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Audi A3 Sedan
2020 Audi A3 Sedan
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$33,300
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8.1
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Volkswagen GTI
2014 Volkswagen GTI
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$24,595
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10 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 Gas
Horsepower
184 hp @ 4300 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x TBD

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40HR18
225/40R18
Rear Tire
P225/40HR18
225/40R18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
25 MPG
City
27 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
356.4 miles
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
475.2 miles
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.5 in
165.8 in
Height
55.7 in
57.8 in
Max Width
70.7 in
70 in
Front Width
61.2 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
60.1 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
103.8 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
36.5 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
54.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.1 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
54.6 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,197 lbs
3,113 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
15.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
  • Quantum Gray
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
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
  • Interlagos, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
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
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles