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2013 Audi A3

2013 Lexus CT 200h

  2012 Audi A3 4-door HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Front Exterior View 2013 Lexus CT 200h
Invoice $25,361 $30,417
21/42 43/40
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Bottom Line The 2013 Audi A3 wears its age well, and remains a sporty, versatile choice for compact hatchback buyers who can afford a little luxury. Read Full Review The 2013 Lexus CT 200h remains the only compact luxury hybrid hatchback, and it's more stylish, fun, and economical than that blend might indicate. It's got (mostly) Lexus levels of luxury and refinement, with a fun Sport mode and a combination of good value and great fuel economy. Read Full Review
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  • Quick, sporty S-tronic automatic gearbox
  • Hatchback versatility
  • Sporty roadholding, handling
  • TDI fuel efficiency
  • Timeless exterior styling


  • Lots of road noise
  • Bluetooth only in $2,000 option package
  • Top-end price well over $40,000


  • Sporty lines say 'hot hatch'
  • Holds the road well
  • Driver sits low for sporty feel
  • Lots of technology available
  • Unbeatable real-world gas mileage


  • Some interior fitting fail luxe test
  • Load floor is high, roof is low
  • Engine noisy when accelerating hard
  • Only Sport mode is really fun
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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