Audi S3 vs Audi A3 Sportback Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2019 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$51,852
3 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi A3 Sportback
e-tron 1.4T Premium FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,380
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The Audi S3 distills all the performance of Audi’s S lineup into a smaller package. Available as a 5-passenger subcompact sedan, the S3 visually differentiates itself from the A3 with ...

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.

2019 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD
No User Reviews
2018 Audi A3 Sportback
e-tron 1.4T Premium FWD
writes:
Power Ranked 2018 Honda Accord worse.
"eeak"
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Honda Accord worse.
"weak"

Specs

2019 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium Plus 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 --
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

2019 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium Plus AWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • S Sport Seat Package
  • Audi Sport Carbon Fiber Inlays
  • Audi Sport Carbon Inlays
  • Audi Sport Illuminated Carbon Inlays
  • Black Optic Package
  • Carbon Fiber Package
  • Carbon Fiber Trunk Lid Spoiler
  • S Sport Package
  • Technology Package
  • Wheels: 19" Anthracite 5-Arm-Wing Design
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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