Yes, we can't compare a crossover with a sedan. But specs wise HRV is better than Audi A3. Look how tinny engine A3 has. Only 1.2L in this price bracket plus A3 room is not that much spacious.
Inshort, you can't get the real taste of Audi from A3.
Rest, all personal preferences.
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