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Audi A3 1.6 TDI ultra
Audi A3 1.8 TFSI quattro with S line Exterieur-Package
Audi A3 S line

The new A3, which celebrates its premiere at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, presents the combined technological competence of Audi in compact format. In its lightweight body, the architectures of its interior and user interfaces – the three-door car is once again setting standards in its class. Its engines impress with their efficiency and power, and the range of driver assistance systems and infotainment solutions is unparalleled in the premium compact class.


Technical details

1.2 TFSI (81 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder spark-ignition engine with gasoline direct injection, exhaust turbocharger with indirect intercooler, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts (DOHC)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1197 / 71.0 x 75.6 / 10.5
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 81 (110) / 4,600 - 5,600
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 175 (129.1) / 1,400 - 4,000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 198 (123.0)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 9.9
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 4.9
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 114
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1150 (2535.3) / 1225 (2700.7) / 1710 (3769.9)
1.2 TFSI S tronic (81 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder spark-ignition engine with gasoline direct injection, exhaust turbocharger with indirect intercooler, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts (DOHC)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1197 / 71.0 x 75.6 / 10.5
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 81 (110) / 4,600 - 5,600
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 175 (129.1) / 1,400 - 4,000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 198 (123.0)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 9.9
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 4.8
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 110
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1170 (2579.4) / 1245 (2744.8) / 1730 (3814.0)
1.4 TFSI (92 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder spark-ignition engine with gasoline direct injection, exhaust turbocharger with indirect intercooler, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts (DOHC)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1395 / 74.5 x 80.0 / 10.0
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 92 (125) / 5,000 - 6,000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 200 (147.5) / 1,400 - 4,000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 206 (128.0)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 9.2
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 5.1
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 117
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1175 (2590.4) / 1250 (2755.8) / 1735 (3825.0)
1.4 TFSI ultra cylinder on demand (110 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder spark-ignition engine with gasoline direct injection, exhaust turbocharger with indirect intercooler, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts (DOHC)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1395 / 74.5 x 80.0 / 10.0
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 110 (150) / 5,000 - 6,000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 250 (184.4) / 1,500 - 3,500
Top speed in km/h (mph) 220 (136.7)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 8.1
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 4.7
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 109
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1195 (2634.5) / 1270 (2799.9) / 1755 (3869.1)
1.4 TFSI ultra S tronic cylinder on demand (110 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder spark-ignition engine with gasoline direct injection, exhaust turbocharger with indirect intercooler, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts (DOHC)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1395 / 74.5 x 80.0 / 10.0
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 110 (150) / 5,000 - 6,000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 250 (184.4) / 1,500 - 3,500
Top speed in km/h (mph) 220 (136.7)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 8.1
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 4.7
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 109
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1205 (2656.6) / 1280 (2821.9) / 1765 (3891.2)
1.4 TFSI S tronic (92 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder spark-ignition engine with gasoline direct injection, exhaust turbocharger with indirect intercooler, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts (DOHC)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1395 / 74.5 x 80.0 / 10.0
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 92 (125) / 5,000 - 6,000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 200 (147.5) / 1,400 - 4,000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 206 (128.0)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 9.1
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 4.9
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 114
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1195 (2634.5) / 1270 (2799.9) / 1755 (3869.1)
1.6 TDI clean diesel (81 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder diesel engine with VTG turbocharger and indirect intercooler, double overhead camshafts (VVT)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1598 / 79.5 x 80.5 / 16.2
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 81 (110) / 3,200 - 4,000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 250 (184.4) / 1,500 - 3,000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 200 (124.3)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 10.5
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 3.8
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 99
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1230 (2711.7) / 1305 (2877.0) / 1790 (3946.3)
1.6 TDI S tronic clean diesel (81 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder diesel engine with VTG turbocharger and indirect intercooler, double overhead camshafts (VVT)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1598 / 79.5 x 80.5 / 16.2
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 81 (110) / 3,200 - 4,000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 250 (184.4) / 1,500 - 3,000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 200 (124.3)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 10.5
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 3.9
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 102
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1250 (2755.8) / 1325 (2921.1) / 1810 (3990.4)
1.6 TDI ultra (81 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder diesel engine with VTG turbocharger and indirect charge air cooling, double overhead camshafts (VVT)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1598 / 79.5 x 80.5 / 16.2
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 81 (110) / 3200-4000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 250 (184.39) / 1500-3000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 200 (124.27)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 10.5
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 3,5 (67.2) - 3,4 (69.2)
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 93 (149.7) - 89 (143.2)
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1180 (2601.5) / 1255 (2766.8) / 1740 (3836.0)
1.8 TFSI (132 kW)
Engine type "Inline four-cylinder spark-ignition engine with gasoline direct injection, exhaust turbocharger with intercooler, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts (DOHC)"
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1798 / 82.5 x 84.1 / 9.6
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 132 (180) at 5100 - 6200
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 250 (184.39) / 1250 - 5000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 235 (146)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 7.1
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 5.8
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 135
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1230 (2,711.69) / 1305 (2,877.03) / 1790 (3,946.27)
1.8 TFSI quattro S tronic (132 kW)
Engine type "Inline four-cylinder spark-ignition engine with gasoline direct injection, exhaust turbocharger with intercooler, four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshafts (DOHC)"
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1798 / 82.5 x 84.1 / 9.6
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 132 (180) at 5100 - 6200
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 250 (184.39) / 1250 - 5000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 228 (141.67)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 6.7
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 6.5
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 149
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1340 (2,954.2) / 1415 (3,119.5) / 1900 (4,188.8)
2.0 TDI clean diesel (110 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder diesel engine with VTG turbocharger and indirect intercooler, double overhead camshafts (VVT)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1968 / 81 x 95.5 / 16.2
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 110 (150) / 3,500 - 4,000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 340 (250.8) / 1,750 - 3,000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 218 (135.5)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 8.5
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 4.1
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 106
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1275 (2810.9) / 1350 (2976.2) / 1835 (4045.5)
2.0 TDI clean diesel (135 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder diesel engine with VTG turbocharger and indirect intercooler, double overhead camshafts (VVT)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1968 / 81 x 95.5 / 15.8
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 135 (184) / 3500 - 4000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 380 (280.27) / 1750 - 3250
Top speed in km/h (mph) 234 (145.40)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 7.3
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 4.1
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 108
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1285 (2832.9) / 1360 (2998.3) / 1845 (4067.5)
2.0 TDI quattro clean diesel (110 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder diesel engine with VTG turbocharger and indirect intercooler, double overhead camshafts (VVT)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1968 / 81 x 95.5 / 16.2
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 110 (150) / 3,500 - 4,000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 340 (250.8) / 1,750 - 3,000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 214 (133.0)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 8.2
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 4.7
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 122
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1355 (2987.3) / 1430 (3152) / 1915 (4221.9)
2.0 TDI quattro S tronic clean diesel (135 kW)
Engine type "Inline four-cylinder diesel engine with VTG turbocharger and indirect intercooler, double overhead camshafts (VVT) "
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1968 / 81 x 95.5 / 15.8
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 135 (184) / 3500 - 4000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 380 (280.27) / 1750 - 3250
Top speed in km/h (mph) 230 (142.92)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 6.8
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 4.7
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 124
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1390 (3064.4) / 1465 (3229.8) / 1950 (4299)
2.0 TDI S tronic clean diesel (110 kW)
Engine type Inline four-cylinder diesel engine with VTG turbocharger and indirect intercooler, double overhead camshafts (VVT)
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1968 / 81 x 95.5 / 16.2
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 110 (150) / 3,500 - 4,000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 340 (250.8) / 1,750 - 3,000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 218 (135.5)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 8.2
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 4.4
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 116
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1295 (2855.0) / 1370 (3020.3) / 1855 (4089.6)

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