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Audi A3 1.8 T Tiptronic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi A3 1.8 T Tiptronic

2-door 5-seater, 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, 210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2008
ModelA3 1.8 T TiptronicIssued until
SerieA3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)350 l / 12.36 cu ft / 12.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2520 l / 88.99 cu ft / 88.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1100 l / 38.85 cu ft / 38.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4580 mm / 180.3 in / 180.3 inTotal (curb) weight1175 kg / 2590 lb / 2590 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity205 kg / 452 lb / 452 lb
Wheelbase2520 mm / 99.2 in / 99.2 inGross (max.) weight1380 kg / 3042 lb / 3042 lb
Track frontTowing weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.82  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore81.1 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyIndirect injection, multi pointEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity446.32 cm3/cylinder / 27.236 cu in/cylinder / 27.236 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationMax. torque210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantSpecific output
Catalytic converterSpecific torque117.9 N·m/l / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront 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)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions182 g/km / 293 g/mi / 293 g/mi
  Range705 km / 438 mi / 438 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontWishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearMulti-link
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A3 1.8 T Tiptronic

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