The Audi A3 is an outstanding all-rounder, although some rivals are better value for moneyread the full model review
Based on S line trim, you get dark-coloured wheels and exterior trim, tinted rear windows and an upgraded stereo. It’s pricey, so we’d avoid it unless you’re sold on the looks.
This three-cylinder entry-level engine has enough punch for use around town, but you’ll find yourself working it harder to keep up with motorway traffic and thrashing it to make quick progress on A-roads. Like all A3s except the auto-only e-tron, it can be combined with a manual or an automatic gearbox.