In 2019, Audi models that were released proved that the manufacturer has been working really hard to provide the best quality cars in the contemporary world. While this is largely due to the stiff competition that is in the market, it is also a force that comes with the passion for cars. The Audi A3 series is among the luxury series that has and continues to thrive. The 2019 edition is expected to be way better than the previous edition. With the heightened anticipation for the 2019 Audi A3 there’s a thirst to know more. Worry not for this article will quench your thirst!
The outer appearance of this convertible car will speak of elegance, fashion and boldness. Among the most notable changes will be the new layout of the headlamps that will resemble those in the A4. It will also sport a new bumper that will have a narrower intake located below the grille as well as restyled side vents. The said grille will feature sharper lines as has been the case in the latest Audi models. At the rear side, the changes made will be less conspicuous but it is evident that this model will have a revised rear bumper. The region around the exhaust pipes will also have a different appearance. The taillights will remain unaltered. All the revisions are purposely made to improve the model’s aesthetic value.
The interior of the model will also remain unchanged to a large extent. The dashboard, therefore, will remain simple and not cluttered with several controls on the center stack. Beneath the free standing touch screen at the center will be rounded air conditioning vents. The infotainment features, will however be upgraded to match the needs and wants of the contemporary market. The security features and gadgets will also be updated for a revamped riding experience. Even if the changes will be minimal, the car will have a neat and quite impressive interior.
Engine and Performance
The drive train under the hood of this model will be the exact types that were in the preceding edition. In the American market, one of them will be a compact cabriolet that will have 4 cylinders. The 1.8 liter TSFI model will produce 170 horses and tolerate 200 pound feet of torque. This engine will take 7.3 seconds to hit the 60mph mark. The 2.0 liter TFSI model will produce 220 horsepower, will tolerate 258 pound feet of torque and will take 5.9 seconds to hit the 60 mph mark. The highest speed for the model will be 130mph. The first engine will have a mileage of 35mpg on highways and 24mpg on city roads. The latter will have a mileage of 32mpg on highways and 23mpg on highways. Although the engines are unchanged, there are indications that they will be reviewed so as to improve the fuel economy. In Europe the engine options in the 2019 Audi A3 will include the 1.4 liter TSFI model, the 1.6 liter TDI and the 2.0 liter TDI.
2019 Audi A3 Release Date and Price
The specific day that will see the official release of this model for sale remains unknown to the general public. Nonetheless, there are indications that this model may be released in the course of this year (2018). The cost of retail is currently estimated at $36,600 for the base level. The prices will shoot up to $48,450 for the higher trim levels.