2016 Audi A3 is coming as the all-new model sportback. Based on the report, the company will only recast the sporty of A3 hatchback as the second generation of its sedan. For sure, many fans regret about this information. That is why people are happy seeing the new TDI Sportback could return for among its offerings.
New 2016 Audi A3 Features
2016 Audi A3 will come with three variants that are A3 Sedan’s Premium, Premium Plus and the last is Prestige. In those variants, you could enjoy Audi MMI Interface in order to help you controlling the optional navigation system, interior functions and audio-entertainment. There is also Audi Drive Select that could oversee the steering weight, transmission response, suspension tuning and throttle. The optional feature is WiFi, Twitter and Facebook alert, Internet radio via Audi Connect Smartphone integration and read-aloud news headlines. In 2016 Audi A3, you also could enjoy the standard safety features such as rear view camera, lane departure warning, blind-spot detection, front and rear parking sensors, frontal collision warning and auto braking. The last is automated parking system.
New 2016 Audi A3 Specs
We have heard that the company will power the car with gasoline-electric hybrid only. Another option is diesel four-cylinder engine turbocharged 2.0 liter that is presented for front-wheel-drive system. About the four-cylinder diesel in TDI sportback, it could generate for about 150 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of estimated torque. This engine is mated with six-speed auto transmission. Unfortunately, the company has not confirmed yet about the fuel economy in 2016 Audi A3 but it seems that it will go for about 40 mpg for combined which is increased for about 6 mpg than its predecessor. There will be similar engine that is in the current of Volkswagen Jetta TDI with 42 mpg combined.
New 2016 Audi A3 Release Date and Price
The car is ready to have a tight battle with few rivals such as Lexus CT 200h, BMW 3 Series and Gran Turismo. The car should be available at dealers in summer, next year. With diesel powertrains that could command premium for over base model which is gasoline, it is expected that the Sportback will start its price tag higher than its current starting price which is for about $30,795. However, it is better for you to wait its new version instead of purchasing the current model if what you want is a more efficient engine with a more interesting cabin in 2016 Audi A3.