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2022 Audi A3 Sedan
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2022 BMW 3 Series Sedan
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2022 BMW M3 Sedan
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10 ft³
Trunk Volume
17 ft³
Trunk Volume
13 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0L Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
201 hp @ 4800 rpm
255 hp @ 5000 rpm
473 hp @ 6250 rpm
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1550 rpm
406 lb-ft @ 2650 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,494 lbs
3,582 lbs
3,840 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
31 MPG
30 MPG
19 MPG
City
28 MPG
26 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
36 MPG
23 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 Tons/yr
5.9 Tons/yr
9.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
15.6 gallons
15.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
369.6 miles
405.6 miles
249.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
475.2 miles
561.6 miles
358.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.7 in
185.7 in
189.1 in
Height
55.7 in
56.8 in
56.4 in
Max Width
70.7 in
71.9 in
74.3 in
Front Width
61.2 in
62.3 in
63.7 in
Rear Width
60.1 in
62.9 in
63.2 in
Wheelbase
103.8 in
112.2 in
112.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
42 in
41.6 in
Front Seat Headroom
36.5 in
38.7 in
40.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
56 in
56 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
35.2 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.1 in
37.6 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
54.6 in
54.6 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10 ft³
17 ft³
13 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
37.4 ft
40 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 9.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 10.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR17
P225/45HR18
P275/40YR18
Rear Tire
P225/45HR17
P225/45HR18
P285/35YR19
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Alpine White
  • Sao Paulo Yellow

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Atoll Blue Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • Aventurin Red Metallic, Priority 1
  • Dravit Grey Metallic, Priority 1
  • Oxide Grey Metallic, Priority 1
  • Tanzanite Blue II Metallic, Priority 1
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Brooklyn Grey Metallic
  • Isle of Man Green Metallic
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Skyscraper Gray Metallic
  • Toronto Red Metallic
  • Aventurin Red Metallic
  • Individual Dravit Grey Metallic
  • Oxide Grey Metallic
  • Tanzanite Blue II Metallic
  • Frozen Brilliant White Metallic
  • Frozen Portimao Blue Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black/Rock Gray Stitching, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Parchment Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Santos Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Perforated Sensatec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Perforated Sensatec Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated Sensatec Upholstery
  • Tacora Red, Perforated Sensatec Upholstery
  • Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (VA)
  • Fjord Blue/Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (ZA)
  • Ivory White, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (ZA)
  • Kyalami Orange/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Silverstone/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Tartufo, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (VA)
  • Yas Marina Blue/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black w/Blue Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Tacora Red, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (VB)
  • Fjord Blue/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (ZB)
  • Ivory White, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (ZB)
  • Kyalami Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (VB)
  • Yas Marina Blue/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

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
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 99,419 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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