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Audi A3 2021

The 2021 Audi A3 range of configurations is currently priced from $28,800.

The 2021 Audi A3 carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1600 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Audi A3 2021 Price and Specs

The Audi A3 2021 is currently available from $28,800 for the A3 30 Tfsi (1.0 Tfsi) up to $64,570 for the A3 40 Tfsi Quattro S Line Plus.

Pricing guides

$46,685
Based on third party pricing data
Lowest Price
$28,800
Highest Price
$64,570
Audi A3 Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi) Convertible 1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO $40,600 $51,920
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Convertible 1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO $42,700 $54,560
40 Tfsi Quattro S Line Plus Convertible 2.0L PULP 7 SP AUTO $51,100 $64,570
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Convertible 2.0L PULP 7 SP AUTO $48,100 $60,830
30 Tfsi (1.0 Tfsi) Other 1.0L PULP 7 SP AUTO $28,800 $38,170
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi Cod) Other 1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO $33,000 $43,230
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Other 1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO $35,500 $45,980
40 Tfsi Quattro S Line Plus Other 2.0L PULP 7 SP AUTO $44,400 $56,100
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi) Sedan 1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO $34,700 $44,880
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Sedan 1.4L PULP 7 SP AUTO $36,800 $47,630
40 Tfsi Quattro S Line Plus Sedan 2.0L PULP 7 SP AUTO $44,900 $56,760
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Sedan 2.0L PULP 7 SP AUTO $42,200 $54,010
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Audi A3 2021 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Audi A3 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Does the Audi A3 have Apple CarPlay & Android Auto?

    All Audi A3 variants in the current Audi Australia line-up feature both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. Audi A3 Apple CarPlay works wirelessly, while the Android Auto Audi A3 fitment still requires a cable to connect.

    Some owners like to upgrade their car’s stereo and, in that case, the advice would be to go for a head unit that allowed wireless Android Auto as a worthwhile improvement.

    The Audi system is not a simple retrofit to older Audi models thanks to the high degree of integration within the car’s controls and the system itself. That’s not to say it couldn’t be done, but it would probably not be cost effective compared with an aftermarket unit for an older car that still offered the desired functions.

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  • How do I find out the service history of my 2004 Audi A3?

    If the vehicle was serviced though the Audi dealer network, there would be a paper trail you could follow by providing the vehicle’s VIN or perhaps even its registration details. If not, you’d need to know the workshop or service network that carried out the scheduled maintenance to try for a service history, but without a handbook, that could be difficult to ascertain. Contacting the previous owner (if that’s possible) is the best way forward.

    But don’t ignore the obvious: Many workshops place a small sticker on the upper-inside corner of the windscreen to alert the owner of the next scheduled service, and this is a great clue in identifying who has worked on the car in the past. Check the glove-box for receipts and take a look under the bonnet for other clues, including dealer-network branding including oil-recommendation decals.

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  • Audi A3 and A4 2010: Are they reliable?

    Volkswagen is very quick to point out that the earlier transmission woes with its DSG gearbox have been fixed. Certainly, the later versions seem to be better, but the jury is still out on whether the fix has been a complete one.

    In any case, that’s no use to you as the cars made around 2010 are, indeed, the ones that were most affected by these troublesome transmissions. The smaller Audi models were the main offenders as some of those used the dry-clutch version of the DSG. The larger (and heavier) A4 tended to have the wet-clutch version of the same gearbox which wasn’t nearly as problematic. So that should be your golden rule here if you decide to take the plunge: Only buy a second-hand Audi with a wet-clutch DSG. Even then, we can’t guarantee that it will be all sweetness and light, but at least you’re a chance to side-step major problems. Audi actually recalled many of its models to deal with these gearbox issues at the time.

    The other thing to be sure of is that any used Audi you buy has a complete service history with no gaps or late services. These cars use high-tech engines that absolutely require clean oil and filters at regular intervals. A neglected Audi is a very good chance to be a pain in the wallet down the track. Like many second-hand prestige cars, these Audis are often cheap for a reason.

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  • Should I buy an Audi A3 or A4?

    It would pay to bear in mind, Tony that there’s an all-new A3 due in Europe next year (Check out Carsguide’s overage of the Geneva Motor Show when it happens) as well as a major upgrade of the A4 that will include new or comprehensively revised engines and mostly new body panels and interior.

    Is the heavily discounted A4 a dealership demonstrator? As that might explain why the A4, even though it’s the bigger car, has had its price slashed, despite having all that desirable kit thrown in. That said, the A4 lives in a market segment (mid-sized sedans) that is not doing terribly well right now (in Australia and elsewhere) so maybe Audi has too much stock of a car that has plenty of competition (Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3-Series) in a struggling market.

    The bottom line, however, is to buy as much car as you need and don’t make the mistake of buying a smaller, cheaper car when it won’t easily do the jobs you have in mind for it. Again, though, the A3 is a pretty practical hatchback (or sedan) and owners don’t seem to complain that it’s underdone in any major way.
    So, drive them both, and see which one you like to pilot. And then start throwing offers at the salesman and see how much he or she is able to bend on either car. By the way, the virtual cockpit is brilliant technology.

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Audi A3 2021 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2021 Audi A3 are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1795mm x 1477mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Audi A3 2021 Dimensions  include 1409mm height, 1793mm width, 4423mm length.
Audi A3 Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi) Convertible 1409x1793x4423 mm 116 mm
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Convertible 1409x1793x4423 mm 116 mm
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Convertible 1409x1793x4423 mm 116 mm
40 Tfsi Quattro S Line Plus Convertible 1409x1793x4423 mm 116 mm
30 Tfsi (1.0 Tfsi) Other 1477x1785x4313 mm 125 mm
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi Cod) Other 1477x1785x4313 mm 125 mm
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Other 1477x1785x4313 mm 125 mm
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Other 1441x1795x4458 mm 140 mm
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi) Sedan 1441x1795x4458 mm 140 mm
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Sedan 1441x1795x4458 mm 140 mm
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Sedan 1441x1795x4458 mm 140 mm
40 Tfsi Quattro S Line Plus Sedan 1441x1795x4458 mm 140 mm
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Audi A3 2021 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2021 Audi A3 will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted.

Audi A3 Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi) Convertible 225x45 R17 225x45 R17
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Convertible 225x40 R18 225x40 R18
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Convertible 225x40 R18 225x40 R18
40 Tfsi Quattro S Line Plus Convertible 225x40 R18 225x40 R18
30 Tfsi (1.0 Tfsi) Other 205x55 R16 205x55 R16
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi Cod) Other 225x45 R17 225x45 R17
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Other 225x40 R18 225x40 R18
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Other 225x40 R18 225x40 R18
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi) Sedan 225x45 R17 225x45 R17
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Sedan 225x40 R18 225x40 R18
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Sedan 225x40 R18 225x40 R18
40 Tfsi Quattro S Line Plus Sedan 225x40 R18 225x40 R18
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Audi A3 2021 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2021 Audi A3 is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Audi A3 currently offers fuel consumption from 4.8 to 6.3L/100km. The Audi A3 is available with the following fuel types: PULP and Hyb/PULP.

Audi A3 Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi) Convertible 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 5.1L/100km
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Other 2.0L,Hyb/PULP,7 SP AUTO 6L/100km
30 Tfsi (1.0 Tfsi) Other 1.0L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 4.8L/100km
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi) Sedan 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 4.9L/100km
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Audi A3 2021 Towing capacity

The Audi A3’s towing capacity ranges from 1300kg to 1600kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Audi A3 Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi) Convertible 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1500kg
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Convertible 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1500kg
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Convertible 2.0L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1500kg
40 Tfsi Quattro S Line Plus Convertible 2.0L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1600kg
30 Tfsi (1.0 Tfsi) Other 1.0L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1300kg
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi Cod) Other 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1300kg
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Other 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1300kg
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Other 2.0L,Hyb/PULP,7 SP AUTO 1500kg
35 Tfsi (1.4 Tfsi) Sedan 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1500kg
35 Tfsi S Line Plus Sedan 1.4L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1500kg
40 Tfsi S Line Plus Sedan 2.0L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1500kg
40 Tfsi Quattro S Line Plus Sedan 2.0L,PULP,7 SP AUTO 1600kg
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