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2017 Audi A3, S3 recalled for overly aggressive airbags
2017 Audi A3, S3 recalled for overly aggressive airbags

Volkswagen is recalling more than 11,000 Audi A3 and S3 vehicles from the 2017 model year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could cause airbags to deploy with greater force than necessary. The software in...Read More»

2009 Audi A3
Volkswagen Eos, Golf A6, GTI, Jetta SportWagen, Rabbit, Audi A3 recalled for braking problem

Volkswagen is recalling a wide range of VW and Audi vehicles from the 2009 and 2010 model years to fix a problem with their antilock braking systems. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 135,683 cars in the U.S. are affected. CHECK OUT: 2018 Honda Odyssey video preview...Read More»

2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
2017 Audi A3 vs. 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class: Compare Cars

Mercedes-Benz and Audi have inserted new entry-level compact cars into their lineup the past several years, with the CLA and the A3, respectively. These two have very different packaging, style, and driving personalities, and they appeal to an entirely different kind of buyer. Which are you? To get...Read More»

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack
2015-2016 Volkswagen Golf, Golf SportWagen, GTI, Audi A3 recalled for fuel leak

On Friday, Volkswagen's Audi unit recalled more than 170,000 cars and crossovers to fix potential fuel leaks in those vehicles. As it turns out, another 110,042 VW and Audi cars are affected by a similar recall, which aims to resolve a different problem with their fuel systems. The recall affects...Read More»

2017 Audi Q7
Audi recalls A3, A3 e-tron, A4, Q3, Q7, TT for lighting problem: nearly 80,000 cars affected

Volkswagen is recalling nearly 80,000 Audi vehicles from the 2015, 2016, and 2017 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could affect their lighting systems. ALSO SEE: Cadillac weeds out smaller...Read More»

2017 Audi A3 sedan
Audi adds lots of tech to 2017 A3, S3

For 2017, Audi's smallest sedan and convertible lineup now boasts the same technology available in its most expensive models. The automaker's entry-level A3 sedan and convertible has received a gentle nip-and-tuck for 2017, including some updates to its grille and headlights, as well as new wheel...Read More»

Inflated airbag
Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Daimler Expand Takata Airbag Recalls: 2.5 Million U.S. Vehicles Affected

Another day, another massive series of recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. The devices have caused more than 100 injuries and at least ten deaths when they exploded after deployment, spraying vehicle occupants with shrapnel. Most of those deaths have occurred in the U.S. Two weeks...Read More»

2015 Audi A3 Sedan  -  First Drive, March 2014
2015 Audi A3 Video Road Test

The Audi A3 hasn't been a smash hit in the U.S. through the 2013 model year, mainly because until now it's only been available in hatchback form. Now we have a new family of A3s geared more toward American tastes. Does the new A3 lineup have the right stuff, and can it fend off the sexy...Read More»

2015 Acura TLX 3.5 SH-AWD
The 17 Most Important New Cars Of 2015

Each year, a bumper crop of new cars ushers in a new model year. Those new cars can be significant redesigns, or simple facelifts, or more. This year, there's a bigger than usual crop of brand-new cars. Some are vehicles never seen before--vehicles that could make or break some car brands--while...Read More»

2015 Audi S3
Audi Prices 2015 A3 TDI, A3 Cabriolet, High-Performance S3

With the launch of the all-new 2015 Audi A3 sedan now out of the way, Audi can get ready to start selling some more exciting versions of its entry-level car. Before they put the gasoline A3 sedans on sale this summer, Audi announced the starting prices for the 2015 Audi A3 TDI (diesel) sedan, 2015...Read More»

2015 Audi A3 Sedan
2015 Audi A3: Crash Results Show It's A Very Safe Small Sedan

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released crash-test results for the new 2015 Audi A3, and the new compact luxury sedan takes one of the top positions among all vehicles tested—with the agency's Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) rating. As the IIHS points out, the A3 is the...Read More»

2015 Audi A3 Sedan  -  First Drive, March 2014
2015 Audi A3 Sedan: First Drive

From the driver's seat of the 2015 Audi A3, it's easy to play favorites. This new most affordable sedan in the Audi lineup has the best in-car interface—and perhaps the best combination of connectivity and clean-interface information management—of all the premium compact sedans. Option...Read More»

2015 Audi A3
2015 Audi A3: AT&T 4G LTE In-Vehicle Data Services Priced, Detailed

Audi has attached a price to the new in-vehicle 4G LTE connectivity that will debut in the automaker's 2015 A3 sedan. Through the provider, AT&T, data plans will offer speedy 4G LTE service through AT&T, at prices of just $99 for six months or $499 for 30 months. Those two rates shake out...Read More»

Audi A3 'Doberhuahua' commercial for Super Bowl 2014
Audi, Volkswagen Debut Official Super Bowl Ads, With Mixed Results

Last week, Audi and its parent company, Volkswagen, posted teasers for their upcoming Super Bowl ads. Now, the automakers have revealed their official game-day spots, and though the two aren't technically competing against one-another, there's still a very clear winner. Undoubtedly, that winner is...Read More»

Sarah McLachlan in a teaser for Audi's 2014 Super Bowl ad
Audi & Acoustic Guitarist Sarah McLachlan Ask: Won't You Please Pity The Doberhuahua?

With every passing hour, we edge closer to Super Bowl XLVII. And with every passing day, we encounter another teaser for a new Super Bowl ad. Today's teaser comes from Audi, which has asked folk temptress and Lilith Fair mastermind Sarah McLachlan to bring you a special message about a poor...Read More»

2015 Audi A3
2015 Audi A3 Sedan Priced

It's October of 2013, and some automakers have yet to roll out their 2014 models. But Audi? Audi just left those guys (and gals) in the dust by announcing pricing for its 2015 A3 sedan. The future is now. You might recall that the 2015 A3 was unveiled in March at the New York Auto Show. Since the...Read More»

Audi A3 eKurzinfo augmented reality owner's manual app
Audi A3 Comes With An Augmented-Reality Owner's Manual: Video

Do you know where your owner's manual is? Did you read it from cover to cover when you bought your car? Do you read it these days? Chances are, the answer to at least one of those questions is "no". Maybe that's because you're a whiz at cars, or maybe you feel like you know everything there is to...Read More»

2010 Audi A3 TDI
2010-2012 Audi A3 TDI: Recall Alert

Audi is conducting a voluntary recall on certain model 2010-2012 A3 TDI models over concerns about a potential fuel leak from the number two injector. This is the same issue affecting certain Volkswagen Jetta, Jetta SportWagen and Golf models covered in a related recall. A notice on the National...Read More»

2010 Audi A3 TDI
2010-12 Audi A3 TDI Recalled For Leaking Fuel Injector

The 2010-12 Audi A3 TDI models are being recalled for a potential fuel line leak at the second fuel injector. Per the NHTSA recall notification--and just as with recalled Volkswagen TDI models--the fuel injection pulses could coincide with the natural frequency of injector line number two under...Read More»

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