Audi A3 Saloon
I was lucky enough to spend a couple of hours in a flight simulator earlier in the week, and borrowed the A3 Saloon for the trip from Dorset to Northampton.
The buttons, switches and knobs in a plane’s cockpit operate very precisely, as you might imagine. Everything clicks or whirs, and feels like it’ll last forever. All very reassuring.
When I got back in the Audi after my ‘flight’, and was setting the air-con temperature, I was struck by how similar the A3’s controls felt. More positive clicking and a feeling of solidity you don’t get in many other cars.
Audi interiors have led the way for many years. I sometimes wonder if we’re beginning to sound like a broken record when, in test after test, we praise another Audi’s superb build quality and materials. It really is true, though. They’re top notch.
By Rob Keenan
Read all of our updates on life with our Audi A3 Saloon 2.0 TDI.
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