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2020 Audi S3 2.0T quattro Premium AWD
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2020 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,574
5 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi A3 Sportback
e-tron 1.4T Premium FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,545
44 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Audi S3 is a subcompact sedan that sits at the top of the brand’s A3 model line. With plenty of visual and performance enhancements, the S3 is an interesting take on an otherwise p...

2018 Audi A3 Sportback
e-tron 1.4T Premium FWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

People shopping for a 2018 Audi A3 have multiple choices: front-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, two-door convertible, and four-door sedan. But what about those looking for a hybrid? Driv...

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

2020 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
No User Reviews
2018 Audi A3 Sportback
e-tron 1.4T Premium FWD
GuruT5L48 writes:
Power Ranked 2018 Honda Accord worse.
"eeak"
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Honda Accord worse.
"weak"

Specs

2020 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
2018 Audi A3 Sportback
e-tron 1.4T Premium FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 6-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
81 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
86 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 10.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
288 hp @ 1,900 RPM
204 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 5,400 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
2.93 in x 3.15 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard 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 Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player 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 35.1 in 35.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10 cu ft 13.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,102 lbs 1,080 lbs
Exterior
Length 175.8 in 169.7 in
Width 77.2 in 77.4 in
Height 54.8 in 56.1 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 103.5 in

Available Options

2020 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Audi Sport Carbon Fiber Inlays
  • Black Optic Package
  • Carbon Fiber Package
  • Carbon Fiber Package W/Side Assist
  • Carbon Fiber Trunk Lid Spoiler
  • S Sport Package
  • Side & Rear Cross Traffic Assist Package
2018 Audi A3 Sportback
e-tron 1.4T Premium 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
  • Tango Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System
  • Sport Package

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