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2023 Audi S3 2.0T quattro Premium AWD
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2023 Audi A3
2.0T Premium FWD
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The 2023 Audi A3 is the German luxury brand’s smallest and most affordable offering, but that doesn’t mean it gives up anything in the way of luxury credentials. The A3 is a spacious, ...

2023 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
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Specs

2023 Audi A3
2.0T Premium FWD
2023 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
201 hp @ 4,400 RPM
306 hp @ 5,400 RPM
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 1,900 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
9.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10.9 cu ft 8.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 860 lbs 860 lbs
Exterior
Length 176.9 in 177.3 in
Width 78.1 in 78.1 in
Height 56.2 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 103.5 in 103.6 in

Available Options

2023 Audi A3
2.0T Premium FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atoll Blue Metallic
  • Brilliant Black
  • FLORETT Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Black Optic Sport Package
  • Convenience Package
2023 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue Metallic
  • Python Yellow Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Turbo Blue

Option Packages

  • Black Optic Package
  • Carbon Fiber Spoiler
  • Carbon Fiber Spoiler & Mirror Caps W/Side Assist
  • Convenience Package
  • Sport Exhaust Resonator

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