Audi A3 2012 with nice versatility through its wagon or five-door hatchback body-styles make practical and stylish for five-seat capacity. In addition, itâ€™s completed with excellent handling, top-notch cabin materials, gas engine performance, and extra fuel efficient optional diesel engine. Just need to consider about the price is rather costly and cramped rear-seat space for taller passengers, so itâ€™s preferable preference as couple or single than a family vehicle. Offered in two trim options, there are Premium and Premium Plus. Every level trim also has two different powertrains for better Audi automobile customizable.
2012 Audi A3 Performance
Here are the powertrains options for Audi A3 2012. 2.0-liter turbocharged DOHC in-line 4-cylinder engine (with FSIÂ® direct injection, intercooler & 4-valves per cylinder) delivers 200-horsepower & 207 lb-ft of torque. And available 2.0L turbocharged DOHC in-line 4-cylinder engine (with TDI clean diesel common rail direct injection, intercooler & 4-valves per cylinder) generates 140-horsepower & 236 lb-ft of torque.
2012 Audi A3 Steering and Transmissions
Audi A3 2012 gets fun-to-drive driving dynamics with ServotronicÂ® speed-sensitive power steering type. Also available quattroÂ® permanent all-wheel drive system utilizing Haldex center differential for 2.0 TFSIÂ® engine only. While its transmissions are six-speed manual transmission (standard 2.0 TFSIÂ®) and six-speed S tronicÂ® dual-clutch automatic transmission (standard 2.0 TDIÂ® & optional 2.0 TFSIÂ®).
2012 Audi A3 Gas Mileage Ratings
Here are the EPA-estimated (city/highway/combined) for Audi A3 2012
- Audi A3 2.0 TFSIÂ® 21/30/24 mpg
- Audi A3 2.0 TDIÂ® 30/42/34 mpg
2012 Audi A3 Exterior
The highlight exterior standard features of Audi A3 2012, including halogen headlights with daytime running lights (Premium trim), Audi xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights (Premium Plus trim), S lineÂ® (exterior, rear spoiler, and front & rear bumpers), SingleframeÂ® grille with choice of front license plate holder or filler panel with two chrome strips, taillights with LED light pipe technology, left dual exhaust pipes (TFSIÂ®), left single exhaust pipe (TDIÂ®), and two front fog lights located in lower front bumper. Exterior optional features are aluminum roof rails, black roof rails (Premium Plus), Open Sky panorama sunroof, and wheel lock kit.
2012 Audi A3 Wheels
- 17-inch five-split-spoke-design alloy wheels for Premium model
- 17-inch ten-spoke-design alloy wheels for Premium Plus model
- 18-inch five-tri-spoke-design alloy wheels for all models (18-inch Sport Package)
- 18-inch five-arm-Rotor-design alloy wheels for Premium Plus model (Titanium Sport Package)
2012 Audi A3 Interior
Next about highlight interior in the Audi A3 2012 from tilt & telescopic manually adjustable steering column, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seating surfaces, 6-way manual driver seat (Premium), 4-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel, Audi concert system (with single CD player with MP3 playback capability, AM/FM radio, auxiliary input jack & speed-dependent volume control). And for Premium Plus completed with 8-way power driver seat with 4-way power lumbar adjustment, BLUETOOTHÂ® mobile phone preparation, Illumination Package, Storage Package, Micrometallic inlays, and leather-wrapped 3-spoke multifunction sport steering wheel with shift paddles (available with S tronicÂ®) & controls (audio volume, BluetoothÂ® phone & audio seek functions).
2012 Audi A3 Prices
Ranging prices for Audi A3 2012 listed below.
- Audi A3 2.0 TFSIÂ® Premium starting price at $27,270 MSRP
- Audi A3 2.0 TFSIÂ® Premium Plus starting price at $29,270 MSRP
- Audi A3 2.0 TDIÂ® Premium starting price at $30,250 MSRP
- Audi A3 2.0 TDIÂ® Premium Plus starting price at $32,250 MSRP
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2012 Audi A3 Rivals
In the class of upscale small cars, Audi A3 2012 competes with Volkswagen GTI, Nissan Leaf, Buick Verano, Acura TSX, BMW 1-Series, Volvo C30, Lexus CT200h, and Mini Cooper Countryman. Itâ€™s recommended to compare 2012 Audi A3 with competitors.