Audi A3 Specs, Body Style

The German manufacturer has a plans to release new refreshed model 2018 Audi A3. It was 2012 when the first model of Audi A3 had hit the world markets. It’s appealing features and aggressive pose had taken this mid-cycle sedan market by storm. The 5 years down the line, the story hasn’t changed a bit.

Audi A3 Specs, Body Style

2018 Audi A3 – Remarkable Design and Innovative Features

The images are already taking the market by storm. The Audi A3 2018’s redesigned inverted L-shaped headlights along with a single frame bi-bar grille will come wrapped in chrome inserts. Not to forget, the elevated placement of the Audi insignia and an infinitesimally Quattro badge clinging to its right. To complement it are a pair of LED fog lamps that houses themselves in the large body colored bumper. The external artifacts continue to its rear that witnesses trademark Audi tail lamps now decorated with its heritage rings.

The Audi does not compromise on wheel size and provides standard 19-inch wheels mated to P255/R17 all weather tires.

A glimpse inside

The 2018 Audi A3 will include some serious changes on the inside as per latest sources. The heritage steering is giving way to the sportier D-shaped wheel. This will escalate leg room for the driver. Also, the company will go for a completely digital instrument cluster that will comprise information such as the speedo, fuel gauge, mileage and connectivity basics.

The 2018 Audi A3 has equipped its infotainment system quite responsibly. A 12.3-inch diagonal touchscreen adorns the dash of the system that has connectivity to Android Auto and Apple car Play. Moreover, a couple of USB ports are provided which can play music through its 8 speakers Bose surround sound system.

The standard leather upholstery will cover the seats as well as the steering wheel which will come with heating facilities as well. Other notable features include dual-zone climate control, rear folding seats and optional rear screens.


The 2018 Audi A3 does not compromise on the safety of its passengers. Keeping the treacherous Autobahn in mind, the highway safety will ensure Forward Collision Alert, Side Impact Beams, Lane Keep Assist and Cross Traffic monitoring system. The Parking in cities will be safe owing to its three cameras providing a 360-degree view o the vehicle. A passenger alert system will also make way into the checklist.

Powerhouse Details

The power output from 2018 Audi A3 will differ depending on its variants. The base version will receive a 2.0 L engine capable of producing 186 HP of power and 221 lb-ft of torque. A second model, the S3 will be available for sale as well. It will house a 2.0 L turbocharged diesel engine and will produce close to 292 HP of power with torque value 258 lb-ft. The EPA ratings stand at 25 mpg in cities, 27 mpg on highways and 26 mpg on a combined basis.

Price, Competition and Release Date

With a base price of $32,000, it will probably go against the Mercedes-Benz GLA and Honda Civic. The release date is expected at the end of this year.

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