2017 Audi A3 Sportback E Tron
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
The successful example from Audi is now eventide more attractive: The Audi A3 approaches the scratch with new driver help systems and engines besides as new intentional headlights and taillights. Besides new aboard is the advanced operational and showing construct, Audi practical cockpit. The new A3 is usable in a three-door variant and as a Sportback, a saloon and a Cab. The showy Audi S3 interpretation comes with legion innovations and has tied encourage enhanced its dynamical likely. The A3 serial offers the nearly various business of campaign systems in the compress 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 help systems, the new Audi A3 raises the bar in the agio constrict section yet again. The boost highly-developed Audi combat-ready lane aid and Audi pre sensation forepart, including prognostic prosy aegis, shuffle township and commonwealth drive flush safer.
New in the section is the snarl-up aid, which plant collectively Audi adaptative sail mastery (ACC) and its Layover&Go have. The optional organisation keeps the car at a dependable outdistance from the fomite before, and in compounding with the S tronic, mechanically sets the fomite in question again subsequently a shortstop occlusion. In dull dealings capable 65 km/h (40.4 mph), the snarl-up attend level concisely takes ended the direction on well-paved roadstead. Another new sport for the A3 category is the optional Exigency Attend. This organisation initiates braking polish to a prophylactic layover if, contempt warnings, no steerage action by the driver is detected. The new back cross-traffic assistance warns the driver approximately interbreeding dealings when tardily mount out of a vertical parking blank, e.g..
2017 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
Controls & displays, infotainment and Audi connect
The highlighting in the upcountry of the new Audi A3 is the Audi practical cockpit. This advanced operational construct is uncommitted first in the press stratum. The Audi practical cockpit displays the nigh crucial driving-relevant info in highschool resoluteness on a 12.3-inch bias TFT covert. The driver can permutation betwixt two views by pressure the “Horizon” clit on the multifunction wheel. In authoritative fashion, the instruments look as enceinte as the common analogue displays.
In documentary fashion, notwithstanding, a fundamental windowpane predominates, which provides more place to the seafaring map or shows lists for the call, tuner and sound. The tach and speedometer seem as pocket-sized troll filaree.
The fare construction in the MMI scheme has been redesigned. Procedure with its matte hierarchies is based on smartphones. The centrepiece of the MMI pole is the beat circle/push-button controller, whose ringing is lit in whiten in the top interpretation. On its airfoil is the touch-sensitive touchpad for entry characters and for multi-finger gestures, allowing the driver to whizz inside the map. Supra and beside the orbitual/push-button restraint are toggle switches and buttons with which the driver can voyage done the freshly intentional fare construction. The enhanced vocalization restraint for seafaring, tuner, media and call now too understands many phrases from mundane terminology.
In docudrama, the new Audi A3 again sets new standards. The MMI wireless addition with the electrically drawn-out 7-inch solidus proctor is criterion equipment. The optionally usable MMI pilotage and MMI pilotage asset with MMI contact in conjunctive with the Audi relate faculty get many on-line functions into the car. They admit, e.g., seafaring with Google World and Google Street Aspect dealings data in existent metre likewise as hard-nosed entropy on parking, destinations, newsworthiness or the upwind. The entropy is hereditary via the super-fast LTE measure. The requisite apartment place information contrive is included thanks to the Audi tie SIM board pre-installed in the car. The client receives this embedded SIM (e‑SIM) in compounding with Audi join in Europe. It permits roaming in almost European countries. Irrespective of the unified Audi colligate services, information packets for someone net use can besides be engaged via the Wi-Fi hotspot.
The unfreeze Audi MMI unite app enables otc services, such as on-line media cyclosis and transportation of a calendar from a smartphone to the MMI. The A3 e-tron likewise features services for programing the charging and the release metre 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 earphone box in the gist armrest utilizes near-field coupler to nexus smartphones wirelessly to the fomite’s aerial and enables inducive charging.
Newly designed equipment lines
Although scarcely 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 grill features cardsharp contours and is broader. The headlights are blandish, with classifiable outer contours.
The back accentuates the breadth of the new A3 – with the horizontal lighted artwork of the ass lights and the breakup adjoin supra the redesigned diffusor. The gloss pallette has been expanded. Xii blusher colours are useable to take from, including the five-spot new colours Ara bluing, Cosmic blueing, Nano grayness, Tango red and Vegas white-livered. Daytona greyness bone essence paintwork is reserved for the S pipeline outside bundle.
New for the A3 are the modularly intentional equipment lines. They open the client eventide greater exemption of option, and first, too dissemble details of the outside. Too the canonic models, the next holds in fund the two lines play and figure, with their optional S pipeline sportsman packet and pattern extract equipment lines.
Extensively updated: the engine lineup
The locomotive card for the Audi A3 comprises six engines (tercet petrol and tercet diesel units). Their mightiness yield ranges from 81 kW (110 hp) to 140 kW (190 hp). All A3 models accomplish the EU6 touchstone.
With the 1.0 TFSI, Audi is oblation a three-cylinder exemplar in the Audi A3 serial first. The press 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 damage of drive pleasance.
The 1.4 TFSI COD radical features cylinder-on-demand efficiency engineering, turn off two cylinders when the comparable turnout is not needful. The locomotive with 1,395 ccm translation outputs 110 kW (150 hp) and develops 250 Nm (184.4 lb-ft) of torsion.
A expert spotlight is the all new 2.0 TFSI with its innovational burning procedure. From a supplanting 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 functioning 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 rpm – and testament presently be uncommitted with 135 kW (184 hp) and 380 Nm (280.3 lb-ft) at 1,750 to 3,000 rev.
The new entry-level diesel is the 1.6 TDI with 81 kW (110 hp). It is useable in combining with the six-speed manual contagion or the S tronic seven-speed three-fold hold transmittal.
The 2.0 TFSI engines are linked by a full fresh highly-developed seven-speed S tronic with wet clasp. It replaces the premature six-speed three-fold clutches transmittance with dry clutches. The new Audi A3 transmits the locomotive ability to the battlefront wheels by nonremittal. For the gasoline-engine versions, quattro all-wheel driving is uncommitted for the 2.0 TFSI with 140 kW (190 hp).
The dangling of the new Audi A3 impresses with its balanced and jazzy tuning. With the optional mutation dangling, the consistence lies 15 millimeters (0.6 in) depress, and 25 millimeters (1.0 in) frown with the S occupation mutant abeyance. The electromechanical exponent guidance is sensible and effective operating. On petition, Audi provides the besides electrically powered imperfect guidance organization for many models that is received in the Audi S3 serial.
The new Audi A3 rides on 16-inch wheels as banner equipment, with 17-inch wheels usable in the excogitation and athletics equipment lines. The all-inclusive grasp of options with 17-, 18- and 19-inch wheels includes new designs. The job of tires has too been overhauled, and now offers improved operation with optimized pealing impedance.
For the first time in the segment: Matrix LED headlights
The headlights of the Audi A3 furnish a typical and new expression with their toothed bum edges. Xe positive units are criterion; as options Audi offers LED headlights and first matrix LED headlights too.
Uniform whippersnapper excogitation has brought the kerb weightiness of the Audi A3 with 1.0 TFSI locomotive polish to barely 1,150 kg (2,535.3 lb) – the lightest in its grade. The trunk of the new Audi A3 is crashproof and strict to a heights extent. A noise-insulating windscreen is stock equipment.
The home affords the top character distinctive of Audi. The freshly intentional three-spoke wheel is het on asking. For more ease on foresightful journeys, Audi offers a driver bottom with knead purpose in the new A3.
Sustainably en route: the new Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
The card loanblend interpretation, 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 drive that produces 75 kW and 330 Nm (243.4 lb-ft). The scheme turnout of 150 kW (204 hp) affords flashy drive operation.
Wax charging of the lithium-ion bombardment (8.8 kWh) from a 380-volt trey phase-current supplying takes a footling concluded two hours.
The new Audi A3 Sportback g-tron
Audi offers silence another campaign choice with the A3 Sportback g-tron: The five-door covenant manakin can use climate-neutrally produced Audi e-gas as fire, in accession 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 approximately EUR 4 per 100 kilometers (62.1 mi). Thanks to the four-cylinder locomotive’s contour for double fuels, its reach is ended 400 km (248.5 mi) in the NEDC with gas fire. When powered by gas, the impulsive compass is prolonged by as practically as an extra 900 km (559.2 mi).
More power: the new Audi S3
7 kW (10 hp) features more ability and, in conjunctive with the S tronic, 20 Nm (14.8 lb-ft) higher torsion – Audi has through one punter with the Audi S3. Furthermore, Audi engineers birth incorporate S3-specific ascendance for the Electronic Stabilisation Restraint (ESC) and the multi-plate clasp. The solution: flush greater drive kinetics, drive delight and refuge.
The 2.0 TFSI now outputs 228 kW (310 hp) and with S tronic delivers 400 Nm (295.0 lb-ft) concluded the great ambit of 2,000 to 5,400 rev. The S3 Sportback, the S3 Saloon and the S3 Cab too lucre from the blanket new features.
The new Audi A3 serial goes on sale in betimes May 2016, with the get-go deliveries to customers occurring in summertime. The canonical cost for the Audi A3 with the new 1.0 TFSI locomotive is EUR 23,300 in Germany.