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Here's how the 2018 Audi S3 and the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R measure up.
2.0 TFSI Prestige
$43,650
Starting MSRP
2.0T Manual w/DCC/Nav
$39,785
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
25 24 -
Size
175.8" length, 54.8" height 168.4" length, 56.5" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Ivory

Vanilla

Rotor Gray w / Anthracite

Red

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Transmissions

Transmissions

7-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

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 19 X 8 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 19 X 8 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 140 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
320 480 -

Engine

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 1900 280 @ 1800 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
292 @ 5400 292 @ 5400 -
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
319.00 mi 304.50 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 MPG 24 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 29 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG 21 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
406.00 mi 420.50 mi -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in 12.2 in -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.4 in 13.4 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 14.5 gal -

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.1 ft 35.8 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P225/40YR18 P235/35YR19 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -
Front Tire Size
P225/40YR18 P235/35YR19 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3462 lbs 3300 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Leg Room
35.1 in 35.6 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in 55.9 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
36.4 in 38.1 in -
Passenger Volume
N/A 93.5 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
61.1 in 60.7 in -
Track Width, Rear
60.1 in 59.7 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in 70.8 in -
Second Shoulder Room
53 in 53.9 in -
Trunk Volume
10 ft³ N/A -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- 22.8 ft³ -
Length, Overall
175.8 in 168.4 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- 52.7 ft³ -
Height, Overall
54.8 in 56.5 in -
Front Head Room
39.6 in 38.4 in -
Wheelbase
103.6 in 103.5 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.2 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 4.8 in -

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