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Audi RS3
2020 Audi RS3
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$56,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
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BMW M3 Sedan
2021 BMW M3 Sedan
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$69,900
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Volkswagen Golf R
2022 Volkswagen Golf R
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Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Turbo Inline-5 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo 4 Cylinder Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
N/A
Trunk Volume
10 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Turbo Inline-5 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo 4 Cylinder Gas
Horsepower
394 hp @ 6000 rpm
473 hp @ 5500 rpm
315 hp @ 5350 rpm
Torque
354 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
406 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,593 lbs
N/A
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
N/A
N/A
City
19 MPG
N/A
N/A
Highway
28 MPG
N/A
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
N/A
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
N/A
N/A
Cruising Range City
275.5 miles
N/A
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
406 miles
N/A
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
176.3 in
N/A
N/A
Height
55 in
N/A
N/A
Max Width
70.7 in
N/A
N/A
Front Width
61.4 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Width
60.2 in
N/A
N/A
Wheelbase
103.6 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
N/A
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
N/A
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
36.5 in
N/A
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
36.1 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
N/A
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10 ft³
N/A
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
N/A
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8"
N/A
N/A

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/35YR19
N/A
N/A
Rear Tire
P235/35YR19
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ara Blue Crystal Effect
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Nardo Gray
  • Tango Red Metallic
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Crescendo Red, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black w/Rock Gray, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
N/A
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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