The 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback has done its debut to fulfill the traditional hatchbacks exhausted in the market. Good news for them is that Audi carried diesel engine for their new A3. Another surprise, it comes with sedan form. Moreover, convertible version will follow up the A3 lineup which will release in this year or earlier 2016. I believe that the new A3 will have many lovers once again with this combination and specification that fused by Audi since long time ago. Let us see how many changes that belong to A3 for this long-term facelift.
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2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback Powertrain
Although I said the 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback has changed into sedan-like, it does not mean Audi did not remain the previous version. They still gave front-wheel drive system for this sedan. Meanwhile, the engine is a new 2.0L four-cylinder engine with turbo-diesel engine lied down under its hood. Of course, the speed is not the main goal of Audi for this sedan. They want to create less conventional fuel through A3. The power of this new engine is just 150 horsepower and paired with six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Moreover, the torque is also at low-rank of 236 pounds-feet. By these settings, great EPA ratings are gained by new A3. It has 30 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway.
A rumor said 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback is not alone to rush its release date which predicted in next summer. The E-Tron Plug-in hybrid of A3 will also be expected to available somewhere next year. If Audi realized this rumor, I think it will be one of best hybrid car ever that belongs to them recently.
2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback Features
Now, we are on the 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback feature segment. Inside the cabin, you will be served by touch-sensitive MMI which developed by Audi itself. This is their first year to apply for all Audi’s lineup. The features of MMI are navigation controller with pictures and high speed connection with 4G LTE system. By this MMI, you won’t late to get update news from your social media such as Twitter and Facebook.
2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback Prices
There is no announcement by Audi about the price of 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback recently. I am still waiting the clear information about this car due its release date which is very near from now. Some information about Audi’s TDI models, A3 is not the only one which using this system. There are some models such as A6, A7 and Q7.
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