The 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback is an all-new model

Friday, September 19th 2014. | Audi

To keep its reputation, Audi will launch its variants from its sedan, convertible and soon it is the time for 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback. It is said that the company will prepare the traditional hatchback along with diesel engine. For TDI Sportback, it is quite promising if the company will choose the hardest-core auto nerds. Gladly, the company has considered preparing the TDI Sportback with all-new model for 2016 Audi A3.

2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback

2016 Audi A3 Sportback  Features

Before, we were disappointed about the recast from Audi that the company will only launch Sporty A3 hatchback for sedan only to complete the second generation. But now, we have heard that the company will reintroduce five-door for the new Audi A3 Sportback 2016. It is not surprising if at this time, people are very enthusiast to welcome its arrival. For the Sportback, it will follow the A3 Sedan Premium, Prestige and Premium Plus trim levels with the new features such as MMI interface for navigation system, interior functions and also audio-entertainment. Not only that, but there is also Audi Drive Select Features that could oversee the steering weight, transmission response, suspension tuning and throttle. Other features are WiFi with Facebook and Twitter alerts, Internet radio via Audi Connect and read-aloud news headlines. For the safety features, you could enjoy the lane departure warning, rearview camera, frontal collision warning, blind-spot detection, automatic braking, automated parking system and the last is front and rear parking sensors.

2016 Audi A3 Tdi Engine

Some trusted sources have reported that the car will get the new engine output through four-cylinder turbo diesel 2.0 liter that could get the output for about 150 horsepower which is 10 higher compared to its previous model’s mill and the engine is paired with 6-speed S tronic dual-clutch. The car is rated for about 30 mpg city and 42 mpg highway from EPA rating for 2016 Audi A3 Tdi.

2016 Audi A3 Tdi Sportback Competitors

Since Audi could offer both for diesel and hybrid engine options, it seems that the car only has few rivals in the market. The first is the Lexus CT 200h as the hybrid hatchback that could offer great fuel economy but it is less powerful compared to 2016 Audi A3 Tdi Sportback. The last rival is BMW 3 Series because it has similar luxury features and cargo utility but it is more expensive.

2016 Audi A3 Release Date and Price

At this time, the schedule for 2016 Audi A3 to arrive in the market should be in the summer, 2015. With diesel engine that works for premium model, it seems that the car will have higher costs compared to its current model that has the starting price for about $30,800.

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