The upscale A3 hatchback has a tasteful and well-finished, if somewhat snug, interior and generous power output. Base models are powered by a 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder. The S-tronic transmission, a manual that shifts automatically, works very well. We found the A3 quite taut, nimble, solid-feeling, and quick. All-wheel drive is optional.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

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A typical model has 100 or more samples for each model year. For some model years, typically those of older or less popular cars, we do not have a large enough sample size to provide results of statistical confidence.

There are several ways in which a savvy car buyer can still research how current owners feel about their car.

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