2007 Audi A3  -  $26,115


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $26,115
Base Invoice: $24,179
Destination Charge: $775
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr HB Manual FrontTrak
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 23 | Hwy: 32
Body Style: 4dr HB Manual FrontTrak
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission
Engine: 2.0L DOHC DI 16-valve I4 turbocharged engine w/exhaust turbocharger intercooler

Pros

Fun to drive; utility and sportiness; delicious interior design; reasonably priced.


Model News

Audi's A3 hatchback was introduced in 2005 as a 2006 model, and is mostly unchanged for 2007. The 2.0L's Sport Package has been renamed the S-Line Package. Navigation, upgraded audio, and a Cold Weather Package with heated seats, mirrors, and windshield washer nozzles are now available on the entry level models. All models can be ordered with a Technology Package that adds light and rain sensors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, and Bluetooth for $1,250.


Model Highlights

The A3, Audi's first hatchback for the U.S. market, celebrated its second birthday in 2007, continuing to tout itself as "the first four-door car with the sportiness of a TT coupe."

The base engine is a smooth 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque, and is available with front-wheel drive. The 2.0T comes standard with a great six-speed manual gearbox that has light and easy clutch action. Audi's Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) is a $1,480 option, and is based on technology pioneered in their Le Mans winning racecars. The DSG shifts either automatically or with the pull of a steering column-mounted paddle, and it always has the next gear ready for quick engagement.

The throaty 250-horsepower narrow-angle 3.2L V6 is paired with the DSG and Audi's quattro system. Its base price starts just under $34,000.

Audi has done an outstanding job with the exterior and interior of the A3. All body panels boasted tight seams and comely lines, and the interior materials were all top notch. The amount of standard equipment the A3 has is outstanding. Dual zone automatic climate control helps eliminate disagreements over interior temperatures, and an AM/FM/CD stereo provides good tunes.

Standard safety equipment includes antilock circuitry on all four disc brakes, and brake assist helps give full braking power for panic stops. The electronic stability program helps keep the A3 planted. Front, side, and head curtain air bags protect occupants in the event of a collision.

The ride and handling compromise is perfect for the A3's intended mission. The car can be pressed quite hard through the corners, yet the ride from the 225/45R17 tires is not punishing. While the back seat is not enormous, there is plenty of room for a family with two growing children.

Audi's execution is first rate, and all in all the A3 delivers a quality driving experience in a shapely package.


Value Writeup

The 2007 Audi A3 offers a lot of vehicle in a small footprint, but what is most impressive is its solidity, both inside and out. In addition to a willing and eager engine, and one of the best interiors in its class, this five-door hatchback is a marvelous choice for those who want a car that combines the nimbleness of a sports car with the cargo capabilities of a mini-wagon. An optional S-Line Package combines a stiffer suspension with higher performance tires and a few pieces of body trim to make the A3 into a well-mannered street racer. The S-Line A3 quattro makes for a sporty vehicle.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
32 MPG

Cruising Range - City
333.50 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
464.00 mi

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
2.0L/121

Fuel System
DI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1800-5000

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.11

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.09

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140

Total Cooling System Capacity
8.4 qts

EPA Classification
Small Station Wgn

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
88.9 ft³

Front Head Room
38.1 in

Front Leg Room
41.2 in

Front Shoulder Room
54.3 in

Second Head Room
36.9 in

Second Leg Room
34.8 in

Second Shoulder Room
52.8 in

Wheelbase
101.5 in

Length, Overall
168.7 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
77.1 in

Height, Overall
56.0 in

Track Width, Front
59.9 in

Track Width, Rear
58.8 in

Min Ground Clearance
4.4 in

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
12.4 ft³

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
54.6 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3263 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Four Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar

Front Tire Size
P225/45YR17

Rear Tire Size
P225/45YR17

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Alloy

Rear Wheel Material
Alloy

Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.11 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.0 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V079000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 10, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
151,786

Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2006 Volkswagen Passat sedans and wagons, 2005-2013 Audi A3, and 2006-2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflators, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Audi owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
09V377000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 30, 2009

Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected
10200

Summary
VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 THROUGH 2010 AUDI A3, TT, AND TT ROADSTER PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 29, 2005 AND AUGUST 26, 2009. THE CLOSING FORCE OF AN INTERNAL SPRING OF THE FUEL TANK VENTILATION VALVE IS NOT ADEQUATE ENOUGH TO HOLD THE VALVE CLOSED UNDER EXTREME DRIVING CONDITIONS POSSIBLY ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK.

Consequence
IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A VEHICLE FIRE COULD OCCUR.

VOLKSWAGEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND AUDI DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK VENTILATION VALVE WITH AN IMPROVED VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUDI AT 1-800-253-2834.

VOLKSWAGEN'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 20Q3/J3. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

2.0L DOHC DI 16-valve I4 turbocharged engine w/exhaust turbocharger intercooler

6-speed manual transmission

Electronic stability program (ESP) w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)

Front wheel drive

Front electronic differential lock (EDL)

MacPherson strut front suspension-inc: lower wishbones, aluminum subframe, track-stabilizing steering roll radius

Independent 4-link rear suspension-inc: separate spring/shock absorber arrangement, subframe

Front/rear stabilizer bars

P225/45YR17 all-season tires

Space saver spare tire & wheel

17" x 7.5" 5-spoke star cast alloy wheels

Servotronic speed-sensitive pwr steering

Pwr vented front & solid rear disc brakes

Hydraulic brake assist

4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brake force distribution (EBD)

Tool kit located in spare wheel well

1-piece body-color bumpers

2-way ellipsoidal halogen headlamps-inc: variable focus reflectors, low/high beam tubes

Dual body-color mirrors w/RH convex

4-speed intermittent windshield wipers

Cloth front bucket seats-inc: 4-way pwr lumbar, adjustable headrests

Rear seat w/adjustable headrests

Center console-inc: height adjustable folding front armrest w/storage, (2) cup holders, cigarette lighter, front/rear ashtrays, (2) auxiliary outlets

Rear armrest w/(2) cup holders, first aid kit

Front/rear floor mats w/fastening mechanism

4-spoke tilt/telescopic steering wheel

Backlit instrumentation w/automatic brightness control-inc: tachometer, speedometer, digital clock w/outside temp, fuel/coolant temp gauge

Digital trip odometer w/service interval indicator

CAN network-inc: (3) fully functional circuits (infotainment, comfort, powertrain)

Pwr windows-inc: retained accessory pwr, pinch protection, front/rear 1-touch up/down, master switch

Remote keyless entry-inc: extended range, rolling code, selective unlock, trunk release, panic function, alarm

Pwr central locking system-inc: doors/fuel filler door, open/close windows feature, driver door master control

Cruise control

Fuel filler door release button in driver door

Anti-theft vehicle alarm system-inc: blinking theft-deterrent lights, backup battery, backup horn, engine immobilizer, tilt sensor

Dual zone automatic climate control-inc: (7) temp sensors, sun sensor, pressure sensor, pollen/dust filter

Rear window defogger w/timer

Concert AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: radio broadcast display system (RBDS), graduated audio level adjustment (GALA)

10-speaker sound system

Pre-wiring for satellite radio

Body-color roof antenna

Front seatback map pockets

Overhead lighting console-inc: fade-in/fade-out feature, time delay, automatic switch-on when key removed from ignition

Lighting-inc: cargo area, glove box, lighter, ashtray

Partial leather-wrapped shift knob & parking brake

Auxiliary pwr outlet in trunk

City 23/hwy 32 (2.0L engine/manual trans)

4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brake force distribution (EBD)

Driver/front passenger next generation frontal airbags-inc: dual-threshold deployment, seat belt buckle switches

Driver/front passenger head/thorax airbags

Front 3-point seat belts-inc: automatic pretensioners, belt force limiters

3-point rear seat belts w/automatic pretensioners

Electronic stability program (ESP) w/anti-slip regulation (ASR)

Rear armrest w/first aid kit

 
FEDERAL EMISSIONS
$0

 
NORTHEAST EMISSIONS
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS
$0

 
CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
LEATHER SEATING SURFACES
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
EXTRA COST PAINT
$450

 
PREMIUM COST PAINT
$750

 
FRONT LICENSE PLATE HOLDER
$0

 
FRONT GRILLE FILLER PANEL
$0

 
S-LINE PKG
$2,200

 
PREMIUM PKG
$1,650

 
COLD WEATHER PKG
$700

 
TECHNOLOGY PKG
$1,500

 
AUDI DVD NAVIGATION PLUS
$3,300

 
AUDIO PKG
$1,350

 
SYMPHONY AM/FM STEREO W/IN-DASH 6-DISC CD CHANGER
$350

 
P225/45R17 HIGH PERFORMANCE TIRES
$0

 
OPEN SKY SYSTEM
$1,100

 
REAR SIDE AIRBAGS
$350

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