2017 Audi A3
The successful manakin from Audi is now eve more attractive: The Audi A3 approaches the start with new driver aid systems and engines besides as new intentional headlights and taillights. Too new aboard is the groundbreaking operational and show conception, Audi practical cockpit. The new A3 is useable in a three-door variant and as a Sportback, a saloon and a Cab. The flashy Audi S3 variant comes with legion innovations and has fifty-fifty advance enhanced its active possible. The A3 serial offers the nigh various demarcation of driving 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 press section yet again. The promote highly-developed Audi dynamic lane attend and Audi pre sentiency movement, including prognostic prosy aegis, pee-pee townsfolk and commonwealth drive flush safer.
New in the section is the snarl-up serve, which workings collectively Audi adaptative sail command (ACC) and its Block&Go have. The optional scheme keeps the car at a safety outdistance from the fomite before, and in combining with the S tronic, mechanically sets the fomite in move again abaft a short-circuit occlusion. In sulky dealings capable 65 km/h (40.4 mph), the snarl-up attend eve shortly takes concluded the guidance on well-paved roadstead. Another new characteristic for the A3 phratry is the optional Pinch Help. This organization initiates braking devour to a secure closure if, scorn warnings, no guidance action by the driver is detected. The new ass cross-traffic serve warns the driver roughly interbreeding dealings when easy championship out of a english-gothic parking spa, e.g..
2017 Audi A3
Controls & displays, infotainment and Audi connect
The spotlight in the inner of the new Audi A3 is the Audi practical cockpit. This forward-looking operational conception is useable first in the concordat course. The Audi practical cockpit displays the virtually crucial driving-relevant info in mellow closure on a 12.3-inch aslant TFT covert. The driver can shift betwixt two views by pressure the “Survey” push on the multifunction wheel. In graeco-roman mood, the instruments look as enceinte as the common analogue displays.
In docudrama way, still, a cardinal windowpane predominates, which provides more infinite to the seafaring map or shows lists for the call, tuner and sound. The tach and speedometer seem as minor turn filaria.
The fare construction in the MMI scheme has been redesigned. Functioning with its matted hierarchies is based on smartphones. The centrepiece of the MMI pole is the beat circular/push-button ascendance, whose gang is well-lighted in flannel in the top adaptation. On its aerofoil is the touch-sensitive touchpad for incoming characters and for multi-finger gestures, allowing the driver to surge inside the map. Supra and beside the orbitual/push-button ascendence are toggle switches and buttons with which the driver can pilot done the fresh intentional card construction. The enhanced part restraint for piloting, tuner, media and call now too understands many phrases from daily lyric.
In documentary, the new Audi A3 again sets new standards. The MMI wireless asset with the electrically elongated 7-inch slash proctor is banner equipment. The optionally usable MMI seafaring and MMI pilotage asset with MMI touching in continuative with the Audi relate faculty land many on-line functions into the car. They admit, e.g., sailing with Google Ground and Google Street Panorama dealings data in veridical clock too as pragmatic info on parking, destinations, newsworthiness or the brave. The data is transmissible via the super-fast LTE banner. The needful flatbed grade information project is included thanks to the Audi link SIM board pre-installed in the car. The client receives this embedded SIM (e‑SIM) in compounding with Audi colligate in Europe. It permits roaming in nigh European countries. Disregarding of the incorporate Audi link services, information packets for person cyberspace use can likewise be set-aside via the Wi-Fi hotspot.
The unfreeze Audi MMI unite 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 likewise features services for programing the charging and the leaving meter and for the air conditioning.
Cadre phones with iOS and Humanoid operational systems are attached with the car via the Audi smartphone port. The Audi sound box in the mall armrest utilizes near-field pairing to linkup smartphones wirelessly to the fomite’s aerial and enables inducive charging.
Newly designed equipment lines
Although scarce any modification 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 flush sportier and more expressive than always. Its Singleframe grillwork features sharpie 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 bottom lights and the interval bound supra the redesigned diffusor. The coloration pallette has been expanded. 12 key colours are useable to take from, including the cinque new colours Ara blueness, Cosmic blueing, Nano grayness, Tango red and Vegas white-livered. Daytona grayness drop essence paintwork is reserved for the S demarcation outside box.
New for the A3 are the modularly intentional equipment lines. They yield the client eve greater exemption of prize, and first, likewise pretend details of the outside. Too the canonic models, the next holds in storehouse the two lines variation and innovation, with their optional S demarcation mutation box and pattern survival equipment lines.
Extensively updated: the engine lineup
The locomotive card for the Audi A3 comprises six engines (trey gasolene and trey diesel units). Their superpower production ranges from 81 kW (110 hp) to 140 kW (190 hp). All A3 models fulfil the EU6 banner.
With the 1.0 TFSI, Audi is offer a three-cylinder manakin in the Audi A3 serial first. The concordat locomotive outputs 85 kW (115 hp) and delivers 200 Nm (147.5 lb-ft) of torsion at 2,000 to 3,500 rpm. The new entry-level petrol locomotive is effective without sacrificing anything in footing of impulsive pleasance.
The 1.4 TFSI COD extremist features cylinder-on-demand efficiency engineering, turn off two cylinders when the comparable turnout is not mandatory. The locomotive with 1,395 ccm shift outputs 110 kW (150 hp) and develops 250 Nm (184.4 lb-ft) of torsion.
A technological spotlight is the all new 2.0 TFSI with its innovational burning procedure. From a shift 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 supplanting 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 bequeath shortly be useable 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 infection or the S tronic seven-speed twofold clench contagion.
The 2.0 TFSI engines are united by a amply fresh highly-developed seven-speed S tronic with wet hold. It replaces the late six-speed twofold grip contagion 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 crusade is useable for the 2.0 TFSI with 140 kW (190 hp).
The hiatus of the new Audi A3 impresses with its balanced and gaudy tuning. With the optional fun abeyance, the trunk lies 15 millimeters (0.6 in) glower, and 25 millimeters (1.0 in) depress with the S job variation hiatus. The electromechanical superpower guidance is spiritualist and effective operating. On bespeak, Audi provides the similarly electrically powered imperfect 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 uncommitted in the designing and variation equipment lines. The wide-cut reach of options with 17-, 18- and 19-inch wheels includes new designs. The business of tires has besides been overhauled, and now offers improved functioning with optimized roll underground.
For the first time in the segment: Matrix LED headlights
The headlights of the Audi A3 render a typical and new looking with their jaggy backside edges. Xe summation units are banner; as options Audi offers LED headlights and first matrix LED headlights besides.
Uniform whippersnapper conception has brought the restrict angle of the Audi A3 with 1.0 TFSI locomotive devour to scarce 1,150 kg (2,535.3 lb) – the lightest in its grade. The soundbox of the new Audi A3 is crashproof and strict to a gamy extent. A noise-insulating windscreen is stock equipment.
The inner affords the top timbre distinctive of Audi. The new intentional three-spoke wheel is het on postulation. For more puff on farsighted journeys, Audi offers a driver ass with knead role in the new A3.
Sustainably en route: the new Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
The card crossbreed 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 galvanising drive that produces 75 kW and 330 Nm (243.4 lb-ft). The arrangement outturn of 150 kW (204 hp) affords sporting drive operation.
Wide charging of the lithium-ion barrage (8.8 kWh) from a 380-volt leash phase-current provision takes a fiddling concluded two hours.
The new Audi A3 Sportback g-tron
Audi offers calm another ride option with the A3 Sportback g-tron: The five-door covenant framework can use climate-neutrally produced Audi e-gas as fire, in increase 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 constellation for divalent fuels, its ambit is complete 400 km (248.5 mi) in the NEDC with gas fire. When powered by gas, the drive compass is extensive by as often as an extra 900 km (559.2 mi).
More power: the new Audi S3
7 kW (10 hp) features more superpower and, in connective with the S tronic, 20 Nm (14.8 lb-ft) higher torsion – Audi has through one ameliorate with the Audi S3. Furthermore, Audi engineers let unified S3-specific ascendence for the Electronic Stabilisation Mastery (ESC) and the multi-plate grasp. The outcome: tied greater impulsive kinetics, impulsive pleasance and guard.
The 2.0 TFSI now outputs 228 kW (310 hp) and with S tronic delivers 400 Nm (295.0 lb-ft) complete the prominent scope of 2,000 to 5,400 rev. The S3 Sportback, the S3 Saloon and the S3 Cab besides earnings from the encompassing new features.
The new Audi A3 serial goes on sale in betimes May 2016, with the commencement deliveries to customers occurring in summertime. The introductory cost for the Audi A3 with the new 1.0 TFSI locomotive is EUR 23,300 in Germany.