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2020 Audi A3 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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2020 Audi A3
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
2022 BMW 3 Series
330i RWD
MSRP
$41,450
Invoice
$39,050
Average Price Paid
$41,450
485 listings nationwide

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2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
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330i RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Audi A3
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,206
10 listings nationwide

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2022 BMW 3 Series
330i RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$46,866
45 listings nationwide
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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...

2022 BMW 3 Series
330i RWD
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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"
2022 BMW 3 Series
330i RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Audi A3
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
2022 BMW 3 Series
330i RWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 15.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
184 hp @ 4,400 RPM
255 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
294 lb-ft @ 1,550 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player 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 42 in
Back Legroom 35.1 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.3 cu ft 17 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,102 lbs 836 lbs
Exterior
Length 175.5 in 185.7 in
Width 77.2 in 81.4 in
Height 55.7 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 103.8 in 112.2 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
2022 BMW 3 Series
330i RWD

Exterior Colors

  • AVENTURIN Red Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • DRAVIT Grey Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Grey Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Oxide Grey Metallic
  • PORTIMAO Blue Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic

Option Packages

  • Heated Front Seats
  • Adaptive M Suspension
  • Convenience Package
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Dynamic Handling Package
  • Icon Adaptive Led Headlights W/LASERLIGHT
  • Live Cockpit Pro W/NAVI
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Black W/Blue Stitching, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Black, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • TACORA Red, VERNASCA Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" X 8" Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey

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