Is Audi A3 2013 a good car?
A used 2013 Audi A3 is a good choice among luxury small cars. It’s fun to drive, and it has a comfortable ride and better crash test ratings than many of its rivals. However, Audi’s entry-level car is not for everyone. It has limited rear-seat space and cumbersome tech features.
Is a Sportback the same as a hatchback?
Essentially, a sportback is 5-door hatchback with a fast roofline and a sportier design. Sportbacks offer more utility than a traditional sedan but less utility than a traditional SUV or station wagon.
Why is the Audi A3 so cheap?
Despite their outstanding engineering, used Audis are very cheap. The reason for this is because they fall into the luxury vehicle category. Often luxury vehicles lose value as they age. Fewer consumers buy used luxury vehicles because parts, repair work, and replacement of high-end features are very expensive.
When does the Audi A3 Sportback go on sale?
The new Audi A3 Sportback will go on sale in February 2013; prices in Germany will start from €22,500, or about $29,000 at the current rates (for the 1.2 TFSI version). There are plenty of competitors for Audi, but we’ll focus on the ones that have just hit the market or will be hitting the market soon.
How big is the boot space of the Audi A3 Sportback?
This allows the new Sportback an additional 380 liters of boot space, or about 15 liters more than the three-door model. At its launch, the Audi A3 Sportback will be offered with a choice of one TDI and two TFSI engines, with two diesel engines and one gasoline unit arriving at a later date.
What kind of engine does an Audi A3 Sportback have?
At its launch, the Audi A3 Sportback will be offered with a choice of one TDI and two TFSI engines, with two diesel engines and one gasoline unit arriving at a later date. All engines will be offered with a standard 6-speed manual gearbox, as well as an optional S tronic transmission. Hit the jump to read more about the 2013 Audi A3 Sportback.
What are the performance specs of the Audi A3?
The top version delivers a total of 184 HP and will sprint the A3 from 0 to 60 mph in 7.4 seconds and up to a top speed of 144 mph. This version delivers a fuel economy of 54 mpg. Customers interested in gasoline engines will have a base version powered by a 1.2 TFSI engine that generates a total of 105 HP and 129 lbs-ft of torque.