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2013 Buick Verano

2013 Audi A3

  2013 Buick Verano T 2012 Audi A3 4-door HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Front Exterior View
Invoice $22,156 $25,361
21/32 21/42
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Bottom Line Comfortable, well-appointed and inexpensive on the luxury-car scale, the 2013 Buick Verano is a mild performer--that is, until the turbo T arrives later this year. Read Full Review 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
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  • Front seats are excellent
  • Interior is truly luxurious
  • Rides better than most luxury compacts
  • New safety, connectivity features
  • Bargain base price


  • Not truly quick
  • Tacky "chrome" "ventiports"
  • Gas mileage low for the class
  • Rear-seat leg room is snug


  • 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
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