Audi A3 30 TDI S line 5dr Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £29,000What Car? Target Price£27,526
Review

There's no doubt the latest A3 isn't as well finished inside or as polished overall as the previous model, but it still rates well against the premium competition in the form of the BMW 1 Series and Mercedes A-Class. It's comfortable, good to drive, roomy, quiet, with some punchy petrol and diesel engines and a plug-in option coming soon, all of which should stick it on your shopping list.

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Trim: S line

S line trim is focused on sporty looks; you get even larger wheels (18in), a bodykit, LED headlights, privacy glass, leather upholstery and aluminium interior inlays. You get stiffer sports suspension as standard, although luckily you can revert to regular suspension for no extra charge for a smoother ride.

Engine: 30 TDI

Compared with the more powerful diesel the 30 TDI needs to be worked quite hard if you want to make determined progress


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.1 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

61.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

380

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

120

g/km

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