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Audi S3 Sedan
2020 Audi S3 Sedan
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$43,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.5
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Volkswagen Golf R
2019 Volkswagen Golf R
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$40,395
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.9
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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
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
52.7 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
288 hp @ 5400 rpm
288 hp @ 5400 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1900 rpm
280 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40YR18
P235/35YR19
Rear Tire
P225/40YR18
P235/35YR19
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
24 MPG
City
22 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
319 miles
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
420.5 miles
420.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.8 in
168.4 in
Height
54.8 in
56.5 in
Max Width
70.7 in
70.8 in
Front Width
61.1 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
60.1 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
103.6 in
103.5 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.8 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
38.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.1 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
53.9 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,494 lbs
3,300 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
22.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
52.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Quantum Gray
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Indium Gray Metallic
  • Lapiz Blue Metallic
  • Oryx White Pearl
  • Tornado Red

Optional Exterior Colors

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

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
  • Titan Black, Perforated Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
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
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
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
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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