Audi A3

Overview
Manufacturer Audi
Production 1996–present
Designer David Caffrey
Body and chassis
Class Compact car / Small family car (C)
Layout transverse front engine, front-wheel drive or quattro on-demand four-wheel drive
Platform Volkswagen Group A platform Volkswagen Group MQB platform

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The Audi A3 is a Small Family/Compact car produced since 1996. The first two generations of A3 were based on the Volkswagen Group A platform, which they share with several other models such as the Audi TT, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Caddy, and Volkswagen Touran, as well as SEAT León, SEAT Toledo, and Škoda Octavia. The third-generation A3 uses the Volkswagen Group MQB platform.

Petrol engines

Name Type Engine code Output@rpm Torque@rpm 0–100 km/h,s Top speed Years
1.6 8v 1,595 cc (97 cu in) I4 AEH/AKL/APF 101 PS (74 kW; 100 hp) @5600 rpm 145 N·m (107 lb·ft) @3800 rpm 11.0 s 188 km/h (117 mph) 1996–2000
1.6 8v 1,595 cc (97 cu in) I4 AVU/BFQ 102 PS (75 kW; 101 hp) @5600 rpm 148 N·m (109 lb·ft) @3800 rpm 10.9 s 189 km/h (117 mph) 2000–2003
1.8 20v 1,781 cc (109 cu in) I4 AGN/APG 125 PS (92 kW; 123 hp) @6000 170 N·m (125 lb·ft) @4200 9.6 s 202 km/h (126 mph) 1996–2003
1.8 20vT 1,781 cc (109 cu in) I4 turbo AGU/ARZ/ARX/AUM 150 PS (110 kW; 148 hp) @5700 210 N·m (155 lb·ft) @1750–4600 8.2 s 217 km/h (135 mph) 1996–2003
1.8 20vT 1,781 cc (109 cu in) I4 turbo AJQ/APP/ARY/AUQ 180 PS (132 kW; 178 hp) @5500 235 N·m (173 lb·ft) @1950–5000 7.5 s 228 km/h (142 mph) 1999–2003
1.8 20vT (S3) 1,781 cc (109 cu in) I4 turbo APY, AMK 210 PS (154 kW; 207 hp) @5800 270 N·m (199 lb·ft) @2100 6.8 s 238 km/h (148 mph) 1999–2001
1.8 20vT (S3) 1,781 cc (109 cu in) I4 turbo BAM 225 PS (165 kW; 222 hp) @5900 280 N·m (207 lb·ft) @2200 6.6 s 243 km/h (151 mph) 2001–2003

Diesel engines

Name Type Engine code Output@rpm Torque@rpm 0–100 km/h,s Top speed Years
1.9 8v TDI 1,896 cc (116 cu in) I4 turbo AGR/ALH 90 PS (66 kW; 89 hp) @4000 210 N·m (155 lb·ft) @1900 12.4 s 181 km/h (112 mph) 1996–2001
1.9 8v TDI 1,896 cc (116 cu in) I4 turbo ATD/AXR 100 PS (74 kW; 99 hp) @4000 240 N·m (177 lb·ft) @1800–2400 11.0 s 188 km/h (117 mph) 2001–2003
1.9 8v TDI 1,896 cc (116 cu in) I4 turbo AHF/ASV 110 PS (81 kW; 108 hp) @4150 235 N·m (173 lb·ft) @1900 10.5 s 194 km/h (121 mph) 1997–2000
1.9 8v TDI 1,896 cc (116 cu in) I4 turbo ASZ 130 PS (96 kW; 128 hp) @4000 310 N·m (229 lb·ft) @1900 9.2 s 205 km/h (127 mph) 2000–2003
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