All three German brands now offer four-door pint-size sedans with a similar mission.
Among those, the BMW is the clear performance leader, though less-potent versions will certainly follow.
The A-Class is stylish, though it shows its cheap price in many ways.
Lexus’ IS is larger than the Audi, but it’s a good value and has decent dynamics.
The Volvo S60 is spacious and comfortable compared to the Audi, and it may not be all that much pricier when comparably equipped.
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