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Invoice Price
$25,361
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,270
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$455 / month
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TCC Rating
8.0
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Audi A3 is stylish, refined, and versatile—and nearly as good for the city as for the highway. The 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX and WRX STI are fast, fun cars to drive in any situation, and they're comfortable, safe, and practical enough for small-family use; poor fuel economy and a lack of automatic transmissions limit its appeal, though.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89
Second Head Room (in) 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 168.9
Height, Overall (in) 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 101.5
Liftover Height (in) 27.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 39.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 19.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code HN8
Front Tire Size P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code HN8
Spare Tire Order Code HN8
Rear Tire Size P225/45R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3219
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code NA
Displacement 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100-6000
Engine Type Gas I4
Fuel System TFSI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47
Trans Type 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09
Trans Order Code NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi A3
Body Style 4 Door HB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Four Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8
 
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