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Compare 2020 Audi A3 vs 2020 Volvo S60

2020 Audi A3
2020 Volvo S60
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Premium 40 TFSI
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A3 Sedan Premium 40 TFSI 27 36 $31,304 $33,300
A3 Sedan Premium Plus 40 TFSI 27 36 $31,304 $33,300
A3 Sedan S line Premium 45 TFSI quattro 22 30 $34,312 $36,500
A3 Sedan S line Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 22 30 $34,312 $36,500
RS 3 Sedan 2.5 TFSI 19 28 $52,828 $56,200
S3 Sedan S line Premium 2.0 TFSI quattro 22 29 $40,420 $43,000
S3 Sedan S line Premium Plus 2.0 TFSI quattro 22 29 $40,420 $43,000
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T5 FWD Inscription
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S60 T5 FWD Inscription 23 34 $40,326 $42,900
S60 T5 FWD Momentum 23 34 $33,887 $36,050
S60 T5 FWD R-Design 23 34 $40,326 $42,900
S60 T6 AWD Inscription 21 32 $44,556 $47,400
S60 T6 AWD Momentum 21 32 $38,117 $40,550
S60 T6 AWD R-Design 21 32 $44,556 $47,400
S60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription N/A N/A $52,076 $55,400
S60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Polestar N/A N/A $60,912 $64,800
S60 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid R-Design N/A N/A $52,076 $55,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,304
$40,326
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,300
$42,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$555 / month
$715 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Audi A3 is a well-equipped entry-level compact sedan that delivers more substance than flash. The 2020 Volvo S60 luxury sport sedan balances power and grace.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 56.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 35.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.1 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53 54.5
Front Head Room (in)
36.5 37.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
175.5 187.4
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.1 63
Wheelbase (in)
103.8 113.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 63
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.3 11.6
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 37.1
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3197 3657
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
320 800
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
320 210
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
221 @ 1600 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
184 @ 4300 250 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 34
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 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)
3.40 5.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.12 2.96
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.95
Trans Type
7 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.81
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.75 3.03
Trans Order Code
UG NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A3 Sedan Volvo S60
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 6.6
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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2020 Audi A3
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  • Lease: From $332 per month for 36 months
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 66 months
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2020 Volvo S60
  • 2021 Volvo S60 arriving; 2020s still in good supply
  • $3,000 rebate on 2020s; $2,000 on 2021s
  • Lease a 2020 from $295 for 36 months
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