Audi RS3 RS 3 TFSI Quattro Vorsprung 5dr S Tronic Review

Category: Hot hatch

Section: Version review

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Audi RS3 2022 front cornering
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  • Audi RS3 2022 interior dashboard
  • Audi RS3 2022 interior rear seats
  • Audi RS3 2022 interior infotainment
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  • Audi RS3 2022 right tracking
  • Audi RS3 2022 left static boot open
  • Audi RS3 2022 headlight detail
  • Audi RS3 2022 badge detail
  • Audi RS3 2022 interior front seats
  • Audi RS3 2022 interior detail
  • Audi RS3 2022 boot open
  • Audi RS3 2022 front cornering
  • Audi RS3 2022 rear cornering
  • Audi RS3 2022 interior dashboard
  • Audi RS3 2022 interior rear seats
  • Audi RS3 2022 interior infotainment
  • Audi RS3 2022 right tracking
  • Audi RS3 2022 right tracking
  • Audi RS3 2022 left static boot open
  • Audi RS3 2022 headlight detail
  • Audi RS3 2022 badge detail
  • Audi RS3 2022 interior front seats
  • Audi RS3 2022 interior detail
  • Audi RS3 2022 boot open
RRP £61,905What Car? Target Price£61,158
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

A proper performance car in a hatchback (or saloon) body. Staggering performance and grip, and the five-cylinder engine sounds wonderful. It isn’t cheap and some rivals are more playful through the corners, but otherwise tough to fault.

Normally we’d talk you out of going for Audi’s range-topping Vorsprung trim, but on the RS3 it is worth considering. It’s the only RS3 that comes with adaptive suspension as standard, plus you get a panoramic roof and an upgraded Bang & Olufsen sound system.

The latest RS3 uses the same basic 2.5-litre five-cylinder engine as its predecessors – and that’s great news because it’s an absolute cracker. Its maximum 394bhp isn’t quite a match for the Mercedes AMG A45, but it’s still a huge amount for a car of this size and delivers true performance-car pace.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH3.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

31

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

282

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

207

g/km