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2017 Audi A3 Sportback

At a Glance

Pricing $38,900 - $47,550
Drive Types FWD
Engines 1.4l I4 HEV T
Transmissions SM6

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 55

Overview Information

The A3 is the smallest car series Audi sells in the U.S. Available in 3 body styles, the A3 line includes a five-door plug-in hybrid hatchback named the Sportback e-tron. The A3 Sportback e-tron pairs a 1.4l turbocharged engine with a 102-bhp electric motor in a hybrid drivetrain that powers the front wheels. A large 8.8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack can be plugged-in for recharges allowing the e-tron to drive for extended distances on electric power only. A3 models include leather seating, dual-zone climate control, HID lighting, and alloy wheels as standard equipment.

Official Word:

Audi of America's refreshed A3 Sportback e-tron is poised to continue to bring new owners to the electric plug-in hybrid family. The compact vehicle in the A3 model-line combines performance with impressive efficiency, and now offers even more technology, for a premium driving experience that is truly Audi. The A3 Sportback e-tron continues to be a success for Audi, with nearly 13 percent of all A3 sales being comprised of e-tron sales. As the brand's first...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
A3 Sportback e-tron Premium 1.4l I4 HEV T (204-bhp) SM6 FWD 55 $38,900
A3 Sportback e-tron Premium Plus 1.4l I4 HEV T (204-bhp) SM6 FWD 55 $42,000
A3 Sportback e-tron Prestige 1.4l I4 HEV T (204-bhp) SM6 FWD 55 $47,550