Audi India has launched the 2017 A3 facelift. The facelift features a revised exterior, a new engine and slight updates to the interiors. Unlike the old model that came with a 1.8 L petrol, the new one receives a 1.4 L Petrol. This is the same engine that powers the new Audi A4. Prices of the new Audi A3 start at Rs. 30.50 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Diesel Audi A3 range starts at Rs. 32.30 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Scroll down to know more about the upcoming 2017 Audi A3 Facelift India launch, price and specifications.
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2017 Audi A3 Facelift Price in India
|Model||Ex-showroom Delhi Price|
|2017 Audi A3 35 TFSI Petrol||Rs. 30.50 lakh onwards|
|2017 Audi A3 35 TDI Diesel||Rs. 32.30 lakh onwards|
The introduction of the smaller capacity 1.4 petrol has not helped bring prices down. Audi A3 2017 Petrol range starts at Rs. 30.50 lakh while the diesel variants start at Rs. 32.30 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
”The Audi A3 sedan since its launch in India in 2014, has highlighted Audi’s expertise in design, technology and driving dynamics in a compact form. These were reflected till then in the brand’s full-size-luxury vehicles. It’s not surprising that Audi A3 quickly attracted the young and stylish to the Audi family and since then has become the most successful car in its segment.The new Audi A3 Sedan is even sportier and introduces efficient engine technology that sets benchmarks in the industry. We are confident that the new Audi A3 sedan will attract a whole new set of Audi enthusiasts into the brand’s fold,” said Mr. Rahil Ansari, Head, Audi India.
“This is our 5thlaunch for the year out of the ten launches we have planned. 2017 is the year for ‘Audi Reloaded’ and we will continue to offer the best of luxury mobility solution by introducing new models in exciting body types and new segments, on similar lines as with the Audi A3, Audi A3 Cabriolet and Audi Q3 in the recent years,” added Mr. Ansari.
2017 Audi A3 Facelift India – Changes
The 2017 MY Audi A3 gets a new nose with sharper headlamps. There is a new single-piece grille and a new front bumper on offer as well. The tail lamps get new LED detailing. On the inside, the A3 features Audi’s Virtual Cockpit.
- New headlamps
- New single frame grille
- LED headlamps
- New LED tail lamps
- New Steering wheel design
- Redesigned AC vents
- Additional USB port
- New 1.4 L TFSI Petrol engine
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2017 Audi A3 Facelift India – Specifications
|Engine Type/ Displacement||1.4 L TFSI Petrol|
|Top Speed||224 km/h|
|Acceleration (0-100 km/h)||8.2 seconds|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||7-speed Automatic|
|Mileage (estimated)||19.2 kpl (claimed)|
The most notable change here is the introduction of a new 1.4 L turbo petrol. This is the same engine that powers the new Audi A4. It makes 150 PS and 250 Nm and can breach the 100 km/h in 8.2 seconds. The diesel variants continue with the 2.0 L TDI.
|Engine Type/ Displacement||2.0 L TDI Diesel|
|Top Speed||224 km/h|
|Acceleration (0-100 km/h)||8.3 seconds|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||6-speed Automatic|
|Mileage (estimated)||20.38 kpl (claimed)|
2017 Audi A3 Facelift India – Dimensions
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