2020 Audi A3: The Audi A3 gets new exterior updates such as new standard 18-inch wheels and black body trim. A3 is a compact luxury car that sits four or five passengers and is available as a 4-door sedan, 4-door hatchback, and 2-door convertible. Plug-in hybrid and higher-performance variants are also available. Competitors include the BMW 2-Series, Mercedes-Benz CLA, Acura ILX and Lexus IS.
Front-wheel drive is standard with all-wheel drive being optional. Trims include Titanium, Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. There are three engines available: A 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder that makes 184 horsepower, a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder that makes 288 horsepower in the S3, and a 2.5-liter turbocharged 5-cylinder that makes 394 horsepower in the RS3. All pair to a 7-speed automatic transmission. The Sportback's 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder aided by an electric motor makes 204 horsepower.
Available driver-assist technology includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, rearview camera with cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, frontal collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, automatic high-beam headlights. Pricing ranges from $33,000 to $56,000.