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2013 Audi A3

2013 Mazda MAZDA3

  2012 Audi A3 4-door HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Front Exterior View 2013 Mazda Mazda3
MSRP
$27,270
$16,700
Invoice $25,361 $16,229
MPG
City/Highway
21/42 18/40
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
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 Mazda 3 drives with a lot more sophistication and verve than you might expect for a small car this affordable, practical, and fuel-efficient. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Quick, sporty S-tronic automatic gearbox
  • Hatchback versatility
  • Sporty roadholding, handling
  • TDI fuel efficiency
  • Timeless exterior styling

Dislikes:

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

Likes:

  • Assertive handling
  • Great steering feel
  • Cockpit-like interior design
  • Disc brakes on all models
  • Refined powertrains

Dislikes:

  • Base and s still have mediocre gas mileage
  • Road noise
  • Moonroof cuts out headroom
  • Up-close look of materials and finishes
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