Audi A3 Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Audi A3 Reviews

The Audi A3 is a convertible, sedan offered in a 4dr Sdn FWD 1.8T Premium, 4dr Sdn FWD 1.8T Premium Plus, 4dr Sdn FWD 1.8T Prestige, 4dr Sdn quattro 2.0T Premium, 4dr Sdn quattro 2.0T Premium Plus, 4dr Sdn quattro 2.0T Prestige, 4dr Sdn FWD 2.0 TDI Premium, 4dr Sdn FWD 2.0 TDI Premium Plus, 4dr Sdn FWD 2.0 TDI Prestige, 2dr Cabriolet FWD 1.8T Premium, 2dr Cabriolet quattro 2.0T Premium, 2dr Cabriolet FWD 1.8T Premium Plus, 2dr Cabriolet FWD 1.8T Prestige, 2dr Cabriolet quattro 2.0T Premium Plus, 2dr Cabriolet quattro 2.0T Prestige, 4dr Sdn quattro 2.0T Premium Plus and 4dr Sdn quattro 2.0T Prestige. The powertrains include 1.8-liter 4 turbo (170 hp), 2.0-liter 4 turbo (220 hp), 2.0-liter 4 turbo (292 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 turbodiesel (150 hp) engines, and 6-speed sequential transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 23 mpg city to 33 mpg highway. The A3 uses Premium fuel.

Competing models include Subaru Legacy, Buick Verano and Volkswagen Jetta.

Last Model Reviewed: 2015

Reviewed Audi A3s from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2006 Audi A3 2.0T 4-cyl

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