2016 Audi A3 Sedan 1.8T Premium Specs

2016 Audi A3 Sedan 1.8T Premium FWD powered by 1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Automatic transmission.

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Overview
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$30,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
1.8-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Body Type
Sedan
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12.3 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    1.8-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
  • Horsepower
    170 hp @ 4500 rpm
  • Torque
    200 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Rack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    36 ft

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x 7.5"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 7.5"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Multi-Link

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P225/45HR17
  • Rear Tire
    P225/45HR17
  • Spare Tire
    Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    27 MPG
  • City
    23 MPG
  • Highway
    33 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    6.5 (Est) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    13.2 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    303.6 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    435.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    175 in
  • Height
    55.8 in
  • Max Width
    70.7 in
  • Front Width
    61.2 in
  • Rear Width
    60.1 in
  • Wheelbase
    103.8 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.2 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.6 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    54.8 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    35.1 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    36.4 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    53 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,175 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    12.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Brilliant Red
  • Ibis White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Dakota Gray Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Lotus Gray Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Scuba Blue Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Chestnut Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Titanium Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Standard
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Standard
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Not Available
  • Satellite Radio
    Standard
  • Smart Device Integration
    Not Available
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Optional
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Standard
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Standard

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Standard
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Standard
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Comfort

  • Heads-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Optional
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Standard
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Optional
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Standard
  • Power Driver Seat
    Standard
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
    Not Available
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Optional
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Not Available

Additional Packages

Audi Guard Protection Kit

$295

Audi Guard Cargo Mat Durable trunk liner w/A3 logo, Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats (Set of 4) Black TPE mats w/silver A3 logo (PIO) (DISC) NO LONGER AVAILABLE for factory ordering as of December 2, 2015.

Audi MMI Navigation Plus

$2,200

Audi connect w/online services, Radio: Audi MMI Navigation Plus w/MMI Touch, Audi MMI Navigation High Control Panel, 8-Color Driver Information System, color trip computer

Carbon Fiber Package

$1,995

Carbon Fiber Mirror Cap w/o Side Assist, Carbon Fiber Spoiler (PIO)

Season of Audi Package - 18" Wheels

$2,650

S line fender badges, S line front and rear bumpers, and side sills, Tires: P225/40R18 AS, Sport Suspension -15mm ride height, High Gloss Black Package, Audi Music Interface w/Lightning Adapter Cable, Heated Front Seats, Audi Advanced Key, keyless start, stop and entry (sensor in front doors and trunk), Aluminum Door Sills w/S Line Emblem, Wheels: 18" 5-Arm-Rotor Matte Black, Black Cloth Headliner NOT AVAILABLE for ordering - pre-build only.

Season of Audi Package - 19" Wheels

$3,050

S line fender badges, S line front and rear bumpers, and side sills, Wheels: 8.0" x 19" 5-Arm Wing Design, Tires: P235/35R19 Summer Performance, Sport Suspension -15mm ride height, High Gloss Black Package, Audi Music Interface w/Lightning Adapter Cable, Heated Front Seats, Audi Advanced Key, keyless start, stop and entry (sensor in front doors and trunk), Aluminum Door Sills w/S Line Emblem, Black Cloth Headliner NOT AVAILABLE for ordering - pre-build only.

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Standard
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Standard
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Standard
  • Brake Assist
    Standard
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Standard
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Optional
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    12 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Drivetrain
    4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Maintenance
    1 Years / 5,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    4 Years / Unlimited Miles