Audi A3 2004 Sportback 8PA Hatchback

This generation of Audi A3 Sportback 8PA has been produced from June, 2004 to June, 2008. We can provide information about 21 modification of this generation. 2004 Audi A3 is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (5 versions) and front wheel drive (16 versions).

This Audi is available with seven petrol engines with displacement from 1.4 to 3.2 litres and power of from 102 to 250 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement from 1.9 to 2.0 litres and power of from 105 to 170 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (13 versions), as well as automatic (8 versions) gearbox.

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Audi A3 2004 Sportback 8PA hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.5 to 10.6 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 5.1 to 6.4 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Audi A3 2004 Sportback 8PA hatchback petrol engine version is Audi A3 1.4 T FSI, consuming 6.5 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Audi A3 2004 Sportback 8PA hatchback diesel - Audi A3 1.9 TDI for 100 kilometers consumes 5.1 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Audi A3 real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 11 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +12% for petrol engines and +10% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Audi A3 modification.

Audi A3 2004 Sportback 8PA hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 154 to 254 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 138 to 173 grams per kilometer. From Audi A3 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Audi A3 1.4 T FSI which produces an average of 154 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Audi A3 diesels least CO2 distributes Audi A3 1.9 TDI - 138 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.3 seconds has Audi A3 3.2 quattro version, conversely the tardiest one is Audi A3 1.6 reaching this speed only in 13.2 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 3.2 petrol 6-cylinder 250 hp version (Audi A3 3.2 quattro) and the 3.2 petrol 6-cylinder 250 hp version (Audi A3 3.2 quattro).

Lenght of Audi A3 is 429 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Audi A3 is about 3 cm longer than BMW 3 series hatchback, but 3 cm shorter than Honda Civic hatchback. Audi A3 gross weight is from 1805 to 2125 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 14 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This Audi is quite costly - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 3200 €. According to user reviews, average Audi A3 repair costs are 280 € per year. Users calculated Audi A3 2004 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2200 € cost per year and 0.24 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 57%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 21% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Audi A3 for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Audi A3 prices and costs.

Audi A3 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Audi A3 2007 1.4 T FSI Sep 2007 — Jun 2008

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.4 Petrol 125 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2004 1.6 Nov 2004 — Jun 2008 1.6 Petrol 102 HP 7.1 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A3 2004 1.6 Nov 2004 — Jun 2008 1.6 Petrol 102 HP 7.6 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2004 1.6 FSI Sep 2004 — Sep 2007

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.6 Petrol 116 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2006 1.8 T FSI Jul 2006 — Jun 2008 1.8 Petrol 160 HP 7.4 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2006 1.8 T FSI Jul 2006 — Jun 2008 1.8 Petrol 160 HP 7.5 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2004 1.9 TDI Nov 2004 — Jun 2008

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.9 Diesel 105 HP 5.1 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A3 2006 1.9 TDI Jul 2006 — Jun 2008 1.9 Diesel 105 HP 5.9 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2004 2.0 FSI Jun 2004 — Jul 2006 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2004 2.0 FSI Sep 2004 — Jul 2006 2.0 Petrol 150 HP 7.8 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2006 2.0 T FSI Mar 2006 — Jun 2008 2.0 Petrol 200 HP 7.8 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2004 2.0 T FSI Oct 2004 — Jun 2008 2.0 Petrol 200 HP 7.7 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2004 2.0 T FSI quattro 4x4 Oct 2004 — Jun 2008 2.0 Petrol 200 HP 8.9 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Audi A3 2004 2.0 TDI Nov 2004 — Jun 2008 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 5.5 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2004 2.0 TDI Nov 2004 — Jun 2008 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 5.7 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2005 2.0 TDI quattro 4x4 Jun 2005 — Jun 2008 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Audi A3 2006 2.0 TDI Jun 2006 — Jun 2008 2.0 Diesel 170 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2006 2.0 TDI Jun 2006 — Jun 2008 2.0 Diesel 170 HP 5.9 l/100km Automatic (6) Front wheel
Audi A3 2006 2.0 TDI quattro 4x4 Jun 2006 — Jun 2008 2.0 Diesel 170 HP 6.4 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Audi A3 2004 3.2 quattro 4x4 Nov 2004 — Jun 2008

Most powerfull petrol version (250 HP)

3.2 Petrol 250 HP 10.6 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Audi A3 2004 3.2 quattro 4x4 Nov 2004 — Jun 2008

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.3 seconds

3.2 Petrol 250 HP 9.9 l/100km Automatic (6) All wheel

Audi A3 prices

Audi A3 2004 - 2008 hatchback price in Latvia is from 1600 € to 4800 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Audi A3 price is very high - Audi A3 is approximately for 63 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2004 - 2008 prices). Audi A3 high price can be explained by its quality above average (see below), therefore this Audi could be reasonable purchase in long term perspective.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Audi A3 2008 price 3200 € 3800 € 4800 €
Audi A3 2007 price 3000 € 3800 € 4500 €
Audi A3 2006 price 2700 € 3300 € 4000 €
Audi A3 2005 price 2300 € 3000 € 3700 €
Audi A3 2004 price 1600 € 2200 € 3000 €

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Audi A3 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Audi A3 reliability is good. In the roadworthiness tests in 2019 defects were detected in an average of 25.2 percent of Audi A3 of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 28.4%.

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Audi A3 2004 Sportback 8PA hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Audi A3 with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
84%
Conditioning
72%
Metallic paint
64%
Adjustable steering wheel
48%
Rain sensor
38%
Cruise control
28%
Heated seats
21%
Xenon headlights
19%
Rear parking sensors
17%
Leather upholstery
17%
Dimming mirrors
13%
Roof bars (railings)
11%

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Audi A3 reviews

Total 23 Audi A3 owner reviews

Audi A3 2007 Hatchback Diesel 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 9 years) Owned for:72`000 kilometers (3 years)
Average fuel consumption: 4.5 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1700 € (~ 566 € per year)
Total car rating:
9
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