What is the difference A3 and S3?

What is the difference A3 and S3?

The A3 is equipped with Quattro all-wheel drive, a rear 4-link suspension system, front MacPherson struts, and additional performance-boosting features. In comparison, the S3 is loaded with a TFSI 4-cylinder, turbocharged 2.0-liter engine that boosts you up with 288 horsepower.

What is S3 8V?

It is part of the 8V generation A3. It’s a facelift of the 2013 Audi S3. It’s an all-wheel drive front-engined 3-door compact hatchback with 5 seats. With 306 BHP, the turbocharged 2 Litre 16v Inline 4 petrol engine accelerates this S3 to 62 mph in 5.2 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 155 mph.

What does S3 mean in Audi?

Audi S and RS models

Audi S, Audi RS
Class C (S3, RS3), D (S4, RS4, S5, RS5), E (S6, RS6, S7, RS7), F (S8) and S-segments (TTS, TTRS)
Layout 4WD (quattro)
Related Audi R8

Is Audi S3 bigger than A3?

The A3 has a slightly larger (7.0-inch) MMI infotainment screen than the S3 (5.8-inch), but they both electrically retract into the dashboard which we think is a bit naff and out-dated in 2020. They’re both controlled by a rotary dial between the front seats which is less distracting than a touchscreen alternative.

What is a rear bumper diffuser?

A diffuser, in an automotive context, is a shaped section of the car rear which improves the car’s aerodynamic properties by enhancing the transition between the high-velocity airflow underneath the car and the much slower freestream airflow of the ambient atmosphere.

Should I buy a used S3?

Advice for buyers Any S3 will have been used enthusiastically, so make sure there are no dents and dings in the bodywork and check the underside of the car for any off-road activity. Check the alloy wheels for kerb damage and make sure all the electrical items on the car work as they should.