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Audi A3 (2008 - 2012)

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44.1
Average

Good choice of engines. Some petrol engines now chain cam. Comfortable and well built interior. cheap to run 1.6 TDI. Feels very refined especially on the motorway.

Golf with Audi cachet. Doesn't handle as well as some other premium hatchbacks. All diesels remain belt cam.

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Engine Official MPG Real MPG Avg. Real MPG %  
1.2 TFSI 51.4 mpg 43.4 mpg 84% Submit MPG
1.2 TFSI S tronic 53.3 mpg 43.4 mpg 81% Submit MPG
1.4 TFSI 49.6 mpg 41.2 mpg 83% Submit MPG
1.4 TFSI S tronic 53.3 mpg 45.2 mpg 85% Submit MPG
1.6 39.2–42.2 mpg 34.5 mpg 85% Submit MPG
1.6 FSI 42.8 mpg 37.0 mpg 87% Submit MPG
1.6 S tronic 42.2 mpg 34.4 mpg 82% Submit MPG
1.6 TDI 68.9–74.3 mpg 51.6 mpg 72% Submit MPG
1.6 TDI S tronic 67.3 mpg 55.2 mpg 82% Submit MPG
1.8 TFSI 42.8 mpg 36.0 mpg 84% Submit MPG
1.8 TFSI S tronic 43.5 mpg 39.8 mpg 92% Submit MPG
1.9 TDI 54.3–55.4 mpg 51.6 mpg 94% Submit MPG
1.9 TDIe 62.8 mpg 59.2 mpg 94% Submit MPG
2.0 FSI 35.8–38.2 mpg 32.6 mpg 88% Submit MPG
2.0 TDI 60.1 mpg 49.6 mpg 83% Submit MPG
2.0 TDI 140 64.2 mpg 52.4 mpg 82% Submit MPG
2.0 TDI 140 S tronic 57.6 mpg 45.8 mpg 79% Submit MPG
2.0 TDI quattro 47.1–54.3 mpg 42.9 mpg 85% Submit MPG
2.0 TDI S tronic 57.6 mpg 46.6 mpg 81% Submit MPG
2.0 TFSI 39.8 mpg 29.0 mpg 73% Submit MPG
2.0 TFSI quattro S tronic 37.7 mpg 27.7 mpg 73% Submit MPG
2.0 TFSI S tronic 39.2 mpg 29.0 mpg 74% Submit MPG
3.2 V6 quattro 26.9 mpg 26.9 mpg 100% Submit MPG
S3 2.0 TFSI quattro 33.2 mpg 27.5 mpg 83% Submit MPG
S3 2.0 TFSI quattro S tronic 34.0 mpg 25.0 mpg 74% Submit MPG
S3 Sportback 2.0 TFSI quattro 33.2 mpg 26.5 mpg 80% Submit MPG
S3 Sportback 2.0 TFSI quattro S tronic 33.6 mpg 25.7 mpg 77% Submit MPG

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  • Audi A3 (2008 - 2012)
    Good choice of engines. Some petrol engines now chain cam. Comfortable and well built interior. cheap to run 1.6 TDI. Feels very refined especially on the motorway.

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