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Audi A3 1.8 20V

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Audi A3 1.8 20V

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 170.0 N·m / 125.4 lb·ft / 125.4 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1996
ModelA3 1.8 20VIssued until2003
SerieA3Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation8L
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformA4Number of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4152 mm / 163.5 in / 163.5 inTotal (curb) weight1160 kg / 2557 lb / 2557 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1427 mm / 56.2 in / 56.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2513 mm / 98.9 in / 98.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1513 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1495 mm / 58.9 in / 58.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6522085157183  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeAGN, APGTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9375
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity445.22 cm3/cylinder / 27.169 cu in/cylinder / 27.169 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque170.0 N·m / 125.4 lb·ft / 125.4 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)36.8 kW / 49.3 hp / 49.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output51.7 kW/l / 1.135 bhp/cu in / 1.135 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.5 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front195/65 R15Tyres rear195/65 R15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A3 1.8 20V

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