In comparing the Audi S3's and the Honda S2000's specifications and ratings, the Audi S3 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Audi S3's and the Honda S2000's specifications and ratings, the Audi S3 is a better car than the Honda S2000.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Audi S3’s base engine makes 306 horsepower, and the Honda S2000 base engine makes 237 horsepower. The S3 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 464 miles. The S2000 is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 330 miles. This gives the Audi S3 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Honda S2000. The S3 uses premium unleaded, and the S2000 uses gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Audi S3 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, and cargo space. The Honda S2000 has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Audi S3 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.