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AUDI A3 Used Car Review

In 1997, Audi draped a stylish body and smart interior over the fourth-generation Volkswagen Golf to create the luxury segment's first hatchback. The A3's popularity prompted Audi to expand the line-up - first with a convertible variant for the second generation, followed by a sedan spin-off for the third generation. Performance versions adopted Audi's usual S and RS badges.

Pros

Cons

  • Great interior quality and design
  • Engines deliver good performance and efficiency
  • Refined driving manners of latest generation (2013 on)
  • Consistently attractive styling
  • Driving manners of older models could have been more polished
  • Not cheap for a small car
  • S-tronic auto gearbox prone to hesitancy at low speed
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.
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  • 129949 km
  • Hatchback
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$8,900
  • 240000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 6 cyl

MY08 Audi A3 Quattro S-line AWD Sports wagon 3.2 V6 185kw (247hp) twin-cam VVTi 24 valve electronic sequential multi point efi high output V6 coupled to a silky smooth 6 speed dual clutch sports automatic with both the manual tiptronic and paddle shift options and handles like it’s on rails with the quattro awd/4wd A REAL POCKET ROCKET WITH STYLE this is a high performance vehicle but can also be a smooth luxury cruiser with all of the creature comforts, luxury and safety features: front ,si

Glenorchy AreaMontrose

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Mandurah AreaGreenfields

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2016 Audi A3 2.0L TFSI Sport. My 2017 4 Door Sedan.   15490 Km

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$39,600 Negotiable
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  • 15490 km
  • Sedan
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

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Wanneroo AreaWangara

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  • 215000 km
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$11,980
  • 174304 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

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Willoughby AreaChatswood

18 hours ago

Selling my 2012 Audi A3 in exelent condition

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$8,500
  • 193000 km
  • Hatchback
  • Auto
  • 4 cyl

Selling my Audi A3 second woner comes with 2 original kyes Rego untill September 2020 New tyres Audi navigation system Hands free calls Front and Rear sensors Service up to date with full logbook history The price is negotable

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24 hours ago

  • Common FAQs
  • You can own a 2008 Audi A3 Hatchback for less than $10,000 or the latest models are available for more than $40,000. There is a diverse range of VW Golfs on Gumtree with prices ranging from $4,500 to $49,990.
  • As you'd expect from a car of this calibre, the Audi A3 from 2013 onwards has a five-star ANCAP safety rating. Models from 2014 might include the Assistance pack with adaptive cruise control, plus blind-spot and potential collision warning sensors.
  • Satellite navigation is an optional extra for the Audi A3. Most recent models are equipped with features including parking sensors, paddle gear shifters on the steering wheel, Bluetooth with audio streaming and the luxury of rich leather upholstery.
  • Except for the new Hybrid model, all the Audi A3 engines, both petrol and diesel, are turbo equipped. This gives them exceptional performance characteristics including the Cylinder On Demand (COD) capability of the 1.4-litre TFSI (turbo fuel stratified injection) engine, meaning the engine can deactivate two cylinders on demand to save fuel.
  • Audi has a reputation for German quality and reliability on par with its most prestigious rivals and the Audi A3 doesn't disappoint. For a similar style, performance and European quality you can also consider the superb BMW 1 Series.

Overview of the Audi A3

Overview of the Audi A3

In 1997, Audi draped a stylish body and smart interior over the fourth-generation Volkswagen Golf to create the luxury segment's first hatchback.

The A3's popularity prompted Audi to expand the line-up - first with a convertible variant for the second generation, followed by a sedan spin-off for the third generation.

Performance versions adopted Audi's usual S and RS badges.

AUDI A3 GENERATIONS

1997-2004

2005-2013

2013 on

RUNNING COSTS

Fuel Consumption

Hybrid (e-Tron): 1.6 to 1.8 litres per 100km

1.6L 4-cylinder turbo diesel: 4.2 to 4.3 litres per 100km

1.0L 4-cylinder turbo: 4.8 to 4.9 litres per 100km

1.4L 4-cylinder turbo: 4.9 to 5.2 litres per 100km

2.0L 4-cylinder turbo: 5.8 to 6.2 litres per 100km

= Highly economical.

= Good economy.

= Average fuel use.

= Heavy consumption.

Servicing

SIMILAR MODELS TO AUDI A3

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR: AUDI A3 (2013 ON)

Generally well made and with a quality feel, one of the first things to check on an Audi A3 is that all that electrical gear works properly and things like the sunroof open and shut smoothly. If not, there's often a good, and sometimes expensive, reason.

The biggest potential grief in this model A3 was the DSG transmission which has a bit of a track record of not going the distance.

The rule of thumb here states that any DSG car that hesitates when taking off, shudders during standing starts, experiences a loss of drive, flares its shifts or exhibits an odd or variable shift pattern, must be treated with the utmost suspicion.

Repairs often involve replacing the entire gearbox and it's not cheap thanks to its inherent complexity. Keep an eye on the oil level on the dipstick, too; it's normal for these engines to consume a little oil between services.