The third generation of the 2013 Audi A3 will be launched in concession on September 6. The constructor announced on Monday, June 25, this new range of compact top of range is available in three engines to four cylinders (1.4 TFSI 122ch, 1.8 TFSI 180ch, 2.0 TDI 150ch) for an average decrease of the consumption of the order of 12% compared to the older generation. New Audi A3 already possible to order at Audi network and on the internet, prices € 24,260.
But for the moment, the catalog is rather limited since only three engines (1.4 TFSI with 122 HP, 1.8 TFSI 180 HP and diesel 2.0 TDI with 150 HP) and four finishes are available.
The 1.4 TFSI 122ch block consumes on average 5,2L/100 km, or an equivalent of 120 g/km of CO2 emissions. The 1.8 TFSI delivers its 180ch. It is the most powerful engine equipping the A3, with an acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h in 7.2 s and a maximum speed of 232 km/h. Its consumption is 5,6L/100 km, or 130 g/km of CO2 emissions.
On the side of diesel, 2.0 TDI displays a power of 143ch to 4,1L/100 km on average, is the order of 106 g/km CO2 emissions.
In the fall, two new engines should appear: the 1.4 TFSI 140ch block and 1.6 TDI 105ch. The second should consume 3,8L/100 km or 99 g/km of CO2 emissions.
If the dimensions of this new Audi A3 not much evolved, it has nevertheless a new grille at the front of large air inlets at the level of the hood and new lights Xenon.
The new Audi A3 offers, series, a multitude of equipment, the automatic air conditioning adjustable front seat height from seven airbags, including a specially reserved to the driver’s lap.
Audi A3 Perform:
Dimensions: (L x w x H) 4.23 × 1.77 × 1.42 m
Wheelbase: 2.60 m
Trunk: 365 l (1100 l folded back records)
Weight: 1250 kg
Price: € 24,260
Displacement: 1395 cc
HP (kW): 122 (90)
Couple maxi: 200 Nm
Box: Manual 6-speed
Aid to the conduct
ESP (electronic stabilization program)
Max speed: 203 km/h
0-100 km/h: 9 ‘ 3
Mixed standard: 5.2 l / 100 km
CO2 emissions: 120 g/km
Energy label: B
Other versions: 1.8 TFSI S tronic 180 HP, 2.0 TDI 150 c. 1.6 TDI 105 ch and 99 g/km of CO2, 3.8 l / 100 km (November). Later the promising 1.4 TFSI 140 ch with cylinders at the request, also very economical.
Guarantee: 2 years