Audi has long been a standout in the luxury car industry, and the release of the 2018 Audi A3 is sure to hit the high mark set by its predecessors. Available in either sedan or convertible configuration, the great handling A3 offers an option for a variety of German car aficionados.
Multiple trim packages and a variety of audio-entertainment and technology options make this A3 as versatile as one could ask for in a sportback luxury sedan. Though Audi will not be offering a manual transmission option for this model, the standard six-speed automatic transmission won’t leave drivers wanting.
Though transmission options may be limited, the limitations stop there. The A3 is available with 3 engine options, including a diesel power plant, and can be purchased in either front wheel drive or all-wheel drive.
2018 Audi A3 interior and exterior design
The 2018 Audi A3 comes available in three trim levels, offering a degree of luxury that will impress even the most ardent of car fans. Equipped with Audi’s MMI interface, drivers will not struggle with the optional technology such as a navigation system and Audi’s brilliant audio and entertainment options.
Following suit with many of today’s popular luxury brands, in car WIFI will be available on the Audi A3 2018. Car fans have long known that what makes Audi stand out above the rest is its exceptional handling abilities, and the new A3 does not disappoint.
With Audi’s Drive Select fine tuning the drivers experience by overseeing throttle and transmission response, as well as steering weight, and the allowance for suspension tuning, this is not your grandmother’s sedan.
Engine of 2018 Audi A3
With three engine options available on the 2018 Audi A3, there is a power plant for every type of car driver. The standard 170 hp 1.8L turbo engine, coupled with the six speed automatic transmission has a life of its own when they key is turned to the on position.
If this isn’t enough for you, then consider the optional 220 hp four cylinder. This powerful option is combined with an all-wheel drive chassis, offering drivers a go anywhere and get there fast experience.
Batting clean-up is the powerful and eco-smart diesel engine boasting a capable 150 hp.
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2018 Audi A3 price and release date
The new 2018 Audi A3 will be priced on average with most competitors, coming out of the gate with a base manufactures suggested retail price of $30,795. This suggests that even the most aggressively equipped model will be in the affordability range of most consumers.
Depending on where in the world you are located, there could quite possibly be a 2018 Audi A3 already waiting to be driven home by you from local dealer. Some smaller dealers and less competitive markets may not see all available models of the 2018 Audi A3 until well into the fall, possibly the beginning of the next year.