There are no shortcuts to greatness

In a class that’s full of compromise, we took a different path with the A3. It features uncompromising craftsmanship, and several Audi and industry firsts, like available 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot connection, MMI® touch, and more. With standard leather seating surfaces and a large panoramic sunroof, the A3 sheds light on how a compact luxury vehicle can go big.

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Key Features
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Twelve-way power driver’s seat, including four-way power lumbar adjustment
  • Automatic xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights and LED taillights
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Panoramic sunroof
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  • Aluminum interior package and Aluminum Mistral decorative inlays
  • Audi advanced key—keyless start, stop and entry
  • Audi music interface with iPod® integration
  • Heated front seats
  • 18” 10-spoke design wheels
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  • Full LED headlights
  • Bang & Olufsen® Sound System with 14 speakers and 705 watts
  • MMI® navigation plus with voice control system & Audi connect®1
  • MMI® touch with handwriting-recognition technology2
  • S line® exterior appearance (front and rear fascia, side sills, and Audi S line® fender badges)
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Designed by Audi, and the wind We’re not just being poetic

Aerodynamic design in the hands of an Audi designer is always pleasing to the eye. The A3 Sedan's harmonious design is achieved in part by a Tornado line running sleekly from bold Xenon headlights to slender LED taillights, creating the impression that it’s always in motion—even when standing still.

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Luxury’s not a luxury It comes standard on the A3

The A3 interior is a new benchmark of intelligent design. From standard leather seating surfaces, decorative inlays, and an ultra-thin retractable MMI screen, to available Audi connect* with the MMI® touch wheel, every inch is artfully crafted with the driver in mind.*

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Uncompromised design

With clean and chiseled lines, the A3 has exterior styling that’s less flash and more substance. Available class-exclusive full LED headlights that shine much brighter than halogen and Xenon headlights make it clear that the A3 has design that outshines the competition.

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Uncompromised engineering

Sometimes you have to take things out to put more in. We took out the weight so we could add in more performance.  The A3 utilizes our ultra® lightweight technology, which uses advanced materials and construction to improve both performance and efficiency, without compromising body strength.

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Uncompromised handling

Handling performance is integral to our DNA. Whether you’re navigating city streets or the open road, the A3 shows off its German-tuned handling traits everywhere it goes. And with the available quattro® all-wheel drive system, the A3 can help you get a grip in just about any driving situation.

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Uncompromised performance

By turbocharging its engines, the A3 can use a smaller engine to get the same power as a bigger one, without compromising fuel efficiency. A 170-horsepower, 1.8-liter TFSI® turbocharged engine comes standard, while an available 220-horsepower, 2.0-liter TSFI® engine with quattro® all-wheel drive puts the power down. These engines prove that the best things really do come in smaller packages.

Truth: TFSI® engines combine direct injection with the turbocharger, unleashing higher power output and outstanding responsiveness.

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Uncompromised, down to every detail

They said it couldn’t be done

We’ve never listened to the naysayers. It’s what led to the creation of legendary technologies, like our quattro® all-wheel drive system and TDI Clean Diesel – proof that when you’re uncompromising, you’re driven to do great things.

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An uncompromised car, an uncompromised spirit

The A3 was built on the belief that there are no shortcuts to greatness. To launch the vehicle, Audi chose to celebrate those who have also paid their dues on the uncompromised road to success.

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The all-new Audi A3 is here

The A3 proves that there are no shortcuts to luxury, with available 19-inch wheels and class-exclusive full LED headlights. Inside, the A3 offers an unrivaled interior featuring MMI® touch and 4G LTE technology. The Audi A3 is luxury without compromise.

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Audi drive select

The available Audi drive select system lets you choose from four distinct driving modes that custom-set steering, throttle response and transmission shift characteristics. Adjust it to suit the road, weather, or even your mood.

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Audi connect®

Available Audi connect turns your A3 into a Wi-Fi® hotspot. And that’s just the beginning. Use Google Voice™ Local Search or the toggle buttons to access Google Earth™, news, parking info, traffic updates and more.

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Driver assistance technologies

In five o’clock traffic or on the open road, available driver assistance systems help you drive with confidence. Audi side assist, active lane assist, and adaptive cruise control systems help enhance your A3 driving experience.

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