2010 Audi A3

Change Vehicle
2010 Audi A3
Available in 3 styles:  2010 Audi A3 4dr AWD quattro shown
Asking Price Range
$12,802–$24,534
Estimated MPG

21–30 city / 28–42 hwy

Summary

    Expert Reviews 1 of 2

By 

Cars.com National
Vehicle Overview
The Audi A3 is a premium hatchback that competes with models like the Volvo V50. Front- and all-wheel-drive versions of the five-seat A3 are available in the 2.0T (gas) trim level. A new diesel model comes only with front-wheel drive.

New for 2010
Audi adds a diesel model, the A3 TDI, which is due by early December, with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four cylinder rated at 30/42 mpg city/highway and available only with the S tronic dual-clutch automatic transmission. The V-6-powered 3.2 Quattro has been dropped.

Exterior
The A3's single-frame tapered grille dominates the front end. The A3's profile gets flatter toward the rear, like a coupe. Round wheel arches enhance the A3's stance.
  • New design for standard 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Dual exhaust outlets and wraparound taillights
  • Optional bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lamps


Interior
A low seating position couples with a tall, wide center console. The steering wheel is wrapped in leather on all models. Round air vents have aluminum surrounds, and there's aluminum trim on the door and glove box handles. Wide-opening rear doors are intended to ease entry and exit. The available Open Sky two-section glass sunroof includes separate blinds to keep the interior from overheating and to guard against the sun's glare.
  • Standard dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Optional black headliner and shiny piano-black accents
  • Sirius Satellite Radio standard
  • Standard leather seating surfaces
  • Standard auxiliary audio input
  • Wood trim optional


Under the Hood
Audi's turbocharged 2.0T gas four-cylinder produces 200 horsepower and 207 pounds-feet of torque. Gas models can have a six-speed manual gearbox or the S tronic automatic with a manual-shift mode and front- or all-wheel drive. The diesel A3 TDI has 140 hp and 236 pounds-feet of torque and comes only with the S tronic automatic and front-wheel drive.
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Four-link independent rear suspension
  • Electromechanical steering offers speed-dependent power assistance
  • Standard hill-hold assist helps control vehicle on steep grades
  • Audi magnetic ride suspension optional


Safety
Rear side-impact airbags are optional. Standard safety features include:
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Active front head restraints
  • Electronic stability system



    Expert Reviews 1 of 2

People Who Viewed this Car Also Viewed

Select up to three models to compare with the 2010 Audi A3.


Featured Services for this Audi A3

  • Sell your current car quickly and easily on Cars.com.
  • Not sure what auto repair should cost you? Use our price estimator.
  • Get help with car repair now on Cars.com. Visit Repair & Care

Search Inventory Near You

Calculate Monthly Payment

What will my monthly cost be?

Check Payment

Calculate Affordable Price

What is the most I can afford?

Check Price

More Calculators

Compare finance offers to decide what's right for you.

Certain specifications, prices and equipment data have been provided under license from Chrome Data Solutions ("Chrome Data"). ©2013 Chrome Data Solutions, LP. All Rights Reserved. This information is supplied for personal use only and may not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever without the express written consent of Chrome Data. Chrome Data makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice.