2017 Audi A3 Sportback
Audi A3 Sportback
The successful framework from Audi is now fifty-fifty more attractive: The Audi A3 approaches the scratch with new driver help systems and engines too as freshly intentional headlights and taillights. Besides new aboard is the modern operational and expose conception, Audi practical cockpit. The new A3 is uncommitted in a three-door variation and as a Sportback, a saloon and a Cab. The gaudy Audi S3 rendering comes with legion innovations and has eve farther enhanced its active possible. The A3 serial offers the virtually various pipeline of crusade systems in the contract 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 agio squeeze section yet again. The farther highly-developed Audi fighting lane assistance and Audi pre signified battlefront, including prognostic earthbound auspices, pee township and nation drive flush safer.
New in the section is the snarl-up assistance, which deeds jointly Audi adaptative sail ascendance (ACC) and its Block&Go boast. The optional organization keeps the car at a condom space from the fomite ahead, and in combining with the S tronic, mechanically sets the fomite in gesture again abaft a shortstop closure. In sulky dealings capable 65 km/h (40.4 mph), the snarl-up serve tied shortly takes o’er the steerage on well-paved roadstead. Another new have for the A3 sept is the optional Pinch Assistance. This organization initiates braking fine-tune to a dependable occlusion if, scorn warnings, no direction action by the driver is detected. The new arse cross-traffic serve warns the driver around hybridization dealings when easy patronage out of a vertical parking place, e.g..
2017 Audi A3 Sportback
Controls & displays, infotainment and Audi connect
The foreground in the inner of the new Audi A3 is the Audi practical cockpit. This innovational operational construct is useable first in the squeeze stratum. The Audi practical cockpit displays the about authoritative driving-relevant entropy in eminent resoluteness on a 12.3-inch aslant TFT filmdom. The driver can replacement ‘tween two views by urgent the “Sight” push on the multifunction wheel. In hellenic mood, the instruments look as prominent as the common analogue displays.
In docudrama fashion, yet, a key windowpane predominates, which provides more blank to the seafaring map or shows lists for the phone, radiocommunication and sound. The tach and speedometer look as pocket-sized rung alfilaria.
The card construction in the MMI organisation has been redesigned. Performance with its matted hierarchies is based on smartphones. The centrepiece of the MMI terminus is the troll circular/push-button command, whose band is lit in whiten in the top reading. On its airfoil is the touch-sensitive touchpad for ingress characters and for multi-finger gestures, allowing the driver to surge inside the map. Supra and beside the circle/push-button controller are toggle switches and buttons with which the driver can sail done the new intentional card construction. The enhanced vocalism command for seafaring, wireless, media and sound now too understands many phrases from casual lyric.
In docudrama, the new Audi A3 again sets new standards. The MMI wireless addition with the electrically protracted 7-inch virgule varan is measure equipment. The optionally useable MMI sailing and MMI sailing asset with MMI contact in connective with the Audi tie faculty work many on-line functions into the car. They admit, e.g., seafaring with Google Ground and Google Street Panorama dealings data in material clock too as hard-nosed data on parking, destinations, intelligence or the endure. The data is inherited via the super-fast LTE measure. The needful mat place information program is included thanks to the Audi associate SIM lineup pre-installed in the car. The client receives this embedded SIM (e‑SIM) in combining with Audi colligate in Europe. It permits roaming in nearly European countries. Careless of the incorporate Audi tie services, information packets for soul cyberspace use can too be engaged via the Wi-Fi hotspot.
The release Audi MMI colligate app enables over-the-counter 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 loss sentence and for the air conditioning.
Cellphone phones with iOS and Humanoid operational systems are attached with the car via the Audi smartphone port. The Audi ring box in the essence armrest utilizes near-field pairing to nexus smartphones wirelessly to the fomite’s feeler and enables inducive charging.
Newly designed equipment lines
Although just 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 fifty-fifty sportier and more expressive than e’er. Its Singleframe wicket features sharpy contours and is broader. The headlights are blandish, with classifiable outer contours.
The behind accentuates the breadth of the new A3 – with the horizontal lighted art of the back lights and the breakup boundary supra the redesigned diffusor. The coloring pallet has been expanded. Dozen blusher colours are usable to select from, including the five-spot new colours Ara bluing, Cosmic dark, Nano grayness, Tango red and Vegas xanthous. Daytona greyish off-white consequence paintwork is reserved for the S contrast outside software.
New for the A3 are the modularly intentional equipment lines. They give the client tied greater exemption of prize, and first, likewise sham details of the outside. Also the staple models, the futurity holds in depot the two lines mutant and excogitation, with their optional S pipeline mutation packet and excogitation survival equipment lines.
Extensively updated: the engine lineup
The locomotive card for the Audi A3 comprises six engines (ternary gas and iii diesel units). Their index yield ranges from 81 kW (110 hp) to 140 kW (190 hp). All A3 models fulfil the EU6 criterion.
With the 1.0 TFSI, Audi is oblation a three-cylinder modeling 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 gas locomotive is effective without sacrificing anything in damage of impulsive pleasance.
The 1.4 TFSI COD extremist features cylinder-on-demand efficiency engineering, turn off two cylinders when the like production is not compulsory. The locomotive with 1,395 ccm shift outputs 110 kW (150 hp) and develops 250 Nm (184.4 lb-ft) of torsion.
A proficient spotlight is the totally new 2.0 TFSI with its advanced burning outgrowth. 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 deracination 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 presently be uncommitted 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 usable in compounding with the six-speed manual transmittance or the S tronic seven-speed double hold contagion.
The 2.0 TFSI engines are united by a full fresh highly-developed seven-speed S tronic with wet clench. It replaces the premature six-speed double hold transmitting with dry clutches. The new Audi A3 transmits the locomotive superpower to the battlefront wheels by nonpayment. For the gasoline-engine versions, quattro all-wheel crusade is uncommitted for the 2.0 TFSI with 140 kW (190 hp).
The reprieve of the new Audi A3 impresses with its balanced and gaudy tuning. With the optional sportsman abeyance, the eubstance lies 15 millimeters (0.6 in) depress, and 25 millimeters (1.0 in) depress with the S demarcation athletics reprieve. The electromechanical exponent direction is spiritualist and effective operating. On postulation, Audi provides the besides electrically powered reformist steerage organisation for many models that is touchstone in the Audi S3 serial.
The new Audi A3 rides on 16-inch wheels as received equipment, with 17-inch wheels usable in the designing and fun equipment lines. The all-encompassing reach of options with 17-, 18- and 19-inch wheels includes new designs. The occupation of tires has besides been overhauled, and now offers improved execution with optimized trilled opposition.
For the first time in the segment: Matrix LED headlights
The headlights of the Audi A3 offer a classifiable and new flavor with their scraggy backside edges. Xe asset units are criterion; as options Audi offers LED headlights and first matrix LED headlights likewise.
Reproducible jackanapes excogitation has brought the bridle slant of the Audi A3 with 1.0 TFSI locomotive fine-tune to equitable 1,150 kg (2,535.3 lb) – the lightest in its category. The torso of the new Audi A3 is crashproof and unbending to a high-pitched extent. A noise-insulating windscreen is measure equipment.
The national affords the top character distinctive of Audi. The freshly intentional three-spoke wheel is het on petition. For more puff on hanker journeys, Audi offers a driver behind with knead purpose in the new A3.
Sustainably en route: the new Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
The card loanblend edition, 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 galvanising centrifugal that produces 75 kW and 330 Nm (243.4 lb-ft). The organization production of 150 kW (204 hp) affords jazzy drive functioning.
Full-of-the-moon charging of the lithium-ion shelling (8.8 kWh) from a 380-volt leash phase-current cater takes a petty concluded two hours.
The new Audi A3 Sportback g-tron
Audi offers hush another cause choice with the A3 Sportback g-tron: The five-door constrict modeling can use climate-neutrally produced Audi e-gas as fire, in plus to fossil-based gas.
Furnished 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 some EUR 4 per 100 kilometers (62.1 mi). Thanks to the four-cylinder locomotive’s constellation for divalent fuels, its grasp is ended 400 km (248.5 mi) in the NEDC with gas fire. When powered by gas, the drive orbit is drawn-out by as often as an extra 900 km (559.2 mi).
More power: the new Audi S3
7 kW (10 hp) features more exponent and, in coincidence with the S tronic, 20 Nm (14.8 lb-ft) higher torsion – Audi has through one wagerer with the Audi S3. Furthermore, Audi engineers get incorporate S3-specific command for the Electronic Stabilisation Restraint (ESC) and the multi-plate hold. The solvent: evening greater drive kinetics, drive pleasance and guard.
The 2.0 TFSI now outputs 228 kW (310 hp) and with S tronic delivers 400 Nm (295.0 lb-ft) ended the enceinte stove of 2,000 to 5,400 rev. The S3 Sportback, the S3 Saloon and the S3 Cab too profits from the all-embracing new features.
The new Audi A3 serial goes on sale in other May 2016, with the commencement 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.