2008 Audi A3 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$25,930-$34,915
$24,115-$32,471
21 /CITY / 28 /HWY
Overall Quality
Overall Performance and Design
Predicted Reliability
Available Trims for the 2008 Audi A3
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 4dr HB Man FrontTrak PZEV Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 25930.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 21/29
Name 4dr HB Auto DSG FrontTrak PZEV Transmission DSG Automatic w/OD MSRP 27410.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name S-Line (4dr HB Auto DSG quattro) Transmission DSG Automatic w/OD MSRP 34915.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name 4dr HB Man FrontTrak Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 25930.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 21/29
Name 4dr HB Auto DSG FrontTrak Transmission DSG Automatic w/OD MSRP 27410.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Name 4dr HB Man FrontTrak *Ltd Avail* Transmission Manual w/OD MSRP 25930.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 21/29
Name 4dr HB Auto DSG FrontTrak *Ltd Avail Transmission DSG Automatic w/OD MSRP 27410.00 Engine 2.0L/121 City/Hwy MPG 22/29
Initial Quality Study (IQS) by Category
Body & Interior Quality - Mechanical
Overall Quality - Design
Body & Interior Quality - Design
Overall Quality - Mechanical
Powertrain Quality - Design
Features & Accessories Quality - Design
Powertrain Quality - Mechanical
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Features & Accessories Quality - Mechanical
Automotive Performance Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study by Category
Performance
Comfort
Overall Performance and Design
Features and Instrument Panel
Style
Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) by Category
Feature and Accessory Dependability
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Body and Interior Dependability
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INTERIOR
  • Cloth front bucket seats-inc: 4-way pwr lumbar, adjustable headrests
  • Rear seat w/adjustable headrests
  • Center console-inc: height adjustable folding front armrest w/storage, (2) cup holders, cigarette lighter, front/rear ashtrays, (2) auxiliary outlets
  • Rear armrest w/(2) cup holders, first aid kit
  • Front/rear floor mats w/fastening mechanism
  • 4-spoke tilt/telescopic steering wheel
  • Backlit instrumentation w/automatic brightness control-inc: tachometer, speedometer, digital clock w/outside temp, fuel/coolant temp gauge, driver info display
  • Digital trip odometer w/service interval indicator
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • CAN network-inc: (3) fully functional circuits (infotainment, comfort, powertrain)
  • Pwr windows-inc: retained accessory pwr, pinch protection, front/rear 1-touch up/down, master switch
  • Remote keyless entry-inc: extended range, rolling code, selective unlock, trunk release, panic function, alarm
  • Pwr central locking system-inc: doors/fuel filler door, open/close windows feature, driver door master control
  • Cruise control
  • Fuel filler door release button in driver door
  • Anti-theft vehicle alarm system-inc: blinking theft-deterrent lights, backup battery, backup horn, engine immobilizer, tilt sensor
  • Concert AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: radio broadcast display system (RBDS), graduated audio level adjustment (GALA)
  • 10-speaker sound system
  • Pre-wiring for satellite radio
  • Body-color roof antenna
  • Dual zone automatic climate control-inc: (7) temp sensors, sun sensor, pressure sensor, pollen/dust filter
  • Rear window defogger w/timer
  • Front seatback map pockets
  • Overhead lighting console-inc: fade-in/fade-out feature, time delay, automatic switch-on when key removed from ignition
  • Lighting-inc: cargo area, glove box, lighter, ashtray
  • Partial leather-wrapped shift knob & parking brake
  • Auxiliary pwr outlet in trunk
  • Leather front sport bucket seats-inc: pwr driver seat w/4-way pwr lumbar, adjustable headrests
  • 3-spoke multi-function leather-wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/alloy shift paddles
  • Symphony AM/FM stereo w/in-dash 6-disc CD changer-inc: MP3 capability, radio data systems (RDS), Sirius satellite, autostore
  • Bose premium 10-speaker sound system w/AudioPilot
  • Aluminum interior trim-inc: door sill w/Audi logo, alloy center dashboard, air vents, door release handles, alloy radio button, glove box cover, alloy inlays
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/compass
EXTERIOR
  • 1-piece body-color bumpers
  • 2-way ellipsoidal halogen headlamps-inc: variable focus reflectors, low/high beam tubes
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual body-color mirrors w/RH convex
  • 4-speed intermittent windshield wipers
  • 1-piece body-color S line bumpers
  • Fixed roof spoiler
  • Front fog lights
  • Dual body-color auto-dimming mirrors w/RH convex
  • 4-speed intermittent rain-sensing windshield wipers
MECHANICAL
  • 2.0L DOHC TFSI 16-valve I4 turbocharged engine w/exhaust turbocharger intercooler
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Electronic stability program (ESP) w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Front wheel drive
  • Front electronic differential lock (EDL)
  • MacPherson strut front suspension-inc: lower wishbones, aluminum subframe, track-stabilizing steering roll radius
  • Independent 4-link rear suspension-inc: separate spring/shock absorber arrangement, subframe
  • Front/rear stabilizer bars
  • P225/45YR17 all-season tires
  • Space saver spare tire & wheel
  • 17" x 7.5" 5-spoke star cast alloy wheels
  • Servotronic speed-sensitive pwr steering
  • Pwr vented front & solid rear disc brakes
  • Hydraulic brake assist
  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brake force distribution (EBD)
  • Tool kit located in spare wheel well
  • Direct shift gearbox (DSG) 6-speed automatic transmission-inc: electro-hydraulic control
  • 3.2L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine
  • quattro permanent all-wheel drive system
  • MacPherson strut front sport suspension-inc: lower wishbones, aluminum subframe, track-stabilizing steering roll radius
  • Independent 4-link rear sport suspension-inc: separate spring/shock absorber arrangement, subframe
  • 17" x 7.5" 5-spoke cast quattro GmbH design alloy wheels
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brake force distribution (EBD)
    • Driver/front passenger next generation frontal airbags-inc: dual-threshold deployment, seat belt buckle switches
    • Driver/front passenger head/thorax airbags
    • Front 3-point seat belts-inc: automatic pretensioners, belt force limiters
    • 3-point rear seat belts w/automatic pretensioners
    • Electronic stability program (ESP) w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)
    • Daytime running lights
    • Rear armrest w/first aid kit
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