It was officially announced today that the 2015 Audi A3 sedan will carry a price tag of $29,900. For this amount of money you get plenty of standard features such as panoramic glass sunroof, leather seating surfaces and bi-xenon headlights.
According to the official press release, the A3 sedan will be available with three different engines for the United States market and the offer includes the 1.8 TFSI, 2.0 TFSI and the 2.0 TDI. The 1.8-liter TFSI engine delivers 180 hp and 250 Nm of torque (184 lb-ft), which is good for a sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 7.3 seconds and for a top speed of 235 km/h or 146 mph. Combined fuel consumption is 42 mpg.
The 2.0-liter TDI clean diesel is rated at 150 hp and 320 Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque, enough to zoom from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 8.7 seconds and to reach a top speed of 220 km/h or 136 mph. Combined fuel consumption is 57 mpg. All engines are using the standard 6-speed S tronic transmission. The base model also comes as standard with Audi signature LED DRLs and taillights, Bluetooth technology, Audi pre sense basic and a panoramic glass sunroof.
For the first time in this segment the A3 sedan can be equipped with MMI technology, Audi drive select, 4G LTE connectivity and Bang & Olufsen audio.