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Audi A3 Sedan
2020 Audi A3 Sedan
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2020 Mazda 3 Sedan
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
184 hp @ 4300 rpm
186 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
34.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40HR18
P205/60HR16
Rear Tire
P225/40HR18
P205/60HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
30 MPG
City
27 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
35 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 Tons/yr
5.9 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
356.4 miles
343.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
475.2 miles
462 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.5 in
183.5 in
Height
55.7 in
56.9 in
Max Width
70.7 in
70.7 in
Front Width
61.2 in
61.7 in
Rear Width
60.1 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
103.8 in
107.3 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
36.5 in
38 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
55.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
35.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.1 in
37.3 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
53.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
50.9 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,197 lbs
3,071 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10 ft³
13.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
  • Quantum Gray
  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Cosmos Blue Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Nano Gray Metallic
  • Tango Red 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
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles