For The engine delivers spirited performance and keeps purchase prices and running costs surprisingly competitive. SE trim comes with most of what you need.

Against Some key rivals are cheaper and come with more luxury kit.

Audi A3 Hatchback

What Car? says

5 out of 5 stars

For us, this is the best A3. It delivers all the power and kit you need, all at a reasonable price. The desirable badge and gorgeous cabin make it even more appealing.

What Car? readers say

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Electric steering adjust Not Available
Electric Sunroof Not Available
Manual sunroof Not Available
Air conditioning Standard
Cruise control £225
Electric mirrors Standard
Heated mirrors Standard
Electric windows front Standard
Electric windows rear Not Available
Seat height adjustment Standard
Climate Control £390
Power Steering Standard
Steering adjustment reach Standard
Steering adjustment rake Standard
Power Seats £550
Heated Seats £295
Panoramic sunroof Not Available
Electric Panoramic Sunroof £950
Power Folding Mirror £150
Engine & Transmission
Auto £1,480
CVT Not Available
Tiptronic Not Available
Particulate filter Not Available
Radio/Cassette Not Available
RDS Radio/Cassette Not Available
CD Standard
Multi CD Not Available
MP3/iPod Connection Standard
DVD Player Not Available
MP3 CD Player Standard
RDS CD Standard
Hard Drive Pack Only
Metallic paint £550
Alloy wheels Standard
Front Foglights Standard
Powered sliding doors Not Available
Hands Free Phone Kit Standard
Satellite navigation £495
Leather Seats £1,115
Split/fold seats Standard
Bluetooth Standard
7 seat pack Not Available
Passenger airbag Standard
Side airbags Standard
ABS Standard
3 Point centre belt Standard
Driver's airbag Standard
Belt pretensioners Standard
Isofix Standard
Side Impact Bars Standard
Traction control Standard
Curtain Airbag Standard
Rear Parking Sensor £345
Electronic stability programme Standard
On/Off Passenger Airbag Standard
Driver's knee airbag Standard
Reversing Camera £275
Rain Sensing Wipers £150
Adaptive Cruise Control £575
Lane Departure Warning £450
Front Parking Sensor Pack Only
Passenger Knee Airbag Not Available
Alarm Standard
Immobiliser Standard
Deadlocks Standard
Central locking Standard
Remote locking Standard
Unique fit stereo Standard
Marked Parts Standard
Etched Windows Not Available
Locking Wheel nuts Standard
Visible VIN Standard
Secure spare wheel Standard
Satellite tracking Not Available
Laminated Glass Not Available
Options calculator Price
Cruise control £225
Climate Control £390
Power Seats £550
Heated Seats £295
Electric Panoramic Sunroof £950
Power Folding Mirror £150
Auto £1,480
Metallic paint £550
Satellite navigation £495
Leather Seats £1,115
Rear Parking Sensor £345
Reversing Camera £275
Rain Sensing Wipers £150
Adaptive Cruise Control £575
Lane Departure Warning £450
Total Price: £20,165
Running costs
Town mpg 42.2
Out of town mpg 68.9
Average mpg 55.4
Tank capacity (litres) 50
CO2 Rating (g/km) 117
Carbon offset cost £17
Green rating C
Insurance group 18
Typical insurance £562.00
% Value retained (3yrs/36000 miles)
Typical contract hire £258.00
Pence per mile 41
Servicing costs - 3 years £615.00
Service intervals Variable
Warranty period 3yr/60k + 3yr Paint + 12yr Perforation + 3yr/RAC Breakdown
Company car tax
Percentage charge 18
Benefit in kind £0.00
Tax payable 20% £0.00
Tax payable 40% £0.00

Performance and measurements

No schematics available

Body type Hatchback
Number of doors 3
Number of seats 5
Fuel type Unleaded
Max power (bhp) 123
Driven wheels Front
Length (mm) 4237
Width (mm) 1777
Height (mm) 1421
Boot space (min ltr) 365
Boot space (max ltr) 1100
Kerb weight (kg) 1175
Manufacturers figures
0-60 mph (secs) 9.2
Max speed (mph) 128
Euro NCAP Test Scores
Adult protection Unavailable
Child protection Unavailable
Pedestrian protection Unavailable

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