Audi A3 2014 vs Audi A4 2011

Audi A3
2014 - 2016
Audi A4
2011 - 2013
Body: HatchbackEstate car / wagon
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 2.0 Diesel2.0 Diesel


Power: 184 HP143 HP
Torque: 380 NM320 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.9 seconds9.5 seconds
Audi A3 is more dynamic to drive.
Audi A3 engine produces 41 HP more power than Audi A4, whereas torque is 60 NM more than Audi A4. Thanks to more power Audi A3 reaches 100 km/h speed 2.6 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.74.9
Real fuel consumption: 6.6 l/100km7.1 l/100km
The Audi A3 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Audi A3 consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Audi A4, which means that by driving the Audi A3 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 30 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Audi A3 consumes 0.5 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Audi A4.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)Front wheel drive (FWD)


Length: 4.31 m4.70 m
Width: 1.79 m1.83 m
Height: 1.43 m1.44 m
Audi A3 is smaller.
Audi A3 is 39 cm shorter than the Audi A4, 4 cm narrower, while the height of Audi A3 is 1 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 380 litres490 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1220 litresno data
Audi A4 has more luggage space.
Audi A3 has 110 litres less trunk space than the Audi A4.
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters11.4 meters
The turning circle of the Audi A3 is 0.5 metres less than that of the Audi A4, which means Audi A3 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`980no data
Safety: no data
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Audi A3 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Audi A4 has serious deffects in 155 percent more cases than Audi A3, so Audi A3 quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 11 20014 200
Pros and Cons: Audi A3 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • has 4x4 drive
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
Audi A4 has
  • roomier boot
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