seconds. There is also the 2.0L engine option generating 220 horsepower and even 292 horsepower with even better acceleration, as the vehicle runs to 60 mph only for less than 6.0 seconds. However, the gasoline engine options are not the only one made available. The TDI diesel with 2.0L of displacement will be a great match if you seek for better fuel economy. For all of them, the six-speed dual-clutch S-Tronic transmission is made standard.
Performance may be kind of nothing if the car is not complemented with cool styling, both for interior and exterior. The interior styling features the cool sporty look. Even though the front seats are much roomier than the rear ones, this small sedan will be comfortable enough to seat three passengers there. For exterior styling, you can find sunroof complemented its design to give you an even more exciting driving experience.
With the starting price of 2015 Audi A3, which may start rocketing from around $31,000, you will be satisfied with rich equipment made standard for this luxury sedan. They already include the sunroof, 7-in infotainment screen with MMI interface, and Bluetooth complemented with audio streaming. However, you may want to enjoy the more convenient drive by opting for the optional equipment, including heated seats and outstanding LED headlights.