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Here's how the 2016 Audi A3 and the 2016 BMW 328 measure up.
4dr Sdn FWD 1.8T Prestige
$30,900
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn 328i RWD
$38,350
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

170.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

240.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
27 26 -
Size
175" length, 55.5" height 182.5" length, 56.5" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Chestnut / Black

Ecru

Gray

Black w / Red Highlight

Venetian Beige / Drk Oyster

Black

Black w / Dark Oyster Highlight

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Saddle Brown / Brown / Brown

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

Saddle Brown / Dark Brown

Venetian Beige

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact Cars -

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 17 X 7.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 170 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 900 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 4500 240 @ 5000 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -
Displacement
1.8 L/110 2.0 L/122 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
200 @ 1600 255 @ 1250 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
27 (Est) MPG 26 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
33 (Est) MPG 34 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 (Est) MPG 22 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
435.60 mi 537.20 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
303.60 mi 347.60 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in 12.3 in -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in 11.8 in -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal 15.8 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36 ft 37.1 ft -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P225/50VR17 -
Front Tire Size
P225/40HR18 P225/50VR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3175 lbs 3360 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Head Room
36.4 in 37.7 in -
Trunk Volume
12.3 ft³ 13 ft³ -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in 71.3 in -
Second Shoulder Room
53 in 55.1 in -
Wheelbase
103.8 in 110.6 in -
Track Width, Rear
60.1 in 61.9 in -
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 42 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
175 in 182.5 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in 55.1 in -
Front Head Room
39.6 in 40.3 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Front
61.2 in 60.3 in -
Height, Overall
55.8 in 56.3 in -
Second Leg Room
35.1 in 35.1 in -
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -

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