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2008 Audi A3 Comparisons

Base Hatchback

General Pricing

Resale Value $27,410.00 $25,700.00 $29,599.00
Destination $825.00 $745.00 $650.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.0L I4 2.5L I5 3.8L V6
Horsepower 200 @ 5100 RPM 227 @ 5000 RPM 263 @ 5750 RPM
Torque 207 @ 1800 RPM 236 @ 1500 RPM 260 @ 4500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 1984 2521 3828
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.2 X 3.7 3.3 X 3.7 3.7 X 3.5
Compression Ratio 10.3:1 9.0:1 10.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 22 19 17
Highway (mpg) 29 28 25

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3306.9 3201.1 3538.4
Wheelbase (in.) 101.5 103.9 101.4
Length (in.) 168.7 167.4 179.7
Width (in.) 77.1 70.2 72.2
Height (in.) 56.0 57.0 53.8
Track Front (in.) 59.9 60.4 61.8
Track Rear (in.) 58.8 60.3 61.8
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 4 4
Front Headroom (in.) 38.9 38.9 38.5
Rear Headroom (in.) 36.9 37.8 34.6
Front Legroom (in.) 41.2 41.6 42.8
Rear Legroom (in.) 34.8 34.2 29.2
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.4 54.7 54.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 52.8 51.3 51.2
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 54.3 53.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 45.1 44.4

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 89.0 N/A 81.6

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 225/45R17 215/45R18 235/45R18

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A Std. N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM satellite satellite
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. N/A Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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