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Audi S3 Sedan
2021 Audi S3 Sedan
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$43,000
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8.6
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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan
2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan
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$33,650
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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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
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10 ft³
Trunk Volume
8.6 ft³

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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
310 hp @ 5400 rpm
188 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 1900 rpm
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40YR18
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P225/40YR18
P225/45HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
29 MPG
City
22 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
13.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
319 miles
337.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420.5 miles
486 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.8 in
179.1 in
Height
54.8 in
56.9 in
Max Width
70.7 in
70.7 in
Front Width
61.1 in
61.7 in
Rear Width
60.1 in
60.9 in
Wheelbase
103.6 in
107.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
41.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
36.5 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
55.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
57.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
33.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.1 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
56.9 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,494 lbs
3,285 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10 ft³
8.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Quantum Gray
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Nano Gray Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Ara Blue Crystal Effect
  • Night Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Patagonia Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Rock Gray Stitch, Fine Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black w/Rock Gray Stitch, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Magma Red w/Anthracite, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rotor Gray w/Anthracite, Fine Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, DINAMICA/MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Neva Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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