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Audi A3 vs. Audi TTS

When comparing the Audi A3 to the Audi TTS, the Audi A3 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, interior volume and overall quality score. The Audi TTS has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Audi A3 versus the Audi TTS, the Audi A3 is a better car than the Audi TTS.

Audi A3 versus Audi TTS Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Audi A3 ranges from $27,749 to $38,000 while a used Audi TTS from the same model year range is priced between $52,990 to $61,670. For a new model, the Audi A3's price is between $35,739 and $43,455, with the Audi TTS priced between $60,041 and $63,910.

Audi A3 versus Audi TTS Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi A3 is 8.4 out of 10 while the Audi TTS's quality rating is 7.6 out of 10. This results in the Audi A3 being ranked 9 out of 39 Best Luxury Small Cars and the Audi TTS being ranked 14 out of 40 Best Luxury Sports Cars.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Audi A3’s base engine makes 201 horsepower, and the Audi TTS base engine makes 288 horsepower. The A3 is rated to deliver an average of 32 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 502 miles. The TTS is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 450 miles. The A3 uses regular unleaded, and the TTS uses premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Audi A3, a compact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Audi TTS, a sports car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room trunk space.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$35,739 - $43,455

Used Asking Price:

$27,749 - $38,000

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$60,041 - $63,910

Used Asking Price:

$52,990 - $61,670

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.8%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

7.1 / 10

Retained Value:

8.2 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.6 / 10

Reliability:

8.4 / 10

Retained Value:

6.8 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

9 / 39
15 / 39

iSeeCars Rankings

11 / 40
14 / 40

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Coupe

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

2.0T Premium, 2.0T quattro Premium Plus, 2.0T Premium Plus, 2.0T quattro Premium

Trim Levels

2.0T quattro

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

201 hp @ 4400 rpm

Torque:

221 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.061 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

288 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

280 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.088 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

28 / 38 / 32

Range (city/hwy):

370 / 502 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

23 / 31 / 26

Range (city/hwy):

334 / 450 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

N/A

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

N/A

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

36.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.6 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

53 inches

Cargo Space:

10.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

87.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

53.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

33.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

28.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

47.9 inches

Cargo Space:

12 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

74.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3318 lbs

Width:

78.1 inches

Height:

56.2 inches

Length:

176.9 inches

Wheelbase:

103.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3263 lbs

Width:

77.4 inches

Height:

53.3 inches

Length:

165 inches

Wheelbase:

98.6 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

225/45R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

255/30R20