2017 Audi A3 Sedan
Audi A3 Sedan
The successful modeling from Audi is now tied more attractive: The Audi A3 approaches the start with new driver aid systems and engines likewise as fresh intentional headlights and taillights. Too new aboard is the innovational operational and exhibit construct, Audi practical cockpit. The new A3 is uncommitted in a three-door rendering and as a Sportback, a saloon and a Cab. The sportsmanlike Audi S3 rendering comes with legion innovations and has fifty-fifty farther enhanced its active likely. The A3 serial offers the nearly various cable of effort systems in the concordat section with the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron and the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron.
Driver assistance systems from the Audi full-size category
With legion driver assist systems, the new Audi A3 raises the bar in the agiotage covenant section yet again. The boost highly-developed Audi participating lane serve and Audi pre signified breast, including prognostic footer shelter, pee township and commonwealth impulsive flush safer.
New in the section is the snarl-up assistance, which workings collectively Audi adaptative sail restraint (ACC) and its Occlusion&Go lineament. The optional organization keeps the car at a condom aloofness from the fomite before, and in combining with the S tronic, mechanically sets the fomite in gesticulate again afterwards a curt layover. In torpid dealings capable 65 km/h (40.4 mph), the snarl-up assistance fifty-fifty concisely takes ended the guidance on well-paved roadstead. Another new characteristic for the A3 category is the optional Exigency Assistance. This organization initiates braking polish to a secure block if, contempt warnings, no direction activeness by the driver is detected. The new behind cross-traffic help warns the driver approximately hybridization dealings when slow mount out of a english-gothic parking distance, e.g..
2017 Audi A3 Sedan
Controls & displays, infotainment and Audi connect
The foreground in the inside of the new Audi A3 is the Audi practical cockpit. This innovational operational conception is useable first in the press family. The Audi practical cockpit displays the virtually crucial driving-relevant info in mellow settlement on a 12.3-inch solidus TFT filmdom. The driver can permutation ‘tween two views by press the “Panorama” clit on the multifunction wheel. In graeco-roman modality, the instruments look as heavy as the common parallel displays.
In documentary way, nevertheless, a key windowpane predominates, which provides more quad to the piloting map or shows lists for the call, radiocommunication and sound. The tach and speedometer seem as diminished beat alfileria.
The carte construction in the MMI arrangement has been redesigned. Procedure with its matt hierarchies is based on smartphones. The centrepiece of the MMI end is the turn roundabout/push-button controller, whose gang is well-lighted in gabardine in the top edition. On its airfoil is the touch-sensitive touchpad for incoming characters and for multi-finger gestures, allowing the driver to whizz inside the map. Supra and beside the roundabout/push-button ascendence are toggle switches and buttons with which the driver can sail done the fresh intentional carte construction. The enhanced phonation ascendancy for piloting, radiocommunication, media and headphone now likewise understands many phrases from routine lyric.
In docudrama, the new Audi A3 again sets new standards. The MMI wireless summation with the electrically protracted 7-inch aslant varan is banner equipment. The optionally useable MMI seafaring and MMI sailing positive with MMI trace in co-occurrence with the Audi join faculty play many on-line functions into the car. They admit, e.g., sailing with Google Land and Google Street Sight dealings info in substantial clock also as hard-nosed entropy on parking, destinations, word or the upwind. The entropy is inherited via the super-fast LTE criterion. The mandatory mat value information project is included thanks to the Audi colligate SIM carte pre-installed in the car. The client receives this embedded SIM (e‑SIM) in combining with Audi associate in Europe. It permits roaming in near European countries. Disregardless of the structured Audi join services, information packets for case-by-case net use can besides be engaged via the Wi-Fi hotspot.
The disengage Audi MMI relate app enables otc services, such as on-line media cyclosis and carry-over of a calendar from a smartphone to the MMI. The A3 e-tron besides features services for scheduling the charging and the expiration clip and for the air conditioning.
Cubicle phones with iOS and Humanoid operational systems are machine-accessible with the car via the Audi smartphone port. The Audi ring box in the centerfield armrest utilizes near-field mating to nexus smartphones wirelessly to the fomite’s aerial and enables inducive charging.
Newly designed equipment lines
Although barely any modify has been made to the dimensions – 4.24 meters (13.91 ft) in distance with a wheelbase of 2.60 meters (8.53 ft) – the new Audi A3 appears eventide sportier and more expressive than always. Its Singleframe grillwork features sharpy contours and is broader. The headlights are blandish, with classifiable outer contours.
The backside accentuates the breadth of the new A3 – with the horizontal well-lighted artwork of the backside lights and the interval sharpness supra the redesigned diffusor. The coloring pallette has been expanded. 12 rouge colours are uncommitted to take from, including the fivesome new colours Ara blueness, Cosmic dingy, Nano grayish, Tango red and Vegas xanthous. Daytona greyness bone core paintwork is reserved for the S contrast outside packet.
New for the A3 are the modularly intentional equipment lines. They open the client level greater exemption of option, and first, too impress details of the outside. Also the canonical models, the next holds in memory the two lines variation and invention, with their optional S contrast play software and excogitation pick equipment lines.
Extensively updated: the engine lineup
The locomotive card for the Audi A3 comprises six engines (iii gas and leash diesel units). Their might yield ranges from 81 kW (110 hp) to 140 kW (190 hp). All A3 models fill the EU6 stock.
With the 1.0 TFSI, Audi is offer a three-cylinder framework in the Audi A3 serial first. The squeeze locomotive outputs 85 kW (115 hp) and delivers 200 Nm (147.5 lb-ft) of torsion at 2,000 to 3,500 rev. The new entry-level petrol locomotive is effective without sacrificing anything in price of drive pleasance.
The 1.4 TFSI COD radical features cylinder-on-demand efficiency engineering, turn off two cylinders when the like turnout is not mandatory. The locomotive with 1,395 ccm deracination outputs 110 kW (150 hp) and develops 250 Nm (184.4 lb-ft) of torsion.
A proficient foreground is the wholly new 2.0 TFSI with its forward-looking burning summons. From a deracination of 1,984 ccm it generates 140 kW (190 hp), delivering 320 Nm (236.0 lb-ft) of torsion at 1,500 to 4,200 rev.
Audi offers the four-cylinder TDI locomotive with 1,968 ccm translation in two execution levels in the new A3. The 2.0 TDI comes optionally with 110 kW (150 hp) and 340 Nm (250.8 lb-ft) at 1,750 to 3,000 rev – and volition shortly be usable with 135 kW (184 hp) and 380 Nm (280.3 lb-ft) at 1,750 to 3,000 rpm.
The new entry-level diesel is the 1.6 TDI with 81 kW (110 hp). It is uncommitted in combining with the six-speed manual transmittance or the S tronic seven-speed two-fold batch transmittance.
The 2.0 TFSI engines are coupled by a full fresh highly-developed seven-speed S tronic with wet clasp. It replaces the old six-speed two-fold clasp transmittance with dry grip. The new Audi A3 transmits the locomotive ability to the presence wheels by nonpayment. For the gasoline-engine versions, quattro all-wheel thrust is useable for the 2.0 TFSI with 140 kW (190 hp).
The hiatus of the new Audi A3 impresses with its balanced and sporting tuning. With the optional mutation reprieve, the torso lies 15 millimeters (0.6 in) depress, and 25 millimeters (1.0 in) glower with the S job mutation abatement. The electromechanical superpower steerage is medium and effective operational. On bespeak, Audi provides the alike electrically powered imperfect guidance scheme for many models that is stock in the Audi S3 serial.
The new Audi A3 rides on 16-inch wheels as banner equipment, with 17-inch wheels uncommitted in the invention and sportsman equipment lines. The across-the-board stove of options with 17-, 18- and 19-inch wheels includes new designs. The occupation of tires has likewise been overhauled, and now offers improved functioning with optimized rolled resistor.
For the first time in the segment: Matrix LED headlights
The headlights of the Audi A3 ply a typical and new face with their jaggy behind edges. Xe positive units are received; as options Audi offers LED headlights and first matrix LED headlights besides.
Uniform jackanapes figure has brought the check weighting of the Audi A3 with 1.0 TFSI locomotive devour to hardly 1,150 kg (2,535.3 lb) – the lightest in its year. The torso of the new Audi A3 is crashproof and strict to a high-pitched extent. A noise-insulating windscreen is criterion equipment.
The inside affords the top caliber distinctive of Audi. The new intentional three-spoke wheel is het on quest. For more quilt on foresighted journeys, Audi offers a driver behind with knead routine in the new A3.
Sustainably en route: the new Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
The board crossbreed rendering, the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron, combines a 1.4 TFSI, which outputs 110 kW (150 hp) and delivers 250 Nm (184.4 lb-ft) of torsion, with an galvanic motive that produces 75 kW and 330 Nm (243.4 lb-ft). The organization yield of 150 kW (204 hp) affords flashy drive operation.
Full-of-the-moon charging of the lithium-ion bombardment (8.8 kWh) from a 380-volt 3 phase-current append takes a lilliputian o’er two hours.
The new Audi A3 Sportback g-tron
Audi offers hush another driving choice with the A3 Sportback g-tron: The five-door covenant modelling can use climate-neutrally produced Audi e-gas as fire, in summation to fossil-based gas.
Weaponed with a 1.4 TFSI locomotive producing 81 kW (110 hp), the A3 Sportback g-tron sets standards for efficiency and thriftiness. Fire costs to the client are about EUR 4 per 100 kilometers (62.1 mi). Thanks to the four-cylinder locomotive’s shape for divalent fuels, its reach is ended 400 km (248.5 mi) in the NEDC with gas fire. When powered by gas, the impulsive compass is elongated by as practically as an extra 900 km (559.2 mi).
More power: the new Audi S3
7 kW (10 hp) features more index and, in junction with the S tronic, 20 Nm (14.8 lb-ft) higher torsion – Audi has through one wagerer with the Audi S3. Furthermore, Audi engineers deliver incorporate S3-specific command for the Electronic Stabilisation Ascendence (ESC) and the multi-plate grip. The resolution: eve greater impulsive kinetics, impulsive delight and refuge.
The 2.0 TFSI now outputs 228 kW (310 hp) and with S tronic delivers 400 Nm (295.0 lb-ft) complete the enceinte compass of 2,000 to 5,400 rev. The S3 Sportback, the S3 Saloon and the S3 Cab besides lucre from the blanket new features.
The new Audi A3 serial goes on sale in former May 2016, with the commencement deliveries to customers occurring in summertime. The canonic toll for the Audi A3 with the new 1.0 TFSI locomotive is EUR 23,300 in Germany.