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2023 Audi S3 2.0T quattro Premium AWD
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2023 Audi RS 3 2.5T quattro AWD
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Specs

2023 Audi S3
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
2023 Audi RS 3
2.5T quattro AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
306 hp @ 5,400 RPM
401 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 1,900 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
5 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,500 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 8.3 cu ft 8.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 860 lbs 860 lbs
Exterior
Length 177.3 in 178.8 in
Width 78.1 in 78.1 in
Height 55.7 in 55.6 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 103.6 in

Available Options

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
2023 Audi RS 3
2.5T quattro AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • KEMORA Gray Metallic
  • KYALAMI Green
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Python Yellow Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Turbo Blue

Option Packages

  • Black Optic Plus Package
  • Carbon Package
  • Dynamic Plus Package
  • RS Design Package - Green
  • RS Sport Exhaust System W/Black Tips
  • RS Technology Package

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