Audi S3

2017 Audi S3: Our View

By Mike Hanley on July 5, 2017

The Audi S3 has the power, but other performance aspects add pain without gain. Read More
Consumer Review of the Week: 2016 Audi S3

By Patrick Masterson on April 28, 2017

CARS.COM — A more powerful, 292-horsepower engine, standard all-wheel drive, a specially tuned suspension and larger brakes transform Audi's modestly styled A3 subcompact sedan into th... Read More
2018 Audi RS 3 Preview

By Kelsey Mays on April 6, 2017

CARS.COM Competes with: BMW M2, Mercedes-AMG CLA45 Looks like: A sleeper of a compact sports sedan Drivetrain: 400-horsepower, turbocharged 2.5-liter five-cylinder with seven-speed, ... Read More
2017 Audi A3, S3: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on April 4, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 12,000 model-year 2017 Audi A3 and S3 luxury cars The Problem: In a lower-speed crash, the airbag control unit software may deploy the passenger... Read More
Which 2016 Cars Offer In-Car Wi-Fi?

By Rick Popely on December 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Bluetooth technology that allows hands-free use of a cellphone in a car now is almost universal, and the ability to operate smartphone apps through a vehicle's audio system ... Read More
Which 2017 Cars Offer In-Car Wi-Fi?

By Rick Popely on December 2, 2016

CARS.COM — The next frontier for in-car connectivity is Wi-Fi mobile hot spots that allow you to wirelessly connect multiple devices while the car is hurtling down the road. In these cars,... Read More
What Is Your Patronus Car?

By Brian Wong on November 22, 2016

CARS.COM — The Nov. 18 release of the prequel to the Harry Potter series, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," has us at Cars.com thinking about witches and wizards Rel... Read More
2017 Audi A3: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on October 26, 2016

CARS.COM Most significant changes: Front-wheel-drive models get a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and seven-speed automatic transmission, and all A3 models get new front styl... Read More
Our view: 2016 Audi S3

By Joe Bruzek on March 15, 2016

Editor's note: This review was written in March 2015 about the 2015 Audi S3. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2016, click here, or check ... Read More
Subaru's EyeSight System Makes Active Safety Features More Affordable

By Courtney Messenbaugh on March 24, 2015

An automotive industry analyst told me not long ago that active safety features such as adaptive cruise control and precollision braking will become common in cars — even inexpensive model... Read More