2017 Audi A3

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2017 Audi A3 Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
81
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Average
79/100
Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Great
88/100
Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.

Resale

Average
77/100
J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Not Rated
Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Small Premium Car of 2017

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#3 Audi A3
81

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2017 Audi A3 after 90-days of ownership.
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior
  • Styling of gauges and instruments
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2017 Audi A3 during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Rear visibility
  • Engine smoothness

Performance Specs

MPG City

24 - 26

MPG Hwy

31 - 35

Horsepower

186 - 220

Transmission

6 speed, Auto-Shift Manual w/OD, 7 speed, Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

Engine

Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2017 Audi A3 Review

Overview
The Audi S3 Sedan A3 Sedan and A3 Cabriolet offer all the features and powertrains you need for a thrilling well-connected drive. You could even say the A3 family is proof that Audi is always redefining progressive automotive design. A3 sedans and cabriolets are available in three levels of trim: Premium Premium Plus and Prestige. S3 sedans come in Premium Plus and Prestige only. The A3 Sedan gives everyone a front-row seat to luxury even passengers in the back. For those who require infinite headroom A3 Cabriolets offer the open-air thrill of racing the wind. And the bold look of the S3 only hints at the powerful performance under the hood. With 292 horses Quattro all-wheel drive progressive steering and available magnetic-ride suspension the S3 is a high-performance sport sedan that never breaks a sweat. Inside every A3 and S3 the available Audi Virtual Cockpit offers a full picture of what you need to see—in vibrant color—on a 12.3-inch display. It keeps you informed but doesn’t overwhelm. Personalize your A3 with a wide variety of exterior and interior colors option packages and Audi Genuine Accessories. The Audi A3 Sedan S3 Sedan and Cabriolet—luxury sports cars for the next generation.
Technology
With its wraparound dash innovative three-dimensional inlays and horizontal design lines the Audi A3 interior offers a sense of luxury that feels like it should cost a whole lot more. A surprising amount of leg room supple leather seating and a standard panoramic sunroof are just the beginning. Stay connected in your A3 with the next generation of Audi Connect. Want to avoid heavy traffic? Want to keep your passengers entertained with an in-vehicle Wi-Fi hotspot? Audi Connect offers all the information and entertainment you need. The Audi A3. Boldly refined.
Safety
The Audi A3’s comprehensive portfolio of standard and available driver assistance technologies is designed to help you respond to unexpected situations on the road. Standard Audi Pre Sense helps prepare for imminent front-end collisions initiating visual and acoustic warnings—and when needed partial emergency braking. If your A3 begins to leave its lane without signaling available Audi active lane assist gently corrects your steering to help you avoid a potential incident. These are just two of the reasons the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration gave the Audi A3 a five-star overall safety rating.
Performance
With a two-liter turbocharged engine and available quattro all-wheel drive the Audi A3 Sedan and Cabriolet offer confident performance. Add available Audi drive select paddle shifters and sport suspension and prepare for an exhilarating drive. You say you want more power? The S3 Sedan can deliver. With its turbocharged 292-hp engine you’ll make short work of long trips. With its S tronic dual-clutch automatic transmission an S3 is the type of power trip everyone should be on. Live in the fast lane with the Audi A3 family of sport sedans.

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