Audi A3 Saloon

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රු.7.5 - රු.8.5 Million
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A3 Saloon Specifications
Power 138 hp
Driver Airbag Yes
Anti-Lock Braking System Yes
Power Steering Yes

Price List of A3 Saloon

Variant Price Specifications  
1.4 TFSI රු.7.5 Million*
OTR Price
138 hp, petrol
1.8 TFSI රු.8.5 Million*
OTR Price
177 hp, Manomatic, petrol
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  • Overview



Projection by technology, the motto of the German automaker is not just portrayed on the brochures and hoarding but is well entrusted in all its models. The dynamic contours, muscular areas, taut and coupe like lightness, the Audi A3 Saloon sheds a whole new light on the sedan segment in an effective manner. First introduced in 1996, the car has been able to acquire a lot of appreciation from the customers across different geographies and with the gained reputation and well established name, the A3 is all set to enhance the market share of Audi with its dynamic performance.

The unique TFSI technology developed by the German automaker has been incorporated in its each model resulting in a dynamic performance and power output. The 1.4 litre engine delivers a maximum power of 138 hp at 5000 – 6000 rpm, while the peak torque measures 200 Nm at mere 1400 – 4000 rpm. Whereas, the bigger power trail of 1.8 litre extracts a maximum power of 180 hp at 4500 – 6200 rpm, while the peak torque measures 280 Nm at mere 1350 – 4500 rpm.

The manufacturer has always tried to incorporate something new to its cars and this time, with the innovative design and sophisticated technology Audi has presented a much desirable sedan for the customers. The wide range of features, explicit designing and a cabin that signifies the beginning of a new era has been some of the key competencies of A3 that makes it apart in the league. To ensure safety, the sedan has been incorporated with airbags system (front, side and curtain), seat-belts with pre-tensioners, and Audi parking system which acoustically alarms the driver about how far is the object behind through the ultrasonic sensors fitted behind. In addition to this, it also enables the driver to find an ideal parking space.

Mileage And Fuel Economy:

The direct injection of fuel into the combustion chamber is ensures by the FSI technology that leads to improved fuel economy. Among the two engine variants the 1.4 litre engine delivers more optimal mileage of 15.3 kmpl.


With a choice of two engine options, the individual can cater its performance needs in an effective manner. The 1.4 litre engine churns out a maximum power of 138 hp at 5000 – 6000 rpm, while the peak torque measures 200 Nm at mere 1400 – 4000 rpm. Whereas, the bigger power trail of 1.8 litre extracts a maximum power of 180 hp at 4500 – 6200 rpm, while the peak torque measures 280 Nm at mere 1350 – 4500 rpm.

Acceleration & Pickup:

Agility is all about thinking ahead and the deployment of S tronic dual – clutch transmission does the same. It works as two independent system and results in improved nimbleness of the car, resulting 100 kmph mark from naught in a time span of 7.3 seconds and the top speed measures 212 kmph.


Deploying cutting edge methodology is the way the engineers of Audi like to work on any model. Wide, depth, compact and precise lines results in noticeable character of the saloon. The power radiating single frame, optional LED headlights with day time running reflects the DNA genes in an effective manner. The large air intakes and distinct spoiler lip adds the sporty touch to the elegant sedan. The low, flowing roof dome drawn also commits pure dynamics and strongly flared wings and prominent wheel arches improves the functionality of the design. The stylishness featured by the car is accentuated by the dazzling rear combination lamps, dual exhaust, tweaked rear bumper. Its powerful gleaming fins embellished with attractive fenders shapes its wheel. The short projections and wide track gives striking trailing edge and rising rear lights perfectly incorporated in the tail gate further add a touch of sophistication.

Exterior Measurements:

The wide stance and coupe like structure is a result of significant dimensions of the car. The overall dimension of the car measure 4456 mm x 1796 mm x 1416 mm (L x W x H) and the wheelbase measures 2637 mm, which makes provision for ample cabin space and stability.


Space for a new era. Kudos to the wide shoulders and long wheelbase of the sedan that is well utilized with the use of high quality corporate interior materials. Exceptional attention to each detail has been the key for the up-class interiors of A3 and a 5.8 inch slimline electrically extending color display screen is another features in the list of Audi A3. With elegant seats that are also available in Milano leather not only adds to the interior styling but, also contributes to high level comfort for the occupants. The number of finishing touch introduced by the German automaker further improves the driving experience of the occupants unique.

Interior Comforts:

The exteriors of A3 might resemble the other models of the brand but, the interiors have creates a new course, leaving long lasting impression. The eight way adjustable seats with lumbar support, keyless ignition and entry, dual zone climate control and ambient lightning options creates a pleasant environs. The front seat is mounted bit high and the rear row offer more space than the Mercedes CLA- Class. The oddments storage is well designed with four generous door bins, big glove box, console cubby, cup holders all round and some excellent shopping bag hooks. One also gets an option of lidded cubbies under the front seats further adding to the utility factors. Gazing at the console we could encounter a cluster of driver information system that includes average fuel consumption, fuel range, average speed, average driving time and service interval display that helps the driver on focusing on the important information about the car in an effective manner.

Interior Measurements:

Audi has provided a good figure of headroom at the front as well as rear, however unlike some of its counterparts enough headroom has been provided even at the rear. Though it may look sleek from outside but no compromise is done to the inside, providing a significant boot space of 425-litres, that can be further enhanced by folding rear seats in 60:40 proportion.

Engine And Performance:

The unique innovation of FSI technology is the key behind the success of Audi's different models and A3 is also bestowed with the same. The direct injection of fuel not only improves the performance but also assist in achieving a higher fuel economy. The base level 1.4 litre engine churns out a peak power of 138 hp at 5000 - 6000 rpm and peak torque of 200 Nm at mere 1400 - 4000 rpm. To further increase the power and torque figures in an effective manner one can opt for 1.8 litre engine which extracts a maximum power of 180 hp between 4500 to 6200 rpm and maximum torque of 280 Nm at mere 1350 to 4500 rpm. The dual clutch, S- tronic transmission mated with engine works as two separate systems that allows in changing gears smoothly while experiencing smooth and uninterrupted power.

Stereo And Accessories:

The Audi music interface which enable iPod and USB storage connectivity comes standard with the all new A3. To please the occupants in a significant manner, the Music system of the sedan comprises of 6 CD changers which is MP3 and WMA compatible. Apart from these, the car is also equipped with Audi Symphony radio. The 6-channel amplifier and 10 loudspeaker package of the A3 creates a theatrical effect inside the car. The center of all the multimedia system is a touchscreen which goes upto 7-inches, which comes embedding a 3D map representation alongside a hard drive for your dedicated music and media functionalities. Hands-free, blue-tooth connectivity of Audi A3 allows you to converse even if you are in motion.


The wheels in the A3 are same for the two engine variants. Audi A4 embedding the base 1.4-litre engine is equipped with 16 inch alloys wheels with tyre size measuring 205/ 55 R16. Whereas, the 1.8 litre engine comes equipped with 17 inch alloy wheels with tyre size measuring 225/ 45 R17 that adds robustness of the entry level luxury sedan. However, as per your need, you can customize the size to move upto a set of stylish 19 inch alloys.

Braking And Handling:

The braking system is evolved by incorporating ventilated discs at front while solid discs at rear, which are further coupled with Anti- Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution System (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA) for effective braking. The dynamic handling of this sedan is a result of the dynamic electric power steering that allows automatic counter- steering at the edge of adhesion to prevent under steer and improve braking stability. Hydraulics plays a crucial role in smooth and calm ride and thus Audi never misses in incorporating the same to ensure an efficacious ride.

Safety And Security:

Safety has been always key matter of concern for the German automaker and therefore, Audi A3 comes equipped with a stack of highly advanced features to ensure that occupants remain cocooned in extreme conditions. The list includes front and rear seat ISOFIX child seat mounting, couple of stabilization programs like the traction control, which maintains maximum traction without wheel spin and Electronic differential control that ensures faster response time while cornering. Reinforced bumpers at the rear and front make the vehicle encounter sudden impacts and the front as well as rear parking sensors assist in improves the safety parameters.


Elegant Styling
Suave interiors
Advanced technology


Not the most comfortable rear seat
Under-powered base variant engine

Frequently asked questions about Audi A3 Saloon

  • What is the price of Audi A3 Saloon?

    On road prices of Audi A3 Saloon in starts from රු.7.5 Million for base variant 1.4 TFSI, while the top spec variant 1.8 TFSI costs at රු.8.5 Million.

    Variant Price
    1.4 TFSI රු.7.5 Million
    1.8 TFSI රු.8.5 Million

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