2015AudiA3

Audi A3

The five-door Audi A3 hatchback, on sale in the States since the 2006 model year, never earned the respect it deserved. Despite possessing the automaker's well-regarded build quality and a range of strong powerplants (including an excellent diesel option), the entry-level model always played…

- Reviewed by Michael Harley

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2015 Audi A3
MSRP: $29,900 - $38,600
2013 Audi A3
MSRP: $27,270 - $30,850
2012 Audi A3
MSRP: $27,270 - $30,850
2011 Audi A3
MSRP: $27,270 - $30,850
2010 Audi A3
MSRP: $27,270 - $30,850
Audi A3 E-Tron Sportback already getting residual value love

Audi's Plug-In Hybrid Will Have the Best Resale Value Among Compacts

Audi's A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid will keep almost 60 percent of its residual value after four years, according to Auto Bild.
NHTSA awards Audi A3 and S3 sedans five stars

The Audi A3 and S3 sedans aced the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's New Car Assessment Program tests, each scoring five stars overall. The A3 sedan is also a Top Safety Pick+ according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Mazda3 versus BMW 1 Series and Audi A3 in Euro diesel showdown

From drag races to roominess comparison, the Mazda3 came out ahead of the Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series in a diesel-hatchback comparison.
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Audi wiring cars with cameras to see how ferret-like creatures tear them apart

In this German-language video, we see a batch of Audi engineers wiring up an A3 Cabriolet with a network of small cameras. The goal? To help identify where and how stone martens – small, ferret-like animals – attack cars. The idea is to observe the animals' behavior around the vehicles, see where they go, what they chew on, and work to develop solutions.
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2015 Audi A3
Audi's new-for-2015 A3 is already proving to be a hot seller, so we've taken one for a weeklong evaluation to see if it's worth all the attention.
2015 Audi A3 E-Tron [w/video]
We take Audi's A3 Sportback E-Tron out for a second, extended test in Europe.
2014 Audi S3 Cabriolet
We test the European market Audi S3 Cabriolet, and find the fetching convertible a good, if expensive, way to drive topless.
VW and Audi recall nearly 170,000 TDI diesel models

Volkswagen has officially announced a recall of 168,275 Jetta TDI and Golf TDI models as well as certain Audi A3 TDI vehicles after a recent stop sale. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the problem stems from the fuel line that feeds injector number two. Over time, the resonance from the injector could cause the line to fail, potentially leading to an engine fire. Volkswagen will replace the line with an improved piece and fit each injector with a vibration damper
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