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2011 Audi A3

2011 Mazda MAZDA3

  2011 Audi A3 4-door HB S tronic 2.0T FrontTrak Premium Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Mazda3
Invoice $25,361 $14,801
21/42 18/33
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Bottom Line The 2011 Audi A3 is stylish, refined, and versatile—and nearly as good for the city as for the highway. Read Full Review The 2011 Mazda3 provides more driving enjoyment than most other small-car models, along with a stylish, racy look; but with a tight, noisy cabin, it’s not without compromise. Read Full Review
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  • Top-notch S tronic transmission
  • Versatile layout
  • Stable driving feel
  • Fashionable look
  • Fuel-efficient engine lineup


  • Road noise
  • Artificial-feeling electric power steering
  • Bluetooth not standard
  • $40k, loaded, is too much


  • Excellent handling and maneuverability
  • Nicely configured interior
  • Low, flat cargo floor
  • Lux features in an affordable compact


  • Mediocre fuel economy
  • Road noise
  • Moonroof cuts into headroom
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