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Audi A3 2.0T FSi Quattro Sportback Ambition

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi A3 2.0T FSi Quattro Sportback Ambition

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in, 147.0 kW / 197.1 hp / 197.1 hp @ 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 234 km/h / 145 mph / 145 mph top speed, consumption 8.9 l/100km / 31.7 mpg-UK / 26.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2008
ModelA3 2.0T FSi Quattro Sportback AmbitionIssued until
SerieA3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)302 l / 10.67 cu ft / 10.67 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2520 l / 88.99 cu ft / 88.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1052 l / 37.15 cu ft / 37.15 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4290 mm / 168.9 in / 168.9 inTotal (curb) weight1545 kg / 3406 lb / 3406 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity485 kg / 1069 lb / 1069 lb
Wheelbase2580 mm / 101.6 in / 101.6 inGross (max.) weight2030 kg / 4475 lb / 4475 lb
Track frontTowing weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.15 m2 / 23.2 sq ft / 23.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.0 kW / 21.5 hp / 21.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.8 mm / 3.65 in / 3.65 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity496.07 cm3/cylinder / 30.272 cu in/cylinder / 30.272 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power147.0 kW / 197.1 hp / 197.1 hp at 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm / 5100 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)58.8 kW / 78.9 hp / 78.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output74.1 kW/l / 1.628 bhp/cu in / 1.628 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque141.1 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed234 km/h / 145 mph / 145 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio129.4 kW/ton / 98.0 bhp/ton / 98.0 bhp/ton
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)8.9 l/100km / 31.7 mpg-UK / 26.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range674 km / 419 mi / 419 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/45-ZR17Tyres rear225/45-ZR17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A3 2.0T FSi Quattro Sportback Ambition

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