Audi A3 2017 Facelift

Audi A3 has taken the world of automobiles by storm. Since its launch in 2008, the car has been one of the best choices for people who love luxury and comfort. It has been described as an everyday vehicle. It is very fascinating, has great look and gives both the driver and passengers great confidence. A version of A3 is much-anticipated, and the German automaker will not let the car fans down as it will be releasing the Audi A3 2017 in the coming months. The new Audi will get advanced features, updates and modifications that will make it better than the outgoing model.




Audi A3 2017 front view

Audi A3 2017 – Exterior and Interior Design

The upcoming Audi A3 hatchback will be based on the MQB platform. So it is expected to use better materials and have a pretty look. The body will be taller, stronger and more dynamic than the outgoing model. A new fashion of grill will be available, but the slits will be conserved. The headlamps and tail lights will also be redesigned and are expected to feature the LED technology. The front and rear bumpers will not be left behind. They will be enhanced to resemble that of a modern car.

The Audi A3 2017 will be characterized by elegance, luxury and coziness. The cabin will be big and voluminous and will feature power-heated seats. There will also be a telescopic steering column in the spacious interior. Other features include electronic stability system, traction control system, dual-zone climate control, rear view camera, speed-sensitive rear spoiler, anti-lock brakes, blind-spot monitoring, collision warning system, air bags, HVAC system and a tire-pressure monitoring system.

The Audi A3 2017 will have a very functional infotainment system. It is expected to be compatible with a high-tech stereo system, AM/FM/HD stereo, anti-theft CD/MP3 player, wireless Bluetooth, Audi Connect Smartphone integration, USB audio connection and an auxiliary jack. There will also be a digitized 12-inch TFT to help the driver get important car information without much hassle.




Audi A3 2017 interior

Audi A3 2017 – Engine and Performance

The new A3 will be powered by a 2.0-L Intercooled Turbo 4 cylinder engine, which can produce 150 HP and 236 lb-ft of torque. The powertrain will be connected to a 6-speed automatic transmission, facilitating for an all-wheel drive. Another engine option likely to feature in the new Audi car is a Quattro 2.0 T 4Dr premium. The automaker is also likely to go with hybrid and use a gasoline electric hybrid engine. This engine version is available with a front-wheel drive. Using a direct gasoline fuel system, the 2017 Audi will achieve a fuel consumption of 20 mpg city and 23 mpg highway.

Competition:

The main rivals of the new Audi A3 include Acura ILX, Buick Verano, Mercedes-Benz CLA Class, Volvo S60 and BMW 1 series.

Audi A3 2017 rear view

Audi A3 2017 – Price and Release Date

The price will range between $32,800 and $50,000, depending on the trim and market. Buyers can choose between 3-door hatchback, 5-door hatchback, 2-door convertible and a 4-door sedan. All these trims are impressively well-built and solid and give the best value for the customer’s money. The release date for Audi A3 2017 is expected in the summer of 2016. Most auto-market across the world will get the car in the first quarter of 2017.