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Audi A3 1.8 TFSI

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Audi A3 1.8 TFSI

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1798 cm3 / 109.7 cu in / 109.7 cu in, 117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2006
ModelA3 1.8 TFSIIssued 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)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4214 mm / 165.9 in / 165.9 inTotal (curb) weight1305 kg / 2877 lb / 2877 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 front1534 mm / 60.4 in / 60.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1507 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.33Frontal area (A)2.13 m2 / 22.9 sq ft / 22.9 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.70 m2 / 7.5 sq ft / 7.5 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.4 kW / 23.3 hp / 23.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeEA888Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerAudiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.1 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.98
Fuel supplyBosch MED17 direct petrol injectionEngine displacement1798 cm3 / 109.7 cu in / 109.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity449.50 cm3/cylinder / 27.430 cu in/cylinder / 27.430 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.6 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor type1 Borg-Warner T03 turbochargerMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)71.1 kW / 95.4 hp / 95.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output65.5 kW/l / 1.440 bhp/cu in / 1.440 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque139.0 N·m/l / 1.22 lb·ft/cu in / 1.22 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed220 km/h / 137 mph / 137 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio121.1 kW/ton / 91.7 bhp/ton / 91.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.00 s / 8.00 s / 8.00 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 emissions174 g/km / 280 g/mi / 280 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front205/55 R 16Tyres rear205/55 R 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A3 1.8 TFSI

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