• (4.9) 21 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $3,964–$10,296
  • Body Style: Hatchback
  • Combined MPG: 24-28
  • Engine: 200-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed auto-shift manual w/OD and auto-manual
2006 Audi A3

Our Take on the Latest Model 2006 Audi A3

What We Don't Like

  • Somewhat snug interior
  • Lack of luxury touches
  • High windowsills

Notable Features

  • New for 2006
  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Available Direct Shift Gearbox
  • Optional &quot
  • Open Sky&quot
  • sunroof
  • Coupelike silhouette

Consumer Reviews

(4.9)

Average based on 21 reviews

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Great fun little car with a few quirks.

by Barrera0270 from Los Angeles, CA on January 18, 2018

Great car. Has small issues every now and again, but overall, great car! No mechanical issues as of 160k miles. The buttons on the interior tend to scuff easily.

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2006 Audi A3 Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Audi A3 2.0T Sportback

Head Restraints and Seats
A
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Audi A3 2.0T Sportback

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
A
Overall Rear
A
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
A
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
G
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

Recalls

There are currently 3 recalls for this car.


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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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