2012 Audi A3 Model Comparison

Premium Hatchback

General Pricing

Resale Value $28,750.00 $210,300.00 $42,600.00
Destination $875.00 $1,250.00 $875.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.0L I4 5.2L V10 2.0L I4
Horsepower 200 @ 5100 RPM 560 @ 8000 RPM 211 @ 4300 RPM
Torque 207 @ 1800 RPM 398 @ 6500 RPM 258 @ 1500 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 1984 5204 1984
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.2 X 3.7 3.3 X 3.7 3.2 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 9.6:1 12.5:1 9.6:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 22 12 22
Highway (mpg) 28 19 30

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3295.9 N/A 3880.1
Wheelbase (in.) 101.5 104.3 108.3
Length (in.) 169.0 174.6 182.1
Width (in.) 69.4 75.0 73.0
Height (in.) 56.0 49.0 54.4
Track Front (in.) 60.3 64.5 62.6
Track Rear (in.) 59.3 62.8 62.1
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 2 4
Front Headroom (in.) 39.3 37.5 40.0
Rear Headroom (in.) 36.9 N/A 36.3
Front Legroom (in.) 41.2 45.0 41.3
Rear Legroom (in.) 34.8 N/A 31.9
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.4 N/A 54.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 52.8 N/A 46.8
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

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

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone multi-link
Rear Suspension multi-link wishbone multi-link
Tires 225/45R17 235/35R19 245/40R18

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

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 Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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