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Here's how the 2018 BMW 230, 2018 Audi S3, 2019 Audi A5 and the 2020 Audi A3 measure up.
230i Coupe
$34,950
Starting MSRP
2.0 TFSI Prestige
$43,650
Starting MSRP
Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro
$44,200
Starting MSRP
Premium 40 TFSI
$33,300
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 4-door 2-door 4-door
Seats
4 5 4 5
Engine

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

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

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

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

Combined MPG
25 25 27 30
Size
174.7" length, 55.4" height 175.8" length, 54.8" height 184" length, 54" height 175.7" length, 55.7" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Black w / Red Highlight

Cognac / Dark Brown

Black

Oyster / Black / Dark Oyster

Coral Red w / Black Highlight

Oyster / Black

Ivory

Vanilla

Rotor Gray w / Anthracite

Boxster Red

Black / Red

Beige

Rock Gray / Gray

Ivory

Vanilla

Tan

Rock Gray

Saddle Brown / Black

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in Compact in Compact in
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 18 X 8 in 18 X 8.5 in 18 X 8 in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 in 18 X 8 in 18 X 8.5 in 18 X 8 in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 320 420 320
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 140 150 320

Engine

Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 5200 292 @ 5400 248 @ 5000 184 @ 4300
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1450 280 @ 1900 273 @ 1600 221 @ 1600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
328.80 mi 319.00 mi 351.90 mi 356.40 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG 25 MPG 27 MPG 30 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
479.50 mi 406.00 mi 520.20 mi 475.20 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
35 MPG 28 MPG 34 MPG 36 MPG
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 22 MPG 23 MPG 27 MPG

Suspension

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

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in 13.4 in 13.3 in 12.3 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.4 in 12.2 in 13 in 10.7 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.7 gal 14.5 gal 15.3 gal 13.2 gal

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.8 ft 36.1 ft 37.7 ft 36.1 ft
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P225/40YR18 P245/40HR18 P225/40HR18
Front Tire Size
P205/50HR17 P225/40YR18 P245/40HR18 P225/40HR18
Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact Compact Compact

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3373 lbs 3462 lbs 3605 lbs 3197 lbs

Dimensions

Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³ 10 ft³ 11.6 ft³ 12.3 ft³
Second Head Room
36.5 in 36.4 in 36.1 in 36.1 in
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Capacity
4 5 4 5
Second Leg Room
33 in 35.1 in 32.7 in 35.1 in
Front Head Room
40.1 in 39.6 in 39 in 36.5 in
Front Leg Room
41.5 in 41.2 in 41.3 in 41.2 in
Wheelbase
105.9 in 103.6 in 108.8 in 103.8 in
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Height, Overall
55.8 in 54.8 in 54 in 55.7 in
Second Shoulder Room
53.4 in 53 in 50.7 in 53 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.8 in 70.7 in 72.7 in 70.7 in
Track Width, Front
59.9 in 61.1 in 62.5 in 61.2 in
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Length, Overall
174.7 in 175.8 in 184 in 175.5 in
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room
54.4 in 54.8 in 55.3 in 54.8 in
Track Width, Rear
61.3 in 60.1 in 61.7 in 60.1 in

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