We reported in detail when Audi India sent mailers of the new A3 sedan India launch. The mailer also stated that the bookings for the A3 sedan in India have commenced. The car was recently spotted testing in Mumbai by our friend Pranav Athale.
The Audi A3 will be the cheapest sedan from the Ingolstadt based car maker to be offered in India. The new Audi A3 sedan has a styling that makes it look like a baby A4. Last month, Audi India confirmed that A3 sedan will be brought to the country via the CKD route. Upon its India launch in July, Audi will have a upper hand on Mercedes which will also launch the CLA sedan soon.
The Audi A3 sedan has wheelbase which is 2.64m long and the car has an overall length of 4.46m and width of 1.8m. The A3 sedan tips the scales at 1250 kgs and has a boot space of 425 litres.
- In the global markets, the entry level diesel variant of the A3 is powered by a 2.0 litre TDI motor that has a max power output of 150bhp and a peak torque figure of 320Nm. The motor enables the car to dismiss 0-100 kmph in 8.7 seconds.
- The base petrol engine on offer is a 1.4 litres TFSI engine that has a max power output of 140bhp and 250Nm of peak torque. This petrol engine enables the car to accelerate to 100kmph from standstill in 8.4 seconds.
- A more powerful 1.8 litres TFSI engine motor, which produces 180bhp of max power and 250Nm of peak torque is also on offer. This variant of the car can accelerate to 100kmph in 7.3 seconds. Transmission options will be a 6-speed manual or the 7-speed S-Tronic gearbox.
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