2015 Audi A3 E-tron First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2015 Audi A3 - Road Test Specs

2015 Audi A3 Sedan

(1.8L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Automated Manual)


Year Make Model2015 Audi A3 E-tron 4dr Hatchback (1.4L 4cyl gas-electric hybrid 6AM)


ConfigurationTransverse, front-engine combined with electric motor(s), front-wheel drive
Engine typeTurbocharged, direct-injected inline-4, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)1,395/85
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake-valve timing
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)150
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)184 @ 1,750
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Hybrid typeSeries plug-in
Electric motor rating (kW)75
Combined horsepower (hp @ rpm)204
Combined torque (lb-ft @ rpm)258
Battery voltage280-390
Battery capacity, rated (kW-hr)8.8
Plug-in type (110v/220v)220
Charge time (hours @ 110v/220v)3:45
Plug-in driving range, mfr. claim (mi.)31
Transmission typeSix-speed automated manual
Final-drive ratio (x:1)4.92


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson strut, coil springs, lower wishbones, shock absorbers, anti-sway bar
Suspension, rearIndependent four-link, coil springs, shock absorbers, anti-sway bar
Steering typeElectric-assist rack-and-pinion steering
Steering ratio (x:1)16.2
Tire make and modelDunlop Sport Maxx
Tire typeSummer, low rolling resistance
Tire size225/45R17
Wheel size17-by-7 inches
Wheel materialAluminum alloy
Brakes, frontVentilated discs
Brakes, rearSolid discs

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)7.6

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,471
Length (in.)169.7
Width (in.)70.3
Height (in.)56.1
Wheelbase (in.)103.5

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