Audi India will launch the 2017 A3 facelift on April 6, 2017. The facelift features a revised exterior, a new engine and slight updates to the interiors. Unlike the current model, that comes 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. It should help Audi bring the starting price down to around Rs. 25 lakh (ex-showroom). Scroll down to know more about the upcoming 2017 Audi A3 Facelift India launch, price and specifications.
2017 Audi A3 Facelift Launch in India
|2017 Audi A3 Facelift||April 6, 2017|
Audi will launch the new model A3 in India on April 6th. Interestingly, the A3 Cabriolet facelift has been on sale in India since February 2017.
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2017 Audi A3 Facelift Price in India
|Model||Estimated ex-showroom Price|
|2017 Audi A3 40 TFSI Premium Petrol||Rs. 25 lakh|
|2017 Audi A3 35 TDI Premium Diesel||Rs. 29 lakh|
The introduction of the smaller capacity 1.4 petrol should help bring prices down. Our guess is that the new Audi A3 will have a starting price of around Rs. 25 lakh. The diesel variants, which start at around Rs. 29 lakh currently, will cost more or less the same.
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
2017 Audi A3 Facelift India Images
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)||17-18 kpl (claimed)|
The most notable change here will be 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 will continue with the 2.0 L TDI that powers the current car.
|Engine Type/ Displacement||2.0 L TDI Diesel|
|Top Speed||224 km/h|
|Acceleration (0-100 km/h)||8.3 seconds|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||7-speed DSG Automatic|
|Mileage (estimated)||20-21 kpl (claimed)|
2017 Audi A3 Facelift India – Dimensions
|Width||1960 mm (with mirrors)|
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