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2020 Audi A3
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,114
13 listings nationwide

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1998 Audi Cabriolet
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,100

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Audi A3
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
Kyree Rollerson Preview:

The A3, a subcompact luxury sedan, is Audi’s entry-level model. Previously, the A3 was offered in coupe and convertible body styles, but the convertible disappears for 2020, leaving ju...

1998 Audi Cabriolet
FWD

Over its five years on the market the Audi Cabriolet changed very little. In the 1998 Cabriolet, a 2.8-liter, 172-hp V6 sits under its hood with a 4-speed automatic transmission. No ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Audi A3
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
GuruJ11M4 writes:
Very happy so far, a fun drive and very practical
Looks/Style Ranked 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T Autobahn FWD better.
"Value"
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T Autobahn FWD worse.
"More room"
1998 Audi Cabriolet
FWD
GuruJCG9F writes:
Very nice cat.
Power Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD better.
"Stronger engine."
Handling Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD worse.
"Front wheel always handle better control."
Looks/Style Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD better.
"Old school "
Front Seats Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD better.
"Liked the feel how they wrapped around you."
Back Seats Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD worse.
"No back seats in the ssr that was easy."
Family Car Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD worse.
"Room safety."
Value Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD better.
"Just more room in the back."
Would Buy Ranked 2005 Chevrolet SSR LS RWD better.
"Plainly just like it better.I have been trying to look at one on CarGuras in Andover Mass to no avail.Sent 5 emails called 7 times customer service never returned calls.no way to run a business "
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Ester 1998 Audi Cabriolet FWDReview:

Cool Car — Perfect color - golden with blue roof top (convertible). Matches my favorite soccer team. Perfect fo...

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Charlie 1998 Audi Cabriolet FWDReview:

A Fine Example Of German Engineering — My cousin's car that I drove once. It has about 130,000 miles on it and is a little beat up, but des...

Specs

2020 Audi A3
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
1998 Audi Cabriolet
FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 17 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
184 hp @ 4,400 RPM
172 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
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Displacement
2,000 cc
2,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 40.7 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 26.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.3 cu ft 6.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,102 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 175.5 in 176 in
Width 77.2 in 67.6 in
Height 55.7 in 54.3 in
Wheelbase 103.8 in 100.6 in

Available Options

2020 Audi A3
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Cosmos Blue Metallic
  • FLORETT Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Nano Gray Metallic
  • Quantum Gray
  • Tango Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Premium Plus Package
  • Premium Plus Package
  • Carbon Fiber Package
  • Carbon Fiber Package W/Side Assist
  • Carbon Fiber Trunk Lid Spoiler
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Final Edition Package
  • Navigation Package
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" 5-Arm Wing Design Anthracite
1998 Audi Cabriolet
FWD

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