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2017 Audi A3 Cabriolet review

On paper, the Audi A3 Cabriolet offers a solid case for an affordable German convertible, but it leaves something to be desired once you get behind the wheel.

2017 Audi A3 2.0TFSI sedan review

We test the mid-spec model in the 2017 Audi A3 sedan range and come away feeling convinced of its luxury credentials... to a degree.

2017 Audi A3 CoD review

Do you really need a diesel to save fuel in this day and age? Audi thinks not, with the A3 Cylinder on Demand sedan. Paul Maric jumps behind the wheel to find out whether fuel use comes at the cost of driveability.

2017 Audi A3 review

Audi's A3 has long been the segment leader in its class. Now, with an expanded range and a face-lifted update that is more than skin deep, can the A3 retain its place at the top of the pecking order?

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Audi A3 Videos

Audi R8 V10 Plus v A3 1.0 TFSI comparison

Read the full article here. Audi's heap-topping R8 V10 Plus is eleven times more expensive than the carmaker's most affordable A3 small car, the 1.0 TFSI Sportback. But is the big-dollar supercar actually eleven times better? We pit them head to head in a wide variety of tests to find out.  ...

2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet review : Grand Pacific Drive

Read the article here. It's time for a road trip in our Audi A3 Cabriolet long term test car, this time with a friend and colleague of mine. Kat and I head south from Sydney, through the Royal National Park and down along the Grand Pacific Drive towards Wollongong to find a great spot for lunch, a swim and some body boarding.

Convertibles for Summer : we test four affordable contenders

With warmer weather arriving, we've headed to the beach to discover the upsides and downsides of four very different cars that all can lose their lid.

Audi A3 sedan v Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Review

First four-door Audi A3 takes on Benz's junior CLS, the Mercedes-Benz CLA200, in a battle of the German compact executive sedans.

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Audi A3 Comparisons

Audi R8 V10 Plus v Audi A3 1.0 TFSI comparison

The latest R8 V10 Plus, with an incredible 449kW and 560Nm from its naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10, is the most-powerful road car Audi has ever devised. On paper, it's also the quickest. But power and pace comes at a price: almost $390k – $389,616 to be exact – before on-roads or before you even think about ticking any options boxes...

Audi A3 e-tron v BMW i3 v Citroen C4 Cactus v Toyota Prius: Economy comparison test part two

By now you’ve hopefully read part one of this economy comparison test, where we set out for 100 kilometres of urban driving. The aim of part one was to find out which of the four cars on test – Audi A3 e-tron, BMW i3 range-extender, Citroen C4 Cactus and Toyota Prius – was the most efficient, city-friendly commuter. And the winner was clear...

Audi A3 e-tron v BMW i3 v Citroen C4 Cactus v Toyota Prius: Economy comparison test part one

With fuel prices hitting decade lows in recent times, there has arguably never been a worse time to buy an economy-focused car. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some great options out there for people who are thinking about long-term sustainability and doing their bit for the environment...

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Audi A3 News

Audi Q2, A3 recalled for rear hub carrier fix

Audi Australia has recalled two cars over concerns about the rear hub carriers. According to the company, a fault in the manufacturing process means the rear hub carriers in the Q2 and A3 might not be hard enough. That means their durability can't be guaranteed, posing the risk of bolted connections becoming detached...

2019 Audi A3 to drop three-door, may gain five-door liftback - report

The next-generation Audi A3 will reportedly lose its three-door hatch body style. Officials from Audi has confirmed the variant's demise to Autocar. The decision to drop the model from the next-generation's range is said to be driven by declining sales for the A3 three-door, and for three-door hatches in general. The three-door A3 was last sold in Australia in 2011...

2009 Audi A3 recalled for stability control fix

The previous-generation 2009 model-year Audi A3 has been recalled this week (2191 units) over concerns a faulty connection in the ESC control unit could affect the vehicle's safety systems in critical handling situations. Audi reports a fault in an earth connection to the system could occur due to excessive thermo-mechanical strain on the unit's components...

2017 Audi A3 pricing and specs

There’s a lot riding on the 2017 Audi A3. The small hatch and sedan range is Audi’s best-selling car in Australia, accounting for 25 per cent of the German brand’s total sales. The A3 is also a market leader, holding the top spot among small cars priced beyond $40,000...

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Audi A3 Owner Reviews

2010 Audi A3 Sportback 1.8 TFSI Ltd Ed Review

When I found this A3, I knew it was time for my upgrade. After having Audi's in the past, I feel right at home in my A3! I purchased the A3 used at my local Audi Centre with just under 90,000kms and have done 5,000 mostly happy miles in the vehicle. My example was an MY11 1.8TFSI Limited Edition; featuring extras such as Xenon Headlights, Navigation, 18" Alloys, Roof Rails and more over the standard 1...

2016 Audi A3 1.4 TFSI Attraction Cod Review

Owned it since Brand new. Under $50k, one of the best looking/value for money 'luxury'(I've used that word very loosely) car sedans. If you can negotiate well, you should be able to pick on up for just under $45k driveaway, making it quite the bargain! Personally looks - this car is up there with it's other german rivals (Merc C Class, BMW 3 Series, Merc CLA)...

2014 Audi A3 Sportback 1.4 TFSI Attraction Review

The annual price for the navigation system update is a blatant unmitigated ripoff. Although I love my Audi, my next vehicle will be a BMW. This is purely a moral judgement based on the current price of navigation uodates. This may sound petty to the multitudes but this is my perception. Again it is not a case of money but sheer principle...

2014 Audi A3 Review

Four adults, a surfboard, a kayak, two weeks worth of luggage, and a long 1,000km interstate journey. So far, so good. As you have no doubt read the title of this review, I am sure you will know what is coming next. So – can two couples travel 1,000km in a small hatchback over two days, and still remain on speaking terms at the end of the journey? First up, let's look at the luggage carrying capacity...

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2017 Audi A3 Cabriolet review

2017 Audi A3 Cabriolet review

2017 Audi A3 2.0TFSI sedan review

2017 Audi A3 2.0TFSI sedan review

2017 Audi A3 CoD review

2017 Audi A3 CoD review

Audi R8 V10 Plus v Audi A3 1.0 TFSI comparison
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