Audi A3 Saloon 30 TDI S line 4dr [Comfort+Sound] Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
4 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £30,765What Car? Target Price£29,273
Review

The Audi A3 Saloon is tidy in the bends, comfortable and well equipped, making it a very competitive option against its closest rivals, the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe and Mercedes A-Class Saloon. However, the A4 is worth the extra if you can afford it, because it’s quieter and has a classier and more practical interior. Likewise, the BMW 3 Series betters the A3 in those areas, and it's also more enjoyable to drive.

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S line trim brings sportier looks; larger wheels (18in), more heavily bolstered front seats and aluminium interior inlays. You also get stiffer sports suspension as standard, although you can revert to the regular suspension for no extra charge if you value a smooth ride.

Compared with the more powerful diesel option, the 30 TDI needs to be worked quite hard, which has a negative impact on refinement.


Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.1 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

64.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

425

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

116

g/km

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