Audi A3 sedan price, variant-wise features explained

Audi A3 sedan is launched at starting price of Rs. 22.95 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi which is astonishing as an Audi is now more affordable than ever in India. However, this is price of base variant A3; a C segment sedan would comfortably sit between this and price of top end Audi A3. Lets check out variants on offer and variant-wise features.

Audi A3New Audi A3 sedan is offered in 4 variants, Attraction, Premium, Premium Plus and Technology. There are 2 engine choices. 2.0 litre 35 TDI engine in Audi A3 is available in all variants but 1.8 litre 40 TFSI sports in 3rd variant (Premium Plus) only.

Before going into difference between each variant of Audi A3, here is a list of what is available on all of them – Leather Multifunction 4-spoke steering wheel, illuminated vanity mirrors, smoking package front, centre arm rest between front seats, Audi Music Interface and Bluetooth connectivity.

Safety features such as side & head airbags on front & rear, space saver spare wheel, wheel bolts, tool kit and jack, first aid kit with warning triangle and electronic vehicle immobilisation device are also offered in all variants as standard features.

Audi A3 steeringAudi A3 Attraction – Entry level variant gets 16 inch alloy wheels, electrically adjustable exterior mirrors and halogen headlights on exterior. Interior gets Inlays in form of monometallic or truffle beige, fabric seat covering (Black Rallye cloth), door sill trims in black plastic and folding rear seat back.

For comfort, Audi A3 Attraction trim gets rear parking aid, basic air conditioning system and electric seat adjustment for driver seat & manual height adjustment for passenger seat. Infotainment system features passive Speakers, MMI radio and driver information system.

At ex-showroom Delhi price of Rs. 22.95 lakhs, Audi A3 Attraction surely packs basic amenities for entry into premium brand luxury car world.

Audi A3 blackAudi A3 Premium – Sitting on 16 inch alloy wheels made in different design compared to Attraction model, A3 Premium variant receives high gloss package for exterior, electrically adjustable, heated and electrically folding Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVM), same halogen headlights, light / rain sensor / interior mirror / insulating windshield, and panoramic sun roof as option.

Interior of Audi A3 Premium variant gets 3D-look Aluminium Inlays, lighting package plus, leather / leatherette (Black & Chestnut Brown) seat upholstery, door sill trims in black plastic and load-through facility. Comfort features include rear parking aid, delux automatic air conditioning with sun sensor, cruise control, storage package and electrically adjustable front seats (driver & passenger). Infotainment system features are same as Attraction’s except Premium trim gets colour display for driver information system.

Price of Audi A3 Premium trim is Rs. 25.95 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi.

Audi A3 blueAudi A3 Premium Plus – You get 17 inch alloy rims starting this variant, high gloss package similar to Premium model, electrically adjustable, heated and electrically folding exterior mirrors with anti-glare on driver side, Xenon plus headlamp, automatic headlight range adjustment, light / rain sensor / interior mirror / insulating windshield, S-Line exterior package, fog lamps and panoramic roof as option.

Same 3D look Aluminium finish Inlays are offered in Audi A3 Premium Plus trim. Chrome package in interiors is additional. Milano Leather (Black & Beige) seat upholstery is given in this variant, also door sill trims with S Line logo. Load-through facility is also available.

Parking aid plus is offered in Premium Plus in addition to all comfort features seen in Premium variant. Infotainment features are also similar to Premium variant, with extra Audi Sound System. Start / Stop system is provided in Audi A3 1.8 litre 40 TFSI petrol version only, not in any of 2.0 litre TDI diesel models.

Price of Audi A3 Premium Plus petrol model is Rs. 28.95 lakhs and diesel version is Rs. 29.95 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi.

Audi A3 sedanAudi A3 Technology – There is only a few changes in list of features offered in this variant from Premium Plus. A3 Technology gets rear-view Camera, Audi Pre Sense basic and MMI Navigation plus & MMI Touch are those extra bells. Top of line Audi A3 Technology misses out MMI Radio.

Cost of top end Audi A3 Technology is Rs. 32.66 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi.

Audi A3 sedan is available in 6 body colours:

Glacier White, metallic
Florett Silver, metallic
Beluga brown, metallic
Scuba blue, metallic
Misano red, pearl effect
Brilliant black

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