The 3rd Generation Audi A3 car was unveiled in 2012. The 3rd Generation Audi A3 is a front engine front/four wheel drive hatchback. The 3rd Generation Audi A3 features an updated design language and rear multi-link suspensions system compared to the previous 2nd Generation Audi A3. The 3rd Generation Audi A3 is based on Volkswagen group MGQ platform. The 3rd Generation Audi A3 is available in 10 models 1.2 TFSI, 1.4 TFSI, 1.6 FSI. 1.8 TFSI, 2.0 FSI, 2.0 TFSI, S3 2.0 TFSI, RS3 2.5 TFSI, 1.6 TDI and 2.0 TDI. The 3rd Generation Audi A3 is available in 4 body styles as well 3-door hatchback, 5-door hatchback, 4-door sedan, 2-door convertible and available in 1 variant. Production of the Audi A3 has been ongoing for over four years. The Audi A3 was and is available to purchase 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and the year 2017. The Audi A3 price in Pakistan is 38 lacs which is competitive when compared to other models in the same class available in the local market.
The exterior of the 3rd Generation Audi A3 2017 features a very familiar Audi design language. The front end houses sleek narrow side swept headlights, a large hexagon grille, and circular fog lights. The rear end houses sharp, sleek LED taillights and dual exhaust tips. The 5-door saloon variant features in Audi A3 identical styling at the front but at the rear end, it houses an ordinary rear boot, rectangular styled LED taillights, and dual exhaust tips. The 2-door convertible A3 the same styling as the sedan apart from the power foldable cloth roof. The RS3 features a slightly more aggressive and sporty design language. The front end houses a larger front bumper with dual rectangular styled air intakes with an aluminum accent and Quattro badging. The rear end houses a roof spoiler, dual circular styled sports exhaust tips, and a rear diffuser. Options include a choice of 2 rims, full LED headlights, S line front and rear bumpers and S line fender badges. The overall exterior of the 3rd Generation Audi A3 features a fairly distinctive and familiar Audi design language that allow it to set itself apart from its rivals.
The interior of the 3rd Generation Audi A3 compromises of aluminum trims paneling. The front and rear seats are covered in a choice of Titanium Gray, Black or chestnut brown leather. Standard features include 2-zone climate control, twelve-way power front seats, cruise control, rain sensing windscreen wipers, heated door mirrors, and a 9-speaker stereo audio system with SD card, Bluetooth, AUX, USB and CD input. Options include satellite navigation, front sport seats, auto-dimming rearview mirror, three-spoke multifunction steering wheel with shift paddles, aluminum door sill inlays, adaptive cruise control, ambient LED interior lighting, 14-speaker Bang and Olufsen sound system, rear side airbags, all-weather floor mats, stainless steel pedal caps, iPod integration into music interface, keyless entry, heated front seats and a rearview camera. The overall interior of the 3rd Generation Audi A3 is spacious in both the front and rear especially in the 5-door sedan version for a car of its exterior dimensions. It also offers a good level and comfort and refinement from its various driving aids such as pre-collision avoidance system and comfort features such as adaptive cruise control.