Audi India has announced a comprehensive price cut of Rs 5 lakh for the A3 sedan on the occasion of the model’s fifth anniversary in the country. Isn’t it a good news for those who desire to buy this luxury car? After the revision, the A3 sedan range starts from Rs 28.99 lakh and goes up to Rs 31.99 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India).
It is to be noted that in India, the Audi A3 line-up includes four variants i.e. the 35 TFSI Premium Plus, the 35 TFSI Technology, the 35 TDI Premium Plus and the 35 TDI Technology. On the competition front, the Audi’s A3 is up against Mercedes-Benz CLA, Skoda Superb, Volkswagen Passat, Toyota Camry Hybrid and the likes.
The Audi A3 has a 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine that churns out 148bhp and 250Nm of peak torque, while there’s also the 2.0-litre four-cylinder TDI diesel engine that produces 141 bhp and 320 Nm of peak torque. The diesel is paired with a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic, while the petrol engine gets a 7-sperd DCT unit. Power is sent to the front wheels on either models.
As far as the features of the Audi A3 is concerned, it comes loaded with a panoramic sunroof, Audi phone box with wireless charging, dual-zone climate control with rear AC vents, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and LED puddle lights with the Audi logo.
Interestingly, the automaker is also offering the S Line package on the A3 that brings the S line front and rear bumpers and side skirts, S line grille, rear diffuser, chrome exhaust pipes, illuminated door sill trim with S logo and S line badge on the front fenders.
Earlier, in the last month, Audi India had introduced lifestyle editions of the A4 sedan and the Q7 SUV with an aim to boost the sales.