2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price

2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price

2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price – The bite-size A3 finishes up whatever we love concerning Audis in a good-looking, nice-handling package. Steering is precise, the ride composed; fit and coating are fantastic. Four-door car and two-door softtop exchangeable versions are used. A 220-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and also six-speed automated drive either the front or all four wheels. A backup video camera and also 10-speaker audio are conventional; adaptive cruise control and an infomercial system with Apple CarPlay and also Android Auto are optional.

2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price

2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price

Audi’s tiniest car is playing catch-up to more recent designs in the business’s lineup with an upgrade that brings changed styling outside and also the firm’s new “Digital Cabin” screen inside. We only know concerning the European-spec models now, but we’re told that these modifications mostly will be validated for the U.S.-spec A3 when Audi UNITED STATE introduces 2017 model information later on this year. (Audi also revised the high-performance S3, which we’ve covered in a different tale.).

2017 Audi A3 Sportback  Exterior.

One of the most recognizable aesthetic modification is up front, where the new A3 gets a reshaped single-frame grille that matches the form of the slightly bigger as well as fresh redesigned A4’s mug. The A3’s even more angular headlights and also thinner LED taillights additionally mimic those of its big brother, making it also harder to inform these two cars apart. Still, both festinate, and also A3 buyers undoubtedly won’t mind when sightseers error their car for a much more expensive Audi.

2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price

2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price

Mentioning those headlights, Audi currently provides its matrix LED lighting system on the European A3, although this system is illegal in the U.S.– for now. There’s an opportunity that NHTSA will certainly approve the technology next year; the matrix lights are able to proactively color and illuminate certain sections of road. If these lights do get the, er, thumbs-up, expect to see them offered right here first on autos like the next-gen A8 and also the R8 before making their method to the A3, however, in the interest of maximum advertising effect. Up until after that, xenon headlights are common on the A3, with conventional LED lights offered as an alternative.

2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price

2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price

2017 Audi A3 Sportback  Interior.

While the A3’s novel front lights technology is an unidentified for the U.S., its new “Virtual Cabin” interior layout is a safe bet. As we’ve seen on the lately redesigned TT, Q7, as well as A4, this optional configuration contains a 12.3-inch TFT display in place of a traditional tool collection to show all kind of lorry details, navigating displays, and other functions in a variety of setups. The “traditional” setting displays a big tachometer and also speedometer to imitate analog assesses, while pressing a steering wheel button switches over to “infomercial” setting, which integrates a big navigating map along with audio features and other information.

2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price

The instrument-panel display may appear to make the 7.0-inch dash-mounted screen repetitive, yet Audi modified its MMI control user interface anyhow. Reorganized menu frameworks and better voice command capability goal to make the system much easier to run, while enhanced connection services make it possible for more functions for the MMI smartphone application, such as transferring a calendar from a phone to the vehicle. Otherwise, the interior likewise obtains a brand-new three-spoke steering wheel and also a recently offered massage function for the chauffeur’s seat.

2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price

2017 Audi A3 Sportback USA Specs and Price

 

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2017 Audi A3 Sportback  Engine.

Info concerning the 2017 A3’s mechanical updates is a bit murkier, since the U.S. engine schedule differs substantially from the European one. The Euro A3 provides a series of fuel and diesel powertrains from a 1.0-liter three-cylinder up to a 2.0-liter turbo-four, while the A3 we obtain is offered just with 1.8-liter and also 2.0-liter turbocharged fuel four-cylinders (the diesel-powered A3 TDI gets on keep in America, for noticeable reasons). Expect to see the A3’s 2 four-cylinder engines carry over for the changed U.S-spec A3; the 1.8-liter is supplied with front-wheel drive as well as a six-speed automatic, while the 2.0-liter comes standard with Quattro four-wheel drive and a six-speed dual-clutch transmission.

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2017 Audi A3 Sportback  Price.

Also, prices shouldn’t change much compared to the 2016 A3 that starts at $31,825 for the front-wheel drive 1.8 T car– a bit removed from the below-$ 30,000 price that Audi initially marketed when the A3 took place sale here in 2014. The present A3 convertible, at the same time, starts at $37,525, as well as tops out at $49,375 for a Quattro 2.0 T Prestige version. We’ll report full U.S.-specific info on the 2017 A3 lineup as soon as it’s offered.