Audi A3 sedan marks an important milestone in India. The sedan completes 5 years of being on sale in the country. Audi A3 sedan was showcased at the 2014 Auto Expo. It was declared 2014 World Car of the year. Its launch in India in 2014 at an attractive price tag, got it among the company’s bestselling cars in the country. Audi India launched the A3 facelift in April 2017.
Audi India marks this 5th anniversary of A3 sedan with a special price offering. New Audi A3 now comes in at a starting price of Rs.28,99,000, ex-sh. Thanks to this, Audi A3 price cut ranges up to Rs 5 lakhs.
A total of four variants are on offer 35 TFSI Premium Plus at Rs 28.99 lakhs (Rs 33.12 lakhs old price), 35 TFSI Technology at Rs 30.99 lakhs (old price Rs 34.57 lakhs), 35 TDI Premium Plus at Rs 29.99 lakhs (old price Rs 34.93 lakhs) and 35 TDI Technology at Rs 31.99 lakhs (old price Rs 36.12 lakhs). All prices are ex-sh.
New Audi A3 sedan ticks all the right boxes where luxury features are concerned. It is seen with a panoramic sunroof, Audi phone box with wireless charging and 2 zone air conditioning with rear vents. The Audi A3 S Line package gets S line front and rear bumpers, side skirts, S line radiator grille and rear diffuser along with chrome tail pipes, illuminated door sill trims and S line badging on its front fenders.
Positioned on the Volkswagen MQB platform, the Audi A3 sedan measures 4,456mm in length, 1,796mm in width, 1,416mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,637mm. It is a compact sedan which can accommodate upto five persons. It gets a 425 liter boot space. This luggage area grows to 1,100 liters when split rear seatbacks are folded.
The Audi A3 sedan is powered by petrol and diesel engine options. The 1.4 liter TFSI petrol engine offers 150 hp power and 250 Nm torque mated to a 7 speed automatic while the 2.0 liter, 4 cylinder diesel engine generates peak power of 143 hp power and 320 Nm torque mated to a 6 speed automatic transmission. Fuel efficiency is at 19.2 kmpl where the petrol engine is concerned going upto 20.38 kmpl for its diesel engined counterpart. In India, the Audi A3 sedan competes against the Mercedes Benz CLA Class.