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Audi A3 3.2 V6

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Audi A3 3.2 V6

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3189 cm3 / 194.6 cu in / 194.6 cu in, 183.4 kW / 245.9 hp / 245.9 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2003
ModelA3 3.2 V6Issued until
SerieA3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)370 l / 13.07 cu ft / 13.07 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4530 l / 159.98 cu ft / 159.98 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1100 l / 38.85 cu ft / 38.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4203 mm / 165.5 in / 165.5 inTotal (curb) weight1880 kg / 4145 lb / 4145 lb
Width1765 mm / 69.5 in / 69.5 inDry weight
Height1421 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2578 mm / 101.5 in / 101.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.13 m2 / 22.9 sq ft / 22.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (15.0° vee)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.9 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3189 cm3 / 194.6 cu in / 194.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity531.50 cm3/cylinder / 32.434 cu in/cylinder / 32.434 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power183.4 kW / 245.9 hp / 245.9 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)107.9 kW / 144.7 hp / 144.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.5 kW/l / 1.264 bhp/cu in / 1.264 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.3 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio132.7 kW/ton / 100.5 bhp/ton / 100.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.70 s / 6.70 s / 6.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishboneSuspension rearIndependent,4 Links
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front200/55-R16Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A3 3.2 V6

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