What were the times when the automotive world was in the compact class is still easy. There was the Golf, the above it all enthroned, and then the others were there. The Audi A3 took always claim to be the fancier of Golf, the more dynamic vehicle. Visually, the A3 Sportback plays honeycomb with the Silhouette and the large single-frame grille and the large air intakes, still the dynamic design of the card, but in the interior, the cards will be reshuffled.

Audi-Cockpit: high-quality trumps

The Audi Cockpit plays all the classic trumps the Ingolstadt-based company: Flawless processing, and a Cockpit that exudes a beautiful Living atmosphere and still be functional. That’s why the start button is also located close to the gear lever in the centre console. “The short way”, explains project Manager Michael Schurr of the placement. press-inform / Audi After 8.4 seconds to 100 km/h mark is reached

Basically, the A3 offers the typical MQB modular-fare: a 10.1-inch Touchscreen and a configurable virtual 12.3 inches the Cockpit. Nevertheless, there is in the Audi A3 Sportback a few classic haptic elements: for example, the two button bars below the Central Display. For example, for the air conditioning and then those for the Parking assistant and the Fahrmodis.

However, the appropriate button can be pressed only to the bottom. This means: to move from “Individual” “Dynamic”, you have to click through the other settings, “If we would have resolved differently, would have led to a whole rat-tail of changes and the component would also become greater,” gives technicians Maximilian Mitwalsky an insight into the struggle of the engineers with the designers. Alternatively, you can make a driving mode selection via a touch screen. press-inform / Audi, The large single-frame radiator grille to give the A3 Sportback also visually sportiness

Head-Up Display can be upgraded

is Generally a good idea, too, that you can retrofit the Audi A3, the Head Up Display. However, it must be in the mounting device available that you must select during the configuration of the (cost-190 euros). Since the question of who makes the and not the whole System for 800 Euro orders for that. The Tailoring of the A3 Sportback can take some time – finally, the price list crisp 98 pages long and you can combine different design and equipment lines with each other. Standard in the A3 Sportback, among other things, manual air conditioning, cruise control, and the digital instrument cluster. In the case of the materials of the Audi A3 Sportback is quite progressive, that is to say sustainable. In the seat covers and the trunk are processed 45 or 62 PET bottles. Audi-SUV im Test: What is the new Plug is no good-in Hybrid from Ingolstadt? PCP Audi-SUV im Test: What is the new Plug is no good-in Hybrid from Ingolstadt?

Under the hood, nothing car is breaking New. We were with the current Top-diesel 1.5 TFSI with 110 kW / 150 HP on the road, and were confirmed in our expectations. The turbocharged four-cylinder can’t hide the fact below 2,000 rpm, a slight swipe or directions of weakness, but thanks to the six-speed manual shift you can compensate for this easily.

driving the weakness in the 150 HP gasoline engine

Generally speaking, the diesel is a good image, and also the cylinder shut-off works smoothly. With a weight of 1,280 kg, the A3 Sportback is not a heavy load and the 1.5-litre engine with its maximum torque of 250 Newton metres (1,500 U/min) can rarely be made from the Reserve curls. In 8.4 seconds on a country road is reached speed and the maximum speed is 224 km/h. This is clear in almost all driving situations. As the fuel consumption of the Audi is 5.1 l/100 km. press-inform / Audi Audi combined in the Cockpit Digital with classic analog-style controls

The suspension is perfectly matched, iron out unevenness of the floor calmly and can be adjusted on the basis of the variable damper with the modes “Efficiency” “Comfort,” “Auto” “Dynamic” or “Individual” to your own taste. Basically, the A3 is a good-natured and easy to master. Only in tight, ambitious, driven through curves, the compact Audi to understeer, but this is never problematic tends, as a rule, systems are immediately available.

Nervous lane keeping assist

Audi offers a Lane-departure warning as standard. The helper is activated, he fulfilled his task, however, the vehicle oscillates back to the lane markings-and-forth, corrected again and again by moving the steering wheel, until sometime once the boundary line is crossed. Significantly smooth the System operates in Conjunction with the adaptive cruise control: the Audi remains in the middle of the lane. It is enlightening in the truest sense of the word – is the LED Matrix light, however, with 1.590 Euro extra (if equipped “edition one” series) also has its price. All of the build thickness of the electric SUV, Mini, however, are: the City-Stromer in the first Test, FOCUS Online/Wochit All the build thickness of the electric SUV, Mini, however, are: the City-Stromer in the first Test

Free space in the 4,34 meters long Ingolstadt-based company, which also can be found in the second row as much space that adults can endure beyond the 1,80 even for a while. To the Backrests of the rear bench, the trunk volume of 380 liters to 1200 liters, and since the load floor is flat, the utensils conveniently store. With a base price of 29.900 euros, driven Audi A3 is not a special offer, but offers are already optically a worthwhile Alternative to the wolf Burger place deer.

type Audi A3 Sportback 35 TFSI engine four-cylinder turbo diesel engine displacement (cm3) 1498 power in HP (KW) at rpm 1 150 (110) at 5000 Max. Torque (Nm) bei Umin-1 250 Nm at 1500 Rev/min High
speed (km/h)
224 acceleration 0-100 km/h (sec.) 8,4 transmission 6-speed manual drive front wheel drive Fuel type Super consumption-EU-Drittelmix (l/100 km) 5,1 CO2-emissions (g/km) 116 length (mm) 4343 width (mm) 1816 height (mm) 1449 weight manufacturer
specifying (kg)
1280 max. Payload (kg) 600 price (euros) 29.900,00 € emission standard Euro-6 d temp