Compare 2016 Audi A3 vs 2016 Volvo S60

2016 Audi A3
2016 Volvo S60
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4-Door Sedan FWD 1.8T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 1.8T Premium 23 33 $28,738 $30,900
4-Door Sedan FWD 1.8T Premium Plus 23 33 $28,738 $30,900
4-Door Sedan FWD 1.8T Prestige 23 33 $28,738 $30,900
4-Door Sedan FWD 2.0 TDI Premium 31 43 $30,876 $33,200
4-Door Sedan FWD 2.0 TDI Premium Plus 31 43 $30,876 $33,200
4-Door Sedan FWD 2.0 TDI Prestige 31 43 $30,876 $33,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 2.0T Premium 24 33 $31,806 $34,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 24 33 $31,806 $34,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 2.0T Prestige 24 33 $31,806 $34,200
2-Door Cabriolet FWD 1.8T Premium 24 35 $34,038 $36,600
2-Door Cabriolet FWD 1.8T Premium Plus 24 35 $34,038 $36,600
2-Door Cabriolet FWD 1.8T Prestige 24 35 $34,038 $36,600
2-Door Cabriolet quattro 2.0T Premium 23 32 $36,828 $39,600
2-Door Cabriolet quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 23 32 $36,828 $39,600
2-Door Cabriolet quattro 2.0T Prestige 23 32 $36,828 $39,600
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4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E 26 38 $32,101 $34,150
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 20 29 $33,511 $35,650
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E Premier 26 38 $34,592 $36,800
4-Door Sedan AWD T5 Premier 20 29 $36,002 $38,300
4-Door Sedan FWD T6 Drive-E 23 33 $37,083 $39,450
4-Door Sedan FWD T5 Drive-E R-Design Special Edition 26 38 $37,506 $39,900
4-Door Sedan FWD T6 Drive-E Platinum 23 33 $40,702 $43,300
4-Door Sedan T5 Platinum 20 28 $41,078 $43,700
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 R-Design 18 27 $41,548 $44,200
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 Drive-E R-Design 22 31 $41,736 $44,400
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 R-Design Platinum 18 27 $44,838 $47,700
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 Drive-E R-Design Platinum 22 31 $45,026 $47,900
4-Door Sedan AWD T6 Polestar 18 27 $55,742 $59,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,738
$32,101
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,900
$34,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$515 / month
$569 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Audi A3 models offer a variety of body styles, powertrains, and options to battle whatever the small luxury segment has to offer. Already appealing for its good looks and outstanding safety ratings, the 2016 Volvo S60 grows in interesting ways with the long-wheelbase Inscription and Cross Country soft off-roader.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53 55.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 57
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 33.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 93
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 73.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 62.1
Length, Overall (in)
175 182.5
Height, Overall (in)
55.8 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.1 62
Wheelbase (in)
103.8 109.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 25.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.3 12
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 11.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 17.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36 37.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45HR17 P215/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45HR17 P215/50VR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3175 3433
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 800
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
200 @ 1600 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8 L/110 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 4500 240 @ 5600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 (Est) 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 (Est) 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 (Est) 38
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.90 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.46 5.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.12 2.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.95
Trans Type
6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 3.03
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A3 Volvo S60
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 (Est) 5.9
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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