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Audi A3 Sedan
2020 Audi A3 Sedan
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$33,300
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Audi A4 Sedan
2021 Audi A4 Sedan
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Lexus IS
2021 Lexus IS
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Trunk Volume
10 ft³
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
184 hp @ 4300 rpm
201 hp @ 4200 rpm
260 hp
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
236 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
236 lb-ft
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Other
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
38.1 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
N/A

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Multi-Link
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40HR18
P225/40HR18
N/A
Rear Tire
P225/40HR18
P225/40HR18
N/A
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
30 MPG
N/A
City
27 MPG
27 MPG
N/A
Highway
36 MPG
35 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 Tons/yr
6.0 (2020) Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
15.3 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
356.4 miles
413.1 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
475.2 miles
535.5 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.5 in
187.5 in
185.24 in
Height
55.7 in
56.2 in
56.49 in
Max Width
70.7 in
72.7 in
N/A
Front Width
61.2 in
61.9 in
72.4 in
Rear Width
60.1 in
61.2 in
N/A
Wheelbase
103.8 in
111 in
110.2 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.2 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
41.3 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
36.5 in
37.3 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
55.9 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
35.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
36.1 in
37.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
54.5 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,197 lbs
3,417 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10 ft³
12 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
  • Quantum Gray
  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Cosmos Blue Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Nano Gray Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Terra Gray Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Gray Stitching, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Chestnut Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Magma Red w/Anthracite, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rock Gray/Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Atlas Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rock Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A