Audi A3 sedan was first presented in 2013 at the Auto Show in New York.
In April 2016 the car received many updates that has affected not only the design and the list of options, but also significantly affected the technical part. German designers could harmoniously complement the five-door hatchback by separate section of the trunk.
Sedan looks compact not only in appearance, it is beautiful both outside and inside. If the front side of the car almost exactly repeats hatchbacks, here from other angles it differs materially. In profile, the three-volume sedan looks fast and rapidly, aided by a long hood, low sloping roof, striking spoiler on the trunk lid and raised wheel arches that can accommodate rims up to 19 inches in diameter.
Forage of car looks aggressively due to the relief of the bumper and elegantly tapered lamps with LED component.
Sedan Audi A3 by size exceeds titled “Sportback”, except for height – three-volume model is lower by 10 mm (1416 mm). This A3 Sedan is longer by 145 mm (4458 mm), wider by 11 mm (1796 mm) and its wheelbase is 1 mm longer (2637 mm).
Interior of sedan Audi A3 is almost identical to the five-door hatchback. It means that this interior differs by comfortable seats, luxury finishing materials, carefully thought-through ergonomics and not too rich basic equipment.
The front row is very spacious for the driver and passenger, there is enough space in all directions, and the wide range of adjustments allows to choose the optimum comfortable accommodation. Meet the New Audi R8. It might be a Tesla Rival in the Future?
Rear sofa is not so large. There can be freely placed two passengers, but if necessary it will fit all three.
One of the advantages of sedan Audi A3 – is its practicality. In standard equipment the trunk capacity is 425 liters. Moreover, the bay has an excellent shape, rear sofa backrest folds flush with the floor, forming 880 liters of useful volume.
Four- door A3 is equipped with the same engines as the “Sportback” – it is gasoline ‘4 “TFSI turbo direct injection 16-valve timing.
The car is equipped with a 1.4 liter engine in the generating of 150 “horses” at 5000-6000 rev / min and 250 Nm of torque rods at 1500-3500 rev / min.
The more powerful version is the 2.0-liter engine capacity of 190 horsepower (at 4200-6000 rev / min), which develops 320 Nm of peak torque at 1500-4200 r / min.
Both engines are installed together with the 7-band “robot» S tronic transmission and front-wheel drive, but for the “younger” is also offered a 6-speed “mechanics”, and for the “older” – corporate-wheel drive quattro. From zero to 100 km / h sedan is able to accelerate for 6.2-8.2 seconds, maximum it can develop 220-236 km / h.
Structurally, the Audi A3 Sedan doesn’t differ from A3 hatchbacks – there is modular “trolley” the MQB with MacPherson struts at the front and multi finger behind electromechanical power steering and disc brakes with modern electronics on all wheels.
Configurations and prices.
Restyling Audi A3 2016-2017 in standard equipment costs about 25 400 $.
Version with a 190-horsepower engine is estimated between $ 28 500 $, and the four-wheel drive – from 29 800 $.
The basic three-volume sedan has six airbags, air conditioning, “music”, media center, heated front seats, ABS, ESP, four electric windows, alloy wheels, bi-xenon headlights and other useful functionality. Audi Will Release Its Most Compact Crossover